External organisations we support
Our local arts and crafts day centre for physically disabled people.
Friendship Church in Russe, Bulgaria
Our link church situated in a large town on the Danube in northern Bulgaria. Friendship Church are involved in a range of excellent projects which provide much needed support to the poor in their community.
A Christian international development charity, which works through local churches to unlock people’s potential and help them to discover ways of relieving poverty.
In 2015 we supported a young member of our church, Anna, in undertaking a trip to South America. Anna spent four months assisting on two building projects in the poorest regions of Columbia. Anna has been instrumental in encouraging our ongoing support of the work of Latin Link.
We use FairTrade tea, coffee and sugar on Sundays and at all meetings and functions, as well as FairTrade biscuits. We promote FairTrade during FairTrade Fortnight, as well as holding a regular FairTrade stalls for people to buy everyday items and goodies. We also promote it at our autumn fair and during the Christmas period.
On the 3rd of May 2014 the Brooks family received devastating news, their beautiful 6 year old daughter Daisy was diagnosed with an incurable DIPG brain tumour. On the 17th November 2014 she died, having spent her 7th birthday (the day before) surrounded by loved ones. The local community have joined together with the Brooks family to raise money to fund pioneering trials to find a cure for DIPG brain cancer. In excess of £350,000 has been raised to date.