Sunday 14th October, Harvest Festival

Sunday 14th October, Harvest Festival:  We will be collecting donations of non-perishable food for Step-by-Step. This charity works with and cares for young people who are vulnerable, many of whom are homeless.  They are based in Aldershot. The items required are: Tinned meat and fish, Pot noodles/ foods you can add hot water to, Cereal bars, Crisps, Rice crackers, Fruit in tins, Jars or tins of cook-in sauces, Squash and long-life juice.

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Friday 12th October, Half Night of Prayer

Friday 12th October, Half Night of Prayer: all are invited to the half night of prayer starting at the Chapel at 7pm to pray for the work that we do there and then we will prayer walk to St Mary’s for the rest of the evening. Ending at 11pm.  See Karen Pugh for details.

Chiks Children’s homes in Kerala, SW India

Chiks Children’s homes in Kerala, SW India:  The disaster Kerala has been devastating, due to the worst weather in 100 years. Chiks, the childrens’ homes charity, has three orphanages with about 200 children and has been supported by St Mary’s for some time.   Thank God, despite the terribly frightening experience, with buildings damaged, trees down and landslips damaging roads and bridges, none of the children was physically hurt. But the cost to this voluntary charity run by Robin Radley for over 20 years, is great.   Each Home is damaged and the farm devasted.   All livestock and crops are lost.

Please pray about our response: the need is for money asap to ensure food supplies at the very least.

  • Donations to a/c  Childrens Homes in Kerala State, at Barclays Bank plc, 22 The Borough, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7NH. Sort code 20 – 11 – 43  Account No. 93019950

You can read more on the Chiks website: http://www.chikschildrenshomes.org.uk