parish AGM. votes that 10% of the
offertory collections at the
two churches in the parish goes to support parish charitable projects.
CAFOD is an on-going project and other projects are chosen at the annual meeting:
Currently these are:
Click on the picture above to see the 2021 CAFOD Lenten Appeal Video.
Family fast day was a highly muted affair this year because of Covid. But access of many people to pure water was very limited in many parts of the world again, and access to water was again the focus of the 2021 campaign
A prayer: Come to the Water
“Oh, come to the water all you who are thirsty”
we hear your call to all who thirst for a brighter future: Come to the water.
Pour out your Spirit upon us and lead us to walk alongside one another.
Let a desire for change well up within us. May we overflow with compassion and love.
And as a stream wears away stone, may we reshape our world together to reflect your kingdom of hope for all.
If anyone reading this wishes to donate to CAFOD, the link is below, by clicking on any of the payment options.
Historical activity for Parish Projects
The 2012 Lenten Appeal was about clean water provision Click here to link to the CAFOD site.
The Government chose to match pound for pound every donation made to the Lent appeal, which was targeted at the poorest 50 countries in the world.
We set a target of £2012 to aim for, in obvious deference to the year, which was doubled as a result of the Government scheme..
As of the end of the appeal, we raised over £3000. This was then matched pound for pound by the government, resulting in over £7000 going to CAFOD as a direct result of the generosity of the Parish.
Many thanks to all who contributed and supported so generously to all the activities which led to this excellent total.
we have been forced to stop the Fair Trade shop at Wellington each
But at Wivey it still takes about £30 (4th Sundays.) This is run in conjunction with Wellington Methodist Church who order the goods for sale. Used postage stamps are collected for the missions.