16/01/18Each year St. Cuthbert and St. Aidan’s churches raise funds for secular and religious charities, trying to respond to the needs of the moment.
CHARITY GIVING IN 2018
We begin this year with Lent in support of the Bishop of Portsmouth Lent Appeal 2018
Each year, our bishop organises a Lent Appeal to help one local and one global good cause. Worshippers from our diocese donate money and hold fundraising events to support those charities.
The main charity we are supporting this year is: CHRISTIAN AID
Christian Aid is a partnership of people, Churches, and local organisations committed to ending poverty worldwide. As part of this, they work with directly with refugees, through local partnerships, and through linked organisations.
Lunches have now started and will be held each Saturday 12 noon – 1.15 p.m. at back of Church up to 24th March 2018.
All proceeds to Bishop’s Lent Appeal
In 2017 St. Cuthbert and St. Aidan’s Churches raised a Grand Total of £4,714.33 for a variety of Charities.