23 June 2019 News

Day for Life: Domestic Abuse

Thank you very much for your generous donations to the Day for Life collection. A total of £93.95 was collected. The proceeds of the Day for Life collection held in parishes will be used for the promotion of the dignity of the human person and your donation is greatly appreciated. For more information, and to donate online, please visit: www.dayforlife.org/donate.


Foodbank – Urgent Appeal

The Foodbank still has very low stock levels on almost all items and especially UHT milk, soup, tinned tomatoes and spaghetti. If you are able to donate a food item, please either leave in the container in the Church Porch or drop off at the Foodbank during one of the sessions – Tuesdays 10-11.30am and Fridays 12.30-2pm. Thank you for your continued help and support. An up to date list of food needed can be found on the Foodbank website: https://marketdrayton.foodbank.org.uk/give-help/donate-food/

Thank you.


CAP Volunteer Vacancies

Job Club Manager & Coach – please see the information attached to the newsletter for more details. Community Links Coordinator (CLC) – This role is about the promotion of all 5 CAP services: Debt Centre, Fresh Start, Life Skills, Job Club and the ‘CAP Money’ course. The Community Links Co-ordinator is a flexible position with hours ranging from 2-4 per week, dependant on weekly workload. it is a varied role that requires a confident, outgoing person to fill it. Could this be you? Or do you know of someone, who is a committed Christian, who may be interested? In the first instance please contact Gill Carley: 07855460655 or gillcarley@capuk.org.


Parish Safeguarding Officer

A huge thank you to Jill Hunt who has been the Parish Safeguarding Officer for many years. She has now stepped down and Kevin Read-Jones will be taking over the role with immediate effect. Please see the poster in the Church Porch for full details on Safeguarding and how to contact Kevin.


Christian Aid Concert

A concert will be held at Market Drayton Methodist Church on Saturday 13th July at 7pm with MDAODS Little Voices Choir and guest performances from Longlands School Choir, MDMC Ukelele Group and MDMC Gospel Choir. Free admission. See poster in Church Porch.


Christians Against Poverty (CAP) Committee Members Needed

Volunteers are needed to represent our Church at CAP Committee Meetings of which there are 5 per year and are held bi-monthly usually at 11am on a Tuesday at the Parish Rooms (St Mary’s Church). If you are interested in helping to support CAP and it’s services, please contact Gill Carley on 07855460655 or gillcarley@capuk.org or Dave Hunt for further information.

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