Over 1 billion people live in extreme poverty every day. Whether that be in a slum, mud hut or on the streets, it is a situation we are not exposed to or have imminent threat of in our society. But in the scriptures God calls us as a church to continually love, serve and help the poor.
A Refugee Crisis Appeal Football Tournament will be taking place in Chandler’s Ford on Saturday 10th of October. You are welcome to take part.
Jenni Hutchinson from St. Francis Church organises the event to respond to the Christian Aid Refugee Crisis Appeal.
The 5-a-side football tournament will take place at St Francis School, Pilgrims Close, Chandler’s Ford on Saturday 10th October 2015 at 2pm. [Read more…] about Christian Aid Refugee Crisis Appeal Football Tournament
Were you aware that an exciting football match was taking place at the Fryern Funtasia yesterday?
Fryern Funtasia reflects how the Chandler’s Ford community is connected – through music, drama, games, charity work, leisure, and social activities.
Our local churches gathered to show how they could have a bit of fun, and also raised awareness for Christian Aid. [Read more…] about Kick Start Christian Aid Fundraising with Chandler’s Ford Inter-Church Football Match
Hundreds of people indulged in a great day at the fourth Fryern Funtasia this afternoon at Fryern Recreation Ground.
Fryern Funtasia is a community-led event organised by local volunteers and local businesses, with support from Chandler’s Ford Parish Council.
Fryern Funtasia is a fusion of village fete with funfair atmosphere: [Read more…] about Build a Community We Are Proud of: Fryern Funtasia 4th May 2015
Great News! Gibson’s Card Gallery at The Mall has re-opened.
Gibson’s Card Gallery was closed in April for a while, but re-opened just a few days ago.
Gibson’s Card Gallery is one of the oldest independent shops in Chandler’s Ford. It specialises in birthday cards, balloons, and gifts.
Last Friday in Chandler’s Ford, there was a fashion show of a difference.
The Fairtrade Fashion Show brought many residents to St. Martin in the Wood church, where we learnt about the importance of buying Fairtrade products, and had a chance to appreciate and buy a wide range of beautiful Fairtrade clothes, jewellery and accessories, toys, cards, and gifts. [Read more…] about Fairtrade Fashion Show: Who Made Your Clothes?
Last weekend, I spoke at the Fairtrade event at St. Martin in the Wood Church about why we are passionate about tackling climate change. We also want to urge our politicians to act, to create a better, safer world.
We are collecting signatures from Chandler’s Ford to give to Steve Brine MP. We are raising our voices for the things we love. [Read more…] about Letters to Steve Brine MP: Chandler’s Ford Cares About Climate Change
Most of us give money.
But sometimes, we can also give our time.
Could you spare some time to be a Christian Aid collector in May?
During the Christian Aid Week, from 12-18 May, there will be house-to-house collections across Eastleigh, organised by volunteers in local churches. [Read more…] about Christian Aid Needs Your Help Urgently