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Christian Aid

fighting global poverty

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Christian Aid is a Christian Organisation that insists the world can and must be changed to one where everyone can live a full and happy life, free from poverty. They work globally for profound change that eradicates the causes of poverty, striving to achieve equality, dignity and freedom for all, regardless of faith or nationality. They are one of the fourteen charities that make up the Disasters Emergency Committee in the UK.

Each year there are usually two fund-raising activities for Christian Aid at St Andrew's. One focus is during and around Christian Aid Week, which is held in May each year. This year it falls on 10th to 16th May and there will be Christian Aid envelopes available in church around this time. It will not be possible to participate in wider collections this year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Our second major activity has traditionally been the autumn Quiz Evening and Meal. This could not happen in 2020, but a number of people had a meal in their own homes and over £170 was raised. Hopefully a face to face meal and quiz will be possible this November.

There is a small committee that organises Christian Aid events, the leader of which is Roger Miller. He can be contacted on 01278 784658 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The group is always looking for a few more active members!

Christian Aid

Group Leader

Roger Miller

Call leader

01278 784658

Email leader

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Our latest news & articles.


  • Christian Aid in Action
    Tuesday, 16 March 2021

    Christian Aid in Action

    Brian Foakes

    Soap. Masks. Hand sanitiser. Vital weapons against coronavirus. But in remote Benue State, Nigeria – an area ravaged by violent conflict, crop failure and HIV/AIDs – many families can’t afford these essentials. They can barely afford to eat....



  • COVID-19 | Public worship at St Andrew’s suspended.
    Wednesday, 18 March 2020

    COVID-19 | Public worship at St Andrew’s suspended.

    The church will however remain open for private prayer and any visitors are asked to observe the information about public hygiene.

    Clergy are available to speak to – but this may well involve phone calls rather than face to face conversation. This is in line with our duty of care towards you.



  • Christian Aid Week 12-18th May 2019
    Thursday, 09 May 2019

    Christian Aid Week 12-18th May 2019

    Brian Foakes

    Do you remember Cyclone Adai? Torrential rain and wind hit Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe on 15th March.

    Christian Aid Week – 12th to 18th May Events.



  • Christian Aid January 2019
    Saturday, 12 January 2019

    Christian Aid January 2019

    Brian Foakes

    The unexpected tsunami in the Sunda Strait in Indonesia has probably become a news item of the past to most of us. It is still very much a reality for those who were affected.

    There are 2 upcoming events: AGM on 2nd Feb and Collection at Tesco on 22nd Feb.



  • Christian Aid Quiz 2018
    Sunday, 16 September 2018

    Christian Aid Quiz 2018

    Brian Foakes

    I hope you have made a note to come to the Christian Aid Quiz on Friday 19th October – 7.00pm for 7.30pm.  Last year we raised over £1000 and we are trying to do the same this year. 



  • Christian Aid Week 2018 - Results
    Saturday, 16 June 2018

    Christian Aid Week 2018 - Results

    Brian Foakes

    Thank you to all who were involved in Christian Aid Week this year, your gifts of time and money are greatly appreciated.



  • Christian Aid Report 2017
    Tuesday, 08 May 2018

    Christian Aid Report 2017

    Liz Roost

    We have tended to focus most of our efforts during Christian Aid Week.



  • Christian Aid Week 13th-19th May
    Saturday, 05 May 2018

    Christian Aid Week 13th-19th May

    Brian Foakes

    Find out whats happening during Christian Aid Week 2018.



  • Vilia's Storm
    Sunday, 29 April 2018

    Vilia's Storm

    Brian Foakes

    Have you sat at home worried about whether the storm outside is causing damage?



  • Christian Aid January update
    Monday, 29 January 2018

    Christian Aid January update

    Gill Miller

    The decorations on a tree in St Andrews on behalf of Christian Aid drew attention to the wastage of food over the Christmas period.



  • Christian Aid Report 2016
    Monday, 03 July 2017

    Christian Aid Report 2016

    Liz Roost

    St. Andrew's held a few events to raise awareness and much needed funds for Christian Aid.

     


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