During our morning Service on 15th December, cards of support and solidarity were written to: Afghan Women Skills Development Centre, which was set up to tackle violence and inequality and to bring about postive change for women in Afghanistan. AWSDC provides training for police officers who work with female survivors of violence, raises awareness about […]
December 15th is our Gift Sunday. We will be accepting gifts for the residents of the Mill Street Hostel and for children and adults supported by Homestart. Monetary gifts will go to the women of Afghanistan and Women’s Aid Special Envelopes and Gift Aid forms will be available. Please give as you are able.
During the service on the first Sunday of Advent we sang: “Cry ‘Freedom’ for dictators in their fortresses confined who hide behind their bodyguards and fear the open mind. and bid them find true freedom in the good of humankind” We remembered those who suffer, unjustly, in different parts of […]
“Why does the UK government continue to delay signing an agreement which it urges on other countries?” This is the simple question that we were urged to ask our MP by the Rev. Roy Jenkins at this year’s Freedom Feast. The United Kingdomremains the only state in western Europe, except Switzerland, not to sign and […]Christians Against Torture, Freedom Feast, pontypridd
Driving through the streets of Pontypridd last Saturday night at about 10 pm a youngster was vomiting on the pavement. Its not an uncommon sight. Overindulgence in alcohol is the number one cause of social problems on our streets, from minor health ‘repercussions’ of this kind to more serious accidents, verbal and physical abuse. […]
Leprosy Mission is raising funds this year for Purulia Hospital, India, which treats around 74 000 people from West Bengal. Leprosy sufferers are Purulia’s special focus, but other vulnerable sections of society are welcomed and treated there too, for a range of illnesses. The main fundraising effort for this appeal is the sponsored walks arranged […]