Charities supported

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Local Support:


Swindon Foodbank:    

There is a box in church for donations of tinned and non perishable goods for the local Foodbank, our Harvest collection also goes to the Foodbank.


Women’s Refuge:   

Each year at the start of Advent (beginning of December) we organize a Children’s Toy Service, at which families and children are encouraged to bring a good quality toy which can be given to a child in need at Christmas, via the Refuge. Throughout the year, we also collect good quality second hand children’s clothes to be passed on to them.


Wiltshire Historic Churches Trust

 

The annual Ride & Stride event around local churches in September helps raise funds for this non profit organisation which gives grants to churches for building repairs.  This photo with the Archbishop of Canterbury was taken at the start of last year's Ride & Stride.  Members of our church are in the photo!

 

Some church members are involved with:

The local Citizen’s Advice Bureau

The Swindon Nightshelter 

The Swindon Harbour Project for Asylum Seekers and Refugees: 

 

National Support

The Children’s Society: 

works with vulnerable children and young people in England and Wales.  

Every Christmas Eve, we hold a Christingle service and the collection from that service is sent to the Children’s Society.

 

Mission to Seafarers: 

is an Anglican charity which supports seafarers in the UK and around the world.  Each year in July we celebrate Sea Sunday and there is a retiring collection for the work of the Missions to Seafarers.

 

International Support

Christian Aid: 

is an international development charity which works with people, of all faiths and none, in around 50 countries, to eradicate poverty.

 

Jerusalem and the Middle East Church Association (JMECA): 

JMECA is a UK based Anglican charity which seeks to raise awareness of and to support financially, prayerfully and practically the work of the Christian churches in the Middle East and North Africa in schools. hospitals and churches.

 

Toilet Twinning: 

Toilet Twinning provides people in the poorest communities on the planet with a decent toilet, clean water and all the information they need to stay healthy. 

 


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