Author Archives: emmanuel

News from Carlos and Ale Allendes

‘Manos de Cristo’ – Hands of Christ – Chile Our Mission Gift Day in October 2010 raised funds (9,520) to provide a years salary for a Chilean couple, Carlos and Alejandra Allendes (see news item below) Carlos and Ale are working with ‘Manos de Cristo’, an Anglican ministry helping to rebuild communities devastated by the […]

42 Old Chairs

We needed every chair we could find 30th January 2011, when Jose Henriquez came to our morning service, so we got the ladders out and hauled down 42 scruffy plastic stacking chairs which had been sitting above the Old Church kitchen for many years. After the 30th we decided that we didn’t want to keep […]

Manos de Cristo

Mission Gift Day Project October 2010 Hands of Christ This year there have been a number of earthquakes and floods in various parts of the world all requiring aid to respond to the immediate needs as well as long term support so that communities can be rebuilt. For our Autumn Mission Gift Day Project we […]

Paul and Phil Wisdom

Newsletter 6-Imaginative title! It has been a while since Newsletter 5 and a lot has happened.  If you can this is worth reading and it won’t be long until the next one comes…… Gappers Return! This year Phil helped to train and prepare 6 young people, 3 have spent their 6 month placement in Brazil, […]

Curate Rupert

It was a long journey but I made it…at last! Rupert shares the days leading up to his ordination on 4th July this year I had been warned that the months leading up to my ordination would be hectic. They were not wrong! Firstly there were the numerous forms to be completed, the Criminal Record […]