Christian Aid Guided walk through Blean Woods

SATURDAY 14th AUGUST 2.30 P.M.

To enjoy nature without getting lost in it, and to raise money for Christian Aid, we have organised a guided Saturday afternoon walk through Blean Woods. The walk should last approximately one and a half to two hours depending on energy levels.


The meeting point will be the Blean Woods Nature Reserve car park, off Rough Common Road, at 2.30. For those coming by public transport, the Triangle and Number 4 buses stop by the Rough Common roundabout on the A 290, from which a short stroll takes you to the car park.

There is no need to book in advance. But please consider making a donation to Christian Aid (£5 minimum?) in cash on completion of the walk, or online at https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/canterburychristianaidfundraising

Two local events in support of Christian Aid

On 1st July members of the Canterbury Christian Aid group, from churches all over the city and the surrounding villages, will walk for six hours (10am to 4pm) in the High Street, carrying water cans, in solidarity with all those who walk long distances to collect water. To sponsor this event, please go to https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/canterburychristianaidfundraising

On 27th July three members of the group, John Ward (St Mary Bredin), Lucy Bryan (St Peter’s Methodist Church) and Brian McHenry (St Dunstan’s, St Mildred’s and St Peter’s Canterbury), will walk the Elham Valley Way from Hythe to Canterbury (22.5 miles). To sponsor this event please go to https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/ealhamvalleywalk

Galliard Trio: Concert in Aid of Christian Aid

Galliard concert poster March 2019

Christian AID Charity Event
The Galliard Trio in Concert on Saturday 30th March, 7:30pm in St Peter’s Methodist Church. Music featured includes Mozart, Bartok, Bach and Mussorgsky.
Please come and enjoy an evening of beautiful music to support this year’s Christian Aid Week (12th-18th May) events.

Tickets at £10 (£5 for students) available from Jean Barber, phone 831956 jbarber@uk2.net or Doro Thyssen phone 479164 (eve) dorothyssen@outlook.com or come and find me after church.

Christians Together Shoe Cleaning

On Maundy Thursday, Christians Together in Canterbury will be on the High Street Outside Marks and Spencer from 10am – 4pm offering free shoe cleaning to everyone in town on that day as a modern version of foot washing to remind us all that love and service to others is the heart of the Christian message. We need need people to sign up to come and clean shoes on the day – you only need to spare 30 minutes. There is a sign up sheet online where people can sign up, or you can call Hannah Thomson on 01227 451963, or speak to Christiana Crabtree or Martin Gardham our CTC reps, or to Peter Toon.

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