Ruth Watkins: April 2019
Yesterday, our congregation received an envelope for their Easter Offering for the work of the world church. This offering forms a very large part of the world church budget, enabling Mission Partners to complete their work, for emergency help in times of disaster and much, much, more.
There are many calls on the purse and pocket and people's budgets are very different, but I encourage you to be generous in your giving.
We are encouraged to consider how we might build longer tables, rather than higher fences, as we share whatever we have and connect with our neighbours.
For the history of the Easter Offering, click here.
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