Margaret Miskin: February 2016
A massive 'thank you' to all those who supported last year's Shoe Box Appeal. This was for Link to Hope, a Christian Charity established since 1991 and dedicated to rebuilding lives and communities in Eastern Europe by supporting Education and Social Care projects in Romania, Moldova, Ukraine and Bulgaria. A total of 39,031 boxes were collected nationwide and sent out to eastern Europe.
Do watch this five minute video from their website. It shows families and elderly people receiving their shoeboxes. It's such a small thing for us to do but it means so very much to those who receive a box.
Click here for the video.
Click here for the Link to Hope website
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
During the lock down, people have been sending me cheques by post or making a direct payment to the Church bank account. Now that services have re commenced you can revert to taking your collection to Church in the normal way. However, if you decide not to attend Church yet, please continue sending cheques to me, made payable to "Aylesbury Methodist Church". Thank you to all those...
Anthony looks at how the King of Nineveh reacted to Jonah's message in Jonah 3:6-10 and its relevance today.6 When Jonah's warning reached the king of Nineveh, he rose from his throne, took off his royal robes, covered himself with sackcloth and sat down in the dust. 7 This is the proclamation he issued in Nineveh: "By the decree of the king and his nobles: Do not let people or...
Quoting Jonah and other prophets, Rom reminds us of the eternal need and challenge of speaking uncomfortable truth to power. Today's passage is Jonah 3:1-5.Jonah Goes to Nineveh1 Then the word of the LORD came to Jonah a second time: 2 "Go to the great city of Nineveh and proclaim to it the message I give you." 3 Jonah obeyed the word of the LORD and went to Nineveh. Now...
Community centre - Cards for Good Causes: 30 local and national charities