Posted: June 2018
We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded a £24,000 grant from funding body WREN towards the £105,000 estimated cost of our Church Welcome Project. The money, awarded by WREN's FCC Community Action Fund, will help to provide the rapidly growing Aylesbury town centre with an attractive, accessible, meeting place, able to offer a warm welcome, simple refreshment and a listening ear." Along with funding already obtained from the Methodist Church, the WREN grant now enables us to go out to tender for the work to be done.
WREN is a not-for-profit business that awards grants for community, biodiversity and heritage projects from funds donated by FCC Environment through the Landfill Communities Fund and Scottish Landfill Communities Fund. WREN was established in 1997 and since then has provided over £200m to more than 7,000 community and environmental projects throughout the UK. Speaking about the Aylesbury Project, Penny Horne WRENs local grant manger says:
We are delighted to be supporting the Aylesbury Methodist Church Welcome Project and pleased that our funding will provide such a fantastic facility for the local community. WREN is always happy to consider grant applications for projects that make a difference to local communities and we're really looking forward to seeing this one take shape soon."
For more information about WREN grants, click here.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Christian Aid's Chief Executive, Amanda Khozi Mukwashi, is travelling to Washington DC and New York for a series of high level meetings at the World Bank and Finance for Development conference respectively, where she will be promoting the cause of the world's poorest.Amanda will be arguing that the global economic system is broken at the World Bank Spring meetings in Washington DC from...
We live in uncertain times. Does faith in Jesus transform the world for us? How can faith change how we love and understand our neighbours? The time between the first Easter and Pentecost was a time of uncertainty when the disciples were left asking, "What does all this mean?" Life is an uncertain endeavour and our faith in the risen Jesus involves ongoing discovery, which takes time...
This evening at 7.30pm, we have our Maundy Thursday service. Tomorrow's Good Friday service is at 10.00am.Easter Sunday begins with Easter Breakfast at 9.00am for those who have pre-booked. Tickets are £5.50. Ask Derek or Lynn Bernstone about remaining availability on Aylesbury 420817. All proceeds will go to London's Whitechapel Mission and their work with the...