House of Good

Doing Good Works

Our June 2021 round up of some of the good things taking place in church buildings.

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Dundee church aids parish nurses in helping those living with addiction

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Steeple Church in Dundee provides vital base for the city’s Parish Nurses drop-in services, supporting those experiencing addiction and homelessness. More details

Warwick church plays part in delivery of 1 million meals during pandemic

With so many in and around Warwick financially affected by Covid-19, St Michael’s Church in Budbrooke has been delivering food and well-being parcels to local families facing food and financial insecurity. More details.

St Thomas the Martyr provides Up Holland village with Post Office

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Post Office services have been restored in the West Lancashire village more than five years after its dedicated shop closed down thanks to the support of St Thomas the Martyr church. More details

Inverclyde church street pastors trial daytime patrols

Set up with the support of local churches, street pastors will be out and about again in Inverclyde from later this month, following relaxing of covid pandemic restrictions. More details

Junior church named community champions

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The children of the Junior Church at St James’ Parish Church, Ayr, have been named Community Heroes by the nationwide UK Community Network. More details.

Local churches bridge a gap in therapy services 

GROWING Hope has been awarded £258,000 by Allchurches Trust to enable children and young people with additional needs and their families to access the free therapy they need through the local church. More details

Lockdown is eased but foodbanks still needed

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Hugh McNeil, manager of the UK’s biggest foodbank in Coventry, is concerned we do not forget the lessons of lockdown. More details

St Mary’s church, Pickersleigh opens Community Fridge

St Mary’s Church has joined the battle against food waste by opening its own community fridge, enabling people to access good food at no cost, that would otherwise have gone to waste. More details

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