Our church is involved in various mission activities.
Used Postage Stamps
Save your used postage stamps and put them in the box at the rear of the church or post them to World Mission Stamp Project, PO Box 9191, Wishaw, Lanarkshire, ML2 0YB.
Proceeds go to a different charity each year.
A stall is usually available during the monthly snack lunches from where items can be purchased. Proceeds go to the Nyumbani children's homes.
Save all your loose change for the Leprosy Mission. Ask Jean McPhail for a collection pot Tel 01241.
2020 Annual collection for Syrian Refugees:
A collection for the Syrian refugees at the Mechanics hall Brechin Wednesday 4th November and Thursday 5th November open 10 am - 4pm and Friday 6th November open 10 am till 1 pm .
EDA are now getting access to the Lebanon and will be able to take the gifts up to the refugee camp but also will deliver gifts to a Beirut. Some of the refugees from the camp have been trained in carpentry and joinery and have been helping in Beirut repairing and building windows and doors. So far they have made and inserted 500 windows so that some of the houses are now suitable for families to return to their homes before winter sets in. EDA are financing their food and lodgings.
Goods required as follows warm clothes from babies to adults (it seems there is no problem with white for the babies)boots shoes wellingtons for all ages toiletries. Especially ladies sanitary goods (no tampons) incontinence pads toilet rolls paper jotters pencils crayons colouring books children’s books pens rulers rubbers geometry Ie set squares etc No Paracetamol (not allowed at this point in time )only what is on this list at this time is needed.
Please put goods in strong black bags so that there is little contact.
There are opportunities for the church to make contact with Syrian Refugees who are being integrated into our society. Members of our congregation, who wish, can assist the Syrian families improve their conversational English. If you have a little free time and you would like to befriend a family and spend time speaking with them, please contact Angus Refugee Care on Tel: 07446 129176 email:firstname.lastname@example.org
A visit to Cesky Tesin by four church members in October 2017 was organised by Alison Christie. The group received a very warm welcome. When they came home, they gave an interesting and informative presentation on the visit.
Christian Aid 2020
Christian Aid Week 10th - 16th May CANCELLED
TAY BRIDGE WALK AND COFFEE MORNING CANCELLED
The group is now formed. The Chairperson is Eleanor Brown and the Secretary is Myra Scoular.
St Vigeans Clean Up & Conservation Network.
No meetings during the dark winter evenings. During the summer, they meet on the first Monday of each month. 6.30 p.m. in the car park across the bridge.
Find details on their Facebook page.
The Church of Scotland now have a Co-ordinator for refugee work. Also, Angus Solidarity for Refugees are looking for warm clothing and footwear and have set up a Facebook page for more information on it.
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