All We Can Update

Home » Church News » All We Can Update
36-All-We-Can-Stephanie-Atkins

First "All We Can" Partner Church Donation:

Church members and friends should be aware that Wantage Methodist Church has become, for a year, an "All We Can" Partner Church.

"All We Can" is the operating name of the Methodist Relief & Development Fund and our signing up to become a "Partner Church" involves a commitment to fundraise a minimum of £1,000 over the year for life-saving work across the world.

This year, being a Partner Church will involve us in journeying with a community in Zimbabwe and we will receive regular news and messages from the community. This is somewhat akin to the "Second Mile" projects that our church has worked on in the past.

The church will have a number of fund raising activities over the year but, as a start, you may be pleased to know that the profits from Sunday lunches from October 1st to December will be sent to All We Can, and we have just sent a cheque for £362 from the three October Sunday lunches.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

harvest, farming, crops
WMC: Tue 22 Sep 7:30am

From The Manse.....As we move into October having enjoyed some glorious weather through September, our thoughts as usual turn towards harvest.Like so much of this year, we will not be able to celebrate or to do what we have customarily done in the past.Smaller numbers in church, (where open) donations for food-banks to be isolated for 72 hours and those great harvest hymns internally hummed...

Question marks
WMC: Thu 17 Sep 1:42pm

Alan and June Grunwald offered to run a quiz as part of the celebrations for Wantage 175 anniversary on Sat 26 Sept, which was when Rev Martin Smithson (former Minister and a quizzer) was due to come and preach. Martin will be preaching at the usual zoom morning service on 27 Sept. Alan and June have worked out how to hold a quiz on zoom which will be held on Sat 26 Sept at 7.30 pm. The quiz...

Image: 2020-09-12 Wantage Methodist
WMC: Tue 15 Sep 5:39pm

Saturday Sept 12th was a lovely day for Oxfordshire Historic Churches Trust annual fundraising event "Riders & Striders". The weather was ideal for walking or cycling around Oxfordshire's churches. June and Alan Grunwald walked with Alison Brown and Heather Wells, starting off in Wantage and then walking along the old canal to East and West Challow churches. They then visited the...