St Andrews and St George’s West Book Sale

Saturday, 11 May 2019 – 10.00am to Friday, 17 May 2019 – 3.30pm St Andrew's & St George's West Church Edinburgh EH2 2PA United Kingdom Since it started in 1974 the Sale at St Andrew’s and St George’s West has raised over £2m for Christian Aid’s work to end poverty. During Christian Aid Week, over 500 volunteers from Edinburgh and beyond work together to create the UK’s biggest fundraising event. Over 100,000 books of every kind fill the sanctuary and both courtyards. But there...
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The Daffidil Tea is raising funds for SAMH

This Saturday's Daffodil Tea is raising money for our own heating system and also for SAMH - but what is SAMH? Read on.... A mental health problem can feel just as bad, or worse, than any other illness – only you can’t see it.Which is why it’s important that we take the time to look after our mental health and wellbeing. Yet research shows that around a quarter of us never do.There are lots of things we can do every day to support our wellbeing. The New Ec...
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Safe Families for Children

Inspired by the life and love of Jesus, we believe that every child and family in Scotland is of value and deserves hope. When crisis strikes a family, the effects can be devastating, and far too often it’s the children who suffer most. Many of us would turn to relatives and friends for support, but what would you do if you couldn’t? Though hard to imagine, this is a challenge that many families face. Safe Families for Children Scotland provides isolated families going through a difficult tim...
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Creche room revitalised!

After a big spring clean our Creche Room is looking better than ever! Thanks to everyone who helped get it clean, organised and tidy. Parents now have the choice whether they want to use the Creche during the service, or stay in the service with their little ones at the back of the Church. We are going having a discussion as a Church at what we offer for families on Sunday mornings. I've you've brought along kids to the service recently it would be great to hear your thoughts, particularl...
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Safe Families for Children – Sunday 31st March

On Sunday 31st March we welcome Donald MacMillan, Scotland Director of Community Engagement for Safe Families for Children.  Don will be talking to us about the work of the charity. Safe Families for Children (Safe Families) works hand-in-hand with children’s services to link families in need with local volunteers who can offer them help and support. When a crisis strikes a family with children, its effects can be devastating. Many of us would turn to relatives and friends for support ...
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