Commitment for Life Appeal

Have you ever looked at a paperclip…raw material formed into a line, then bent into almost two loops, closing but not quite closed, sides touching, generally without overlapping, clipping papers together – those papers can instruct, encourage, entrust, develop and bring hope. People with one penny, one prayer, combined with other people, pennies and prayers, […]

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Ducks for Bangladesh

Our Pilots and young people’s groups have been busy raising money to buy ducks for Bangladesh. Duck farming is a new type of farming introduced by Christian Aid to counter the effects of climate change in Bangladesh, where flooding caused by climate change is destroying land and crops.  Ducks enjoy the wet weather and can […]

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70 Years of Christian Aid

Our morning service on Sunday was led by two of our elders, Nicola Hamilton and Tamyra Sherratt, and celebrated 70 years of Christian Aid. Some of our young people enacted the story of Loko, who lives in a remote village in Ethopia and has to walk for several hours most days to collect firewood to […]

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Christian Aid Week TV Advert

This year’s Christian Aid video looks at the terror of conflict through a child’s eyes. Wayisaba Kabinza and her three younger siblings were separated from their parents when rebels attacked their village in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  But months later, thanks to  supporters, Christian Aid partner, CBCA (Central African Baptist Community), was able to […]

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Prayer for April/May

Fruit and vegetables from many countries around the world are found in our shops each day.  Bananas first appeared in British shops in the year 1633. Today, out of every £1 we pay for some bananas, only 11p goes to those who have grown and picked them in faraway countries.  The other 89p goes to […]

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Present Aid Gifts Give Hope

Give something different this Christmas, and help change lives. The gifts that you purchase on the Present Aid website represent a donation towards the work that Christian Aid does around the world to fight poverty. You won’t actually receive a duck, or a bicycle or a well, but you will be helping families in countries […]

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