Webteam: June 2017
Several churches in the circuit have supported CONTESA over the past 12 years — and people have knitted hundreds of green jumpers!
We celebrate the founding of CONTESA and its achievements and we are sad that circumstances mean that the time has come for CONTESA to wind up on June 30th 2017. But the need is still there and currently over 1000 children a day are being given hope, nourishment and a means to move from poverty to a better and sustainable future for themselves and their families through CONTESA projects. The children are part way through the school year at Kabwe and funds are urgently needed to continue feeding, school and skills without disruption to their programmes.
So five of the trustees have taken up the challenge — to start a new charity to continue the work following the cessation of CONTESA.
The new charity will be called FUTURE PILLARS ZAMBIA, combining the names of two of the projects — Family FUTURES Community School and Family PILLARS Training Centre.
Thank you for all that many of you have done to support desperately needy children in Zambia over the past 12 years and we hope that you will feel able to continue your generous support through FUTURE PILLARS.
A website is being constructed but in the meantime, if you would like a Donation Form OR if your organisation (Methodist or otherwise, within the Christchurch and Wimborne area) would like a talk/presentation about this charity,
please use the contact details below:
firstname.lastname@example.org — 01202 824339 — UK Registered Charity number 1173534
You may also be interested in
Lent Group at Wimborne on Friday evenings, 8 March to 12 April inclusive.Using the film "I, Daniel Blake" and exploring the following themes:8 March — Watching the whole film15 March — Systems of Oppression22 March — Staying Human29 March — Compassion in the Darkness5 April — Fighting back or Giving in ?12 April — Suffering Servant.We will start at ...
Sunday 24th March at 10.30 amCircuit Service at Verwood Methodist ChurchLed by Revd Gwyneth Owen and Revd Nigel DellerTo recognise the long service of three of our Local PreachersMr Grahame DownerMr Colin BesantMrs Christine...
On Tuesday & Friday each week between 12:00 & 1:30 Blandford Methodist Church hosts its Lunch Club for the over 50's. An appetizing two course meal is available for only £3 with tea or coffee served on arrival and the folks are all very friendly and love a good chin wag. Twice a month there is a Fellowship Hour from 1:30 led by either Alison or Joyce, where a very varied program of...
Wesley Hall, Wimborne Methodist Church
Woodlands Methodist Churh
Verwood Methodist Church
Barton Methodist Church