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WE Give Back
At St James' we are always mindful of our good fortune in the gifts God has given us and we try to support others less fortunate. We do this is lots of ways;
We volunteer our time and talents for a whole range of good causes - you can read about some of these here.
We raise special collections - - a total of £1498.00 this last year. We have supported various causes with special collections and also topped them up with pledges fom church funds totalling £2,400 making a total of funds given of £3898.00. The Charities we have supported are detailed below (You can click on any of the organisations to learn more about their work):
Bishops' Lent Call
USPG Lent Boxes
The Children's Society
The Royal British Legion
DEC Phillipines Appeal
Southwark Diocesan Council for Welcare
Diamond Riding Centre
Medicins Sans Frontieres
SE Cancer Care
Prison Fellowship Angel Tree
A total for the year of £2500.00 donated from Church Funds
We donate items for various causes:
Toiletry items for christmas parcels for The Mission to Seafarers.
Our Harvest offerings are used by The Salvation Army to help homeless and desperate people in Croydon.
Tinned and dried foodstuffs for distribution to families in dire need to the Purley Food Hub
We have talks from groups to raise awareness of their work, including:
Jews for Jesus