MP Correspondent training

This is a shared event between us and the diocese of Portsmouth. It’s in our diocese and should be really interesting and empowering training. Email arundelandbrighton@cafod.org.uk or ring 01483 898 866 for more info or to book on. It will be worth it!

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Dan Hale ( Head of Campaigns) Dan Hale ( Head of Campaigns)

You are invited to our MP Correspondent training on Saturday 21st October at St Joan of Arc Church hall Tilford road Farnham GU9 8DJ from 10am to 1pm.  Dan Hale (Head of  Campaigns ) will lead the training which will include sessions on lobbying and our faith, getting to know you MP, how to frame questions and writing to your MP.

Places are limited so book yours today by contacting mailto:portsmouth@cafod.org.uk or call 01252 329385

St Joan of Arc Church is 5 minutes walk from Farnham station  and just off the A31 with plenty of parking.

Map of showing St Joan of Arc church Map of showing St Joan of Arc church

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A Harvest of Briefings, Meetings and Get-Togethers in September

Harvest is a time where we celebrate God’s generosity in the goodness and abundance of creation. We also share from our abundance with those who are in need.

Harvest Fast Day is one of our most important events of the year. We ask people to miss a meal or eat lightly, to pray for those in poverty and to donate to our work. Parishes and schools hold collections and send the donations on to us.

We organise local meetings to ensure that all our parish volunteers are up to date, know all about the stories and situations behind Fast Day and have a chance to explore the topic with other local volunteers. It gives us a great chance to meet and hear news from churches and local communities.

Blessed Oscar Romero "It is not God's will for some to have everything and others to have nothing."

Blessed Oscar Romero. Illustrator: Julie Lonnemon

This year Harvest Fast Day will focus on our work in El Salvador, quite fitting considering that it’s 100 years since Blessed Oscar Romero’s birth. We worked with Blessed Romero, not least in rebuilding his radio station when it was destroyed by his enemies.

 

 

 

We have only one briefing left, on Saturday morning in Eastbourne, do Come along!

Please do let us, or your Area Coordinator, know whether or not you are going to make it. Here is a full list of get-togethers. Also click on the image below and you’ll be taken to a google map with all the information you need.

Click to be taken to a map of our upcoming Harvest Briefings
Click to be taken to a map of our upcoming Harvest Briefings
  • 23rd September 10am to 11:30 Christ the King, Eastbourne.