Archive for the ‘Fundraising’ Category

New! DEC Appeal for Indonesia

DEC Appeal for Indonesia after the earthquake & tsunami.

Christian Aid is a member of DEC(Disasters Emergency Committee) so envelopes will be available in our churches for anyone who wishes to donate to this appeal.

Thank you.

New! Bring and Buy Sale – Sun 25th Nov

Sunday 25th November – Bring and Buy Sale after 9.30am and 11am Services

Gifts, nick-knacks, new toiletries, cakes, preserves, books, jewellery, toys, sweets, craft items etc (ideal for Christmas presents!) on sale.

We would welcome your donations very much – please bring them to SJCC any time before 25th November and leave them in the lobby area by the coffee bar.

Many thanks.

Quiz and Supper thanks

Many thanks from The Social Committee to all who came to the Quiz & Supper on 29th Sept, raising over £1000.

Thanks from Sophia

‘Thank You’ from Sophia Medhurst to all those who supported her cake stall raising £170, & the 100-square board raising £102.

She has to raise £2200 for her Girl Guiding trip to Italy & Croatia so is thrilled with this great start.

Wokingham to Viry-Chatillon cycle challenge completed!

At 4pm on Sat 23rd June the Finch Cruisers Cycling Club (including David Booth, Jan van den Burg and Dave Judge from our congregation) successfully completed their 225 mile cycle ride to Wokingham’s twin town of Viry-Chatillon just south of Paris in aid of two local charities: The Link Visiting Scheme and The Diana Camidge Foundation

The team were sent off by the Wokingham Town mayor and received a fabulous welcome reception hosted by the Viry-Chatillon mayor at their annual town fete.



Many thanks to all who sponsored us. There is still time to donate to the good causes at:

Final figures for Christian Aid Week

Thank you to all who supported Christian Aid Week.

£1847.56 was raised – £1002.71 from House to House Collection, £225.05 Street Collection, £619.80 church collections & events.

We also delivered an additional 1100 envelopes promoting giving directly by text/online.

JAC thanks

Thank you to everyone in the parish who supported JAC on their Gift Sunday last month.

£295.50 plus Gift Aid was raised, and this will go towards supported living for vulnerable adults.

Please see letter on noticeboards.

Churchyard Trust Tea thanks

A very big thank you to all for a record tea – those who baked and brought cakes and gave generous donations – for the maintenance of the churchyard.

Details as follows: Bring & Buy £160, raffle £93, and teas & cakes £361.

100 Square board for Churchyard Maintenance

Thank you to everyone who supported this fundraising by buying squares that raised another £100 for the churchyard.

Congratulations to Bettina Faull who won the Waitrose Voucher & Chocolates!

Traidcraft thanks

Many thanks to all who supported the recent Traidcraft stalls.

Parish total for sales & orders was £401.28.  Donations given of £11.45 will be sent to Traidcraft Exchange which provides training and help for producers and co-operatives.