The local Christian Aid committee is part of Neston and District Churches Together (NDCT), which represents the churches in Burton, Little Neston, Neston, Parkgate and Willaston.
- a sponsored walk in March
- a house-to-house collection during Christian Aid Week in May
- bag-packing in Sainsbury’s at Christmas and during Christian Aid Week
- collection at Gordale at Christmas and during Christian Aid Week
An ecumenical service is held in a local church during Christian Aid Week.
For dates this year, please see Event calendar
All the money raised is sent to Christian Aid Head Office: in 2016 we sent almost £12,000, plus donations to the Haiti Hurricane Appeal and the Syrian Refugee Appeal.
Christian Aid’s motto is ‘We believe in life before death’. They work in 50 countries through local organisations to deliver direct, practical benefits, and campaign to challenge the causes of poverty. A detailed description of the aims and work of Christian Aid is here
We are always grateful for offers of help. Please contact any member of the committee:
Vice-chairman & Press Officer Rob Ward email
Secretary & Christian Aid Week Organiser Lynne Vaughan email 0151 336 8920
Treasurer Eileen Ward email
NDCT Representative & Schools Publicity Margaret Heibel email
Cheryl Ellis email
Burton Parish Janey Griffiths email
Little Neston Methodist vacant
Neston Methodist Margaret Heibel email
Neston Parish, St Michael’s, St Thomas’ Lynne Vaughan email
Sally Pratt email
St Winefride’s Roman Catholic vacant
Willaston Parish vacant