Bring people together
It's the core principle behind our work with Senegalese fruit farmers and even in a war-torn, isolated region like Casamance... it's working.
Because a travelling fruit trader in Senegal can easily ignore the demands of one farmer - but they can't ignore hundreds of them.
For Ndella (pictured above) securing a fair price for her fruit means everything...
Sheila Hood, our Methodist Church's Traidcraft Representative, has received the following communication from Traidcraft Exchange, with an update on their downsizing:
Click on the links to read the letter and the Update -
This event, which is sadly to be the last, was held in the Schoolroom on Tuesday, 29th January, 2019.
The lunch was attended by 33 people largely, but not entirely, members of the Fellowship. A hot meal of Chicken Paprika was followed by a selection of desserts and then tea or coffee. It was a leisurely affair, with plenty of time for chat. It was a very enjoyable meal!
The Advent Fair was held in the Methodist Church on Saturday 1st December. There were a large number of stalls, selling cakes, jam and marmalade, bric-a brac, cards, artwork, jewellery and many others. Some offered games and there was also a raffle. A big attraction was a miniature train ride to Santa's Grotto!
The Community Cafe was in the Hall all morning, where everyone took a few minutes (or longer!) for rest and conversation, sustained by excellent coffee and a great assortment of cakes.
The Methodist Church like other organisations is working through the implications of the new dataa protection regulations. A Privacy Notice has been produced that sets out how the whole Methodist Church, including this one,uses and protects the personal information they hold. A coopy of this notice can be found online at https://www.tmcp.org.uk/about/data-protection/managing-trustees-privacy-notice
The Youth Group continues to work with the young people within the Church and across the broader community. Over the last year most of the work has been centred around our D of E work. We had around 25 participants completing awards, including 8 Golds. Well done participants
We are pleased to have formed a partnership with South Nottinghamshire Academy inviting students to join us. We also ‘ satellite’ groups in Langar as well as South Notts Academy.