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17 June 2014 No Comment

Christian Aid

The late envelopes from Christian Aid Week are now counted, and the final total for Sudbury and Great Cornard, including the United Service at St Gregory’s, is £5,160.90. Gift Aid will boost this figure. Amounts for individual collectors will be available soon. Grateful thanks to all concerned.


Fund-raising events for Christian Aid in 2014 outside Christian Aid Week can attract quadruple matched funding from the EU (every £1 raised turns into £4) – contact the Norwich office for details. The concerts on 18 June and 5 July, and the sponsored canoe on 29 June, benefit from this:


Wednesday 18 June “Sudbury Sings” choir in concert, featuring guest harpist and guitarist, St Peter’s, Sudbury at 7.30pm. In aid of St Gregory’s Church and Christian Aid. Tickets £7.50, to include a drink and nibbles, available from Compact Music or phone 01787 378590.


Saturday 5 July – Folk Concert at Shimpling Church – in aid of Christian Aid and Church funds, 7.30 to 10.00pm. Featuring Sound Tradition, The Bounty Hounds and Green Shoots. Doors open at 7.00pm. Tickets in advance (to end of June) -£8.00 for adults-by calling Richard on 01284 827008 and leave ticket requests-tickets to be issued on the door on the evening. Children Free. Tickets £10.00 for adults on the door. Children free. Refreshments will be available.


Tuesday 29 July -– Sponsored Canoe for Christian Aid, Sudbury to Bures, leaving at 9am from The Granary, Quay Lane.

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