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South Norfolk church collect for refugees

Carleton Rode Baptist Church have taken up the challenge from regional Ministers and focused on the Calais Refugee problem.

Following a recent sermon there was an overwhelming and passionate response, with the church determining to pray and actively get involved in providing aid.

MarkTaylor350The church has set themselves up as a collection point for CalAid and will be collecting items of aid from the local community.

Pastor Mark Taylor (pictured) said “It is our aim to transport our collection to Calaid collection in London on Sunday 4th October, and we are inviting as many people as possible to drop off donations at the Chapel during our Coffee Shop opening hours:- Tuesdays 12 - 3pm,  Thursdays 9am - 12,  Saturday 12 - 3 30pm or join us at a Sunday Service, 10 30am and 6 30pm every Sunday and donate during these visits.”

The church have listed the what they need, and ask that quality goods are donated and this is not used as a way of disposing of your old rubbish

What they BADLY need:

Shoes: trainers or hiking shoes size 41-46

Tents, Covers, Tarpaulin

Jackets: size Small and Medium only

Travelling Bags


Candles or other lighting implements


What they ALWAYS need:

Tracksuit trousers

Jeans size 28-32


Sleeping bags





Plastic bags

Woolly hats




What they DO NOT need:

Women and chlidren's clothes or shoes




Town Shoes



for more information contact Pastor Mark on or 01953 788598 and refer to previous articles on Network Norfolk about CalAid by clicking here

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