Whoever you are or wherever you may be -
a big welcome to the
"w.w.w. home" of -
Our Christian Church family is made up of people from all walks of life who are drawn together by a common faith.
Please feel free to find out more about us on this site
and if you live or are visiting the North-East of England (near the Angel of the North or Bowes Museum), we will be delighted to see you at any of our Church Services or events.
20 Aug at 10.30 am - Local Arrangement
also at 6.00 pm - Circuit Service at Kibblesworth
27 Aug at 10.30 am - Led By Mrs Noreen Herdman
Latest Church News and Events
Prayer & Quiet time: If you need help with prayers for yourself, someone else or a particular event, please phone Mary - 0191 4161280 or click here to leave details.
Kitchen Fitting: Our new kitchen is now well on its way with only some wall tiling and painting to be done. Thanks must go to those 'volunteers' who have helped/are helping with the work.
As August is a 'quiet' month, it is hoped there will be little disturbance to what is going on in the rest of the Church building.
Tuesday Fellowship/Choir: These groups will meet up again in September after the summer break.
Seniors Lunch: The next Seniors Lunch will take place on Wednesday, 6 September at 12. 30 pm with a grand opening of the new kitchen. Don't miss it!
Open Door :
Printed copies of our July 2017 newsletter are available from the back of the church and from the rack in the Social area. It can also be read by clicking here. There is to be no issue of Open Door in August.
Items for inclusion in future issues are always welcome!
Washington Community Food Project. Our Church is one of the collection points for the Food Bank. There is a box at the back of the Church in which to put donations.
At 1 August, the cupboards were almost bare! There was especially a shortage of tins of corned beef, ham, pork, tinned potatoes,peas, carrots plus pasta and pasta sauces. They did have some donations of money through PayPal for which they are very grateful and were able to go out and buy goods rarely donated.
The Food bank is also short of carrier bags. Can you help?
Examples of items always needed are:-
Dried potato (Smash), UHT Milk, tins of vegetables and rice pudding. They always welcome tinned ham/corned beef/mince, dried spaghetti, cereals and pasta sauces plus the staples - tea and instant coffee. They would also appreciate donations of baby food, wipes and nappies. They also accept pet food.
Demand is increasing so it is vital that donations continue. They are very much appreciated by those people who find themselves in desperate circumstances.
People needing help, can ask the Jobcentre, their landlord, such as Gentoo, their health or social worker, some churches etc, who can make about a referral if they are in need.
The Food Bank doesn't deal with any self referrals or people who turn up on spec without going to a referral agency first."
More details including the opening times at Oxclose and also now at "Lighthouse" Concord and St Michael's Church, Usworth and at "Mind", Columbia. are on the website: www.wcfp.org.uk
also up to date news etc on Facebook:- www.facebook.com/pagesWashington-Community-Food-Project