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Harvest 2011

Posted by trinityromford on September 27, 2011 at 4:30 AM

Harvest Festival Celebrations

 

Saturday 24th September 7pm BRING & SHARE HARVEST SUPPER

Followed by a Quiz. Tea, Coffee and soft drinks provided

 

Sunday 25th September Harvest Festival Services.

10.30am Rev. Armstrong Fummey

6.30pm Rev. Wesley Hampton

 

ALL ARE WELCOME TO SHARE IN THE SUPPER AND THE SERVICES

We are decorating the church on Saturday 24th from around 9.30 until 12 noon. You may bring harvest gifts at this time, on Friday during Coffee Shop times, or on Sunday. Many of our church organisations have been asked to decorate a window.

 

This year we shall be sharing the gifts between the Romford Salvation Army which has a special appeal for items to give to needy people in the Romford locality and the Whitechapel Mission which provides care for the poor and homeless in East London. Whitechapel Mission is the only place where homeless people can obtain a cooked breakfast in the City and East End. It operates 52 weeks a year, seven days a week, and is open on Bank Holidays and Christmas.

 

So, traditional offerings of fruit and vegetables are welcome but also tinned and packet goods and toiletries.

Their website tells us that:

We need Help! Tinned/Dry Food

Tinned meat, Tinned Tuna/fish, Pasta, Tinned milk, Ketchup, Tinned soups, Tinned fruit, Tea. Coffee

Clothing

Blankets, Shirts, Padded shirts, Women's clothes, Men's gloves, Black woollen hats, Woollen scarves, Jumpers, Face flannels, Suits.

Toiletries

Shampoo, Combs, Small soaps, Body lotion, Toothpaste, Toothbrushes, Large soaps.

Household items

Nail clippers, Candles, Phone chargers.

We are desperate! Tinned Dry Food

Pot Noodles, Baked Beans, Squash, Sugar, Plum Tomatoes, Hot Chocolate, Breakfast Cereals,

Biscuits, Honey, Salt, Pepper, Porridge.

Clothing etc

Small Rucksacks, Hand Towels, Men's Underwear, Men's Shoes, Men's trainers, Socks, Jogging Bottoms, Winter Jackets, Winter Overcoats, Jeans 28 - 36", Trousers 28- 34", T shirts.

Toiletries

Razors, Hand Cream, Shaving Foam, Deodorant.

Household items

Carrier bags, 35mm film canisters.

They have an abundance of trousers above 36" waist, Light sweaters, Bath towels, talc, bubble bath, and toilet rolls but whatever we send will be used and gratefully received and of course, money is always welcomed.

 


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