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£840raised of £500 target by 31 supporters

    Weʼve raised £840 to for the Methodist Ministers Housing Society in Memory of our Dad, Rev. Alan Ashton.

    Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Funded on Wednesday, 31st January 2018

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    On December 12th 2017, we lost our Dad, Alan suddenly. He passed away in his sleep while on the train to his regular volunteer work for the Methodist Church as a member of the Methodist Ministers' Housing Society. Dad's Funeral & Thanksgiving Service will take place from 2 p.m. on Friday 5th January, 2018 at Wesley Methodist Church, Cambridge. We have a letter from Dad listing his final wishes for his funeral service, and in that letter he has asked that instead of flowers being bought, donations should be placed for the Methodist Ministers' Housing Society.

    A Methodist Minister himself for 30 years, my Dad found himself being supported by the MMHS in his retirement. They provided him with a low-rent apartment which had been his home for 10 years.

    We are asking for your generous donations for this group, to continue the work they do helping support Methodist Ministers and their families especially in times of need.

    Methodist Ministers' Housing Society



    • Paul Ashton1 year ago
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      1 year ago
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      1 year ago

      Dear all, We are very proud of the support and generosity everyone has shown with donations towards the MMHS in Dad's name. We have been touched by the messages of love and support from everyone, as well as hearing from people who were friends of Dad's for such along time. Thank you to everyone.We will make sure this money reaches the MMHS in Dad's name on your behalf. From there it will be most certainly put to very good use in service of the Church, which we know Dad loved and cherished to his very core.  From Rachel, David and Paul.

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    • Paul Ashton1 year ago
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      Paul Ashton

      1 year ago

      Thank you to everyone who has donated so far. We have had £775 donated from 28 people, which is 155% of our total we asked for, so this is amazing. There are still a few days left till the end of our campaign on Jan please give generously...with much love, Rachel, David and Paul.

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    • Robert Anning

      Robert Anning

      Jan 31, 2018

      Alan was a lovely man. Just loved him and his humour. Our last email exchange took place in September last year. I spoke to him at the Welcome Service for the new Chair of Northants, Helen Cameron.


    • Susan and Peter Howdle

      Susan and Peter Howdle

      Jan 25, 2018

      With very fond memories of Alan.

    • Adam M

      Adam M

      Jan 23, 2018

      Best wishes and hope to catch up soon


    • Anonymous


      Jan 21, 2018

      I onlymet Alan twice - but he made a huge impression - and I will miss him



      Jan 17, 2018

      Thanks, Alan, for such special memories and fun times at Conference. God rest your soul.


    • John & Jane Cash

      John & Jane Cash

      Jan 13, 2018

      Such a larger than life character - we will miss his sermons at Haslingfield.


    • Jane Savin

      Jane Savin

      Jan 11, 2018

      Thinking of you and your young family always, especially remembering Alan an extension to our family and lives for over 20 years x


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