Weʼve raised £580 to help repair or replace our vandalised font and to install CCTV into our church so that we can continue to keep it open for the community.
- Waterlooville, United Kingdom
- Funded on Friday, 2nd June 2017
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On April 21st 2017, in an entirely senseless act of vandalism, a person (or persons) entered our church in Waterlooville and smashed up our font and damaged our Paschal candle.
The font is enormously important to us. So many people in our church and wider local community have been baptised in it over the past decades.
We have been inundated with good wishes from all across the community with many offers of help.
We are now investigating the possibility, incredibly looking at the pictures, of repairing the font using a local stonemason. In addition we would like to install CCTV so that we can continue to keep our church open during the day - something we think is very important as so many people come into our church to pray, to light a candle for a loved one, or simply to sit quietly.
Please help us if you can.
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- 1 year ago
George's Church Waterlooville1 year ago
Thanks to all those who so kindly donated to @churchgeorges Font appeal.
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Jun 2, 2017
May 31, 2017
May 19, 2017
I was Baptised at this font, would love to see it mended.They broke our font they will not break our faith.God bless
May 13, 2017
May 7, 2017
Hope the funds required are soon raised to put this right
May 6, 2017
Have faith; and I trust that the community of those who have been, and will be, baptised will support you. Prayers from all at Holy Trinity Guildford
May 5, 2017
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George's Church Waterlooville
Waterlooville, United Kingdom
Please help to repair our font that was so senselessly vandalised, It means so much to so many people in our community.
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