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    Weʼve raised £230 to Refurbish St Winfrid's Church, Totton and create a community hub for all

    Totton, Southampton
    Funded on Thursday, 29th September 2016

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    To base camp and beyond

    Team Rector Rev Dr Chris Steed, from the Diocese of Winchester is about to trek to 6000 meters, two thirds of the way, up Everest.

    He is doing the trip in order to launch the fund raising campaign for the regeneration of St Winfrid’s Church, Totton, transforming it into a community hub for all.

    Their plans involve creating a flexible space to address social in an imaginative, inter-generational way through creative arts.
    Activities are already starting, including support for those struggling with debt (Credit Union etc), counselors, domestic violence awareness and cancer support.

    The price tab for the transformation will not see much change from £2.5M. Church a nd community sponsorship is being sought for at least 10% of this sum through crowd funding, fund-raising activities and making full use of the potential the church has for concerts and conferences. It is hoped that the balance will be made up from investors and grant-making bodies.

    The Everest trip follows a week of addresses and lectures in India. Chris is about to bring out a book about the way that contemporary society misrepresents the value and worth of human beings in an age when everything is a commodity.

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      • catherine davitt

        catherine davitt

        Sep 29, 2016

        'It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves'

        £20.00

      • Anonymous

        Anonymous

        Sep 25, 2016

        £100.00

      • Val Kearney

        Val Kearney

        Sep 22, 2016

        Marion told us all about it... Well done from Val and Des, part of the Teatime Services at St. Leonards

        £20.00

      • The Revd Christopher Evans

        The Revd Christopher Evans

        Sep 22, 2016

        Wishing you every success both with the project and the climb. Every Blessing

        £20.00

      • carol kidd

        carol kidd

        Sep 18, 2016

        Best wishes

        £20.00

      • Ethan & Alfred

        Ethan & Alfred

        Sep 18, 2016

        Good luck

        £10.00

      • Frances Stanfield

        Frances Stanfield

        Sep 15, 2016

        Prayers for our 'reckless Rector'.

        £20.00

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