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Revd Craig Bentley

Revd Craig Bentley is crowdfunding

raised of £5,000 target by 17 supporters

Weʼre raising £5,000 to DUE TO THE NEW LOCKDOWN THE TOWER CLIMB IS ON HOLD. Thank you to everyone who has donated, we'll do the climb as soon as we are allowed.

St Mark's church, Natland

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Having spent 9 years as a police dog handler in the RAF and now finding myself as a trainee Vicar (curate). When an e-mail came round asking for us to think about ways we could raise much needed funds to support the churches work in the community and a charity. It seemed a good idea to suggest climbing our church tower 500 TIMES!!! to the equivalent height of Mount Everest. With an incredible amount of enthusiasm (from those not having to climb the tower) the start date of the 09th of November was chosen with one week being allocated for this crazy curate to climb Mount Everest (or the equivalent height of anyway).

With your help I am hoping to raise money for the incredible outreach done through the church in supporting the local community, from their connections with the mothers union, the local schools, care home and the local food banks, to the support given to those most vulnerable through phone calls and home communions (when permitted).

Covid 19 has led to so many people struggling but it felt wrong just to focus on our own community and so we decided that half the money raised should go to the INF. They're work is well known by many in our community as The previous Vicar's son worked in Nepal and had friends that worked for INF as did the current Vicar's in-laws. Please help me to raise money for St Mark's church and the INF, if you can.

My huge thanks go out to those businesses who have agreed to sponsor me as I attempt this crazy endeavour, Quiggin's Original Kendal Mint Cake, David Willan Quality Fresh Foods , J.G. Mason and Son (Building Contractors and Joiners), Brewin dolphin,and Crosby Granger architects.

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    • David Forsythe

      David Forsythe

      Dec 2, 2020

      All the best Craig will be amazing to do!! Cheers David, Tally and Evie


    • Harold & Hilda Mogswanson

      Harold & Hilda Mogswanson

      Nov 30, 2020

      Go Craig you loon! xx


    • the heap family

      the heap family

      Nov 3, 2020


    • Mary and Stuart

      Mary and Stuart

      Nov 1, 2020

      Good luck!


    • Anonymous


      Oct 27, 2020

      Good luck Craig


    • Mary and Tony Breakell

      Mary and Tony Breakell

      Oct 24, 2020

      Best of luck a wonderful idea and cause.


    • Jennie and Mike Burke

      Jennie and Mike Burke

      Oct 24, 2020

      Good luck Craig, hope the knees don’t ache too much!


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    St Mark's church, Natland

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