Matero Sunday School

Stuart Gay has provided an update on the Matero Salvation Army project in Zambia: Some time ago, The White Church selected the building of a Sunday school at Matero Salvation Army in Zambia (where Stuart led services) as one of their outreach projects. The road has been long and tough for Matero Salvation Army but […]

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The Stuart Gay Memorial School

Over the last five years the White Church has supported a school in West Africa which was founded by Stuart Gay of Blackpool Salvation Army. Stuart is a good friend of the White Church and sometimes leads our Sunday worship. The ‘Stuart Gay Memorial School’ is a school for 4 to 7 year olds in […]

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Support for Local Charities

For many years the White Church has raised money, by a variety of means, to support a different local charity each year. Last year this was the Parkinson’s UK Lytham St Annes and District Support Group. Recent past charities are Blackpool Young Carer’s, The Blackpool and Fylde Stroke Group, Bowland Mountain Rescue and Air Ambulance. […]

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Traidcraft

Janet Sherwood continues to run a Traidcraft stall in the White Church almost every Sunday with others from the White Church Outreach Group helping on an “ad hoc” basis. Janet also supplies Fairtrade goods to other churches and to schools. Fairtrade Advent calendars are sold and the profits used to purchase more calendars that are […]

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Christian Aid

Christian Aid supports projects in 48 countries and Fairhaven URC  continues to support this worthy cause, very ably led by Janet Sherwood. Janet has the mammoth task of co-ordinating the running of the house-to-house collection and bucket collections in local supermarkets. She is assisted in this by former Fairhaven URC member Geoff Fairbrother who also […]

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Food Bank

Members of the White Church regularly volunteer at our local Foodbank (Fylde Foodbank). They assist by meeting clients, sorting the food in the warehouse, collecting donated food from supermarkets or assisting in general administration tasks. All this contributes to assisting families to feed themselves when there is no finance left in their budgets, for whatever […]

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