Fairtrade Fortnight 2020 runs from Monday 24th February to Sunday 8th March. The Fairtrade organisation continues its mission to ensure that all farmers are paid fairly for their work and are able to earn a living income. This year they are continuing to focus on cocoa and the special role women farmers play in the […]
Each year, White Church member Janet Sherwood coordinates the purchase and distribution of the Meaningful Chocolate Company Real Advent Calendar. It is the only Fairtrade chocolate Advent calendar which includes a book for children which tells of the real meaning of Christmas. This time, over 200 calendars were sold by Janet at the White Church […]
To mark the end of Fairtrade Fortnight, a Fairtrade Coffee Morning will be held after morning worship this Sunday, 10th March. Please join us and support a very good cause. The event takes place in the Dawson Hall of the White Church from 11.45am and replaces the usual after-worship serving of tea and coffee.
As our contribution to Fairtrade Fortnight, a Traidcraft Big Brew was held in the Dawson Hall after the Service on Sunday 4th March. Traidcraft tea, coffee and biscuits were served, our Fairtrade Raffle was drawn and there was also a Tombola. Baskets of Traidcraft products were given as raffle prizes along with goods donated by […]
The sale of ‘The Real Advent Calendars’ at the White Curch by Janet Sherwood, our Traidcraft and Fairtrade representative, enabled the White Church, along with Fairhaven Methodist, Church Road Methodist, St Josephs, St Cuthberts, St Thomas’ and St Annes UnitedReformed Churche to donate 60 calendars this year for local charities to distribute to families. For […]
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 […]