Abbey United Reformed Church, Romsey

Saturday, 14 May 2022 13:34

Supporting Romsey's Ukranian Guests

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An update from our last Church meeting; I have joined the Romsey Ukrainian Support Group on Facebook to try and understand the local needs better.  I have also investigated how we, as a church, can support our Ukrainian guests and the host families who have welcomed them into their homes.  It seemed that it was likely that this group of people would need a base to gather and support each other; so, after discussion at Elders, Abbey United Reformed Church have offered the families and their hosts the use of our hall and lounge for two hours a week, free of charge, to provide a base for them to meet.

Our offer was made at exactly the right time; there had been a meeting the previous day and they were looking at events/coffee mornings for their group – however, they needed a venue! I am currently talking to them about how we can move this forward, but it is exciting that we can offer some practical help and support. I will keep you updated.

Sarah B

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  • Sunday 3 July

    10.30am Morning Worship, including Holy Communion - cancelled due to Covid 19

    6.30pm Bible Study on Zoom

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    Saturday 9 July 

    Beggars Fare: both our church and hall will host sessions throughout the day and stewards are required as well as volunteers to serve tea and coffee in the church.  If you are able to help for a few hours, please sign the rota at the back of the church.

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