CHURCHES TOGETHER IN DORKING
A date for your diaries:
On Saturday 17th June between 10 am and 4 pm, CTD are organising
a “Great Get Together” event at St Martin’s (Centre, Church and Churchyard).
Family fun for all. Lunchtime Songs of Praise.
OFFICERS ELECTED AT THE JANUARY AGM:
Chairman: Father Tony Milner (RC)
Vice-Chairman: Rosemary Elias (Quakers) and
Secretary: Debs Bunn (Anglican, St Martin's)
The Treasurer continues to be Tim Golding (Free Evangelical)
Elizabeth Dobson continues as a trustee of CTD, along with Revd Paul Gough and Paul Crozier (both Crossways), whilst Rosemary Elias replaces Peter Essex.
Dorking Area Foodbank
Details of items particularly needed at any time are listed in the weekly church news.
The officers work alongside ordained and lay representatives from most churches in and near Dorking.
Here's a random example of what we do or have in mind.
We support the Beatitudes shop in St Martin's Walk
- We also support the Besom project, providing relief of poverty with various goods
- We organise free First Aid courses
- We are the vehicle for local Christian Aid and Disasters Emergency collections
- We organise or promote a variety of local church services round the year
- We make sure everyone locally knows what's going on in our churches at Christmas
- We organise a Walk of Witness for hundreds each Good Friday
- We support the United Reformed Church's Holiday at Home programme in August
- We work with Churches of Dorking Housing Association Ltd
- We communicate on facebook (CTDorking group) and twitter @ctdorking
- We help set up election hustings for parliamentary candidates to answer Christian questions
- We are a vehicle whereby one church can advertise its events to all
- We send out for help to other churches when one church needs it
- We liaise with Christians Against Poverty
- We also liaise with Surrey Faith Links
- We're listed as both a limited company and a charity to facilitate our actions
CTD has a Twitter account (@ctdorking) and a Facebook group (CTDorking)
The Foodbank also has a Facebook page (dorkingareafoodbank)