TIME TO ACT! Concerned about recent knife and gun #violence & the chronic lack of #AffordableHousing in #WalthamForest? Do something postively Christian about it. Join Bishop Peter and 500 others for our @WfCitizens @CitizensUK Assembly 25 April, 7-8.30pm, in #Walthamstow as we deliver our manifesto to candidates. Register for free with Chingford Parish Church here:http://bit.ly/2FEpLAc
THURSDAY 7.30PM, Ss Peter & Paul, Chingford Join in the Waltham Forest Citizens' conversation about Housing, Hate Crime, and Knife Crime as we prepare for action in 2018. Meet DIVERSE PEOPE. Hear POWERFUL STORIES about how these issues affect our neighbours. ACT TOGETHER for the common good. Waltham Forest Citizens is an alliance of 12 diverse communities including churches, schools, and mosques. Our aim is to build up our institutions and to work together for the common good in our borough. Christians across East London have found community organising helped
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMAQ1met92s&feature=youtu.be What's is our Parish doing with Waltham Forest Citizens? Watch this Video to catch up! Our group is going to focus on a Housing Campaign to try and find ways to improve this vital area of our common life. You can join in anytime by having a word with one of the clergy or W FC Team or coming along to the next action meeting. You can find out more about housing here: What to do about the Housing Crisis? and here: Community Land Trusts?
A reminder that there are three great opportunities to be involved in our parish outreach this Autumn helping our churches be a transforming presence in Chingford. WATCH THIS SHORT CATCH-UP VIDEO TO SEE WHAT IS GOING ON AND HOW YOU CAN GET INVOLVED https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jHz3x53B4U & YOU ARE INVITED Lea Bridge Road Mosque, Walthamstow, E107EA// Sunday 3rd 2-6pm// AN INTRODUCTION TO COMMUNITY ORGANISING. If you have been involved in the listening training or campaign, or serve in the leadership of the parish or deanery, or have questions or
Our Diocese is committed to helping parishes grow, change, and serve our communities. It takes a community to bring about change in church and community and that is what Community Organising is all about. It’s about learning how: how to listen to others, how to make our voices heard, how change works, and how to develop relationships that motivate and last. Come and find out HOW on: Sunday 3rd September 2 - 6pm Lea Bridge Rd Mosque, Walthamstow E10 7EA ASK FR ANDY FOR MORE DETAILS AND TO RSVP
LEADING | LISTENING | ORGANISING | GROWING A FREE TRAINING EVENING FOR ALL WHO LEAD OTHERS ACROSS THE PARISH Want to find new leaders, surface new ideas, develop curiosity, build commitment? Get community organising! 73 people turned up and our parish committed to 110 1 2 1 conversations and house meetings before meeting again in late June WANT TO JOIN IN? EMAIL firstname.lastname@example.org @andytrenier
WALTHAM FOREST CITIZENS RE-LAUNCHED Well done to the 172 leaders who came to the Commissioning Assembly and said YES to rebuilding the Alliance to 20 members by May 2018! *** THE PARISH IS SET TO BECOME THE NEWEST MEMBER THIS WEEK *** NEXT STEPS FOR YOU: 1. Ask Fr Andy about going on the TELCO 2 day ‘introduction to community organising’ training on 27/28 March 2. All are invited to our listening training on 3 May from 18:30 – 21:00 at St Marys Roman Catholic Primary School in Chingford to prepare