- Vicarage Gate
- GU2 7QJ
10% of normal parish income is donated to charitable organisations.
Our most long-standing overseas beneficiary is St Francis Hospital, Katete, Zambia, for which the Parish organises additional fundraising events over the year (most notably the annual pilgrimage walk in May).
The Mission Vision group will normally select a small number of charities to support financially during the course of 12 months. Some charities are supported by specific events or volunteering from with in the congregation.
In 2017 the charities we are supporting are:
Challengers (locally based) - www.disability-challengers.org
Mission to Seafarers (national and international) - www.missiontoseafarers.org
Christian Aid (international) - www.christianaid.org.uk
Friends International Guildford (local) - www.friendsinternationalguildford.org.uk
Bishop of Guildford's Foundation (local - having links with projects for Syrian families) - www.cofeguildford.org.uk/about/bishops-and-senior-staff/foundation. also BFG Facebook page
Action on Hearing Loss (national with local links) - www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk
Church Mission Society (national and international) - www.churchmissionsociety.org
Nominations for charities to be supported in 2018 should be forwarded to the churchwardens within November 2017.