Together Canterbury officer, Keith Berry, along with former Canterbury Diocesan Secretary David Kemp, will be undertaking a Poverty Pilgrimage by bike from Tuesday 9th June to Friday 12th June.
Keith and David are raising funds for Church Urban Fund in the run up to Poverty Sunday on the 21st June. Their pilgrimage is also set to raise awareness of the work of Together Canterbury- a joint venture between the Diocese of Canterbury and Church Urban Fund.
Travelling 100 miles in four days, their journey will start at Murston Community Bank and Hub in Sittingbourne, and will finish at the new Tenterden Savers Credit Union branch and Community Hub. Visiting various projects and communities along the way, each stop will highlight a different aspect of poverty to be found in the diocese; financial, social, disaffection of young people, isolation of the elderly, rural poverty. Throughout the four days, Keith and David will be reliant on goodwill and handouts for food and shelter.
All the projects they plan on visiting are run by, or supported by the local churches. To find out more or too sponsor them, visit their Just Giving page and tweet your support using #onyerbike
Author: Lynsey Robinson
Date: 27 May 2015
|A quote for you today. https://t.co/bSEJ2xq2YN — 1 year 1 month ago|
|RT @WahidaShaffi: Filming with @Pareshsolanki for @nearneighbours West Yorkshire UNESCO Big Screen take over on March 8th International Wom… — 1 year 1 month ago|
|RT @RuthBurgessBCNN: This week I am visiting projects and seeing work in action! Today was a good one, cooking class @caldmorecgarden #yumm… — 1 year 1 month ago|
|RT @RuthBurgessBCNN: Yesterday I visited Mata da Mandir #Dudley for yoga class run by #CitizenEngagemnt to bring local women together, fund… — 1 year 1 month ago|
|RT @BavingtonSharon: Zumba at UK Butterfly's, Lifeline & Women's Aid 'Day of Dance', haven't moved like that in a while! @nearneighbours ht… — 1 year 1 month ago|
|Find out how Bhavesh and Barbara became good friends! https://t.co/8mYryuqXWj Photography: Dharmendra Patel, Outros… https://t.co/UCNcIG6bJX — 1 year 1 month ago|
|RT @WahidaShaffi: Good to see Pasha this morning & reminisce about his catalyst experience last year @nearneighbours @ https://t.co/LqkdjR0… — 1 year 1 month ago|
|RT @WahidaShaffi: Last years photograph in the @Bradford_TandA with some of the local projects @nearneighbours funded https://t.co/L1ayA6yd… — 1 year 1 month ago|
|RT @SotezC: Great bunch of participants in the first day of the Catalyst Youth Leadership programme @nearneighbours @CommunitiesUK @Heythro… — 1 year 1 month ago|
|The Common Good Fund is already making a difference within communities! Find out more about The Common Good Fund:… https://t.co/KyHaaSohze — 1 year 1 month ago|