Dear friend of Faith in Action We thought you would like to know about the help and support we are continuing to give to local homeless and vulnerably housed people while the COVID-19 lockdown continues, and our Drop-in remains closed to service users during this difficult time. You may be aware that nearly all, Read More

The Trussell Trust reports that the outpouring of support food banks have seen during the current crisis has been incredible.  Your support has never been more vital as food banks report their busiest ever fortnight. That’s over 6,250 emergency food parcels provided to people in crisis each day, with close to 3,000 for children every single day during, Read More

From Merton Faith in Action:- Very reluctantly, we have had to close our Homeless Drop-In following government instructions about social distancing. We will re-open as soon as we can. Meanwhile, we are continuing to work with our street-sleeping service users and, if possible, to help them move into temporary hotel accommodation organised by the, Read More

There will be a special service for Commitment for Life (CforL) on Sunday 1 March. In September 2019, twenty-one members of the United Reformed Church accompanied Derek Estill, Moderator of the URC General Assembly, on a visit to Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories (IOPT). This educational visit was not a tour or a, Read More

URC Southern Synod publishes “Mission & Vision”, a monthly newsheet with details of a range of events and courses at churches across the Synod.  Take a look.  There is something for everyone. Click here to see what’s on offer this month.  If you are interested in attending any of the events, contact Revd Andy Twilley, Read More

All our Christmas collections this year will once again be donated to Crisis the national charity for homeless people. The collections will be taken at four services: Carols by Candlelight (on 22 December) Christingle & Communion by Candlelight (on Christmas Eve) and at the Christmas Day family celebration service. For information about Crisis click, Read More

We’re delighted to announce that Trinity has been awarded an Eco-Church Bronze Award by the Christian environmental charity A Rocha UK. The Eco-Church scheme helps churches assess and improve their ‘green’ credentials across five areas of work:           worship & teaching           management of buildings           use of church land           community & global, Read More

Congratulations and thanks to all who took part in the Christian Aid car boot sale on Saturday 11 May.  £1100 was raised – a great result!

Merton’s Faith in Action Homelessness Project (FIA) will be organizing a lunch in the run-up to Christmas for the users of their service and would appreciate receiving suitable gifts for use on this occasion. Please bring gifts – boxer shorts (medium), socks, hats, gloves and scarves, toiletries, bars of chocolate and sweets – to, Read More

URGENTLY NEEDED ITEMS KETCHUP INSTANT COFFEE TINNED FISH TINNED MEAT TINNED VEGETABLES SHOWER GEL SHAMPOO CHRISTMAS BISCUITS BOX/ TIN CHRISTMAS CREAM CRACKER BOX CHRISTMAS CHOCOLATE BOX/TIN