Care4Calais is among charities collecting used and new clothes to assist Afghan refugee families now.  In Merton, you can drop-off items this Sunday 5 September between 1:00 and 4:00pm at a warehouse next to Savacentre in Colliers Wood.   The following specific needs are Winter coats for adults & children – small, medium & large Trainers &, Read More

Invitation An online evening with Merton Street Pastors for supporters and partners Tuesday 22 June at 8pm We want to try something new this year and create an opportunity to connect with our supporters and partners to update you on our work.  Please mark the evening of Tuesday 22 June at 8pm in your, Read More

Christian Aid Week 2021 takes place from 10-16 May From drought to flooding, extreme weather means people like Rose living in poorer countries are struggling to survive without a reliable source of water. Rose is caught in a cycle of climate chaos. From severe drought to flooding, extreme weather robs her of what she, Read More

Our service was led on Zoom by Revd Dr Kevin Snyman, the URC’s Programme Officer for Commitment for Life. The Bible reading was Mark 8: 31-38.  As in previous years, during Lent Trinity is asking for donations to support the work of the Commitment for Life programme. You can give online by using the, Read More

Wednesday, 24 February, from 6 pm to 7:30 pm – online Delegates Assembly to make final decisions about Citizens’ priorities for the Mayor of London (by Zoom); Wednesday, 28 April, from 6 pm to 7:30 pm – Mayoral Assembly to challenge the Mayoral candidates for London with Citizens’ priorities (by Zoom). Turnout (i.e., numbers, Read More

The Moderators of the General Assembly of the United Reformed Church have written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer in response to reports this week that the government is preparing to cut the international aid budget. Read the full article here. At URC’s Mission Council on 20/21 November an emergency resolution was tabled concerning, Read More

Trinity is now in its third year as a member of Merton Citizens (MCs).  MCs is part of London Citizens, which in turn is part of Citizens UK. Citizens UK, to quote its website ‘…organises communities to act together for power, social justice and the common good.  We are the home of community organising in, Read More

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