News from Other Organisations

Click on the links for more information about the great things other organisations and people are up to.  More recently added items are at the top

  • A weekly e-newsletter from the Diocese of Oxford, is now available to read.

  • Soulscape is holding a charity golf day on Friday 28th September and hosting the Supertonics Swing Band in a fund-raising concert.

  • CCA (Christian Community Action) is recruiting for a Finance Manager (closing date for applications is 21st September) and a Furniture Shop Manager (closing date of 17th September).

  • Involve is a voluntary service charity in Wokingham and Bracknell.  The 'Chain' newsletter for Wokingham (August part 1 and part 2) is full of information, news, events, training and other opportunities as is the E-Bulletin from Bracknell Forest.

  • Friends International has a vacancy for a Centre Team Leader based in Reading.

  • Latin Link has job opportunities for a Short Term Mission Coordinator and a Short Term Mission Assistant (P/T).

  • Bracknell Forest Council has published its Community Learning Newsletter.

  • Churches Together in Crowthorne will be hosting the Crowthorne Summer Activities on the Morgan Rec on Fridays 27th July to 17th August from 3 - 5pm.

  • JAC has a vacancy for an Office Manager - closing date 25th August.

  • Open Ears (the Hard of Hearing Christian Fellowship) is a small national charity supporting people with a hearing loss and giving advice to churches.  They are looking for someone to take minutes at their committee meetings, which are held four times a year in Wokingham on a Saturday.  This is not a paid position, but travelling expenses will be reimbursed.  If you are interested in helping and would like like to find out more, please contact the Administrator:

  • Soulscape is in the running for a Bags of Help grant from Tesco. It’s a scheme which gives community projects grants of up to £4,000 – the money comes from all those 5p carrier bag sales!.

  • The Crowthorne Foodbank operates from Vineyard Church Centre, 25 Wellington Business Park, Duke's Ride, Crowthorne.  The opening times are Monday and Thursday from 12noon to 2pm. For the month of May 2018, 60 people (29 adults + 31 children), a total of 540 meals.  Since opening the Foodbank in December 2012, 3086 adults and 2661 children were fed and 51,723 meals were given.  The current shortages are for: bleach, black bin bags, kitchen roll and anti-bacterial spray.

  • Create Hope - a charity operating out of Kerith Church in Bracknell - has been selected as the local fund by the Co-operative.  The more Co-op members that support Create Hope and shop at Co-op, the more money they'll receive.  If you're not a Co-op member already,  apply to become a member of Co-op, then choose Create Hope as the Local Community Fund via the Create Hope profile page.  Every time a Co-op member buys a a Co-op branded product or service, 1% of the spend goes to the nominated local cause.