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Community Resettlement News
Bishop Eton parishioners have undertaken a commitment to apply to the Home Office through its Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme to bring a refugee family from the Middle East to live in the Parish community.
Parishioners will support the family for at least two years until it’s members have learnt English, settled into schools, received healthcare,found employment and become integrated into, and independent within, the community.
Comings and Goings:
Fr Charles returns to be with us this weekend: we hope in fine spiritual fettle after his retreat! Although Fr Andrew has a Saturday engagement, we will have the full complement of priests available on Sunday, so I will not have quite such a manic Sunday morning as last week.
May I just say how pleased I was with the liturgies and prayer services for that special Remembrance Day. Thanks to one and all.
RESETTLEMENT PROGRAMME update 4.11.18
If you missed Mass last Sunday you will have missed out on the fantastic news that we have been approved by the Home Office.
Our June/July Newsletter gives updates on our Home Office Application, the search for a house, and the latest fundraisers. If you did not receive a copy on the 8th July you can download one by clicking here If you have not already done so please check our wish-list of items for the house click here.
HOME CONTENTS WISH LIST
The Home Making Team needs to ensure all furnishings and equipment needed to run a family home here in Liverpool are in place before the family arrives. As you can imagine furnishing a house is no easy task. We are hoping that parishioners can help us by pledging or donating items to furnish a house.
Below we have images for each room/area we are hoping to equip. If you click on an image you will find a list of what we hope to provide along with a status field.
We are not looking for individuals or families to buy or donate right now. We are simply looking for people to commit to buy/donate in time for the arrival date of our family once it is known. Some of the larger items such as a hob and oven we expect to be already in the house.
Contributing to the Resettlement Fund
Several people have been asking about how they can donate to the Resettlement Fund
Donations or standing orders may be made into the following account
Account name: Bishop Eton Resettlement Fund,
Bank: NatWest Allerton Road,
Sort code: 60-01-11
Account number 47505192
One off contributions by cheque, cash
For a one-off contribution please post your cheque made to `Bishop Eton Resettlement Fund` or cash in an envelope (clearly marked 'Resettlement Fund') through the Monastery door
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