Volunteers

To find out more about volunteering for events, see the Hope for All page.

 

If you would like to volunteer for church-based projects in Leamington, here are some of the opportunities:

 

Nightlight 

Nightlight runs from 11pm - 4am every Friday night on the forecourt of All Saints Church.  It provides free hot drinks, some space and someone to listen to clubbers after a night out.  Run by All Saints, the project involves people from across the Leamington churches. 

Contact Matthew Pittam - matthewpittam@yahoo.co.uk

 

Debt counselling and prevention

A project currently being set up by St Mary's Church but involving churches across the town.  Volunteers are needed to offer personal support to those in debt.  No expertise is required as full training is given. 

Contact Barry Jackson on barry.jackson@talktalk.net

 

Lunch Club

Lunch Club runs twice a week at St Paul's Church providing food and fellowship to those over 60.  Volunteers are needed to befriend older people, serve lunches and provide lifts, once a month or more frequently.

Contact Jo Barfoot on 01926 427149; jo@stpl.org.uk

 

The Well Christian Healing Centre

The Well offer drop-in prayer for healing on Tuesday afternoons and evenings, and Wednesday mornings.  In order to pray for people, you must be recommended by your church and have completed The Well's training programme.

The Well also run Soaking Prayer on Wednesday afternoons and Thursday evenings.  Volunteers are needed to pray and to serve tea and coffee at this event.

The Well also have 'prayer watchmen' who prayerfully support those involved in The Well's work.

Contact Vanessa on 888003 or vanessa@wellhealing.org

 

Leamington Christian Mission

Leamington Christian Mission provide food, support and provisions to homeless and vulnerable people.  Volunteers are needed to serve soup on weekday evenings and to make the soup during the day.  Occasional volunteers are needed to help lift, sort and carry donations, usually on a Thursday morning.

Contact Steph and Geoff Devlin on 01926 314158

 

Leamington Spa Rehabilitation Hospital

Volunteers are needed to provide lifts to and from church services for people on hospital wards.  Sundays 10.30am - 12 noon.

Contact Rev Julie Cartwright on 01926 406776.

 

Sycamore Tree Prison Fellowship

Sycamore Tree need volunteers to help run a programme, based on Christian values, teaching victim awareness and restorative justice to offenders.  The six-session course is run periodically. 

Contact Anne Mason - annemason@prisonfellowship.org.uk

Saturday Friendship Group

The Saturday Friendship Group is a Christian initiative to provide a Saturday morning facility for the homeless and socially deprived of the community to enjoy simple food, a venue for friendship and support and with the opportunity to learn from a selection of daily living skills.  More details available shortly

 

 

 


Jo Barfoot, 30/01/2008