Beating the credit crunch with St Paul’s Lads’ Brigade

Monday October 27th 2008

The rector, the Rev James Carson pictured with boys from St Paul’s Parish CLB as they prepare to deliver their ‘credit crunch parcels’ to older people in the community.Members of the Church Lads’ Brigade at St Paul’s Parish, Lisburn, have helped ease the burden of the credit church for older people in their community.

Over the last few weeks the boys packed ‘credit crunch parcels’ for delivery on Friday October 24.  Each parcel contained such basic items as tinned products, sweets and washing-up liquid. 

The boys and parcels packed into the company mini-bus with the assistance of Andrew Maze (Captain) and called with their more elderly neighbours, where they well received
St Paul’s has several community mottos, one of which is: ‘St Paul’s at the heart of the Community,’ and this project led by the CLB demonstrates the motto in action.

One other scheme the parish ministry team has piloted this autumn is a community lunch held in the church hall on Wednesdays and this is attracting an increasing number of folk each week.

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