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Bible-athon

 

To mark the Year of the Bible we will be reading it from start to finish in the church, non stop, over 4 days.

There will be a display of the parishoners favourite bible quotes/stories, and why those passages speak to them.

We therefore hope you will be able to support this event and we offer you the opportunity to either be involved or to assist with sponsoring the event as follows:

BIBLEATHON
As part of the Diocese of Chichester 'Year of the Bible' for 72 hours from Thursday 26th to Sunday 29th October (Bible Sunday) 12 hardy volunteers will be taking it in turns  to read the whole of the Bible, non stop, out loud in church. we are doing this to raise money for the church sound system and to help three great charities; They are:
Benin Christian Support 
http://www.beninchristiansupport.org.uk/
Benin Christian Support bring a message of HOPE. Taking to those in need the resources that will help make there lives better. Working alongside the local people, demonstrating God’s love through: Education, Health care, Community development &Evangelism
Emmaus UK
https://www.emmaus.org.uk/
Emmaus supports people to work their way out of homelessness, providing meaningful work as well as a stable home for as long as someone needs it.
Hove and Adur Sea Cadets
http://www.sea-cadets.org/hoveadur/home.aspx
Sea Cadets offers young people in our area amazing opportunities for personal development; learning new skills and working in teams in an environment where they find new confidence and inspiration.

 

You can donate easily by clicking the mydone button below or by getting a form from the church office or in the porch of the church.

Sponsor what you can please:
14p an hour for 72 hours = £10ish
1p a minute for 4,320 minutes = £43.20
66 Books of the bible at 50p each = £33
4 Gospels at £5 each £20

 

Event date

26-October-2017 -  
29-October-2017

Donate to our event through BT MyDonate

If you can sponsor, donate or help, then please contact the Parish Office, St Nicholas Church Hall, Saltdean Vale, Saltdean, Brighton BN2 8HE.