Justice and Peace Minutes – Minutes of meeting 11.04.2018

Present:

  • Si├ón (Chair)
  • Stephen
  • Sarah B
  • Susanne
  • Tim
  • Eva (Minutes)

Previous minutes

The minutes from the previous meeting were agreed as accurate.

S2 Foodbank

Tim gave an update on the foodbank and all is going reasonably well at the moment although difficulties are expected when universal credit becomes more
widespread in September. Food donations are still needed from the Parish.

Diocesan Justice and Peace Day

This was cancelled due to bad weather and no new date has been set yet.

Church Action on Poverty

Sarah has not had any information from Church Action on Poverty for some time now so will touch base with them for an update.

CAFOD

As part of the “Share the journey” campaign a walk has been organised on 12 May from St Vincent’s to the town hall in solidarity with the journey that refugees make. Stephen to put a note in the bulletin about this. Also, as part of this campaign an e-mail petition will be available for parishioners to sign. Stephen to put a note in the bulletin about this.

May Day Trek will leave from St Luke’s meeting at 9.30 am for a 10am start on 7th May, Bank Holiday Monday. Sian to put a note in the bulletin with details.

Preparations for AGM

Discussions were held on the need for a paragraph outlining the group’s activities over the past year. This will be presented at the AGM. Eva agreed to write this and share with the group for comments.

Date of next meeting

The next meeting will be held on 5 July 2018 at 8pm in the presbytery.

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