Alton Webteam: June 2017
Once again it is time for the fund for World mission boxes to be gathered in and the contents sent to Mission House. If you have one or would like to make a small donation — please see me on a Sunday morning — or boxes maybe left in the church office.
This is a charity which provides important support for ministers, teachers, medical staff etc who, day by day, give their knowledge and care for those who are suffering in many countries around the world.
Do help if you can
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