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Shoebox Appeal

  • 9 October 2020
  • lorna.graham

Lets make a difference this Christmas

West Kirk & Polbeth Harwood Churches Appeal is up & on the go. 
During current restrictions leaflets & wrapped Shoeboxes will be available at our Churches on 4th & 18th Oct. 
Donations - of items or money & completed boxes/gym bags will be gratefully received by Rhoda Lawton at West Kirk & Eleanor Davidson at Polbeth on these days.
Final date to receive donations will be accepted by Rhoda on Tues 27th Oct 10 - 11am at Polbeth Church Hall Door.
To learn a bit more about Blythswood Care 2020 Shoebox Appeal


As you will be aware, our frontline work is always our priority and as part of our response to the impact of COVID-19, we revised our 2020 communications plan to reduce publications and mailing costs. One of the results is the launch of our interactive Impact Report which shares the personal stories of life-changing work delivered on behalf of The Church of Scotland through CrossReach. Our ambition to reduce plastic and paper informed and shaped the first fully online CrossReach Impact Report 2019 – 20.
By going here on your smartphone, tablet/ ipad or laptop you will see joy-filled pictures of creativity and fun, read of life goals achieved and view the short video messages from those we serve and from those who serve others on the frontline of social care.
Together, members of the CrossReach Family have celebrated the 150th anniversary of regulated social care provision by the Church of Scotland, sewn wash bags for care workers to use during the pandemic, engaged with Guild talks about social isolation and loneliness and much, much more! 
Please take time to connect with this online resource. It is our prayer that you will find it a source of encouragement that will inspire prayers of thanksgiving for the work done in Christ’s name.
Yours sincerely,
Elizabeth Hay
Head of Service, Business Development