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Christmas Appeal 2021 (1 February 22)
Our Christmas appeal raised £387 for LewCAS, which is made up of representatives from churches of all denominations in the London Borough of Lewisham who share its aim of relieving poverty and advancing education amongst asylum seekers in South East London.
Mayor's Award (31 March 21)
The Grove Centre Church has received the Mayor of Lewisham's Award for "valuable contribution within the Borough's Community response to COVID-19". This is in recogniton of all the hard work that we have done in bringing hot healthy lunches to our community..
Our Christmas Appeal raised £637.00 for St Christopher's Fellowship, a local charity working with vulnerable children. We have received a Thank You note from Geneva Ellis (their Director of Inclome and Development).
Lunch Delivery Service (1 September 20)
The recent Sydenham Society Newsletter has highlighted the Grove Centre Church’s response to lockdown in changing our long running Lunch Service into a Delivery Lunch Service, so that we can continue to serve our community. A hot Main Course & Dessert is taken to elderly, vulnerable or isolating people for the same price as before - only £3.80! This is available to residents in Sydenham & Forest Hill, 4 days a week.
The article points out that delivery volunteers follow strict social distancing procedures, leaving meals by the door, knocking, and waiting at a distance to ensure people receive their lunches safely..
Comedy Night January 2020
The Comedy Night night raised £1,001.17 for Building Fund