Bonds of Perfect Charity

Home » News » Bonds of Perfect Charity
Action for Children
Action for Children2

Bonds of perfect charity

How Action for Children brings fullness in abundance

Our work, which comes in truly various forms, reaches children and young people across the UK. It is, therefore,quite challenging to convey in a few word show we make a real difference. However, a closer look at just one of our almost 600 services can do just that.

Tafarn Newydd Children & Families Service,based in Pontypool, Wales, supports disabled children. During the week, children with Autism, aged up to four years old, can play, learn and develop in a safe and happy environment, with multi-agency support tailored towards their specific needs.

An after-school club is available to reduce the risk of family breakdown by providing regular short breaks. It offers disabled children, aged from four to eighteen, chances to integrate with the local community through fun activities of their choice.

During weekends, the service runs Saturday short breaks for children,aged from 8 to 18, with a diagnosed or emerging diagnosis of a range of disabilities. Here, we support children to increase their social independence and access community activities.

While these initiatives operate, parents and carers can have a regular break, or do the crucial things that are essential,but sometimes made very difficult with a child with additional needs, such as grocery shopping.

You can learn more about what we do and how we do it through special events like Action for Children Sunday. This year, the annual occasion takes place on Sunday 8 July — some churches may mark it on another Sunday before or after that. The generous offerings from these special worship services go towards helping more children and families, whatever their needs.

Thank you for your support and generosity to Action for Children.

Dean Pettipher

Methodist Talent and Communications Intern, Action for Children

For more information, email us at ask@actionforchildren.org.uk or visit actionforchildren.org.uk.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Image: 280774_283 marriage and relationships a4 report (large) (1)
Webteam: Wed 15 Jan 10:29am

God in Love Unites Us.The Methodist Conference Report on Marriage and Relationships.Our District Synod on January 11th 2020 met to vote on the proposals contained within the report 'God in Love Unites us'. The various resolutions spoke about relationships in general, the churches approach to co-habitation and the churches response to the changes in the law which...

Pilgrimage
Webteam: Thu 19 Dec 5:24pm

6th — 15th April 2021"Come and see!" these are words attributed in the gospels to one of Jesus' first disciples, Phillip, as he encourages his friend Nathaniel to become a disciple — "Come and see!"We all have occasions where we experience or enjoy something, and want to encourage others to do the same, don't we? Whether it's a new film we've seen at the...

Cafe Lingo flyer 2019-20
Webteam: Thu 10 Oct 10:06am

Cafe Lingo is one way Promenade Methodist Church "Welcomes The Stranger".It is an English Language Cafe which aims to support newcomers to the Isle of Man for whom English is not their first language by teaching English in a relaxed way, and by helping them to learn more about day-to-day life on the Isle of Man.It is open to all — any nationality, age, faith (or no faith) or level...

© 2014 - 2020 Methodist Isle of Man

Official website for the Methodist Church in the Isle of Man