Community Clean Up

Cornerstone team members with the rubbish collectedLove Thame – A Community in Action

On Saturday 20th of March Thame Churches are joining together to carry out a number of projects in the local community. The Community Action Day is being organised by Thame Churches United and signifies the launch of a week-long series of events throughout the town.

Love Thame Logo“We want to give people a real sense of community and also wanted to share some of what Easter is about demonstrate unconditional love in the community,” said Paddy Harris Pastor in Training at Cornerstone. Other activities throughout the week following the Community Action Day include free lunches at Thame Barns Centre with special question and answer sessions. On Friday there will also be supervised activities for children 0 – 4 years old.

Connecting with the youth

A ‘Youth Cafe at The Well Cafe giving the town’s teens an opportunity to chill with mates and enjoy food and drink for free; as well as games, questions and answers. “In a society that is becoming increasingly insular we want to share our faith and also want to help people to think about their lives. A question that is often raised and we are looking to help answer is “I love my life – why do I need God?”, says Paddy Harris.

The week of events will close with a Jazz Dinner at Barley hill school where there will be delicious food, great music and Dr Krish Kandiah will be speaking on ‘How to save a life – is Jesus really the answer?

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Note to editors: Love Thame is led by Thame Churches United; a partnership of churches including St Mary’s Church Thame, Barley Hill Church, Christchurch, Oasis, Cornerstone, Community Church Thame and Long Crendon Baptist Church. Cornerstone is a congregation of Long Crendon Baptist Church that has been meeting at John Hampden School since 2nd of February 2008. The pastoral team of Long Crendon Baptist Church regularly meet with other Churches in Thame who welcome the move to launch a new service in Thame.

For Further Information contact:

Krish Kandiah Director at Evangelical Alliance Tel: 01844 218 361

Paddy Harris Pastor, Cornerstone Baptist Church Tel: 01844 202069

Press information contact John Bancroft on 0845 331 6069 or email HYPERLINK “”

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