Supporting Peacemakers with Easyfundraising

Did you know that whenever you buy anything online – from your weekly shop to your annual holiday – you could be raising free donations for Peacemaker Trust with easyfundraising?

There are over 4,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation – including eBay, Argos, John Lewis, ASOS, Booking.com and M&S – and it won’t cost you a penny extra to help us raise funds.

All you need to do is:

  1. Go to Easyfundraising and join for free.
  2. Every time you shop online, go to easyfundraising first to find the site you want and start shopping.
  3. After you’ve checked out, the retailer will make a donation to Peacemaker Trust at no extra cost to you whatsoever!

There are no catches or hidden charges and Peacemaker Trust will be really grateful for your donations. Thank you for your support.

Joyce talks about Book Aid

Joyce is a sprightly 87. She has supported the Christian charity, Book Aid, for over 50 years and stores books in her church in Portsmouth ready for collection. We meet about once a month when I deliver books from Southampton. Every time I visit have to dissuade her from wanting to carry the boxes from my car to her store. In this short interview she told me more about the charity and why it is important to her.

Find our more about the valuable work of Book Aid

Rev Mark Battison joins the Peacemaker Board of Reference

We are delighted the Revd Mark Battison has joined the International Board of Reference of Peacemaker Trust. 

Mark is an ordained Anglican Priest currently working in a half time capacity at St Margaret’s Church in the Diocese and City of Leicester. 

He is also the CEO of a Group of companies engaged in the world of technology and robotics. 

He is currently Chair of the Board of Sabeel-Kairos and, prior to a long term illness, he was Director of Friends of Sabeel UK for 3 years. 

Mark is planning to retire soon and can then devote more of his time to working for justice, freedom and peace for the peoples of Palestine.

Peacemaker Christmas e-News

 I am delighted to share with you some good news. When God sent the angels to Bethlehem to announce “Glory to God in the highest heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favour rests.” (Luke 2:14), he really meant it! God’s favour and peace is ours if we receive him, like the shepherds who searched for Jesus, like the wise men who worshipped Jesus, and like his parents, Joseph and Mary who served Jesus. That is how we become children of God. That is how we can best celebrate Christmas every day. Continue reading →