Great blog from a volunteer in Southwark diocese – full of tips! Thank you to Julie Valentine for sharing her thoughts.
Julie Valentine is a parish Volunteer at Our Lady Queen of Peace in East Sheen. She reflects on her experience of this Harvest Family Fast Day and what is coming up next for us all.
Harvest in a Nut shell
What was Harvest like this year? I heard that some parishes like St James the Great in Petts Wood achieved very substantial collections for Harvest and got a good response from their parishioners to donate via their mobile phones. Or other parishes like Our Lady of the Rosary in Sidcup managed to advertise successfully in the parish newsletter and social media. A few parishes like St Vincent de Paul, Battersea, were even brave enough to try the cashless payment with ordering some devices from CAFOD. These examples were very uplifting and show the wonderful commitment…
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