International Refugee Week 2020 starts today – June 15th. In previous years there have been various local activities recognising the contributions of refugees in the UK, with a vigil in the cathedral, films and talks. Last year there were some very successful sessions in schools with refugees giving talks to children about their experiences and … Continue reading Refugee Week 15 – 21 June 2020
Gill Casey attended the very first meeting of Sanctuary in Chichester at St Richard’s Church in January 2016 with her husband Frank, and several other members of that community. They were both retired teachers with a passion for education and immediately evident compassion towards others less fortunate than themselves. While Gill was well-informed about the … Continue reading In Remembrance of Gill Casey
If you are looking for a good local cause for your Zakat donations this Ramadan, please consider supporting Sanctuary in Chichester? We are a local voluntary organisation committed to making our area a welcoming place for refugees and asylum seekers. We offer sanctuary to people fleeing violence and persecution, and support them to build their … Continue reading Zakat West Sussex & Chichester
Thank you Helen for putting together this quiz to keep kids busy during school closures. The answers have now been posted below. Good luck! 1. How many countries are there in the world? 2. Where is the largest active volcano in the world? 3. Name 6 different types of dinosaur. 3. Which pole is the … Continue reading Helen’s Quiz for Clever Kids!
In early autumn we had two big events; the 2nd* brithday party of our drop-in and the Annual General Meeting. Drop-In 2nd Birthday Party, 16th September 2019 All our regular drop-in attendees – service users and volunteers – came together to produce a superb buffet. The hall was decorated, including with a chain of paper … Continue reading AGM & Drop-In Birthday Party
Come to our party on Monday 30th December 2019! It’s at St Paul’s Church, Chichester, from 3-6pm. We’re planning lots of fun, food and activities, including various performances, party food, Syrian dishes, panettone and Christmas crackers. Please let us know if you would like to get involved or have ideas for activities.