Here at New Life Family Church we believe in showing God’s love to the community around us in practical ways. That’s where our community action team, New Life Care, comes in.
New Life Care was set up twelve years ago to enable us to demonstrate the love of God to our community in a practical way, to meet needs and have a positive influence on people’s lives.
At the moment the care team are serving over 100 families in the area. From the beginning of April through to the end of October we are out and about in the fresh air, mowing, strimming, trimming and tidying gardens. We serve people in their gardens on a regular basis and visit every two weeks. In the Autumn, when the grass-cutting season comes to a close, we concentrate on hedge trimming. During the winter months we swap garden tools for paint brushes and rollers as we provide help in the form of decorating.Dave, our team leader, is helped by a team of volunteers. We bring our own tools and equipment, and we even take the rubbish away! At the moment we are serving mainly older people but we do assess each job individually, so if you are unable to get the grass cut yourself or there’s some painting that you are unable to do and you need a little help, please get in touch.
We do not charge for our service but people are free to make donations. The money helps us to support children in Rwanda. We have a children’s home in Kayonza, Rwanda and the generosity of our customers helps us to make a difference in the children’s lives.
New Life Care is all about serving our community, but it is not just about doing jobs for people; it is also about building relationships. We are here to be friends of the community, people you can trust. If all you want is for someone to come and visit for a chat, we have teams who will do this too.
For more information on New Life Care, contact the Church Office on 01449 774000 or email us.