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A tree-mendous way to raise funds!

Chislehurst Tree 2013 body image

10 November 2014

Chislehurst Methodist Church has found a tree-mendous way of raising money for Christian Aid!

Last year, more than 600 people visited Chislehurst Methodist Church for its Christmas Tree Festival, which was home to almost 40 decorated trees.

The trees were decorated by charities, businesses and church groups from around the area.

While there was no winner for best tree, perhaps the most unique was the one in support of Christian Aid.

Made from 121 empty cans, with figures and animals peering out, the AfriCan Tree was a sight to behold.

A canny way to raise funds

Following on from last year's success, the church has decided to hold the festival again.

The money raised will go towards Christian Aid's Christmas Appeal, which will help support maternal health projects in Kenya and Malawi. 

And the UK Government will double every pound raised this Christmas, so even more lives can be saved!*

Come along!

This year's festival will run from Saturday 29 November to Sunday 7 December.

You can find out more about it here

We can't wait to see this year's Christian Aid tree!

 

The photo of the AfriCan Tree is courtesy of Anthony Faulkner, Chislehurst Methodist Church's Administratvie Assistant.

*Donations made to the Christmas Appeal between 07/11/14 and 06/02/15 will be matched up to £5m​.

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