Jams and Preserves for a Hospital Bed!

GPH 2Bob and Pam Kimmins are raising money for Green Pastures Hospital by selling jams and preserves in between morning services. They are aiming to raise enough to cover the cost of a hospital bed for a year at Green Pastures (£966). Please visit their stall in the church hall to find out more and see how the total is adding up!

OAC picInternational Nepal Fellowship’s (INF) Green Pastures Hospital

Since opening in 1957, Green Pastures has worked to restore hope and dignity for the poor and people living with leprosy and disabilities in Nepal.  Many who arrive at Green Pastures’ doors have been rejected by society. The vision is to be a place where those most in need can find healing of body, mind and soul.

Nepal has high prevalence of various types of disability and chronic diseases, such as leprosy. As a result of diseases and/or disabilities, people oftenDSC_0152 low res become the outcasts and some of the most vulnerable people of society – uneducated, unemployed and unwanted. Those who go to Green Pastures for help find it to be a place of new hope and acceptance. They receive medical treatment and care that is simply not available elsewhere.

St John’s links with INF

St John’s supports John Reynolds, who is CEO of INF’s UK office in Selly Oak, through Living Stones.

In April 2013, some of the St John’s youth visited INF’s work in Nepal, including Green Pastures, whilst on a mission trip to Nepal – you can read about their experiences here.

More information

If you’d like to find out more about INF or are interested in supporting Green Pastures Hospital further, please visit www.inf.org or contact Rosie Pitman, who is a member of St John’s.

14th Nov 2013 Posted in: News by Fran Varley 0

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