There was a lively celebration as people came together to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Christians against Poverty Wakefield Debt Centre.
The Wakefield Centre is run in partnership with St Helen’s church Sandal, Wakefield and is one of a national network designed to help people out of poverty working through 300 local churches – including churches across our Diocese – with money courses, job clubs, life skills courses and release courses.
The celebration last weekend of the fifth anniversary was attended by the Mayor of Wakefield, Cllr Kevin Barker, and Mayoress Mrs Kirsty Barker.
During the service the reading and prayers were given by those who had been helped by CAP and Wakefield’s Debt Centre manager, Sarah Cutts, pictured right, gave a talk.
After the service a meal was shared by up to a hundred people.
The Wakefield Centre is based in St Helen's, Sandal, and supported by St Paul's, Walton, New Life Christian Centre, St George's, Lupset, and Sandal Methodist Church. A CAP Money course starts at The Spring on Thursday 28 September at 7.30pm and it is one of three this year held in Wakefield.
CAP Money Courses run regularly to teach budgeting and basic financial management, are open to anyone.
At a time when household debt in a growing problem in this country, CAP gives people hope of getting out of debt. As a result some also find faith.
CAP’s vision is to break the grip of poverty that breaks families apart with 1,000 CAP projects by 2021.
WAKEFIELD CAP MONEY COURSE: Starts Thursday 28 Sept 7.30pm.
For any enquiries please ring free of charge 0800 328 0006.
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