an extraordinary amount of money to run and maintain this delightful
Contrary to what many
people might believe, St Swithin's doesn't receive any financial
support from The Church of England. Quite the reverse, in fact, as around
£10,000 has to be raised and paid annually to the C of E! On top of that,
money has to be found to keep the church in a good state of repair and
pay all of the day to day running costs.
Throughout the year, those
who worship at St Swithin, and also those who have some form of
affiliation with this church, work to raise money by organising events
such as car-boot sales, barbeques, afternoon cream teas and sales of
But the money raised is
never sufficient to properly run and maintain this historic place of
consider providing some financial support to St Swithin's - there are
A one-off donation - just
£20 will help pay our Utility Bills.
A monthly donation - £10
or £20 a month would help us more than you could imagine.
A bequest in favour of St
Swithin's, either through your own Will, or the Will of someone you
know who might like to support us.
To donate please
call or email Andrew Johnson: