Newsletter items from the Justice & Peace Group Week Commencing 7-11-21

Newsletter items from the Justice & Peace Group Week Commencing 7-11-21

  1. SILVESTER This Sunday & for the next few weeks, the parish will be collecting medical-related items for Fr. Silvester’s health clinic in Uganda. The type of items needed are spectacles, hearing aids, clinical uniforms (male and female), syringes, dental and surgical equipment such as callipers, forceps, bandages and plasters, clinical thermometers, stethoscopes, insulin meters, pulse oximeter and surgical gloves.
    Larger items, such as ultrasound scanners (general and antenatal), x-ray machine, patient monitoring machine, oxygen concentrator, complete blood count machine, oxygen tanks, and a medical refrigerator are also needed. Does anyone have contacts that could help with sourcing this equipment? If so, please contact a member of the Justice and Peace Group. Visits from doctors and
    nurses to the clinic would also be very welcome; please speak to a member of the J&P Group. Please leave items in boxes each end of the church

People’s Summit for Climate Justice 7-10 November, will be a massive and vibrant event for learning and building ideas for achieving climate justice and system change.  There are sessions which are taking place in Glasgow itself, and others which are happening online. To sign up for this free event https://cop26coalition.org/peoples-summit/

LIVE SIMPLY Tip of the Week Foods in season in November. This month, look out for seasonal goodies like kale, beetroot, butternut squash, parsnips and swede – as well as apples and pears on the fruit front.  Provided by Friends of the Earth http://www.foe.co.uk

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