Aid to the Church in Need

Each year we fund over 5,000 projects in more than 140 countries around world, helping to support the Church in its mission, and bringing hope and solidarity to millions of people.

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What if you could provide a hot meal for a desperate Christian family in Lebanon while you enjoy your Sunday lunch at home? You are invited to join ACN benefactors and parishes all across the UK for a virtual Sunday Lunch in aid of the St John the Merciful Table, a fantastic initiative that serves daily meals to thousands of Christians in and around the city of Zahle.

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Latest News

  • ETHIOPIA: Surge in violence leads to up to 1,000 deaths

    Up to 1,000 people – including priests and other church leaders – have been killed in a series of attacks in Ethiopia culminating in a massacre at a church where the Ark of the Covenant is believed to be held. Following reports that 750 people were killed in a raid on the Orthodox Maryam Tsiyon […]

    The Tigray region of Ethiopia
  • PAKISTAN: Girl of 12’s life as chained slave

    The father of a 12-year-old Christian girl – kidnapped, raped, shackled hand and foot, and forced to work from dusk till dawn – has at last spoken out about her ordeal. When police rescued Farah Shaheen from the Faisalabad house of 45-year-old Khizar Ahmed Ali (Hayat) in December 2020, she was too traumatised to speak […]

    Farah Shaheen (©Aid to the Church in Need).

Upcoming Events

  • ACN Virtual Sunday Lunch

    What if you could provide a hot meal for a desperate Christian family in Lebanon while you enjoy your Sunday lunch at home? You are invited to join ACN benefactors and parishes all across the UK for a virtual Sunday Lunch in aid of the St John the Merciful Table, a fantastic initiative that serves […]

  • Aid to the Church in Need’s Pilgrimage to The Holy Land 2021

    Aid to the Church in Need’s Pilgrimage to The Holy Land Friday 12 November to Saturday 20 November 2021 We hope you will join us on this wonderful opportunity to walk in the footsteps of Our Lord. We will not only visit Holy sites, but we will have the chance to visit ACN projects, as […]

    Chapel of Dominus Flevit - View through window over altar to Jerusalem

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Gifts

Bethlehem Star with Mother of Pearl

Hang this Bethlehem Star with Mother of Pearl on your Christmas tree or by your window all year around as a reminder of the workers and their families in Bethlehem who are struggling to support themselves during these hard times. Commissioned for Aid to the Church in Need to support the families in the Holy Land    

£4.00

Gifts

God of Hope – Tea Towel

This luxury designer Tea Towel by Ben and Hannah Dunnett is made from 8oz heavyweight cotton and hemmed on all four sides.

£11.99

Books

The Story of Christmas – A fold out story

A fun retelling of Jesus' birth in an innovative book format that folds out to create scenes from the story for children to interact with. The sturdy board book folds out to create four amazing scenes from the Christmas story. Children will love lifting the flaps and peeking through the die-cut windows in the walls to explore the scenes.  

£9.99