‘I was a stranger and you invited me in.’Matthew 25:35
Meeting Point provides practical, emotional and spiritual support to asylum seekers and refugees from its base at Christ Church, Upper Armley. We aim to empower beneficiaries, increase skill set and aid integration. Meeting points shows Jesus’ love in action.
Activities include: drop-in, including food and clothing provision; women’s group; English classes; advocacy and support; raising awareness; trips and an annual residential.
One person said:
“It fills my soul and my spiritual and physical body. Here, they clothe me and give me food and I have found people who care and talk to me. Some have the same problems like mine and we share. At this place, I learned a lot and I have found a shoulder to cry on”.
· For funding and donations received
· For the commitment of staff and volunteers and support of other agencies
· For those who are destitute and those facing social injustice
· For those fleeing from areas of conflict around the world