Church project focus

A Micro-Grant made easy!

Today’s Cinnamon Bite features an interview with Sue Kitson, whose Church has recently received a Micro-Grant from Cinnamon. We talk to her about her experience. What led you to apply for a micro-grant and how was the process for you? After our recent church building project was finished, we felt it the right timing to go out […]

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Increasing the Local Churches Community Impact

Today’s Cinnamon Bite features an interview with Mike Peters of King’s Church in Amersham, a church who through Cinnamon’s support – have increased their Community Impact. Tell us about the work of your church. Our church has always had a strong outward community focus. Before coming into contact with Cinnamon, we had four Community Projects; […]

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Renew 37, Valuing People with Mental Illness

Today’s Cinnamon Bite features recent Cinnamon Project Lab joint winner, Ruth Rice. We talk to her about her fledgling project, Renew 37. Q: What made you first decide to run Renew37? My own experience of burnout and recovery made me realise how  lonely mental ill-health can feel even in church. As I became increasingly aware of […]

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Care Home Friends – Befriending Older People

Today’s Cinnamon Bite features recent Cinnamon Project Lab joint winner, Tina English. We talk to her about her fledgling project, Care Home Friends. Q: What made you first decide to run Care Home Friends? I think it was seeing how isolated and lonely older people in care homes could be. During the time when I was nursing, I […]

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Five Benefits of the Cinnamon Incubation Process

Today’s Cinnamon Bite features MakeLunch founder Rachel Warwick, reflecting on the Cinnamon project incubation process. Today, we are celebrating MakeLunch’s 5th anniversary. MakeLunch is a national charity working through a network of churches to provide meals during school holidays for children and families who rely on free school meals during term time. Our first Kitchen […]

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