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Church project focus

Fresh Start at Holy Trinity

Cinnamon Impact   Here at Cinnamon, we want to help churches to transform their communities – it’s as simple as that! Holy Trinity in Ashby de la Zouch received a Cinnamon Micro-Grant back in 2016 to set up a Fresh Start (formerly CAP Release Group) that’s transforming lives across their community.   When she retired just over two [...]
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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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