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Small church, big backing

Margaret Duggan

by Margaret Duggan

Posted: 16 Aug 2013 @ 12:05

A SMALL rural church on the outskirts of Crewe, in Chester diocese, is rising to the Archbishop of Canterbury's challenge in a big way. St Peter's, Minshull Vernon, is putting £20,000 from its reserves into two credit unions: the Cheshire Neighbours Credit Union, and another in the wider area that is yet to be decided.

The Priest-in-Charge, the Revd Dr Philip Goggin, tells me that they had already been thinking about this before Archbishop Welby raised the issue ...

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