Olympics: churches’ score-card
HALF a million people attended events run by churches during the
Olympic and Paralympic Games, figures released by More Than Gold
suggest. The charity believes that this represents the Churches'
largest-ever engagement with the Games.
A team of 300 Games Pastors delivered more than 13,000 hours of
voluntary service to visitors, while members of athletes' families
enjoyed more than 2000 nights of free hospitality in the homes of
volunteers. More than 2100 volunteers arrived in the UK ...
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