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Church Times Train-A-Priest Fund, last chance to donate

20 May 2022

THERE is still time — just — to give to the Church Times Train-A-Priest (TAP) Fund for Africa appeal. As usual, the appeal stays open for donations until Pentecost (5 June). To date, the total is £27,973.44: an encouraging jump since last week.

Thank you to all those who have already given. Your generosity makes a real difference to training the priests of the future in parts of the world where funding for ordinands can never be taken for granted.

You will know by now that every penny given goes directly to support ordinands in Africa. Nothing is retained for administrative costs, either by us or the Council of Anglican Provinces of Africa (CAPA), which distributes grants on our behalf.

So, if you have not yet given — or would like to make another offering — please do so in the next couple of weeks. You can be sure that any gift you can make, whether large or small, will make a tangible difference to someone who needs it.


How to donate to the TAP Fund

We encourage you to donate online, quickly and securely. This is our preferred method: www.churchtimes.co.uk/train-a-priest-fund.

We will, however, accept donations of any shape and size. Please make cheques payable to “The TAP Fund” and send to: TAP Fund, Church Times, Hymns Ancient & Modern, 13a Hellesdon Road, Norwich NR6 5DR.

If you are a UK payer of income or capital gains tax, the Church Times, through the Hymns Ancient & Modern charity, can recover 25p for every £1 that you give through Gift Aid. If you are eligible, please indicate this when making an online donation, or complete the form in last week’s paper and send it with your cheque.

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