HELP NEEDED URGENTLY
Can you spare any time on a Wednesday Morning?
Holy Cross Parish Church has been running their Luncheon Club from April 2006 and our average weekly attendance is 40-50.
We urgently need volunteers to either help prepare food etc. from 8.30am to 2pm or volunteers to help serve the 3 course lunch from 11am.
No experience needed.
We are looking to have 4 teams (one leader plus 3 helpers and the aim is that each team does one week in four).
Please Contact the Parish Office (Sue) on 677 5352
for further details.
Members of Holy Cross, Woodchurch Parish Church started the Lunch Club in April 2006 after discussions with Wirral Borough Council’s Neighbourhood Management Team (Woodchurch); visits to other Lunch Clubs in Wirral, and after establishing that there was a need in, and for, our local community.
It was agreed that the club would be open once a week (on Wednesdays) to people over 50 year old and who were
(1) residents in the parish; or
(2) members of either Holy Cross Church; Woodchurch Methodist Church or St.Michael and All Ages R.C. Church Woodchurch; and or
(3) others in our community not covered by 1 or 2 above who might benefit from the weekly fellowship and lunch.
The Club closes for 3 weeks at Christmas/New Year, 2 weeks at Easter and has a 7 week summer break. In the open 40 weeks of 2014 we will serve 1700 meals to a weekly average of 42.5 members a week. The registered membership totals 62 at the year end.
We charge £2.50 per week for a main course, dessert and tea or coffee.
Another requirement taken most seriously by the Leaders is the care for the members we must safeguard for their health, hygiene and safety, in both the food and the facilities. As well as keeping records of attendance, (and absences pastorally) we have to maintain full traceability for all food purchases and helpers each week. In this regard the Leaders work very hard in conjunction with the Foods Standards Agency through Wirral Borough Council’s Environmental Health inspectorate, and are delighted, but not complacent, to have the highest possible hygiene rating (5) for the Lunch Club.