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Listening to Refugees and Asylum Seekers

09 November 2019

Saturday 09 November 2019

Rochdale Parish Church of St Chad's
Sparrow Hill
OL16 1QT


Rochdale Action with Asylum Seekers and Refugees and Rochdale Parish Church of St Chad invite you to: Listening to Refugees and Asylum Seekers

An opportunity to hear from those who have come to Rochdale and surrounding communities from various parts of the world

Saturday 9 November at St. Chad’s Church, Sparrow Hill Rochdale OL16 1QT

  • Hear from Refugees and Asylum Seekers. In small groups we shall listen to individuals and learn about their journeys to Rochdale
  • A wide range of nationalities will be represented
  • Hear from Churches, Red Cross, RADAR, and other local partners about their work with newcomers to the town
  • No charge for the day (voluntary donation / bring and share lunch). Disabled Access
  • Connect with agencies and find out how to get involved


  • 10.30 Arrivals, and refreshments.
  • 11.00 Welcome and introduction to the day from RADAR
  • 1130-12.45 Listening to Refugees 1
  • 12.45 Lunch (Please bring some food to share, Drinks available. Time for networking)
  • 1.30 Listening to Refugees 2
  • 2.30 Rochdale Cooperates: an overview of current work with Refugees and plans
  • 2.45 Conclusion Barbara Butler, Executive Secretary, Christians Aware
  • 3.00 Departures

Entry fee: Free

Contact: Revd Mark Coleman
Tel: 01706 632809 or Mob: 07795 202 955

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