Bishop calls for Community Response to Floods
The community spirit of the people of St Asaph will help the city cope with floods which have forced 500 people from their homes, the Bishop of St Asaph said today.
Bishop Gregory Cameron called for a community response to the disaster in the months of clearing up ahead. He also issued an appeal via Facebook for people to pray for St Asaph.
“The city is in this together and we need to respond together and galvanise the best of human nature.
“What has amazed me so far is the resilience of folk and the number of volunteers who have rallied around – members of my own clergy, first aiders and the Red Cross.
“There has been a real spirit of co-operation and it is that spirit which will carry us through the next few months. People are being cheerful and determined to get on with things.”
The Dean of St Asaph Cathedral the Very Reverend Nigel Williams and the Vicar of St Asaph the Reverend Val Rowlands are attending an emergency meeting of community leaders in St Asaph on Wednesday to plan a way ahead, including possibly setting up a flood appeal.
Entered By Phil Topham - Wednesday 28th of November 2012Diocesan Office,
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