I received an email last week infroming me about an exhibition about poverty and homelessness in Newcastle adn thought it might be of some interest to some readers. Part of the text of the email is below
The exhibition has been put together by a team of people from St Thomas Church, Haymarket, Newcastle in response to misunderstandings held by some about the issues of poverty and homelessness. Both these issues are seriously affected by the levels of income, whether from employment or benefits (or both) on which many have to survive. We are concerned as Christians that some people are losing sight of the ‘golden rule’ of the major faiths that we should ‘love our neighbour’.
Developing this exhibition has been both challenging and stimulating for the team and we are hoping that it will have a similar effect on viewers. As part of the exhibition we are showcasing some of the local organizations working alongside those affected by poverty and homelessness.
It is a 3 week exhibition (starting 25th January 2013) at St Thomas Church, Haymarket and it’s open 10-4, Mon-Sat and is, of course, free! I hope you may be able to drop in at some time to take a look!