A word from Elfrida Calvocoressi, Chair of Trustees
The joy of celebrating together was complete when Bishop Christopher Chessun presided at our special Thanksgiving Service on September 17th 2016, giving us the closing watchword for our work of peacemaking: “Patience with Perseverance.” Read more here...
Mentoring programmes develop alongside detached youthwork
The Brixton team have recently been asked to establish mentoring programmes to complement their core practices of street-based youth work and school-based activities. This is already an affirmation of the trust in CHIPS which has developed over the last 18 months. Read more here...
CHIPS Ghana Animal Rearing
CHIPS Animal Rearing projects have been taking women from both sides of the conflict divide and bringing them together to build relationships and enable them to generate their own income.
Working with the CHIPS team to grow their herds, they raise income to better support their families. Read more here...
Across the country CHIPS supporters have been doing their piece for a world of peace - raising money by cycling 50 miles from the original home of CHIPS in Henley to its new one in Brixton, swimming 50 lengths of a lido, making 50 cups of tea and 50 cakes, and staying absolutely silent for 50 hours...
What could you do for peace? Get involved today and help CHIPS move Forward from 50!
Your support is invaluable to us in our work for peace. Some ways you can get more involved are:
If you believe in the vision of CHIPS, regular giving allows us to better plan our work and remain flexible in the face of changing conflicts. To see what your money could do, see below. To sign up to regular or one-off giving, click here.
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Become an Ambassador
Help us to spread the message of peacemaking! As an ambassador we will equip you to talk about CHIPS in your area, run small events, lead Bible Studies, and much more.
CHIPS in film...
Did you know we've made two films this year? Pulled together from our 50 years of experience making peace around the world, our longer film explores the theology and history of CHIPS, as well as what we have planned for the future, whilst the second explores key principles of CHIPS practice. Watch now below and don't forget to share them with your friends and family.