Covid-19 Information, resources & volunteering
St Thomas' Church
Regular video updates are posted on the church's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/stthomasedin/, on our YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1r0Eq3PqBmxioDssYXCbGQ and
also at David McCarthy's blog, "Gadget Vicar" https://www.gadgetvicar.org.uk
We are on Twitter at: https://twitter.com/stthomasedin
Our webpage is https://www.sainthomas.org.uk
Edinburgh Council: Coronavirus - voluntary groups and volunteering https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/coronavirus-4/coronavirus-can-help/1
Ready Scotland https://www.readyscotland.org/ is a source of information on helping the community, volunteering and support.
The National Food Service provide information on helping others safely during the Covid 19 emergency, available at their website https://www.nationalfoodservice.uk. See here for some advice on providing assistance with shopping.
Covid-19 Mutual Aid UK is another sources of information and advice for local community efforts - https://covidmutualaid.org/ .
See here for an open letter from a number of Christian charities, written to to the First Minister of Scotland on 17th April, to offer their support at this time of national difficulty, to thank the government for what it is doing, and to explain what charities and the church are currently doing and can continue to in ‘loving our neighbour’.
It’s a great letter. Read it here at: https://capuk.org/connect/keep-up-to-date/latest-news/an-open-letter-to-the-first-minister-of-scotland
Update from our local MSP
Letter from Alex Cole-Hamilton, 1st April 2020 - Coronavirus and West Edinburgh