Category Archives: Asylum

On the 7th day of Night Shelter week…

After one last joyful evening and morning together, we said a sad farewell to our guests, praised God for a GOOD week, and went off to rest 🙂


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Night Shelter day 6

This morning’s Eucharist was a moving symbol of the reality we’ve been sharing all week – the kingdom of heaven is a great big party! And also a reminder that the party isn’t complete until love joy and justice ‘kiss’ and fill the earth…


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Night Shelter night 5

These photos give a little glimpse of the wonderful welcome joy and generosity (and amazing FOOD!) that Leeds Grand Mosque shared with us last night. Praise God and thanks be to all of these dear brothers and sisters  🙂

LGM feast

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Night Shelter night 4

What are we trying to prove with all these night shelter shenanigans??

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Thanks be to God for another brilliant evening of meeting and eating. Super tasty pasta carbonara thanks to Lorea and Chris, and homemade choc-chip cookies courtesy of Sheraz and Raadhiyah. Mostly Raadhiyah 🙂

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Night Shelter night 3

Another cheery evening of food and fun and friendship-building! Big thanks to Janet from St Michael’s Headingley who cooked us supper, to Sally from Leeds Vineyard Church for serving up and washing up supper, and to Simon from Hyde Park Methodist Church who did the overnight shift…

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Night Shelter night 2

Praise God for another wonderful evening- full of new friends, tasty curry, stories and conversations, card tricks and games (SPOONS!) and lots of laughs 🙂

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Night Shelter night 1

Biryani for supper! Provided by Makkah Mosque and Penny Appeal, much enjoyed by friends from All Hallows, Leeds Grand Mosque, Makkah Mosque, the Junk Food Cafe and the Quakers.

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Ever feel like falling asleep in church?? 🙂

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The AJAR (Asylum Justice and Release) group will be having their AGM at church on Sunday 20th July at about 12:30 after the service. There will be a shared lunch and all are welcome so why not come along and find out what AJAR have been up to for the last year and are planning for the next.

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Asylum Seeker Support Fund

All Hallows’ has a fund to support asylum seekers in need. The fund is well used as unfortunately the need is great, and the fund has become somewhat depleted. Could you consider making a one-off or regular donation to the fund? You can do so by using the main church bank account and then letting Richard Barton  ( know that the gift is for the asylum seeker fund. For more information on how the fund is used please speak to Richard or Andrea Hill (

Details of giving are on the Giving to All Hallows’ page of our website

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Hardship fund for destitute asylum seekers living in Leeds

Refugees and asylum seekers in Leeds are struggling more and more, as are the services which exist to help them.

It would be great if people could consider making a donation to support this important fund for what are genuinely some of the poorest people living in our city.


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