Help spread some joy and make Oxted shine this festive season

Help spread some joy and make Oxted shine this festive season

The churches and community of Oxted are inviting residents and businesses to spread a little joy this Christmas and brighten every street by making stars to display in their windows during advent through its Oxted Shines initiative.

The symbol of a star holds great meaning for many people of different faiths, so it would be lovely to see stars of all designs and colours in windows from Advent Sunday on 29 November, bringing some much needed light and hope at the end of what’s been a difficult year for so many.

Oxted’s churches and communities are also supporting those suffering financially and emotionally by working with the Barn Theatre to raise funds for Renewed Hope Trust through its a Not So Silent Night show on 12 December. Details of how to donate are available online.

Renewed Hope Trust is a local charity based in Redhill providing practical solutions and emotional support to the homeless, vulnerable and isolated of East Surrey.

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