Harvest worship inspired by stories from Gospel House All aboard!
Happy families Niranjan and his wife, Damayanthi use the extra money they earn in their small workshop to support their three children. Give thanks for the harvest of blessings fair trade brings to family and community life. Photo: Traidcraft/Richard Else
Good neighbours Anton has swapped painting houses for painting toys – giving him and his wife, Milina, a small but reliable income in their old age. Give thanksfor the security that fair trade is creating for people like Anton and Milina. Photo: Traidcraft/Richard Else
Neighbourly love Having work close by means Indika can combine earning a living with looking after her children, Hansika (9), and Shalu (18 months). Pray for all working parents, struggling to balance responsibilities at home and at work. Photo: Traidcraft/Richard Else
One group, many people Danushka and Manjula are responsible for quality checking every piece. “When a product is complete, it is a joy,” she says. Give thanks for the harvest of opportunities Gospel House is giving to its workforce and their families. Photo: Traidcraft/Richard Else
One group, many faiths Antony, a Christian, works alongside his wife, Seelawathi, a Buddhist, reflecting the commitment of Gospel House to work with people of all faiths. Give thanks for good relations between people of different backgrounds and faiths. Prayfor communities split by intolerance and conflict. Photo: Traidcraft/Richard Else
Respect for the environment Gospel House uses timber from sustainable sources for its products. Give thanks for all the richness of creation and the variety of harvests it makes possible. Photo: Traidcraft/Richard Else
A good harvest Give thanks for the work of Traidcraft, supporting producers with orders, helping them gain the knowledge and skills they need to trade more effectively. Photo: Traidcraft/Richard Else