Social Action

“You shall love your neighbour as yourself.” (Matthew 22:39).

Love for other people means a desire to see justice and dignity afforded to all.

At Unity Methodist Church we host and are partners in Sandbach Foodbank and Lifeline Debt Advice. We actively support the charitable work of Christian Aid, All We Can, Action For Children and Methodist Homes among others.

There is a small but committed Justice and Peace Group which campaigns on social justice issues including those related to poverty, asylum seekers and Israel Palestine. For further details please send an email to


The Israelite prophet Micah said:
"What does the Lord require of you? Only to act justly, love mercy and to walk humbly with your God."

God of mercy and source of justice,
pour on your people such love and compassion that we cannot remain silent, we cannot tolerate injustice and poverty.

As your grace fills our hearts
so may we be stirred into action
to demonstrate your love for all the world and for all creatures that live and move on this earth. Amen


Lifeline Debt Advice

Offers a free and confidential debt advice service to any who are in financial difficulty. Lifeline Debt Advice is affiliated to Community Money Advice and is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. All advice is given by trained, qualified debt advisors. If you need help or know anyone who might, we may be contacted on 01270 750358.

Email: help@lifelinedebtadvice.co.uk

website: www.lifelinedebtadvice.co.uk


Sandbach Foodbank

Is hosted by Unity Methodist Church and supported by the churches in Sandbach. All food parcels are by referrals only through local agencies and can only be made by e-mail at sandbachfoodbank@gmail.com

               Please note there is NO direct phone line available

We accept referrals from several agencies, some of which are listed here:

Plus Dane

Cheshire East Social Services

The Sandbach Children’s Centre

The Job Centre

The Benefits Office

The Sandbach Families Centre


Citizens Advice Bureau

NHS (Ashfields)

Local primary schools

If you need a food parcel please contact one of these agencies to get a referral.

Food donations-Non-perishable food items and toiletries can be donated at The Wesley Centre (but during the coronavirus pandemic only between 2pm and 4pm on Wednesdays); the Nationwide Building Society; the Co-op on The Hill; or One Stop on Price Avenue. Please make sure all items are well within their best before date.

For the latest news, including any food shortages, please visit our Facebook page.

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