Presentation of the Ride & Stride Fundraising Trophy

On the evening of Thursday, 25th May the Ride+Stride Fundraising Cup was presented by Julia Abel Smith, the newly elected President of the Friends of Essex Churches Trust, following the formal business of the Annual General Meeting that took place at the church of St Laurence at Upminster.

The Ride+Stride Fundraising Cup was first awarded in 2005. The winner is St. John’s church at Leytonstone who raised the magnificent sum of £1,855. Frinton the winners in 2021 came second with Upminster a very credible third.

The photograph shows Grace Jones and her colleagues from Leytonstone receiving the trophy.