|CHARITIES WE SUPPORT
In accordance with the mission set forth by St. Paul in 2 Corinthians 9:6-9, Christ Church dedicates a portion (10 percent) of our total income to supporting the particular and material needs of the Church and the city and the world. The charities we have supported include:
|Die Gruft (Vienna)
Die Gruft manages centres for the homeless run by Caritas.
VinziRast provides food and shelter for the homeless and help with reintegration.
|‘s Häferl (Vienna)
‘s Häferl is a soup kitchen run by Diakonie in Vienna. A group of volunteers from Christ Church spend one Saturday every two months preparing and serving the midday meal for about 250 people. Christ Church also covers the costs of this meal.
|Gesprengte Ketten (Hirtenberg)
Gesprengte Ketten holds Alpha and bible courses in Hirtenberg and other Austrian prisons and also runs prayer groups.
|Austrian Bible Society (Vienna)
The Austrian Bible Society promotes the printing and distribution of Bible throughout Austria.
|Co-ordinating Committee for Christian-Jewish Cooperation (Vienna)
The Co-ordinating Committee for Christian-Jewish Cooperation provides forums for Christian-Jewish discussion and collaboration in Austria.
|Mobile Hospice (Vienna)
Mobile Hospice is run by CS Hospice Rennweg and provides care to those in need of hospice care.
Christ Church supports Diakonie for the refugee programme in Austria.
Cosmas is an Austrian charity, founded by doctors at the Wilhelminenspital (President: Dr. Hans Kohlmann). Cosmas provides bilateral assistance in accident surgery (with emphasis on training) from the Wilhelminenspital to the Hospital Agostinho Neto in Praia, Capeverde.
|Prédica Fiel (Cuba)
Prédica Fiel (formerly Equipo Impacto) is an organization dedicated to training clergy and laity in bible teaching. It is administered by Crosslinks (UK).
|Diocese in Europe: Ordination Fund (Europe)
The Diocese in Europe Ordination Fund covers costs of training ordinands for the Church of England.
|Diocese in Europe: Bishop’s Advent Appeal
Each year, Christ Church helps provide assistance to the Bishop's designated initiative. In 2017, the assistance went to the Joel Nafuma Refugee Centre in Rome.
Concordia provides support for street children in Bucharest, Bulgaria and Moldavia. It was founded by Father Georg Sporschill SJ.
|Hestia Hellas (Athens)
Administered through the Athens chaplaincy, Hestia Hellas provides psychosocial support to the victims of the devastating fires east of Athens in July 2018.