‘What seemed a simple task to raise funds became a chance to give ministry to a wider audience.’

When David Heald decided to write a book to raise money for the Cardiff Meeting House, he wasn’t expecting it to start so many important conversations

Cardiff Meeting House appeal book launch. | Photo: David Heald.

It was an easy decision. Cardiff’s Victorian Meeting House was in serious need of renovation and not just the fitting of double glazing or central heating in some rooms but an investigation into why switching on the cooker made the lights in the Meeting room go out. The fundraising committee thought that it might take £200,000. Appeals were launched, events were planned and applications made. I sat in the Meeting thinking that there was nothing that I could do to contribute. But then I thought that I could write.

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