Why is The Church of England going contactless?

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An interview on BBC Radio Cumbria

GWD is part of the pilot scheme trialling the use of digital giving devices in Carlisle Diocese churches, supplying Donation Stations to churches in Cumbria and the Lake District.

This interview tells why The Church of England has started their £1.25 million investment enabling people to give digitally in parishes across the UK, in Cumbria.

Image source: St Michaels and All Angels Church, Hawkshead, Cumbria.

Audio source: BBC Radio Cumbria Interview between Vicky Wareham and Adam Powell of BBC Radio Cumbria, and Grace Emmett, National Giving Manager, The Church of England. 25th May 2021.

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