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The Anglican society for the welfare of animals



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ASWA Remembrance
Sunday 2021

Sunday 14th November
Animals War Memorial

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Animal Welfare Sunday 2021

This year, we hope that we will be able to hold a service at St Botolph’s in Boston, Lincolnshire on Sunday 3rd October. When we have a clearer picture of what restrictions will still be in place in the Autumn, we will confirm this event. Find out more here:

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ASWA Remembrance Service for Animals in War

Memorial service led by ASWA in Park lane, London Sunday 8th November 2020. Due to COVID-19, this event was made available in a video format.

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Bible Study suitable for small groups or individuals

The late Revd Hugh Broadbent was a longstanding ASWA Committee member and retired parish priest. He made this short study film entitled ‘The Two Gardeners’ shortly before his death. It is a Bible study about caring for God’s creation, with questions for individuals or groups.

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ASWA Annual Service

This year, we will be in Boston for Animal Welfare Sunday at St. Botolph’s Church. All are welcome and Admission is free!

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First and foremost ASWA people care about animals and their welfare. There are so many animals exploited for human advantage and often subject to appalling cruelty. We are a Christian organisation born of the Anglican Church but welcoming all denominations who share our compassion for animals.

This site is a focal point for ASWA where we will keep you up to date with current campaigns, useful references, resources, news and events. We hope you are inspired by the message we promote. We believe animals are sentient beings created and valued by God. They deserve our compassion. We view our work as being in line with the fifth mark of mission of the Anglican Church which states ‘To strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and to sustain the life of the earth’. We encourage you to get involved in any way you can. Thank you.