Pattie Gercke

Pattie Gercke

Pattie is the Compassionate Communities Development Worker for Refugee& Aslyum Seeker response, Housing & Homelessness. She has a background in the humanitarian sector and an MA in Development and Emergency Practice. She is passionate about issues of justice, hospitality, and community.

Posts by Pattie Gercke

God paves the way at St Hilda’s Church

21 April 2023 by Pattie Gercke

We hear about the three-way partnership between St Hilda’s Church, the local prison and the charity Hope Into Action. How they house women coming out of prison who would otherwise be heading straight into homelessness. And how you can join in!

The Gold Standard of Hosting Schemes!

08 March 2023 by Pattie Gercke

As we explore, and celebrate the manifold ways our church communities support those who experience homeless, we consider the lifechanging support which Hosting With Housing Justice can offer to those who would otherwise be homeless.

Mercy and Justice: Universal Credit Training for Kings Cross Church

07 February 2023 by Pattie Gercke

Kings X Church talk to us about their recent volunteer training on Universal Credit, organised by the Compassionate Communities Team. How it covered both practical support, and the design of the system as a social justice issue. Resources are now available for other church communities.

Hosting changes lives!

04 July 2022 by Pattie Gercke

The Salesian Sisters talk to us about hosting destitute women seeking asylum, and how the experience has changed their lives for the better!

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