"One little step..but a giant step" : 

Joan Craven 

Joan Craven (19th August 1929 - 24th November 2019) may have left this world, 

but her spirit lives on through the warmth she brought to the lives of those around her. 

She was a warm, fun-loving person, with exciting stories to tell, 

especially how her late husband helped on the Apollo 11 projects. 

When the heating system failed at St.Michael's in the midst of a cold winter, 

our community suffered. But thanks to Joan's generosity, a new eco-heating system was installed, bringing warmth and comfort to all who entered St. Michael's doors. 

People could meet, share stories, and create new memories in the snugness of the building, 

just as they had for generations.

Joan's late husband may have played a role in man's first landing on the moon, 

but Joan's legacy is just as inspiring. 

She gave back to her community in a way that will be remembered for years to come, 

and her warmth and generosity will continue to inspire others to do the same. 

Joan Craven may be gone, but her 'little step' made a huge difference , 

reminding us all of the power of kindness and 

the lasting impact of her legacy gift can have on those around us.

Have you thought how you could leave more for your loved ones and your community, lower the Inheritance Tax burden? 

Your invitation

Take advantage of the Church of England 


Will writing Service. 

We are able to offer this Service now through our partner 

FAREWILL Legal Services.

To redeem your free will, just enter the voucher code 

'COFE' at check-out.

Here's a video which explains it: 

Many people have been impacted by

the St Michael’s and the Ascension Communities. 

We have seen God at work in Aldershot.

We would like to invite you to help us take hold of the future today and
open doors so that more people can hear the Word of God,
see their lives transformed and make a difference in our community.

leave a gift

By leaving a legacy to St Michael’s the Archangel,
you will help us continue our work of bringing Christians of all ages,
backgrounds and experiences together to worship,
encourage each other and grow thriving, enduring community.

Your gift will help

By God’s grace, we will see more and more
children and youth attend our services and events. 
Your legacy will help us provide valuable teaching to
a generation of young Christians who will be part of tomorrow's Church.

How to Leave a Legacy


Decide what you would like to leave:
a percentage of your estate or a sum of money.

Ask your solicitor to write or update your will, ensure that you specify
who you wish to leave the gift to and
include our registered charity number: 1130001

For further information, please email us

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