Author Archives: Anon Guest

Are you interested in the Chaplaincy Everywhere Course?

Are you interested in the Chaplaincy Everywhere Course?

This is course is brought to you by both the Methodist church and Love Southend.

This course equips us to be Jesus in every aspect of our lives, whether in serving the community, within your work environments or your family both natural and adopted.

The course runs at 7:30pm every Monday 25th January to 15th March (except 15th Feb for half term). If permissible in Covid tiers this will be run at the Plaza Centre, 600 Southchurch Road, Southend-on-Sea SS12PT otherwise it will be via Zoom.

To book email: deaconsarahmcd@gmail.com

For more info email: clive@southendchristianfellowship.org.uk

Havens Hospices will be Lighting Up Lives with virtual service

Havens Hospices will be Lighting Up Lives with virtual service

A local charity has said it’s committed to bringing the community together in grief and celebration this Christmas despite the Coronavirus restrictions. Every year, Havens Hospices holds its ‘Light up a Life’ services in Southend and across Essex, where hundreds of people attend to remember loved ones who have died. With social distancing measures and… Continue Reading

Southend Street Pastors | Have you ever wondered how Jesus would have dealt with the pandemic lockdown?

Southend Street Pastors | Have you ever wondered how Jesus would have dealt with the pandemic lockdown?

Have you ever wondered how Jesus would have dealt with the pandemic lockdown? Would it have altered his ministry of engaging with people in the community? The demise of the night-time economy and restrictions meant Street Pastors couldn’t patrol, but the good news is we are back on the streets. But, like churches and many… Continue Reading

Southend Churches Winter Night Shelters Plans For The 2020/21 Winter

Southend Churches Winter Night Shelters Plans For The 2020/21 Winter

Press Release – 20th October 2020 We are disappointed, but not surprised, that the recently issued guidance from the Ministry for Housing, Communities, and Local Government (MHCLG) will prevent us from running the Night Shelters as in previous winters. This is because moving people from church to church and asking them to sleep in “open”… Continue Reading

Town Centre Chaplaincy Co-ordinator – an exciting opportunity and a first for Love Southend!

Town Centre Chaplaincy Co-ordinator – an exciting opportunity and a first for Love Southend!

Love Southend has never employed anyone before, but we are planning to! We are working with the Methodist Circuit to provide chaplaincy services to the town centre. Seafront leisure settings and HARP are covered by the Circuit, Love Southend provides chaplaincy for the Royals, the High Sreet and for The Y. The Co-ordinator will add… Continue Reading

Havens Hospices August Prayer Diary 2020

Havens Hospices August Prayer Diary 2020

Dear Praying Friends, In the easing of lockdown and tentative hope of the passing of this pandemic, I greet you. I hope this month’s prayer diary finds you well! I like to play guitar. It is a real comfort to me and a therapy in the life of a child of the sixties and seventies.… Continue Reading

It Still Happens Here | Modern Slavery in Southend

It Still Happens Here | Modern Slavery in Southend

Southend Againts Modern Slavery (SAMS partnership) welcomes the publication of the ‘It still happens here’ report by the think-tank The Centre for Social Justice and the anti-slavery charity Justice and Care. SAMS was involved in the research for the report, highlighting our ongoing work in Southend-on-Sea. The report highlights that ‘Britain has at least 100,000… Continue Reading

Donate to the work of Love Southend Online

Donate to the work of Love Southend Online

Supporters and volunteers, hopefully, you will have noticed at the top of each of the Love Southend web pages there is now a donate button. Could we ask you to direct any giving from your contacts to us through this system where possible as it will also allow us to obtain Gift Aid from those… Continue Reading

Southend Christian bookshop reopening!

Southend Christian bookshop reopening!

Good news! We plan to re-open our bookshop on Monday, 15th June. Please note: We will start with reduced opening hours during June: From 10am – 1pm, and 2pm-5pm every weekday, apart from Wednesdays when we will remain closed. You will find that we have made visible changes to provide more space for you. Looking… Continue Reading