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Love Southend Churches Winter Night Shelters Appoint Deputy Coordinator

Love Southend Churches Winter Night Shelters Appoint Deputy Coordinator

Following a close competition and subject to references and a clear DBS check, Nina Alleyne has been appointed as the Deputy Co-Ordinator of the Love Southend Churches Winter Night Shelters (SCWNS).

Nina will be shadowing John Simmons (the current Co-Ordinator) this winter, before taking over next winter with John available as a mentor.

Congratulations Nina on your new role.

For more information of the Love Southend Churches Winter Night Shelters (SCWNS) please see the Facebook page and like it.

Local Women Flourish at Conference

Local Women Flourish at Conference

How can it be? Another year has flown by and here we are again at the Crowstone Christian Centre, on 20th October 2012, to celebrate the 8th consecutive Flourish Conference for Women, as organised by Kalbi Massey of Avanti Ministries.

The theme for this year was ‘Remain Steadfast in God’ and the core scripture was Isaiah 26:3..

‘You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in you.’

Opening prayers were powerfully led by several women who prayed in their native tongue from countries including Ghana, India, Malaysia, Nigeria and England. Continue Reading

Churches offer winter beds for rough sleepers

Churches offer winter beds for rough sleepers

Church groups and a homeless charity are joining forces with the Council to help rough sleepers in search of a roof over their heads during the winter months.

Seven churches in the Borough will throw open their doors to offer sleeping facilities and hot food to those in need from November to January. Continue Reading

Hundreds seen queing for church in Leigh-on-Sea

Hundreds seen queing for church in Leigh-on-Sea

POPULAR Christian band Phatfish and singer Lou Fellingham hit the right notes when more than 230 people packed into Leigh Road Baptist Church to experience the final leg of The Jesus Tour.

The Sunday service took on a whole new meaning as worship music combined with award-winning stunning visuals depicting the life of Jesus took over the Sanctuary last weekend. Continue Reading