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Vote for New Life Wood at Tesco

Dear Friends Please vote for New Life Wood each time you shop in local Tesco stores from Thursday 1st March to Monday 30th April 2018. New Life Wood is a new Christian charity for South Essex that’s set to transform lives for disadvantaged adults in our local community. We are a wood recycling and regeneration… Continue Reading

Southend Street Pastors receive a Queens Award

Southend Street Pastors receive a Queens Award

The Southend-on-Sea Street Pastors have been recognised with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for 2016. A group from Southend has been honoured with the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in the UK. The Southend-on-Sea Street Pastors have been helping vulnerable people by taking Jesus on to… Continue Reading

Flashmob halts shopping for real meaning of Christmas

Flashmob halts shopping for real meaning of Christmas

SOUTHEND’s festive shopping stopped at noon on Saturday 20th December 2015 as a flashmob on the true meaning of Christmas captivated shoppers. The town centre stood still as the Salvation Army Band, disguised as festive buskers, and a choir of 100 people led by The Show Choir disguised as shoppers broke into Hark the Herald… Continue Reading

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