Christmas at Hope

Merry Christmas Everybody!  Here is what is happening at Hope over Christmas this year… Christmas at Hope Saturday 1st December we will be decorating our halls and you are very welcome to join us in starting the season of advent! Should be lots of fun and refreshments will be provided for all who take part. […]

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Hope Centre – Evaluation Report

Hope Centre Evaluation Report. From a derelict former Youth Centre to a thriving Community Hub welcoming hundreds of people every week, it’s been a busy and brilliant start for the Hope Centre since we opened our doors in June 2016.  In the first year alone, our record of unique visits shows a footfall of over […]

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NG11 Foodbank Update…

NG11 Foodbank reveals annual increase in need for emergency food supplies. Between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2018, emergency food supplies were provided to 1,427 local people in crisis by NG11 Foodbank, compared to 1,264 people in the previous year. Of this number, 701 were children. Demand for the NG11 Fuel Bank as well […]

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The Forgiveness Project – The Book

The Forgiveness Project – The Book. Hi friends, we are very pleased to announce that our forgiveness book, named after the sermon project we did last year, is now available! Expanding on the teaching and including many of the stories our congregation shared at the time – this is a great resource for anyone who […]

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Why The Journey Matters…

Some journeys are defined by their destination – they are taken with one aim in mind, to get there. But such a view can be really short-sighted. If everything is measured by the end game – what joy is there to be found in the journey itself? What’s more we short circuit the process that […]

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Hope Centre Birthday Party 8th July

Happy Birthday to the Hope Centre! We are one! I can’t believe that its been nearly a year since we officially opened the Hope Centre. Thanks to everyone who has been involved in making it such a brilliant success. To celebrate our one year anniversary we’re having a party on Saturday 8th of July 12 […]

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Learning from HTB’s Leaders Conference

Having just returned from the HTB Leadership Conference in London my heart is full from the experience of being there. I think it’s the breadth of diversity combined with a consistent ability to deliver at the highest level that is so impressive. And the venue of course helps – the Royal Albert Hall has to […]

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One Month In

I’ve never cared much for New Year’s resolutions and here’s for why: by this time in the month most have fallen by the wayside. I think it stands to reason; we make them with poor judgement and often after an evening of feasting and merriment. It’s never going to work. Well, I’ll hand you the […]

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