Serving the churches of Shrewsbury

Individual churches of Shrewsbury may be members of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, and one of the four national ecumenical organisations, through their national denomination or organisation.

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Welcome

Welcome to Churches Together in Shrewsbury.  Cross and clouds - Credit: freefotouk - http://www.flickr.com/photos/freefoto/3441325117/


Discover how the churches in Shrewsbury are sharing and working together.


We hope you'll visit our forthcoming events and joint services. Please see the What's On section for details.

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The Shrewsbury Passion 2020

Meeting 25th June 2019 @ 7.30pm                          

At room SGH019 at University Centre, Guidhall, Frankwell Quay, Shrewsbury. SY3 8HQ

 

A proposal has been made that the Shrewsbury Passion should  take place again next Good Friday.
Drama will of course feature but the message from this year's event is much more about worship, prayer and an opportunity to share the Gospel.

It is also something that we all need to be involved in and this is not being set up in competition with any particular church or denomination. 

We all have God given gifts - some will be to act, some to sew costumes, others to move stage blocks, but also more importantly those with the gift of prayer - and that was something we had little or no support with this year.

We also need an effective sound team much of the criticism was around people not  be able to see or hear. 

All are welcome to come along on the 25th June 2019 to have their say, to volunteer or simply to be better informed. 

 


 Lent Course 2019 - Daring to see God now

Thank you to all those participants who provided feedback on the course. Please click on link below to find a summary of the evaluation of the feedback.

 Lent Course evaluation

 

 

 

 Shropshire Churches Conference


 9.30am to 3.15pm on Saturday 16 November 2019 at Trinity Centre, Meole Brace, Shrewsbury.

 

Want to think more about vocation, and what it means for everyone to live out their faith wherever they are?  

The Shropshire Churches Conference 2019 focuses on 'EVERYDAY FAITH? Seven Whole Days Not One In Seven'. 

What did Jesus really mean when he called people to follow him?

And what might that look like in our own lives, in our churches, and in the wider communities we serve?

Explore these questions and rediscover the call to 'whole-life discipleship'  Featuring Christians from churches all over Shropshire with time to worship, prayer and enjoy great fellowship, tickets are £6 if booked before 31 July. Lunch is available for £5. More info, and tickets, from www.trinitychurches.org 

 


 


 Shrewsbury Youth For Christ

The s-yfc team are committed to serving schools and helping young people in a variety of ways. We work alongside staff to provide a service that contributes to school life, whether through formal settings such as lessons, or informal meetings with young people. In everything we do our aim is to bless the community, and show how Jesus is still relevant and can impact young lives in a positive way.

At Shrewsbury Youth for Christ we are passionate about working together with local Christians to take good news relevantly to every young person in Shrewsbury. We aim to:

‘Work with local churches and create genuine partnership in reaching out to young people in Shewsbury' We want to build on our past history of  good relationships with local  churches and continue to build thriving and mutual relationships with these groups. As churches continue to support us in prayer and giving, we aim to support local churches in training, networking and facilitating communication.

We'd love you to get alongside us in prayer, giving and volunteering. Please get in touch through our website.

http://www.s-yfc.org/  

 

 


 COMMUNITY & SERVICE

 

Shrewsbury Food Bank  

Shrewsbury Food Bank, operates from Barnabas Community Church. It is run entirely by volunteers, provides parcels of food to those that find themselves in real times of hardship. This service is offered throughout Shrewsbury.

People are referred for help by a local Agency, Charity or Church when found to be in a genuine crisis. Shrewsbury Food Bank assists with food to help them through their crisis period. Those referred may be in debt, have lost their job, suffered ill-health, family breakdown, bereavement, delays in benefits or homelessness or a combination of many issues. Not surprisingly, in the current economic climate demands on the service are particularly high.

Shrewsbury Food Bank relies entirely on donations of food and money to provide this service as well as the team of volunteers that run it. It is supported by many of the churches in the town.

For more information contact: 01743 343336 or log on to

 www.barnabascommunitychurch.com/foodbank

 

The Cafe Church  

The Cafe Church  now meets at Lion Hotel, Wyle Cop , Shrewsbury

on 2nd Wednesday of the month from 7.30 - 8.30pm and aims to provide those seeking a more spritual element in their lives an informal opportunity to explore Christianity.

If this could be you, come along for coffee and a chat in a friendly relaxed setting. Its a great opportunity to  bring a friend along who is not a regular church attender !

Next meeting of Cafe Church will be on Wednesday 12th June 2019 at 7.30pm. at Lion Hotel.

 

SHREWSBURY STREET PASTORS

Street Pastors are    based at 1a Castle Gates ( site of old reference library).  

We hold regular prayer sessions in HQ on:

  • Tuesday mornings before work 8.15am till 8.45am.
  • Thursday lunchtime (bring your lunch with you) 12.00 o clock till 12.30pm.
  • Thursday afternoon ‘Prayer and Cake' from 3.00pm till 4.00pm.

We would like to invite members of local church congregations to come and join us in prayer so we continue to base all of our work in prayer.

For more information please click on Shrewsbury Street Pastors, ,  in our "Features" Section or click on:

www.streetpastors.org/locations/shrewsbury/

 

 

CAFÉ CONNECT

Trinity Churches owns and runs a Coffee Shop in Radbrook Shopping Centre. Café Connect is staffed by a team of volunteers from both our church and other local congregations.

Café Connect uses fairly traded coffee and other goods wherever possible and stocks books, cards, gifts and other Christian resources. 

You can enjoy drinks, snacks and light lunches to eat in or take away, and know that all profits are given away to local charities and other good causes. 

See 'Features' Section for more information

 

 

Money Advice

Barnabas Money Advice continues to run on Monday evenings at Barnabas Centre in Longden Coleham ( Shrewsbury) from 7pm and provides an opportunity for people to receive support and advice regarding money and debts.

See 'Features' Section for more information

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