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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Christmas Carols and Services in Shrewsbury

 

 There are Carol Services and Christmas Services taking place in and around Shrewsbury in very many churches this Christmas. Do have a look at our Christmas leaflet (click link below) for details of all services taking place this Christmas. 

 Christmas Leaflet 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Inclusive & Accessible Carol Service

 

This will take place at the United Reformed Church

at 2.00pm on Saturday 7th December.

Christingle & Carols for all.

Refreshments

 

 

The Shrewsbury Passion 2020

 
The Shrewsbury Passion will take place again on Good Friday 2020 (10th April).
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. 

 

The next planning meeting will take place at the University Centre on Monday 13th January 2020 @ 7.00pm


 

 


 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 by:

 

Calling us on:

01743 270 537 // 07739846010

Email us at:

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Or connect with us: on facebook: /shrewsburyyfc or twitter @shrewsbury_yfc

 

 

SYFC Sept Newsletter
 

If you would like to subscribe to our Monthly e-news then please sign up here!

 

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 is no longer meeting. Grateful thanks to all to have supported this project over many years.

 

 

 

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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