Many of the UK's poorest communities lack a vibrant, gospel-preaching church. If our poorest communities are going to be reached with the gospel then we need to change how we're
Many of the UK’s poorest communities lack a vibrant, gospel-preaching church. If our poorest communities are going to be reached with the gospel then we need to change how we’re doing ministry to the poor. Developing godly leaders, making disciples, planting churches, funding the work – these are just a few of the critical issues we need to address if we want to see our council estates reached with the gospel.
Stephen Watkinson (left) is an Anglican vicar from Rochdale. He blogs at northern-souls.blogspot.com with regular reflections on ministry in deprived areas.
Felix Aremo (right) is a pastor at Brixton Local Church (BLoC) and also serves with London City Mission. You can listen to him talk here about ‘Building Truly Diverse Communities’ on the Co-Mission Podcast, or read an article he wrote on the same subject here.
This is the annual day conference of the South Central Gospel Partnership – all welcome
Venue: St Ebbe’s Church
Time: Coffee from 10am. 10:15 start. End 3:45pm.
Coffee and tea will be provided, but not lunch (though there are plenty of options locally).
Cost: £10 / free if unwaged. No need to book, pay on the door.
(Tuesday) 10:00 am - 3:45 pm