Serving the churches of Shirley, Croydon

Individual churches in Shirley may be members of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland (CTBI), and the national ecumenical organisation Churches together in England (CTE), through their denomination or organisation.

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 http://www.ctslondon.org.uk/  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Welcome

Welcome to Churches Together in Shirley near Croydon.

Wise men

 

Holocaust Memorial Day - NEW

Friday 27th January, 12 noon, Croydon Town Hall. Candle lighting ceremony followed by a talk in the Council Chamber by a Holocaust survivor.  

Advent Groups

An Ecumenical (Churches Together) York course:  LIVING IN THE LIGHT (of The Coming of Christ)

Three member churches offered this course http://advent16.stgeorgeschurch.co.uk/#home

 

Lent Groups

St George's ran the US "Migration and Movement" Lent course.

"Migration and Movement" – a five week course majoring on current re-location issues and the centuries old story of peoples moving as a result of hunger, war, persecution, slavery/trafficking, “natural” disaster, and forced  re-location. Copies of study booklet from www.weareUs.org.uk/lent;   

Croydon Websites

http://www.croydonchurch.org.uk/ 

http://www.croydonfloatingshelter.org/   

Community

Please see What's On tab for dates of events or click the blue "Churches and community events" box to the right of this text. 

The Shrublands Community Trust Foodbank in the Advice Centre at 7 Broom Road, Shirley is open on Fridays from 1.00-3.00PM.

Donations of "in date" cans of food are welcome. The Foodbank looks after about 10 people a week who cant afford to feed themselves.  

Churches Together in West Wickham operates a work club. Drop in sessions are held every Monday afternoon (except Bank Holidays) from 4pm at West Wickham Library, Glebe Way, West Wickham. Free advise is available to help with writing CV's, interview techniques and job search.  For more details please drop in or email ctwwworkclub@gmail.com

Shirley Neighbourhood Care and Lunch Clubs

Assistance is provided with transport to and from GPS's and other medical appointments. There is a regular shopping bus and prescription collection. 

A Lunch club is being run at the Methodist Luncheon Club and takes place every Thursday from 11:30 and there is a waiting list so please phone below.

Further details can be obtained from the Neighbourhood Care Office on 8662 9599 co-ordinated by Linda Hawkins and email  .

http://www.shirleyneighbourhoodcare.co.uk/

Unity Service - NEW

The most recent Unity service was held at St George's Church. 

Unity service recorded

Unity service sermon 

The theme is Crossing Barriers.