September 30, 2016

Messy Church launches again in autumn 2016

I wonder what comes into your mind when you hear the word “church”? For some of us, “church” might be all about Sunday mornings, sitting quietly in rows, and wearing the “Sunday best”. That’s great...


September 30, 2016

Shrewsbury Food Hub

 As harvest approaches, do you ever wonder what happens to some of the unused food in our local supermarkets? Recent months have seen a joint venture between Bacon Buddies and the Shrewsbury Food Hub. Katy...


September 23, 2016

Did you try praying?

In April, all the churches of Shrewsbury joined to make an invitation to those who ‘don’t do church’! Trypraying suggested that anyone can pray, offering a booklet, a phone app, Facebook page and website to...


Shrewsbury Youth for Christ
September 19, 2016

Shrewsbury Youth for Christ

It was great to welcome S-YFC to our evening service this weekend, and to hear about just a few of the different ways in which they are “taking good news relevantly to every young person...


Interview with Ollie Abbott
March 31, 2016

Interview with Ollie Abbott

After over ten years as Manager of Café Connect, Ollie Abbott hung up her apron and retired at the end of February. We caught up with her -amidst leaving parties and appointing two new co-managers...


Faith Stories - A Christmas to Remember
March 20, 2016

Faith Stories – A Christmas to Remember

For many people going to Germany pre-Christmas must mean just one thing… Christmas markets. But for Mike and Julie Kim, and a few others, they headed to Germany in December 2015 for a very different reason....


Meole Brace Community Singing Group
March 18, 2016

Meole Brace Community Singing Group

‘We laugh as much as we sing; it’s great fun and great therapy’ ‘It’s been amazing, my passion for singing has helped reduce my anxiety’ ‘I can come here feeling as low as low, but...


Secret Church
March 11, 2016

Secret Church

We arrived after dark, parking in or walking into an unfamiliar farm yard. Our venue was the barn ahead but we should not be seen to enter in groups so waited in the shadows allowing...


2016 Easter Egg Appeal
February 25, 2016

2016 Easter Egg Appeal

Every year, Café Connect launch their Easter Egg Appeal to collect Easter Eggs for Shrewsbury Homes for All and their families. Are you able to help out and donate an Easter Egg? All eggs must...