The centre of mission is aiming to engage with young people and families by being Christian community in the area and growing church though a monastic rhythm of eating together, praying together and engaging in local activities.
The Blackpool Centre of Mission longs for the local church to serve the community in practical ways, and looking forward, they will offer their experience and gifts in evangelism to the churches of Blackpool as a resource for mission.
The Bradford Centre of Mission is home to the Sorted Project – a church by young people, for young people.
Working in two small communities that can sometimes feel on the edge of things, the centre of mission will be involved in helping establishing new worshipping communities, as well as supporting and developing a lay pioneer leadership network.
Greenwich Centre of Mission works across a number of housing estates and communities in South London. They work in some of the most deprived communities in the UK, where there are high levels of anxiety and depression.
Hackney is a borough of over 425,000 residents, who contribute to a diverse, vibrant, multicultural community. The Hackney Centre of Mission seeks to work in collaboration to support some existing initiatives and initiate new work.
The vision for the King's Lynn Centre of Mission is for evangelism to become a way of life for many Christians, not only in King's Lynn but in the surrounding churches in the north-west of Norfolk.
Launched in November 2020, Langley Centre of Mission is in Oldbury, an industrial area west of Birmingham on the borders of the Black Country, and is largely made up of a number of urban estates.
Leeds Centre of Mission's vision is to establish a new Youth Church on the Seacroft estate, where young people face many challenges.
Liverpool Centre Of Mission is based in the parish of Norris Green and is a strategic partnership between the diocese, the parish of St Christopher’s and Church Army.
The vision for the Medway Centre of Mission is for it to be a beacon of light and love to the people of Chatham and the surrounding Medway towns, telling people how much they are loved, valued and worth.
Middlesbrough Centre of Mission is based on the Brambles Farm and Thorntree estates in Middlesbrough, which are in the top 1% most deprived neighbourhoods in the country.
The role of Scunthorpe Centre of Mission is to encourage the present church communities and also bring hope to the wider community and show that Jesus is relevant and that he cares about the folk who live in these areas.
Selby Centre of Mission works with local Christians to bring the Good News of God's love and His power to transform lives in a variety of ways.
Sheffield City Centre of Mission was formed in 2013. Amongst the centre of mission's key objectives are growing new expressions of Christian community and inspiring mission and evangelism within the Diocese of Sheffield.
Church Army has had a very long association with Southampton. The centre of mission's work has the scope to encourage and enable evangelism across the city from a base on the east side.
Carolyn Kinsman, 13/06/2017