National Estate Churches Network

Tag: Young People

  • Free Tennis Equipment and Training from LTA

    Free Tennis Equipment and Training from LTA

    The LTA SERVES Programme offers free tennis provision to community groups for children and young people in local underserved communities across England.

  • Frontier Youth Trust – Resources and upcoming events

    Hi Friends Here’s a link to download Seeds of Resistance – a short PDF publication of learning and ideas on the theme of ’slow youth work’ Across the FYT movement we have been exploring the theme of going ’slow’ in working with young people – including looking after ourselves, being focused on relationships, thinking about pace and longevity, and having the time […]

  • Much more than just a school

      Last week I attended just some of the amazing sessions at the Food Power Festival. So many people, churches and groups are finding innovative and yet simple ways to support those suffering food poverty. Looking for good examples where dignity and solidarity are paramount. This is the story of a journey to love and […]

  • NECN Annual Conference – Online 29th Sep 2021


  • What about a good film to watch?

    The Florida Project This film was made in 2017 fiction reflecting fact as it shines a light on the hand to mouth existence of children living on the peripheries of Disney World. Highlighting the life of those in poverty against an idyllic backdrop. As well as a compelling story it shows the complexities of life […]

  • Holy Nativity Easter Joy

    Holy Nativity shared some hope for the future with the local community as it gave 500 Easter eggs to local children. Revd Robb and the church community organised the eggs for every pupil at Ash Green Primary School. “This past 12 months has been so hard for everyone, none more so than our children” says […]

  • Worship at Home Resources for Holy Week and Easter

    This time last year, we were trying to get our heads around not being in the church building for Holy Week and Easter. Actually, that’s not quite right: we were trying to get our heads around not being able to gather for Holy Week and Easter. In Hodge Hill in recent years, many of the […]

  • Story of the Little Free Pantry

    By Maria Lee, URC Church-Related Community Worker, Chelmsford People on the North Avenue estate faced uncertainty. After 90 years of working with local people, North Avenue United Reformed Church closed (as a church) in 2018. Not long after the closure they were informed by Food Bank Chelmsford that North Avenue Christian Centre (NACC) was going […]

  • Help for Families in Mixenden for Half Term

    As half term approaches we have some good news about how Holy Nativity Church in Mixenden have stepped in to help hungry families. Ash Green Community Primary School provide breakfast packs and food parcels to the most vulnerable families and families have been able to access the government free school meals vouchers. To fill the […]

  • Interview with Guvna B

    Guvna B, a double MOBO Award winning rapper and author from East London, was recently interviewed at the Everything Conference, the focus of which is how Christians can renew culture. Guvna B has faced challenges and disadvantages in life but has nevertheless achieved some remarkable things. How has God has used these weaknesses or the […]