Women – The Hidden Homeless

8th March 2019

Homelessness is big news at the moment.  Walk through any town centre and you will see homeless people begging, with evidence of their sleeping arrangements, blankets, sleeping bags, piled up beside them.  It’s there in front of our eyes and it’s in the media.

Official government figures say that rough slee[...]

Fundraising Barn Dance, May 10th 2019

11th February 2019

Following the success of our Barn Dance we are delighted to let you know we raised £580.

Our Barn Dance was a great success. The band Ock’n’Dough give us a memorable night of Dancing ,Fun and Laughter for all ages. We would like to thank them for a wonderful experience.           Here are some picture[...]

Expert by Experience

22nd January 2019

Screaming in a field, homeless and alone, having his food stolen seemed the last straw to Darren.

Like many homeless people, relationship breakdown was the start of the downward spiral. After his marriage broke up, “I was an emotional wreck”, he says.  Suffering from depression he just gave up.  He lost benefits because he stopped signing on[...]

Life at Coventry Jesus Centre Jan 2019

17th January 2019

During September 2018 Coventry Jesus Centre welcomed our 17,000th different visitor in 16 years. No wonder we can't quite remember them all!

The Bridge Drop-in for homeless and disadvantaged people continues to be busy with over 50 people per session.  So many of our visitors really appreciate the chance to get warm, get a shower and clo[...]

Free Christmas Event – Light of the World

26th November 2018
Some photos from the night     On Saturday 22nd December, Jesus Fellowship Christmas Celebration “Light of the World”.  Live music, drama, mince pies and so much more as we think about what Christmas is all about. Doors open 6:30pm. Free admission, donations to Coventry Jesus Centre welcome. These events are always excellent so invite […]

Darren – a passion to help

4th September 2018

Darren Bird is our new Volunteer Co-ordinator whilst Miki Pandele is on maternity leave. Here he gives his thoughts on what volunteering means to him.

Carole: Hello Darren.  How long have you been volunteering here? Darren: Since February 2017.  I came from the Job Centre.  They said that the Jesus Centre was looking [...]