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 [...]

The Safety Net

24th August 2018
Here at the Coventry Jesus Centre we offer a welcome to people with many and varied needs and we can’t hope to meet all those needs ourselves. Thankfully Coventry has a strong network of charities and specialist agencies that provide a safety net for those who are struggling in some way. We are able to […]

ESOL outing to Oxford

27th July 2018

Last Saturday, a party of our Jesus Centre students went on a trip to Oxford.

How many today? One, two , three …. twenty one, yes, twenty two in all.  Standing outside the Jesus Centre, we pile on two minibuses, all thanks to YWAM’s DTS Crossroads team who have been staying in Coventry for a month and have o[...]

Meghan comes to town!

1st June 2018

Last week we had a celebrity come to the ESOL Jesus Centre class – Meghan –no, not a duchess but a dog!

She came to guide her owner, Stephanie. Meghan is a guide dog. The Wednesday conversation class’s present topic is ‘People Who Changed The World’. We have all talked about the amazing achievements of people like Martin Luther  King, Rosa Parks, [...]

John’s Your Space Story

9th May 2018

Our regular social afternoons, Your Space and the newly launched Your Games, give people who may be homeless, or housed but isolated, a space to meet with friends and relax together.

Table tennis and snooker provide some physical exercise and board games such as chess and Othello keep minds active. For those who struggle wi[...]

A winter wonderland?

20th December 2017

The recent snow was exciting for many of us, but what about if you're homeless? Julia Faire writes about a recent day at the Coventry Jesus Centre.

Waking up to a world covered in a blanket of white never loses its magic. It’s Sunday morning, 7:30am, not even light yet but I’m out there, wellies on, snow[...]