In addition to providing a much-needed befriending service to older people from all backgrounds and beliefs, the founding partners also provide Pastoral support to older people who would like to receive prayer and/or attend a Church Service.
Working in partnership with congregation members from the Brighton Vineyard Church, we currently provide a monthly Community Church Service at a local Brighton and Hove City Council Senior’s Housing scheme. Since starting the service in 2015 the congregation has grown rapidly and many people said that they enjoy the time of fellowship, worship and befriending together.
‘I really appreciate being able to congregate in the lounge and take Holy Communion. I love going to Church but since I have become immobile this has been impossible. It is a blessing to me that I can attend’. -R, (96) Resident-
“My involvement with Time to Talk Befriending is in connection with a monthly Church service in a local sheltered housing scheme in Hove. In my experience nothing and no one is too much trouble for Time to Talk Befriending to reach out to and support. I applaud the work that they undertake which is Christian based, in a spirit of love, compassion and concern…Their work is always for the benefit and edification of those whom they try to help”. – Reverend Philip Cook, Portslade Baptist Church –
Monthly Community Church Services
Muriel House, Ingram Crescent West, Hove, BN3 5NS.
Every third Monday of the month. 2.45pm arrive for tea and cake; 3.15pm Church Service; 4.15pm Close
The doors are open to anyone in the community who would like to benefit from this warm and friendly inter-denominational Church service. The time of worship and fellowship is led in partnership between Time to Talk Befriending and individuals from the congregation at the Brighton Vineyard Church. Everyone who attends really enjoys the time of friendship and fellowship. Everyone is welcome so we hope to see you there!