Restoring dignity

10th December 2018
Recently, ITV News spoke to us at the Jesus Centre about the initiative Beauty Banks. We were delighted to be able to raise awareness of the increase in hygiene poverty in the UK. As the article explains, 37% of people in Britain go without hygiene or grooming essentials each day. Beauty Banks mean that anyone can […]

10 years of the London Jesus Centre

22nd October 2018

Time flies! We have now been running as a Centre for ten years, and we would love to celebrate with you.

Our doors first opened in June 2008, and since then we’ve had over 6,000 visitors coming through our doors: from those who use our drop-in services, to students coming for ESOL classes, volunteers or people hiring out our rooms fo[...]

“No act is too small”

20th July 2018
Recently, a group of students from universities around London, connected to student group Koinonia, gave up some of their time to volunteer at the London Jesus Centre. Koinonia is a Christian student community, made up of students from different churches. Some of them volunteered in the Jesus Centre last year, and enjoyed it enough to […]

Marks in action

27th June 2018
On Tuesday 26th June, a team of volunteers from Marks and Spencer came to the London Jesus Centre and put on a Community Feast lunch for the homeless. They worked together to cook up a delicious meal of burgers, chips and salad, they distributed clothes and helped run the drop-in all day. The Community Feast […]

A small difference

19th June 2018
Sharon is a volunteer at the London Jesus Centre for the Community Feast events, which happen once a month on a Saturday. She tells us why she volunteers and what she likes about it: “I first started volunteering because I felt I wanted to help people who were in need of a little support at […]

“Volunteering saved me”

12th June 2018
Paul came across the Jesus Centre when he was at the “lowest point” in his life. He felt instantly at home and now volunteers twice a week in the drop-in. We asked him a few questions about what it’s like volunteering here. How did you first come into contact with the Jesus Centre and why […]