Tagged with Christian Café

Farewell to Horsham Christian Centre

Farewell to Horsham Christian Centre

CHURCHES IN HORSHAM, West Sussex, have been notified that attempts to keep Horsham Christian Centre open have failed and the Centre is therefore slated for closure at the end of this month, according to a report in the West Sussex County Times: “It is with a very heavy heart that the trustees of Horsham Christian Centre and … Continue reading

Call to keep the light shining in Cupar, Fife

THE LIGHTHOUSE in Cupar, Fife, has become the latest Christian bookshop/café to feel the squeeze of the recession and has issued a call to the local community to use it or lose it. Launched in 1987, the shop celebrates its 23rd anniversary this month and is holding a special Christmas lunch today for those who … Continue reading

Farewell to The Well, Fareham: blame for demise placed on online competition and “the growth of cafe culture”

THE WELL, FAREHAM, has become our latest casualty in the struggle to survive as shopping trends change.  According to a report at portsmouth.co.uk, the shop’s demise is attributable to both online competition and “the growth of cafe culture”, the very culture that Living Oasis and other recent initiatives such as Cornerstone, St Neots, are focusing on. … Continue reading

Hay-on-Wye Calling: St John’s Christian Centre needs your help

If you’re a member of the Support your local Christian Bookshop facebook group, you may have noticed Eleanor Watkins’ recent shout out on behalf of the St John’s Christian Centre, Hay-on-Wye. I invited Eleanor to tell us a little more about the situation. Eleanor writes: Almost 21 years ago, a group of Christians from various … Continue reading

House on the Rock: New Christian Bookshop Opens in Bury

Christians in Bury, Greater Manchester, had cause to celebrate last week at the Official Opening of The House on the Rock, Bury’s new Christian Bookshop and Café, by the Rt Revd Nigel McCulloch, Bishop of Manchester. The opening ceremony, held on Tuesday March 17th, was attended by representatives from local schools, churches and businesses along with local … Continue reading

Makeover for Harvest Books & Crafts

Congratulations to Harvest Books and Crafts, Pontypridd, on their recent reopening (October 14th) following a major makeover. When all seems doom and gloom in so many areas, I found it encouraging to read of such a positive development. The story was reported last week in the Pontypridd Observer: Harvest Books and Crafts reopens after a … Continue reading