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CFS is a church, a network of Communities in Southend-on-Sea and surrounding areas. And we are passionate about sharing life together, committed to following Jesus and inspired to make a difference in Southend and beyond.

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We would love to meet you. We are deeply affirming, inclusive and welcoming. A good number of CFS are from the LGBTQ+ community.

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this week we've got our Open House on Zoom!! check this week we've got our Open House on Zoom!! check out our Facebook page for the details!

this week we've got our Open House on Zoom!! check out our Facebook page for the details! ...

CHURCH FROM SCRATCH OPEN HOUSE ever wondered what CHURCH FROM SCRATCH OPEN HOUSE
ever wondered what CFS is all about? want to meet some of us and hear stories about our church?
our Open House is the perfect opportunity!! whether you've never been to church before, or you belong to another church and are curious! 
find details on our facebook page.

CHURCH FROM SCRATCH OPEN HOUSE
ever wondered what CFS is all about? want to meet some of us and hear stories about our church?
our Open House is the perfect opportunity!! whether you've never been to church before, or you belong to another church and are curious!
find details on our facebook page.
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HE IS RISEN! Celebrate with us this morning on zoo HE IS RISEN!
Celebrate with us this morning on zoom.
Find the link on Church from Scratch facebook page. 
Expect: songs, games, discussion and some. 
#participation
#notstreamed!

HE IS RISEN!
Celebrate with us this morning on zoom.
Find the link on Church from Scratch facebook page.
Expect: songs, games, discussion and some.
#participation
#notstreamed!
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Over the moon. Shared Space you are N amazing sist Over the moon. Shared Space you are N amazing sister charity! ***£15,000 Coronavirus Giveaway*** Shared Space have agreed to initially give away up to £15,000 of their money.

This is money the amazing team of Shared Space volunteers have worked really hard to raise through the shops. So feel proud of yourselves if you volunteer. Thank you!

They sense it is high time to start being generous and work against the stockpiling culture.

This money will support and launch new local projects that are making a difference where coronavirus is having an impact. (This is similar in some ways to the Boost Fund Grants that they already give but there will be a different process and this is new money.) The money will also be used to provide support for those in deepest need due to coronavirus in the Shared Space volunteer community. 
THEY ARE NOW CONSULTING FOR 24 HOURS AND WELCOME, COMMENTS, QUESTIONS OR IDEAS BELOW. 
They are deciding the period over which to distribute the money and the ways that will be decided. Please do not contact to ask for money but do comment to tell us about opportunities and needs to make a difference in the local area. Let's get creative. We’re working with Shared Space to make this happen. 
Or as us Christians would say - "Your kingdom come!"

Over the moon. Shared Space you are N amazing sister charity! ***£15,000 Coronavirus Giveaway*** Shared Space have agreed to initially give away up to £15,000 of their money.

This is money the amazing team of Shared Space volunteers have worked really hard to raise through the shops. So feel proud of yourselves if you volunteer. Thank you!

They sense it is high time to start being generous and work against the stockpiling culture.

This money will support and launch new local projects that are making a difference where coronavirus is having an impact. (This is similar in some ways to the Boost Fund Grants that they already give but there will be a different process and this is new money.) The money will also be used to provide support for those in deepest need due to coronavirus in the Shared Space volunteer community.
THEY ARE NOW CONSULTING FOR 24 HOURS AND WELCOME, COMMENTS, QUESTIONS OR IDEAS BELOW.
They are deciding the period over which to distribute the money and the ways that will be decided. Please do not contact to ask for money but do comment to tell us about opportunities and needs to make a difference in the local area. Let's get creative. We’re working with Shared Space to make this happen.
Or as us Christians would say - "Your kingdom come!"
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CFS UPDATE... We had a first online meet of CFS la CFS UPDATE... We had a first online meet of CFS last night. It was weird to do and wonderful to see people even if on computer screens! 
We prayed, shared how we're doing, sorted out practical help for people with shopping etc, read the Bible to each other, and sang - thanks Hannah for playing the guitar from your lounge!

It was a little first step as we connect together in new ways. We are just starting to learn to meet online: some find that easier than others and we are supporting people to help them. Stick at it, it will be worth it.

Next CFS meeting is this Thursday evening at 7:45pm for 8pm. Join in!  You can do it on your smart phone, tablet or computer.  You can get ready now by downloading the app. 
To access the meeting, just drop us a message and we'll link you up.

As we go forward we can have different types of meetings at different times each week. This is just a first little nibble. 
Please also comment below with any reflections on last night's meeting and ideas as we develop new ways of being CFS and following Jesus.

God bless.

CFS UPDATE... We had a first online meet of CFS last night. It was weird to do and wonderful to see people even if on computer screens!
We prayed, shared how we're doing, sorted out practical help for people with shopping etc, read the Bible to each other, and sang - thanks Hannah for playing the guitar from your lounge!

It was a little first step as we connect together in new ways. We are just starting to learn to meet online: some find that easier than others and we are supporting people to help them. Stick at it, it will be worth it.

Next CFS meeting is this Thursday evening at 7:45pm for 8pm. Join in! You can do it on your smart phone, tablet or computer. You can get ready now by downloading the app.
To access the meeting, just drop us a message and we'll link you up.

As we go forward we can have different types of meetings at different times each week. This is just a first little nibble.
Please also comment below with any reflections on last night's meeting and ideas as we develop new ways of being CFS and following Jesus.

God bless.
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