The Immerse Intern Programme


Intern placements with Church from Scratch in Southend on Sea, Essex, UK. Church from Scratch is seeking committed and passionate people as interns for 8-12 months. The right candidates will be instrumental in expanding and strengthening the CFS mission and community - working with the existing church; Shared Space [...]

The Immerse Intern Programme2018-11-04T17:00:45+00:00

Job: Ebay Store & Volunteer Transformation Manager


Job Opportunity: Ebay Store and Volunteer Transformation Manager With our partner organisation - Shared Space in Southend on Sea, Essex  Are you interested in working for a progressive Christian charity? Would you be passionate about transforming the lives of a volunteer team from a wide range of backgrounds? Would you like to lead a Shared Space store and [...]

Job: Ebay Store & Volunteer Transformation Manager2018-11-04T17:10:48+00:00

The way ahead with Southend LGBTQ+ friends


A letter to CFS and Friends (October 2018) Hi CFS and friends, As CFS have explored same sex marriage, we have enjoyed an energetic and love filled conversation over the last few months. We are now ready to discern what Jesus is saying by voting as a church on whether to conduct same sex marriages. [...]

The way ahead with Southend LGBTQ+ friends2018-09-27T12:54:31+00:00

Kicking off the Autumn in Style


As a jam-packed summer ends, CFS is looking forward to kicking off the autumn in style. Some amazing things have happened, and more are taking shape. Here’s the lowdown: Baptisms & Festivals With tents packed, CFS headed to the fields of East Mersea for the co-created Baptist festival, Fire Camp. Founded by CFS and [...]

Kicking off the Autumn in Style2018-09-11T16:55:18+00:00

Video: Christina, Tim and Tony get baptised!


What a start to July! God's at work with three baptisms. Thank you Jesus. Watch the video above! 20 of CFS got in the water to help with the baptisms with others cheering on from the beach,  a new Church from Scratch record. And more importantly it was [...]

Video: Christina, Tim and Tony get baptised!2018-07-05T14:19:40+00:00

The new CFS plan is under construction


In May we worked together as a church to discern what Jesus will have us do next. And we discerned these four priorities to give focus as we move forward. Fostering passionate spirituality re-founding CFS on Jesus and in a closer relationship with him. Building deeper connections forming stronger relationships [...]

The new CFS plan is under construction2018-06-29T16:09:25+00:00

BLESS: Was a week to re-imagine CFS


An opportunity to continue reshaping the church From 30th May to 1st June, CFS met to explore how we can develop as a spiritual community for the adventure ahead. The discussions that took place over these three days revolved around four church priorities that we established in May: Fostering passionate spirituality: CFS should be re-founded on [...]

BLESS: Was a week to re-imagine CFS2018-06-29T15:31:21+00:00

Hannah Moore wins national mental health award.


Congratulation to Hannah Moore for winning a national mental health award. After being short-listed to the final five, Hannah was unanimously awarded first place for the 'Outstanding Service User Achievement Award' in mental health. Hannah has spent the best part of 12 years in psychiatric hospitals struggling with her mental health. Despite her challenges, she [...]

Hannah Moore wins national mental health award.2018-06-12T13:35:50+00:00

How to be a SuperAger by Angela Lucas


Church from Scratch member and newly published author, Angela Lucas, has written a book inspiring us to seek exciting and purposeful experiences in our later years. On her 82nd birthday, Angela was challenged to walk the ancient Camino de Santiago way in the Spanish Mountains. A physically demanding pilgrimage, it saw her overcome a hundred kilometre trek [...]

How to be a SuperAger by Angela Lucas2018-06-12T13:56:32+00:00
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