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Bible Society Action Group

The Bishops Stortford branch of the Bible Society (www.biblesociety.org.uk ) recently celebrated their 200th anniversary. Over that time the group, has raised significant sums for the printing of bibles and has supplied bibles to local people

Bishop’s Stortford Money Advice Service

BSMAS (www.bs-money-advice-service.org.uk ) helps free local people from the shakles of debt. They give free, friendly confidential advice provided by a trained team of Christian debt advisers on handling debt issues, as well as offering budgeting support ...

Christian Aid

The Churches of Bishops Stortford support Christian Aid week with a town wide collection. For more information about this national charity visit http://www.christianaid.org.uk/

Company at Christmas

In order that people are not alone during the Christmas season the churches organise a communal Christmas dinner and entertainment at the Methodist Church Hall and also provide a Christmas dinner to people who are shut in at home. For more details use...

Food Bank

Bishop's Stortford Food Bank provides emergency food to people in need.  It is staffed by volunteers from all the churches in the town and other members of the community with no church affiliation.  Clients are referred by professional agencies that a...

HBW

Holiday Bible Week is a community effort put together by members of churches all over Bishop's Stortford, Thorley and further afield. There's a central committee with members from these churches that meet regularly to plan and organise everything that...

Portland Child Contact Centre

Based at the Hub Church, The Portland Child Contact Centre is a neutral meeting place where children of separated families can enjoy supported contact with one (or both) parents and sometimes other family members, in a safe and comfortable environment....

Stort Valley Schools Trust

SVST aims to ‘Take the truth into schools’ througout the Stort Valley from Safron Walden to Sawbridgeworth (including of course Bishops Stortford). The schools workers, supported by members of local churches support school clubs, assemblies, lessons etc...

Stortford Healing on the Streets

Every Saturday Healing on the Streets is available in Market Square from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. Everyone is welcome to be prayed for. Several churches are involved

Street Pastors

Bishop’s Stortford benefits from the presence of a Street Pastors scheme which a number of our members are actively involved in. Street Pastors is an inter-denominational Church response to urban problems, engaging with people on the streets to care, l...

Thirst Youth Cafe

A safe and fun place to engage, promote and develop the young people and the youth culture of Bishop’s Stortford. As well as a cafe serving hot drinks and what they think are the best milkshakes in Stortford there are a number of other events and ongoing ef...

Winter Night Shelter

The winter night shelter is based at Holy Trinity Church in South Street and provides support for those who need it during the cold winter months. For more info visit: https://www.facebook.com/HolyTrinityWinterNightShelter  

YMCA

The Bishops Stortford branch of this national organisation  is based at 4 Northgate End. We are a registered charity providing support in body, mind and spirit to young people. Our services include supported housing, an emergency crash-pad facility ...