Community

Community

God’s Mission for us

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We are Christians who live with a mental illness and/or who are qualified by training within mental health services. The ministry is part of the service and mission of Darlington Baptist Church to the local and wider Church and community. We came together to provide support to Christians living with a mental health problem, who are either disconnected from church community or are at the margins of one. We started the first of our small discipleship groups at Darlington Baptist…

Life Groups

Life Groups Where people grow together as friends and Christians, share, pray, have fun, learn. Life Groups usually meet, at various times and locations, every two weeks on a Thursday.  The February dates are the 13th and the 27th. We are taking the Apostles Creed as the starting point for discussion in our next few gatherings. The sessions will tie in with the talks at our Sunday morning Services. But don’t feel you will be left out if you haven’t…

Basement

The Basement We are currently in the process of raising funds for refurbishment.  We want to strip back the soup kitchen, as “food bank” has a stigma of being only for addicts, whereas we are seeing all sorts come in – from elderly who are alone, to those with mental health needs, to those with a wide range of addictions. We are now The Basement Cafe Community Hub, a place where all are welcomed.  A safe place which is non-judgmental,…

Conservatory

The Conservatory Open Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9.30 am until 1.30 pm as a café, the Conservatory is a great place to meet and relax, where you are assured of a friendly welcome. You won’t  get a toastie in town, anything like as good as ours, for £2, while you can enjoy a cup of coffee and a scone or tea cake for only 90p! Do pop in; we would love to see you.  Importantly, the Conservatory acts as a…

Care and Share

Care and Share Monday afternoons, between 1.00 pm and 3.00 pm, at Grange Road, with access to the Conservatory Café. A well being ‘drop-in’ space, where adults belong, connect and contribute. People bring their own activity and, perhaps, connect with others with a shared interest or opt in to our planned session activity. Care and Share is on Facebook. You can access it by CLICKING HERE; the page will open in a new window. NEWS: We are on our summer…