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What's Happening Here & Around The World

The Yard

401 - 403 Tildesley Road, Putney, SW15 3BD

Our hope is that, through the Yard, our local community would experience the love of Jesus in a practical and tangible way

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What is it?

The Yard is our ministry space on the Ashburton estate in Putney and our base for a range of community-focused initiatives including children’s playgroups, English language courses, debt courses, counselling, Job Club and Foodbank.

When 

The Yard is open on... 

Tuesdays 10am - 3pm [Little Fish and Job Club]

Wednesdays 10am - 12pm [Foodbank, Fuelbank, CAB advice services]

Thursdays 12pm - 3:30pm [Counselling]

Sundays 2pm - 4pm [Foodbank and Fuelbank]

Where

Click here to see where The Yard is on a map.



Job Club

12:30pm - 3pm on Tuesdays at The Yard

The Job Club provides free one to one support to anyone who is unemployed or under-employed as they go through the process of finding work

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What is it?

Our Job Club is open from 12.30pm to 3pm on Tuesdays. Guests receive one to one coaching and help with CVs, job searches or interview practice, as well as the opportunity to use an internet-connected laptop for free. We provide free hot lunches and unlimited coffee. We love helping people back into work - but, often just as importantly, we help people rebuild their confidence and get their lives back on track.

How to book an appointment 

To book an appointment for the Job Club please telephone the church office on 020 8785 9530 during office hours (9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday). We have appointments available at 12:30pm and 1:45pm. All appointments last 75 minutes and take place at The Yard, 401-403 Tildesley Road, Putney, SW15 3BD. Click here to see where The Yard is on a map.

Volunteer at the Job Club

No matter what your expertise or background, there are plenty of ways you can get involved - from welcoming clients, making up hot drinks and paninis, to providing computer support and coaching clients either on your own or in a pair. You can register your interest to help out by clicking here.

Foodbank

Wednesdays 10am - 12pm & Sundays 2pm - 4pm at The Yard

Foodbank provides a minimum of three days' emergency food and support to people in crisis

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What is it?

We host the Wandsworth Foodbank on Wednesdays from 10am - 12pm and Sundays from 2pm - 4pm. Foodbank guests are welcomed with a hot lunch, real coffee and the time and space to relax and chat whilst we make up food bags from our storeroom.

During our Wednesday Foodbank, we host Fuelbanks and Families. They are a charity set up to help families with children living in Wandsworth who are struggling to pay their fuel bills. Families are referred through local Foodbank centres.

We also have a Citizens Advice Bureau advisor available on a Wednesday.

Click here to see where The Yard is on a map.

Volunteer at Foodbank

We always need volunteers to welcome and chat to clients, make up hot drinks and pack parcels of food according the requirements of each individual. You can register your interest to help out by clicking here.

International Mission

'But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth.' Acts 1:8

Whether near, local or far, we have been called to extend God's Kingdom together, everywhere, in every way

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We work in partnership with Tearfund as part of their Connected Church initiative, focussing on mission to both Nepal and India.  Much of this work is to support organisations on the ground in both Nepal and India as they develop educational programmes in the prevention of trafficking across the region.  

We are also looking to explore potential partnerships with Vineyard churches in Myanmar, Denmark and Spain, as together we seek to eradicate trafficking in all its forms and partner with the local church in their work in their local communities. 

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For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in.

Matthew 25:35 (NIV)