• UCKG HelpCentres reopen for services

    Saturday, 4 July 2020 All the full time UCKG HelpCentres in England and Northern Ireland will reopen for services on Sunday 5 July, following the easing of restrictions. The Leicester HelpCentre will remain closed following the local lockdown measures imposed on the city by the government. The Cardiff HelpCentre will continue to be open for […]
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  • Leicester HelpCentre is back in lockdown

    Wednesday, 1 July 2020 In compliance with the UK’s first full scale local lockdown, the UCKG HelpCentre at 27 Abbey Street, Leicester, has once again closed its doors. The church had re- opened for private prayers on 15 June, and was looking forward to holding socially distanced services from 4 July, but none of that is […]
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  • Private prayer now permitted in Cardiff HelpCentre

    Saturday, 20 June 2020 With effect from Monday 22 June, it will be possible to visit the UCKG HelpCentre in West Grove, Cardiff CF24 3AN for private prayer, although anyone who is shielding, vulnerable persons and people in quarantine should not attend. This follows an announcement by the first minister of Wales, Mark Drakeford, who stated […]
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  • Private prayer returns to UCKG HelpCentres

    With effect from Monday 15 June, it will be possible to enter any of the 30 full time UCKG HelpCentres in England and Northern Ireland for private prayer, although anyone who is shielding, a vulnerable person or in quarantine should not attend.
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  • Bumper food parcels at Leeds soup kitchen

    Friday, 12 June 2020 There were treats in store for the 51 people who came along to the UCKG HelpCentre’s soup kitchen in Leeds on Saturday 6 June, thanks to an exceptionally generous donation by FareShare, the food redistribution organisation. The food parcels they received included fresh fruit, such as mangos and grapes as well as […]
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  • Finsbury Park soup kitchen triples its donations

    Wednesday, 10 June 2020 With extra donations of food coming in and its biggest team of volunteer helpers yet, the UCKG’s Finsbury Park soup kitchen more than tripled the number of free food bags it handed out to 169, on Saturday 6 June. They also delivered food to people that couldn’t get to the soup kitchen […]
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  • The UCKG – helping to feed those in need

    Friday, 29 May 2020 The UCKG HelpCentre in Leeds is now running a regular Saturday soup kitchen at its premises at 12 Regent Street, LS2 7QA, to help feed people who are struggling as a result of the coronavirus pandemic and the effect it is having on people’s livelihoods. For the past two Saturdays, (May 15 […]
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  • Free lunches to be had in Finsbury Park

    Friday, 29 May 2020 The widely held belief that “there’s no such thing as a free lunch,” simply does not apply if you’re struggling to afford the food you need and happen to be in Finsbury Park on a Saturday between 11 am and 1pm. Ever since Easter, the UCKG HelpCentre in the Rainbow Theatre on Seven […]
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  • Soup kitchen feeds some of South London’s most needy

    With 50% – 60% of its attendees either homeless or unemployed, the UCKG HelpCentre’s soup kitchen on Rye Lane, Peckham saw demand for its services increasing week on week to 85 individuals helped on Saturday 16 May, and 92 on 23 May.
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  • UCKG expands its Helpline service

    The UCKG HelpCentre is offering a much expanded support service for the duration of the COVID-19 lockdown, via its telephone helpline, which is available to all, 24/7 on 020 7686 6000.
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