Community

We are a community of worshippers seeking to follow Christ in the 21st century.  Part of sharing what we have means using our building to provide a base for  community groups at reasonable rates, to run alongside our own groups.

Details of our groups including contact links

For children:

  • Polka Tots – a parent and toddler drop-in group from 2-4 every Friday (except during August). We charge £1 per family, and provide refreshments & toys.  This has been run by church volunteers for 25 years and we now have second-generation kids coming along.
  • Girl Guides – the 5th Hove Girl Guides meet here at 7-9.00pm Mondays, contact Lynne or Quita at 5thhoveguides@gmail.com
  • Red Jelly – our longtime messy play group for children up to 7, run by Emma Churchill (info@redjellykids.co.uk) from 10-12pm on Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays in term-time
  • Little Pickles – a parent and toddler music group run by Dave Taggart, muso extraordinaire (littlepickles@ntlworld.com) from 10-11am on Wednesdays and Thursdays
  • Sama Karate  – fitness, discipline and martial arts taught by Sam Tebay (samtsama@gmail.com) every Wednesday evening in term times
  • LAMDA Drama tuition and coaching for all ages – outstanding 2017 results – contact Sarah London at sarah@sarahlondonvoiceovers.co.uk
  • Jittabugs Classical Ballet class on a Monday at 4-5pm with Emily Dauris – contact emilydauris@jittabugs.com

For adults

  • Hove Luncheon Club – an award-winning group of volunteers (Argus Community Stars) who provide a three-course meal for £2 to all comers every Tuesday at 12.30 (during term time).
    Caroline Henderson (cookingcaroline@outlook.com) of Cooking & Co also runs a Thursday group here – it started as a cooking club for a number of people with differing abilities, but it is increasingly popular with people who drop in to eat together
  • Loving Hands: a weekly informal support group for anyone experiencing bereavement or isolation, hosted by Rachel and Jaqui from the church and lunch club.  Come along and have a cuppa and a chat on Friday mornings, from 10.00-11.30am.
  • Monday Guild: between September and May, from 2 to 4 pm, weekly on Mondays, this is a Christian meeting for friendship and fellowship, with a variety of speakers and topics.
  • Brighton & Hove Camera Club run a group here at 7-9.30 on Tuesday evenings
  • Film Club: between September and May, on the first Friday of the month at 7.45pm, we watch a film together then chat about it over a cuppa afterwards. Free admission with donations towards our chosen charity. Details in Newsnotes.
  • Mens Club: September to May, weekly on Fridays, 7.30-10.30pm, snooker, darts, table tennis. c/o David Sawyer