Welcome to Community House
In this website you will able to find information about us, our projects, activities and our engagements with the community in Newport.
“Building up a caring community”
- Locally, through individuals and group activities
- Nationally, through networking with other churches and organisations
- Globally, through contacts with people in other countries.
Who is it for ?
Everybody is welcome to Community House, whatever their age, faith or background.
Among the groups who meet at present are:
- A Flying Start multicultural playgroup for young children.
- Youth clubs.
- Tuesday Lunch Club for the elderly, sometimes joined by children from the Flying Start playgroup or Maindee Primary School.
- Coffee and Laughs, a friendship group, set up to created good relationships between women of different cultures and faiths, in which we work to help improve English and IT.
- Ashianna, a club with courses and information for Asian ladies.
- ESOL classes and a Talk Club for people learning English.
- Classes run by organisations such as WEA and University College of Wales, Newport.
- BrahmaKumaris World Spiritual University (Newport) offers monthly workshops on topics such as stress management, overcoming anger, positive living, using a spiritual approach.
- Newport Interfaith Group
- Christian Worship Services on Sundays:
– Presbyterian Church meets for worship 10.30am every Sunday. You would be most welcome to join us.
– Church of God of Prophecy meets 12.30 - 2.30pm.
– Conqueror’s Assembly meets at 3.00pm.
– Also midday service on Tuesdays.
How does it work?
Community House provides opportunities:
- For groups to meet to cater for the needs of people of all ages, regardless of faith.
- For groups and individuals to pray, meditate or just relax and be quiet in the Chapel or the Peace Garden.
- To develop new and innovative forms of Christian worship.
- To focus on issues of peace and justice and inter-faith understanding in a friendly and non threatening environment by:
– Meeting together
– Exploring ways of meeting particular concerns
– Supporting and encouraging people in marginalized situations.
The building is owned by the Presbyterian Church of Wales with the Church Elders as the Managing Trustees.
The building is managed and organized in partnership with users, Newport City Council and representatives of the local community.
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Community House is the first ever Peace Mala accredited community centre...
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Still 'building up a caring community'