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December 2017


Bethel, the London City Mission centre on Bennett’s Castle Lane, Becontree, is operating as a night shelter on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday nights this winter.

It does so in partnership with Hope For Barking & Dagenham, a Christian-run charity which provides a winter night shelter in church halls around the borough seven nights a week.

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June 2017

Strengthened leadership

London City Mission are strengthening the leadership of their ministries with the appointment of four new members to the team. Reverend Tayo Arikawe and Caroline Millar will be joining as Director of Ministries and Church Development & Partnerships Director respectively.They follow Pamela Brown-Peterside, who joined in April as Field Director for West London, and Imtiaz Khan who became Field Director for East London in June, having been with the Mission for nearly 12 years.

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March 2017


Duncan Cuthill, Director of Ministries at London City Mission, will be leaving London City Mission in July to become Chief Executive of Edinburgh City Mission.

Duncan joined London City Mission 12 years ago and has led and supported the field staff team as they have reached out in partnership with churches across London with the love of God and good news of Jesus Christ.

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Sept 2016

Reaching the world on your doorstep

The Evangelical Alliance, London City Mission and Global Connections are together hosting the ‘Reaching the world on your doorstep’ event, which takes place on 23 November at St Mellitus College, west London. The day will bring together teaching, training, and encouragement, as well as times of prayer and sharing resources and ideas to help churches and individuals to engage with people around them of different faiths and cultures.

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May 2015

Stepping out with the gospel

This month London City Mission (LCM) marks 180 years of gospel ministry to the least reached in London.

LCM was founded on 16 May, 1835, at a time when the mortality rate amongst cholera sufferers was rising and many charitable organisations were leaving the slums. Its mandate was to ‘extend the knowledge of the gospel among the inhabitants of London (especially the poor)...

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Jan 2015

Pray for London

London City Mission has produced a Lent prayer guide to launch their Pray for London campaign.

Lent is a time for many Christians to go the extra mile in service and commitment to their Saviour. London City Mission are encouraging thousands of people to get involved in praying for their capital...

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Jan 2015

Representing London City Mission

London City Mission has a new website, a new logo and a new look. How we look and feel says a lot about who we are and what we do.

Having announced our new strategy and vision we want to make sure the way we look reflects our gospel heart and vision.

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Dec 2014

Crossing the divide

Due to the riots and gang violence between the various estates, Tottenham has gained an arguably unfair reputation. I visited recently to find out more about London City Mission’s ministry in the area and was inspired by the things God is doing there…

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Oct 2014

Because London needs Jesus

London has many needs. People disagree on what it needs most: more schools and hospitals; less traffic, and improved air quality; more police, and less crime; more affordable housing, and less of a gap between rich and poor. There’s wisdom in all of this, but at London City Mission we believe that, most importantly, London needs Jesus

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Sept 2014

Because London needs Jesus

London City Mission held its annual Thanksgiving Service on Wednesday 17th September. Guest speaker Andy Paterson, Mission Director with FIEC, inspired and motivated Mission staff and supporters alike, as he called on them to not to lose their nerve or imagine that…

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Because London needs Jesus