THE GREAT PARK COMMUNITY
Revd. Ruth Hewett has been the Chair of trustees of the Community Centre this year.
CHURCH in the PARK supports the community centre activities, promoting itself as an integral part of the community: for example the Bakeoff, residents groups on the Great Park, the Christmas and Easter craft fairs and Community BBQ.
For an overview of Newcastle Great Park visit : Newcastle Great Park
The local church is just one part of this network of caring people. We work in partnership with these agencies.
The Church is always keen to build bridges with others, whether individuals or groups, who care about how we live together and care for each other.
Please get in touch if you think we can work together for the good of the community.
Some of the social issues facing us in this place are:
Loneliness and Isolation
This can be a big issue for many people, for young and for old. The church here is investing in and developing ways and opportunities to meet socially in the Great Park.
The ARK in the PARK has been in place in the Great Park Community since 2009 and offers a venue or hub for meetings for example Coffee and Conversation meets fortnightly. The Ark in the Park supports initiatives further afield too such as the Tuesday Toddler group which meets every week at the community centre. Further details can be found at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1782118338589221.
If you have any ideas about how to combat loneliness or if you feel lonely yourself and would like to talk to someone please use the ‘Get in Touch’ form at the bottom of this page.
Health and Well-being
The mental wellbeing of all ages is a growing concern in our society especially for young people. The use of social media and all the complications it can add to an already complex
We work with others to support those who suffer from dementia and their carers as well.
We work alongside Silverline Memories, further details can be found at https://www.silverlinememories.com
We support people who suffer from loss and grief of bereavement. We value the importance of listening.
We are available to listen to you and if you feel a caring conversation would help you please use the form below to get in touch in confidence.
Revd. Ruth Hewett
The ARK in the PARK
62 Featherstone Grove
Newcastle upon Tyne
0191 217 0367