Imagine a church that 15 year olds long to be part of and which the non-religious are drawn to. It breaks all their preconceptions of church. Imagine a church which raises children and youth to be leaders now and in the future. Imagine a church where those that are marginalised, addicted or poor in spirit find friendship, freedom and hope. Imagine a church, strategically placed in the centre of a town that plays its part in changing the culture of the town, seeing an explosion of love, friendship, prayer, creativity, hospitality, compassion and worship breaking out. Imagine a church where people continually grow in intimacy with Jesus. Imagine a church that can, in time, resource or plant other churches. Imagine if we were that church.
We believe God's power changes lives - bringing hope, freedom and transformation. We want to see an explosion of love, friendship, prayer, creativity, hospitality, compassion and worship breaking out in the centre of Hastings. We have a particular calling to be a church for the non-religious. We would love to welcome you to join us in this unique adventure in the heart of Hastings.
The growth of the church over the last few years has enabled us to start a number of initiatives to support and empower the wider community. We now have over 500 people being impacted by our work each week, through Sundays, Safehaven Men and Safehaven Women, and our Children’s and Youth programmes. Everyone from the community is welcome and we endeavour to follow good practice in all areas of our work. We are members of Hastings Voluntary Action and are actively working with Statutory, Community and Voluntary Sector partners to bring positive change to local people’s lives.