When Jean Patterson, our longest standing and oldest member, shared her testimony at an event held at the church, the mixed faith audience was captivated.

Please take some time to listen to this amazing story of God’s love and provision.


        Our Youth and Children’s Worker is celebrating 1 year in the role and has now completed his Youth Ministry training course.

He graduated last October at a ceremony in London.

We are pleased to announce the appointment of our new Youth and Children’s worker who started working with us on Monday 14th July 2014.

This is an historic appointment and we are excited at all the Lord is going to do amongst our young people.

“My name is Matt Craig. I am 38 years old, married to Jenny and have 2 young children – Samuel, 5 and Suzannah, 3. My early years were spent in Devon, before our family moved to Hillingdon when I was a teenager. I have always been very keen on sport and at school I was in a number of school and college teams.

Later I was a member of Hillingdon Athletic Club, representing them in the full range of sprint races, the highlight of which was competing at the National Schools Championships. I left school after Sixth Form and went to Uxbridge College to study a BTEC National Diploma in Business and Finance. During this time I had a part-time job at Sainsbury’s which was what encouraged me to go into a career in retail management. I went on to join WH Smith in 1995.

Outside of my working life I have always been involved in youth work within the Church, including summer camps and inter-church initiatives. I have a real passion for reaching out to children and young people, to help them live out their destiny and to discover how God can be central to their journey through life. After 19 years with WH Smith I now feel strongly that God is calling me into full-time Christian youth work, and am really excited to have been called to be Hilly Park’s Youth and Children’s Worker.”

He can be contacted through the Youth Office on 01895 814424 or youth@hillypark.org.uk



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