Visitor to Volunteer

2nd November 2018
Richard Hart started coming to the Northampton Jesus Centre as a user of its services. He now regularly volunteers and his kindness is making a huge difference to others. We sat down to find out a little bit more about him.  Tell us a bit about yourself. I’m 40, Northampton boy, I like making people laugh […]

ESOL Teaching Offers a Much Needed Welcome

11th July 2018
By Sue Withers, ESOL Teacher Can you imagine yourself arriving, sometimes through difficulty, in a bewildering foreign environment where you can’t speak the language  Can you imagine yourself grappling with incomprehensible forms, unable to understand the signs in a supermarket, baffled by the GP receptionist or dumb in the face of hostility?  In my career […]

Making a Difference in Northampton

30th October 2014
Daily serving around 60 of the most poor and vulnerably housed of Northampton, The Step Up Drop In is a hive of activity during the week . Here we speak to Stevo Scott, about working there. What made you want to work at the Jesus Centre? I felt very strongly the call of God to […]

Volunteering is “challenging, but rewarding”

22nd August 2014
A MUM of two young children, Esther Sohatee, 29, has her hands full with her busy day-to-day life, but that doesn’t stop her doing something positive for others. Every Wednesday night, Esther leads an English conversation group at the Northampton Jesus Centre, where she helps people that can’t afford English lessons and classes to speak […]