We are excited to announce our programme for our annual conference in May 2015. Proximity 2015 is nearly upon us! Here’s a taste of what to expect over the two days as we worship, pray and think about God’s mission in areas of urban deprivation. Danielle Strickland, known for her work with the Salvation Army in…
Transforming communities from the inside out
When I was Twelve I’ve wanted to be on an Eden team since I was twelve. Having tagged along with my sister’s youth group to an evening event, I heard some inspiring stories of people who had followed Jesus to places full of hard situations, and loving people there. I remember hearing about a team who…
The story of Paul and Megan in a neglected part of Birmingham Nearly 13 years ago our family moved onto Weoley Castle, a large council estate in South Birmingham. It’s a struggling estate- falling into the lowest 10% for deprivation. Our milkman refused to deliver there. We had lived nearby for a few years but…
Partnering with local churches we form volunteer teams within communities suffering high levels of deprivation in order to accelerate the transformation of the neighbourhood.
Eden team members come from all sorts of backgrounds and share a common set of vision and values, they all live in the neighbourhood and give at least six hours a week as volunteers.
Eden teams build relationships with local youth and families in all sorts of creative ways. Every day brings new stories to light of lives being touched, hope being restored and futures getting brighter.