Formed in Eltham in 1975 as Eltham Green Fellowship at 4 Eltham Green, the church grew within the next 18 months to 100 people gathering in the home. God was moving in amazing ways at the time we moved three doors up to 1 Eltham Green for the main meetings while the Sunday School remained at number 4. Soon the numbers had reached 130 people. We had to soon move on as the gathering was causing problems for the neighbours.
In 1981 after some temporary homes the church purchased the Methodist Church building on the corner of Haimo Road, a short distance from Eltham Green. In 1982 the church moved in and this has been our church building since. The building has grown through development to include more rooms, a larger main hall, two residential flats and more recently a Coffee Shop.
Our heart has always been to be a centre in the community where the church and local community can connect together, with the church blessing the local community. In 2017 we started the Fresh Ground Coffee House which has seen our building opened up for many who simply want to have a drink or lunch, or to attend a wide variety of activities for the family.
An independent, networking, church
We are part of a network of churches called MissionLifeGrace (MLG). A group of churches walking together to love God, share the love of God to the world and grow disciples. We are all independent but share the same heart for God. We are evangelical, charismatic and seek to live out the life of God in holy living as we see in the scriptures.
A church family
Originally started as a house church we still hold those benefits of family life. We love to do things together including our children. We love to care for and support one another. We certainly are not a church that is content to 'just turn up'.
A church of community groups
Our community groups are how we are church in the week. We meet together on Sundays but also in the week. Church is more than a gathering, the community groups are places were we can grow in God through worship and the word, serve and support one another as church family, and connect and invite those who do not yet know Jesus.