Belfast Central Mission’s Housing Support for Young People project is spearheading a cutting-edge new initiative as part of the EU’s Peace IV Programme in conjunction with Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Council.
In collaboration with the BEAM Creative Network, the ‘Opportunities to Engage’ programme will provide training and skills development for a mixed group of 16-25 year olds and those 60+ from across the ABC area.
Since BCM was founded in 1889 the Christmas programme has continued to be a significant event each year. In spite of the passing of time the programme is still very much needed with people depending on food and toy donations to ease the financial pressures that exist at this time of the year.
In June 2018, staff, volunteers and congregation said a fond farewell to the Superintendent of 11 years, Rev Richard Johnston. Rev Johnston has moved to pastures new after a challenging and fulfilling time at BCM and Grosvenor Hall congregation.