Crofts End Church

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Crofts End Church
Formation 1895
Official language
Andrew Yelland

Crofts End Church is a nonconformist church, located in St George, Bristol, England. The specific area in which it is located is known locally as Crofts End.

Formerly known as The Miner's Mission and Crofts End Mission, the church was established in 1895 by a young miner, George Brown, who felt called by God to start a Christian work for the many poor, ragged and barefooted children of the area. The church is now part of the Bristol City Mission Society, a registered charity.

The full history of the church can be found in a booklet published in 1995 for its centenary year. Collated and edited by Margaret Mitchell it includes memories of Crofts End and historical details of life in a mining community, from people across the country.

Groups that use the premises include Bright Hour - a weekly Bible group, Just Hangin' Out - an activity group for children who attend Crofts End, Second Chance Friday - an all-age Bible study group, X-Life - a youth house group, Croft Tots - a mums and toddlers group, Wednesday Specials - a children's group for 6's to 10's, X-Cite - a youth group for 9's to 12's, Crofts End Silver Band - a brass band for all ages, The Vets Band - a brass band for older players, and Kingswood Players, an amateur theatre group.

The current pastor is Andrew Yelland.

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