Oadby Evangelical Free Church

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The North Memorial Hall where Oadby Evangelical Free Church meet

Oadby Evangelical Free Church is an independent evangelical church in Oadby, Leicestershire, UK.

History[edit]

It was formed mainly by members of Knighton Evangelical Free Church, also in Leicester in 1973, and was officially inaugurated on Friday 24 January 1975. In September the following year the Rev. Michael Stringer was inducted as the first pastor, a position he held until his retirement at the end of August 2007. Glenn Shotton was appointed Assistant Minister in July 2005 until he left at the end of 2006 to take up a pastorate in Surrey. Rev. Adam Broughton was called to take up the position of Pastor of Oadby Evangelical Free Church from 1 August 2008. Adam left the church in March 2013 to take up a pastorate in Scotland.

Location[edit]

The church currently leases the North Memorial Hall in Oadby for its meetings. This is on Stoughton Road, just off the main A6. The hall is sited on the North Memorial Homes estate which was originally built to house wounded members of the armed forces from the Great War.[1]

Services[edit]

The main service times are 10:30am and 6.30pm on Sunday. Other events, including youth groups, art classes and a mums and tots group are detailed on the church web site.

Affiliations[edit]

The church is affiliated to the Fellowship of Independent Evangelical Churches (FIEC).

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 52°36′10.3″N 1°4′39.4″W / 52.602861°N 1.077611°W / 52.602861; -1.077611