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SSJBC Community Hub is a comfortable coffee bar style space that is open every weekday and at least one Saturday a month, operating on donations so that there is always somewhere for people to come and meet their friends or make new ones - regardless of income.
Our daily Renew SSJ (weekdays 10am - 12 noon) provides a place where you can enjoy a cuppa and a chat, play a board game or do some colouring - or just sit and read your newspaper. We also have a space for prayer and reflection where you can light a candle or just sit and "be".
Different optional activities take place whilst Renew SSJ is open:
Mondays - a Chair Exercise Group from 11am - 11.45am
Wednesdays - a craft group for all abilities
Fridays - a Knitting and crochet group - newcomers welcome
Once a month on a Saturday at 8.30am SSJBC holds a Men's Breakfast for men of any age. We operate on a donations basis so as not to exclude anyone.
Our Monthly Community Lunch at midday on the last Thursday of the month is the one activity where we make a nominal charge of £7 for a 3-course lunch - booking for this event is essential by the Monday before the lunch.
This is good for wellbeing because
- The hub provides a great place for those who may be feeling isolated, lonely or depressed to come and be part of the SSJBC family.
- The Chair Exercise Group is good for wellbeing as it enables those with limited mobility to limber up safely in a friendly supportive environment - all with a cuppa!
- The Men's Breakfast is good for wellbeing as it provides a safe place for men of any age to meet and chat and to serve each other a full English Breakfast!
A fabulous community resource which we use several times a week - a great sociable space & so valuable for wellbeing.