‘Love Your Street’ Campaign

‘Love Your Street’ Campaign

Whitley is a multicultural place, and this brings a different essence to the community; however, it also presents unique challenges. Living in a multicultural place is more than enjoying different kinds of food, celebrations, fashion; it is about people demonstrating...
News from our team in Whitley – March 2020

News from our team in Whitley – March 2020

A lot has occurred since our previous update and so wherever you are reading this from, we hope you are keeping well. Youth Survival Kit SYC has put together a webpage for young people signposting them to several avenues helping them access online mentoring and...
News from our team in Whitley – February 2020

News from our team in Whitley – February 2020

February has been an exciting month with a mixture of schools and community work, training and conversations! We began with Community Prayers as usual on the 1st Friday of the month. The same evening, we kicked off the Foundations Course for Personal, Community and...
News from our team in Whitley – January 2020

News from our team in Whitley – January 2020

January was a great start to the year for the team in Whitley!   Collaborations This January has brought about continued and exciting new collaborations between SYC and other groups in Reading After multiple Christmas meals, festivities in our local parishes, travels...
News from our team in Whitley – November 2019

News from our team in Whitley – November 2019

November has been a busy month for us here in Whitley!     National Conference It was an opportunity for deeper conversations and discussions Schools work carried on throughout the month where we mainly provided pastoral support during break and lunch time as well as...
News from our team in Whitley – October 2019

News from our team in Whitley – October 2019

The Whitley team have had a lot going on this October from team days to Light Festivals   Local people We saw members from local churches taking the initiative and making it happen! On 4th October, we had a Team Day and were joined by Jason who is based in Witham. We...
News from our team in Whitley – September 2019

News from our team in Whitley – September 2019

What September in Whitley has been all about! A Time to Resettle and Refocus Coming together It was a friendly atmosphere that engaged people from different age groups in various activities The new academic year began on 4th September 2019 and with that we resumed our...
The Story Mission of Wheatley

The Story Mission of Wheatley

In the spring of 2003, shortly after their arrival in the UK, Marty and Jenny Woods visited a home group in village of Wheatley, South Oxfordshire where they were staying. As they shared about why they had moved to the UK and what they may be able to offer in the...
The Story of Mission in Whitley

The Story of Mission in Whitley

In 2018 Whitley farewelled Vernon and Jenny Orr after 17 years of ministry in our community, South Reading. Vernon was lead vicar of the local Anglican churches. Soon after he arrived in Whitley, he connected with Marty and Jenny Woods of Fusion International who had...