News from our team in Whitley – November 2018

What a month it has been! This November the Whitley team have been busy helping their community and beyond. Phil provides an overview of the great month that’s been.    National Conference This November we had the pleasure of hosting the National Conference. It...

News from our team in Witham – Autumn 2018

What a great time Witham has had! Here’s an overview of what Witham have been up to this Autumn. Helping their Young People Witham continues to do great work in with their young people in helping them learn, develop and grow – all while helping their...

News from our team in Whitley – October 2018

My name is Phil, Shift Y+C’s new youth work intern for this academic year. Our work in the secondary school is now in full swing! We are working with pupils with behavioural difficulties who have been excluded from mainstream education. We are leading classes...

News from our Team in Whitley – September 2018

News from Whitley (South Reading) Welcome to our center update. Here, in Whitley, we’ve had incredibly busy summer, packed with activities, events and more! At the beginning of August we ran the Space Academy Kids Club at Whitley Wood Community Centre –...

Renee’s Reflections on being an intern

Renee was an intern at SYC in 2015, this was her reflection part way through her 5 months with us. “I have been in the United Kingdom working with Fusion YAC for a little over three months. These months have been exciting and a new experience for me. This is my...

The Legacy of Shift – reflections from Leah

Leah Uptigrove lives in Calgary Canada and worked as PA to Claire in SYC a few years ago. Prior to that she completed Fusion’s ‘internship training’ in Canada and was part of the team there for a number of years. Leah has spent time with Fusion teams...
Breaking Through

Breaking Through

It’s hard to see culture when it’s the air we breathe, the water we swim in. For many young people, the so-called ‘digital natives’, their home culture is that of the internet – which both reflects and shapes the offline world. Breaking Through (in cinemas 27th...

News from our Team in Whitley – May & June 2018

News from Whitley (South Reading) We’ve been incredibly busy down in Whitley. So busy, in fact, that we didn’t manage to release a newsletter last month! We’re very sorry about that and are looking forward to share with you all what’s we’ve been up to. First of all...

News from our Teams in Whitley and Wheatley – April 2018

News from Whitley (South Reading) April saw our last session of Foundations for Life and Mission, finishing on a high with the graduation. Here’s some of the feedback we’ve received: “Great for both new and mature Christians! The course helped me to get a grasp...

We’ve made a shift!

After 14 years we’re changing our name to Shift Youth + Community. We are incredibly excited about the change which is the culmination of a 3 and half year process reviewing our brand. Despite a new lease of life and an excitement to see what new connections and...