Barnabas Community Projects (BCP) was established as an independent charitable company in 2014 to manage and develop the social action projects associated with Barnabas Community  Church,  Shrewsbury.


BCP currently runs a number of projects and employs two part-time staff.  There is a large and energetic volunteer base for our projects which operate primarily from the Barnabas Centre and the Barnabas Community Projects building.



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Our mission statement:


'Barnabas Community Projects is about changing lives and enriching community.

We run a wide range of holistic and relational projects which seek to empower people on a journey of personal transformation.'

All of the projects are carried out in accordance with Christian principles and practices, and in such a way that demonstrates Christian faith, care, and concern, and upholds the values of equality and justice. These values include integrity, accountability, inclusivity and equality.


Hence we aim to treat people with dignity and respect, and we will help anyone in need regardless of gender, age, ability, social status, sexual orientation, faith, ethnic group, or language.

The team:

Directors of BCP:


Martin Charlesworth – Chair

Peter Haydock – Finance

Andrew Pattison – Secretary

Richard Buckle

Karen Williams






Project leaders:


Karen Williams - 360

Ali Lucia - Barneytots

Roger Bebb - BMA

Jen Cornall & Helen Hotchkiss - Eclipse

Karen Williams - Food Bank

Leila Corbet - Cafe +

Karen Williams - Family Focus



Company number: 9197084


Charity number: 1160839




BCP is about changing lives and enriching community.  We run a wide range of holistic and relational projects which seeks to empower people on their journey of personal transformation.













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