Middlesbrough Centre of Mission


The centre of mission is based on the Brambles Farm and Thorntree estates in Middlesbrough, which are in the top 1% most deprived neighbourhoods in the country. God is already doing a lot on these estates and Jane is joining in to help this grow.

The centre of mission has started a new worshiping community (church plant) for 20s-40s on the Brambles Farm estate and Jane is involved with other exciting ministries already taking place to reach out to the local community. One of these is the Given with God’s Love coffee van project run by Father Terry Leathley, which takes a coffee van out onto the estate three times a week to bless people on the estates.

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Type of Work


Food distribution

Family work

Poverty alleviation

Building Community

Evangelists & Leaders

Jane Emson

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Diocese of York

The Diocese of York is a family of 579 churches and 125 schools in 442 parishes committed to the praise of God through Jesus Christ and service to others

St Thomas Church

St. Thomas Church Thorntree is a brand new worshipping community on the Brambles Farm estate in Middlesbrough.
The Middlesbrough Centre of Mission was launched in September 2019 as a strategic partnership between the Diocese of York and Church Army.

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