Wrexham Centre of Mission

Wrexham, north Wales

The Wrexham Centre of Mission is based in Caia Park, which is recognised by the European Community as an area of significant poverty and deprivation. Statistics reveal high levels of unemployment, limited social mobility, low levels of disposable income, a high crime rate and growing concerns about racial integration and social isolation.

One of the biggest challenges facing Caia Park is poverty. During the school holidays the Wrexham Centre of Mission has developed an initiative to cook and deliver hot meals to anyone in need of one. These meals go out to families, elderly people and those struggling with loneliness. You can see more about this in the film above.

A big part of Wrexham Centre of Mission is the Tin Can Youth Centre. Out of this the team operate an after school drop in, a youth club for young people aged 16-18 and a youth church that meets once a month. This is a place for young people to make their own and safely meet together. Through this ministry there are a number of unchurched young people who have explored faith and are growing into a Christian youth community.

The Wrexham Centre of Mission is very active within the schools in and around Caia Park. Within these schools Josh and Jack run football sessions, a gardening mentoring scheme for children with behaviour problems and difficult home lives, detached work through school pastors and are hoping to develop more initiatives once things stabilise within schools.

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Type of Work

Recreation activities



Food distribution

Church Planting /
Fresh Expressions


Bible Study

Schools work

Poverty alleviation

Building Community

Mental health

Evangelists & Leaders

Josh Smith

Jack Wright

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Diocese of St Asaph

The Diocese of St Asaph is one of six dioceses which make up the Church in Wales, an independent province of the Anglican Communion. It covers the counties of Denbighshire, Flintshire, Wrexham, half of Conwy and part of Gwynedd and Powys.

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