Good news of great joy for all mankind

Good news of great joy for all mankind

On Thursday, children from our Kids Clubs marched around Trench Town to celebrate the Christmas story with their community. Straight after the pageant we gave awards to those children and clubs that have got the most “values stars” over the last 3 months...
Don’t push these children away

Don’t push these children away

A number of volunteers could not come to help at our clubs last week, because they had the flu. We have been very stretched for team recently, so with even fewer volunteers coming we decided to re-organise the programme, keep all the club groups together at one venue,...
Love that transforms

Love that transforms

One of the boys at our football club in Trench Town (who I’ll call Omar) has been doing well at clubs, earning 13 “values stars” over the last 7 weeks. Over the previous 3 months he had only earned 4, and had been sent home for disciplinary reasons...
“What are we doing this for?!”

“What are we doing this for?!”

Yesterday we held our regular weekly kids clubs, and the youth club afterwards, and it was one of those more challenging days. The groups are still forming, getting used to a new mix of personalities in each group after the summer break, and remembering what behaviour...
“Sir – she come home!”

“Sir – she come home!”

“Sir – she come home!” As Shani (not her real name) arrived at club she said these words, and her face shone with joy, satisfaction, and relief. Her face had worn a very different expression a week earlier. During the games she had been withdrawn and...