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Portadown Pentecostal Fellowship

  • Removed information

  • This charity was removed from the register on 16 Apr 2019
Charity no. 100028 Date registered. 14/05/2014

Public benefits

The organisation will meet the public benefit: - 1) promoting the growth of the Christian faith which will be a direct benefit to people and an indirect benefit to the public due to the teaching of moral standards. 2) by providing poverty relief through food, clothes and fuel banks for those suffering during the current and future economic

problems which is a direct, public benefit to the community through the alleviation of poverty. 3) encouraging and actively support cross community relations and projects in the diverse ethnic and religious communities in the local area which is a direct and indirect benefit to the public by promoting tolerance and understanding amongst diverse ethnic and cultural groups. 4) providing specialised support and services for parents with children with special needs which is a direct public benefit by allowing the parents a chance to respite while their children are with qualified carers. 5) providing a fully qualified therapeutic counsellor to provide counselling and support for numerous mental health issues and for the support and rehabilitation of ex offenders which is a direct benefit to the individual by encouraging them to find the their own coping mechanism and encouraging them to make positive changes in their lives and an indirect benefit to the public through a potential reduction in re-offending and encouraging former offenders to become productive members of their community. 6) providing community facilities such as crèche, after school and youth clubs, and clubs for the elderly which is a direct benefit to the individuals by providing a platform for people to interact and build relationships with their peers and an indirect benefit for the public by providing a place for young people to socialise without causing public disturbance.

What your organisation does

Portadown Pentecostal Fellowship is a religious organisation established to promote the growth of the Christian faith and to aide in combating local poverty, establishing better cross community and cultural relationships and to provide much needed services to the local community.

The charity’s classifications

  • The prevention or relief of poverty
  • The advancement of religion
  • The advancement of health or the saving of lives
  • The advancement of citizenship or community development
  • The advancement of human rights, conflict resolution or reconciliation or the promotion of religious or racial harmony or equality and diversity
  • The relief of those in need by reason of youth, age, ill-health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage

Who the charity helps

  • Addictions (drug/solvent/alcohol abuse)
  • Carers
  • Children (5-13 year olds)
  • Ethnic minorities
  • Ex-offenders and prisoners
  • General public
  • Homelessness
  • Learning disabilities
  • Mental health
  • Older people
  • Parents
  • Physical disabilities
  • Preschool (0-5 year olds)
  • Sensory disabilities
  • Unemployed/low income
  • Youth (14-25 year olds)

How the charity works

  • Advice/advocacy/information
  • Community development
  • Counselling/support
  • Cross-border/cross-community
  • Cultural
  • Disability
  • General charitable purposes
  • Playgroup/after schools
  • Relief of poverty
  • Religious activities
  • Welfare/benevolent
  • Youth development

Charitable purposes

1 The Objects of the Church are, for the public benefit:- 1.1 to advance the Christian faith in accordance with the Statement of Beliefs in such ways and in such parts of the United Kingdom or the world as the Trustees from time to time may think fit; 1.2 to relieve sickness and financial hardship and to promote and preserve good health by the provision of funds, goods or services of any kind, including through the provision of counselling and support in such parts of the United Kingdom or the world as the Trustees from time to time may think fit; and 1.3 to advance education in such ways and in such parts of the United Kingdom or the world as the Trustees from time to time may think fit.