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Grace Community Church (Ireland) Limited

Charity no. 107784 Date registered. 12/10/2020

Public benefits

The direct benefits flowing from “relief of poverty” include partnering with other organisations and charities working in our trust area providing both financial and practical support particularly but not limited to the more vulnerable people in our society such as children in the foster care system and those fostering and adopting. Another

benefit flowing from the relief of poverty is providing support for other charities working internationally financially and where possible practically to bring about relief of poverty through education, feeding programs and child sponsorship. The direct benefits flowing from “advancement of religion” include holding weekly church meetings which are open to anyone with facilities for children and young people, the provision of gatherings throughout the week including smaller home groups and large groups leading to encouragement of moral improvement in society, and mental and spiritual well being. The direct benefits flowing from “advance education” would include providing activities for children, young people and adults resulting in increased knowledge, increased confidence of the beneficiaries, and through our Sunday gatherings and Sunday school an improved understanding of the bible The direct benefits flowing from “providing facilities in the interest of welfare with the aim of improving the conditions of life for the said inhabitants” include setting up a community hub in a building in Richhill and running activities for children, young people and adults creating a place for people who are lonely or isolated to engage with others in the community resulting in overall improvement of the quality of life. The benefits can be demonstrated through feedback from beneficiaries and their families, the number of people attending our weekly Sunday services, other weekly groups, youth group and Sunday school. There is no harm arising from any of the purposes. The charity’s beneficiaries are the general public including children and young people. There is no private benefit flowing from any of the purposes.

What your organisation does

Weekly church services, mid week gatherings and small groups for people of all ages specifically but not limited those living in the local community of Richhill. Providing community groups including a weekly youth group providing a space for the local youth to meet, connection group for older people and parent toddler group.

The charity’s classifications

  • The advancement of religion
  • The advancement of citizenship or community development

Who the charity helps

  • Children (5-13 year olds)
  • General public
  • Men
  • Older people
  • Parents
  • Preschool (0-5 year olds)
  • Women
  • Youth (14-25 year olds)

How the charity works

  • Community development
  • Economic development
  • Education/training
  • Religious activities
  • Volunteer development
  • Youth development

Charitable purposes

To advance the Christian religion for the benefit of the public in the area of benefit. Associating together the said inhabitants and the local authorities voluntary and other organisations in the area of benefit in a common effort to relieve poverty and advance education and to provide facilities in the interest of welfare with the object of improving the conditions of life for said inhabitants

Governing document

Constitution

Other name

Grace Community Church Ltd
  • 3 Trustees
  • N/A Employees
  • N/A Volunteers

Contact details

Public address

  • 123 Keady Road, Richhill, Armagh, BT60 3AD

Trustee board

Trustee
Neil
Mr Neville William Garland
Mr David Allen Mcbride

List of regions

  • In Northern Ireland