Upcoming Services

All public services at Whitechapel Mission are currently suspended


Every day we provide warmth and shelter, serve hot drinks and breakfast, and offer a genuine welcome for all those who need it on that morning. We know that as a Methodist mission, this is a key part of our daily worship. Come and share with us as we offer the opportunity for our members, trustees, supporters, friends and volunteers to take part in our Morning Service

There will be an opportunity to share in our Morning Service through: helping to serve hot drinks; preparing and serving breakfast; helping to sort and prepare clothing; meeting to share reflections and listen to one another on the challenge of loving as part of Whitechapel Mission. Be prepared to be both inspired and challenged by an act of worship that that places an act of love at the heart of all we do.

Sharing food is at the heart of our worship, and as part of our Morning Service we will share in Holy Communion.

It will mean an earlier start than usual, but we know that you will experience a Morning Service that not only hears the Word of God but lives out the Word of God.

On this occasion it is vital that we know whether you will be able to join us, as you will understand that we cannot let the people we serve down. Please confirm you will be able to join at info@whitechapel.church or call 03000 111 400

Please call 03000 111 400 or e-mail info@whitechapel.church for further information.

Our Impact in 2019

  • Over 5,200 volunteers, offering over 36.400 hours of their time.

  • New figures reveal that 16,134 people were found sleeping rough on any given night in England in 2018/19, an increase of 32% on the previous year.

  • Figures reveal that 8,096 people were found sleeping rough on any given night in London in 2018/19, an increase of 7% on the previous year.

  • Rough sleeping in England has now increased by 250% since 2010

  • 24% of rough sleepers have been on the streets for 2 years or more.

  • 108,398 breakfasts served during this year, an average of 297 a day.

  • 5,698 different people used our services during this year.

  • 2,457 people used our advice services during the past year. 566 were women.

  • 24% of people using our services are under 26 years of age.

  • 49 people use the Whitechapel Mission's address to receive their post.

  • 47 people were helped to find employment

  • 58 were referred to drug or alcohol programmes.

  • 298 people received help in claiming benefits.

  • 32% of people using our services have been in care at some point.

  • 15% of people supported by the Whitechapel Mission have been in the armed services.

  • 63 people found permanent accomodation, either a flat or apartment. 312 people found a hostel during this year.

  • 29 birth certificates purchased during this year.

  • 52 people came to us without any form of ID at all.

  • 23,800 showers during this year.

  • 38% of people using our services have been in prison.

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