On Tuesdays from 8.45 until 1pm, several of us will be at the Sunshine Club, Crowle Drive DY9 7NY (opposite the Malvern Avenue shops) to share refreshments and chat with whoever drops in! (Or leave you to enjoy a quiet cuppa if you prefer, of course.) There's a computer with Internet access and we're more than happy to lend a hand if you need to do something online but don't know where to start. It's a Dudley Community Information Point too. Tom is normally there, so if there's something you want to talk about to a vicar, this is a good time to do it.
We serve tea, coffee, squash, toast, bacon sandwiches and biscuits, plus we have a few tins of soup available to heat up.
Everything is free, though if you want you can make a small donation to help cover the cost. Malvern Convenience Store is just across the road, so if you want to buy food there you're welcome to sit and eat it in the Community Cafe.
And if you'd like to help run the Cafe, please come in and talk to us!
We take the protection and safety of children and vulnerable adults very seriously. All Volunteers in the church who work with children, youth or vulnerable adults are checked with the national Disclosure and Barring Service. If you have any concerns about safeguarding and would like to talk to someone, here are some useful phone numbers...
Pastor for Brickworks, Fred Swartz - 07745 301136
Women's Pastor for Brickworks, Lacey Swartz - 07470 060211
Parish Vicar, Rev Simon Falshaw - 01384 423142
Parish Safeguarding Officer, Mrs Gloria Burrows - 01384 894948
Diocesan Safeguarding Officer, Hilary Higton - 07495 060869
Childline - 0800 1111
Age Concern UK - 0800 678 1602
Dudley Social Care - 0300 555 0055 (out of hours 0300 555 8574)
Non-urgent Police Enquiries - 101
This website (like Brickworks) is a work in progress - suggestions and comments welcome!
Any ideas of things we could do, or improvements to the website - we'd love to hear from you!
28 Shepherds Brook Rd
Tel: 07470 060211
Brickworks is an outreach from Christ Church Lye (the one with the WWI soldier statue in front).