Directory: Willesden Area
The Willesden Area includes Brent, Harrow, Ealing and Hillingdon in North West London.
The area is diverse, being mainly suburban but also containing 'deprived' regions and large swathes of Green Belt.
The Willesden Area is the special responsibility of the Bishop of Willesden, the Rt Revd Pete Broadbent.
The Bishop is supported by the Archdeacon of Northolt, the Ven Duncan Green.
The Willesden Area includes Brent, Harrow, Ealing and Hillingdon in North West London. The area is diverse, being mainly suburban but also containing ‘deprived’ Urban Priority Areas and large swathes of Green Belt.
Brent, Ealing and Harrow are home to some of the largest minority ethnic communities in London. In addition, the presence of London Heathrow Airport means numbers of refugees and asylum seekers in the area are high.
There are 20 Church of England voluntary aided schools in the area; 18 primary and two secondary. The two secondary schools are especially successful and popular; one is designated a ‘beacon’ school.
There are 14 hospitals, including specialist facilities such as Harefield Hospital (heart patients) and the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.
Bishop Pete Broadbent, YMCA West London President, Bishop of Willesden and Acting Bishop of London, has welcomed 21 walkers to St Paul’s Cathedral at the end of their 10-mile Founder’s Day Walk.
Bishop of London speaks about the importance of uniting communities at the celebratory opening of St Jérôme Church of England Bilingual School, Harrow.
The Bishop of London joined the congregation and community at St Mary’s Harrow on the Hill for the celebration of the Epiphany and the annual Birthday Service marking the church’s Feast of Dedication.
Bishop Rob writes about how church-run winter night shelters in London are helping 1,300 homeless men and women and contributing an estimated £4 million worth of social support to the capital.
PCCs (Parochial Church Councils) can make a significant impact for good on church life. Yet not all PCCs function as well as they might. This training can help.
A morning of teaching, prayer and encouragement
Come lead in the challenge of working with young people in a large and diverse church environment?
St John’s has an excellent reputation for its youth work and seeks a lively, energetic person to continue the ministry..
Operations Co-ordinator sought for a lively church community with a growing mission and ministry in the Harrow area.
Youth Worker sought to grow and lead youth work in this lively Church in West Ealing