“I was struggling to find stable and safe housing… I found myself renting in a Caravan Park as permanent housing, feeling quite isolated and anxious about moving into a new area with no contacts or social support and no real purpose…

The New Peninsula Baptist Church gave me a food parcel and told me about the Wednesday Night Community Meal… During my journey with the group, I have come to faith in Christ and was baptised. I have developed a sense of belonging and purpose in my life. After we have our meal, we meet around some couches and discuss life and spirituality. We have learned that despite our challenging life circumstances.

God has given all of us strengths and passions to share with others that can make a difference in our local community.”

To our EFC community we would love to hear about the amazing things that are happening in your EFC community and are always looking for more to share.

If you would like to share your story with us please let us know!


David had engaged with churches in the past but had difficulty forming a sense of belonging. He felt frozen out of mainstream church…


Sharon began engaging with Empowered Faith Community in a circumstance of homelessness…

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