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Clapton Park Methodist Church

Clapton Park Methodist Church

Minister: Rev Paulo Bessa Da Silva paulobessa4@gmailcom 07736 955808

Contact: Church Steward - Eunice Whyte,

Address: 99 Chatsworth Road, Clapton Park, London E5 0LH


Sunday: 11.00am every Sunday. Holy Communion is celebrated once a month

Clapton Park Methodist Church is a traditional community, particularly from the Caribbean and West Africa.  Its premises are widely used, including by 3 other churches.  It is glad to be ‘home’ to an after-school project offering a safe, fun space for young children. Since 1st September 2021 Clapton Park has become a class of Clapton Methodist Church.

Worship in October – at 11am

2nd October led by Pastor Ian Rathbone

9th October led by Rev Paulo Bessa Da Silva including Holy Communion.

16th October will be a Local Arrangement

23rd October led by Rev John Richey

30th October will be a Circuit Service on Zoom. The speaker will be Rachel Lampard, former Vice President of Conference and the Team leader at the Joint Public Issues Team

Bank Details – Please note the change of details (to Clapton Church account)

You can make your offering at church or using the details below for the Clapton Church account. This money will be allocated to Clapton Park if you use the reference ‘ClPk offering’.

Account Name: Clapton Methodist Church

Sort Code: 40-02-06

Account Number: 30029734

Please make a note of the date and amount paid into the account so that this can be allocated to your envelope number.

If you have any questions concerning giving to the church, please contact the Circuit Administrator, Helen Cornick on 07736 972202 or email


We don’t yet know which of these activities will continue, so please contact the number listed if you are interested

Bible Study Tuesdays 5.00-6.30pm, contact 07794 171812

Chats Lunch Club: Thursdays 11.00am-2.30pm, including one hour keep fit 11.30am and a hot Caribbean meal (£5.00 members, £7.00 visitors). Contact 07852 572096.

After-school club: Mondays and Wednesdays 4 – 8pm. Contact: : 07814 571016.

Monthly midweek Holy Communion – normally the 1st Wednesday of the month, 9.30-10.15am, followed by tea/coffee

Monthly prayer meeting, normally the last Friday of the month, 10-11am

Hall hire

Large hall with stage; contact 07790 247079.

Mission Statement

We are here as Methodists in this part of Hackney:

To deepen understanding and unity with other denominations as part of our witness and service