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Clapton Park Methodist Church

Clapton Park Methodist Church

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

Contact: Church Steward - Eunice Whyte - contact via Circuit Administrator or Minister

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 4 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 May – at 11am

7th May led by Rev John Richey. We will be joined by the congregation from Clapton, Downs Road

14th May will be a Local Arrangement

21st May led by Rev Dr Paulo Bessa Da Silva including Holy Communion

28th May led by Mathilda Small-Byam

Chats Lunch Club Celebrate 75 years Windrush

On Monday 19th June 11am – 4pm and Thursday 22nd June 11am – 5pm, come and celebrate with the Chats Lunch Club 75 years since Windrush. There will be exercise to Windrush music, poetry reading, storytelling, sharing of stories and experiences, a singalong, music and dancing. On 19th June, there will be buffet food, and on 22nd June, there will be a 3 course Caribbean meal. Places are limited so you need to book a place by Monday 12th June. These 2 days are for the older generation in Hackney to come and share something of the Windrush generation. Entry is free.

Bank Details

You can make your offering at church or by contacting Eunice Whyte for details of the bank account

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

Regular activities

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.

Exercise class: Monday mornings Contact – 07852 572096

After-School Club: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 4 – 8pm. Contact: 07814 571016.

Warm Space: Tuesdays and Wednesdays (from 7th December 2022): 11am – 3pm – Free entry – Contact 07583 165389. All are welcome.

The premises are used by various small churches.

Hall hire

Large hall with stage; contact Beatrice via Circuit Administrator or Minister.

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