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Clapton Park Methodist Church

Clapton Park Methodist Church

Minister: Rev Dr Paulo Bessa Da Silva 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 most Sundays. Holy Communion is celebrated once a month either here or at Clapton Downs Road

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 June – at 11am

2nd June led by Pastor Ian Rathbone

9th June led by Pastor Joycelyn Dankwa

16th June led by Mathilda Small-Byam. This will be our Church Anniversary. We will be joined by the congregation from Clapton Downs Road

23rd June we will join the congregation at Clapton. This will include our General Church Meeting

30th June at 10.45am we will join the Circuit Service at Stoke Newington High Street – where we will share in the live streaming from the Methodist Conference

Worship in July – at 11am

7th July led by Rev John Sakutombo

14th July led by Rev Dr Paulo Bessa Da Silva including Holy Communion. We will be joined by the congregation from Clapton Downs Road

21st July we will join the congregation at Clapton Downs Road

28th July led by Sue Millman

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 12 – 1pm. Contact 07852 572096

After-School Club: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 4.30pm – 8pm. Contact: 07814 571016.

Warm Space: Tuesdays and Wednesdays: 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