Soup Kitchen

When is it open?

St John’s Soup Kitchen continues to be open during this outbreak of COVID-19. In addition to our regular Tuesday, we are also offering hot food on a Sunday lunch time. Both of these services are takeaway only.

Tuesdays: 6.30pm – 8.30pm for hot soup and a pudding.
Sundays : 12noon – 2pm for a hot meal and a pudding.

Food Bank

We are also running a food bank to compliment the soup kitchen provision during this time. The food bank is open:

Tuesdays: during soup kitchen from 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Fridays: 12noon – 2pm
Sundays: during soup kitchen from 12noon – 2pm.

We are currently desperately short of:
Long life milk
Tea
Jam
Peanut butter
Sugar
Breakfast cereal
Tinned vegetables
Tinned meat
Tuna
Baked beans
Tinned/dried fruit
Shampoo
Shower gel
Deodorant
Shaving foam/disposable razors
Washing up liquid

If you would like to make a donation to the food bank, you can do so by donating these items into the box left outside church, or by donating to our Justgiving page.

No referral is needed. If you are an agency looking to point somebody in our direction, you are very welcome to do so. If you are referring more than 5 people, it would be helpful if you could email us to let us know using the email address below.

For more information please email soupkitchen@sjebp.com.

We are always keen to welcome new volunteers onto our team. Applications can be made by filling in the form below. Please note that our response may be a little slower than normal during this time.

For food bank volunteers: stock levels can be found here.