News by email Donate

Suggestions

Top Stories

Most Read

Popular Videos

St Matthews church architect's impression.jpg header2.jpg
St Matthews church architect's impression.jpg
Church News

Church in Sheffield seeks to raise £700,000 to restore building

by Premier Journalist

St Matthew’s Church Carver Street in the centre of Sheffield has launched a £700,000 fundraising campaign to restore the church and fund its future mission. 

The parish intends to improve access, change the flooring, increase flexibility to the seating and the arts and crafts stalls.

Fr Grant Naylor, the vicar of the church, commented: "Since the launch we have now raised £41,000, but there is a long way to go and the hard work starts now. St Matthew’s has always been a centre of worship, mission and blessing in Sheffield, acting as a centre for all those who are in need. Our work here is vital and I am supported by the most amazing team."
 
The Bishop of Sheffield, Rt Revd Pete Wilcox said at a recent fundraising event: "it is because I sincerely believe this project will enhance and enrich the worship of God and the mission of God in heart of the city of Sheffield that I commend it to you without reservation."

Founded in 1855, St Matthew’s Church Carver Street rose to prominence during the 54 year long incumbency of the famous slum priest Fr George Campbell Ommanney who was vicar from 1882-1936.


 

Continue the conversation on our Facebook page

A Monthly Gift Of $11 Makes A World Of Difference

In a world of fake news there’s never been a greater need for quality Christian journalism. Premier’s mission is to provide the Church with the most up to date and relevant news, told from a Christian perspective. But we can’t do it without you.

Unlike many websites we haven't put up a paywall — we want to keep our journalism free at the point of need and as open as we can. Premier’s news output takes a lot of time, money and hard work to produce. No one in the USA is sharing news like we are across radio, magazines and online so please help us to continue that today.

For a monthly gift of $11 or more we’d also be able to send you a free copy of the brand new Premier Bible, a wonderful Anglicised version of the NLT packed with exclusive bonus content, reading plan and resources to help you get the most out of scripture.

Your monthly support will make a world of difference. Thank you.

Support Us

Related Articles

Sign up to our newsletter to stay informed with news from a Christian perspective.

News by email

Connect

Donate

Donate