WELCOME TO THE TRUE JESUS CHURCH
During this time in lockdown, some of our Leicester church youths have joined together singing in our virtual choir. We hope this will lift your spirits and encourage you to come join us in our weekly online worship and monthly evangelical services – ONLINE SERVICES
UPCOMING EVENTS IN LEICESTER CHURCH
Further events for the year are currently being planned and we look forward to welcoming you to fellowship with us when the restrictions are lifted and we are safe to do so. In the meantime you are welcome to join us for online Sabbath Service and our regular Wednesday and Sunday online worshipMore
LOCAL SERVICE SCHEDULE
*** Services, Fellowships and Activities are currently suspended at Leicester church ***
12:30 – 12:45
Prayer / Hymnal
13:00 – 13:15
12:15 – 12:30
HISTORY OF THE CHURCH IN LEICESTER
The Beginning of Leicester Church
In 1971 a few members from Ap Chau, Hong Kong moved to Leicester from other parts of the UK, they are Sau-Sing Chan, Yee-Pui Chan (Deacon Luke Chan), Chau Kwok (Deacon Daniel Kwok) and Ah-Tim Shek together with their families. At the time these members did not have a sound knowledge of the Word and their faith
The Observance of Sabbath
It was not until October 1975, when Deacon Silas Chan, the former Chairman of the Kowloon Youth Class, visited the members in Leicester. During a conversation, he mentioned that Prayer Houses had been set up both in Newcastle and Sunderland, and there was also a family gathering in Edinburgh. He encouraged the members by saying, as there were
Establishment of the Church
Religious Education Classes were started in 1977 and with the continual increase in membership; the members were encouraged to set up a Prayer House in May 1978, electing officers to take up the different duties. A church hall in Regent Road was rented for services in 1979 and the membership then was over 60. A Church Meeting Committee
Thank God, in 2010, a four-storey office building located in Leicester city centre came onto the market and after raising funds through offerings and loans from members and UK churches, the present church building was purchased in February 2011. The size of the building together with its own car park means there is sufficient space for the church to grow. The
LOCATION & DIRECTIONS
TJC Leicester is situated at Granville Road on the edge of Victoria Park. Located just one mile south of Leicester’s city centre; close to De Montfort Hall which is well signposted on the inner ring road. If using the M1 coming from the south, come off at Junction 21 and follow the signs for the outer ring road A563 (Leicester South and East), turning left along the A5199 (Welford Rd) or A6 (London Rd). If coming from the North M1, come off at Junction 22 and follow the road A50 towards the city centre, then joining the inner ring road A594, turning left onto Regent Road, following it to the end will join onto Granville Road.
We have our own car park accessed via Salisbury Road at the back of the building. There is also pay display parking at the Victoria Park car park opposite the building, off Granville Road, and also pay display on street parking along Salisbury Road itself.
TJC Leicester is near De Montfort Hall so can easily reached by a number of bus routes close to the venue. For up to date details or to find your best route call Traveline on 0871 200 2233 or visit www.traveline.info.
Leicester train station is only a 15 minute walk from Granville Road. East Midlands Trains provide regular services from London at just over an hour. Leicester can also be reached via Cross Country Trains from other cities around the UK.