Fifth anniversary celebrations for Destiny Chapel

DESTINY Chapel is a multicultural church which meets each Sunday at The Culver Centre (Main Hall), Daiglen Drive, South Ockendon. It is holding a two-day Thanksgiving and Celebration to mark 5 years of being part of, and contributing to, the community of South Ockendon and the wider community of Thurrock.

They are delighted to announce that the Mayor of Thurrock will be attending and giving short speeches at both events on the theme of “Church – its contribution and partnerships with the wider community”. He will also be talking about his own charities.

On Saturday 14th September 2pm until 7pm

There will be a panel of speakers consisting of local representatives from community organisations speaking on their particular areas of expertise as follows:

Mrs Maggie Pollock from the South Ockendon Community Forum will be speaking on the work of the Forum and

Mr Andrew Blakey from SAS Mission Shaped Community, Grays will be speaking on faith groups and their impact on the community.

There will also be presentations by our children and youth groups and a musical extravaganza from our worship team

Sunday 15th September from 10.30am until 1.30pm

The Mayor of Thurrock (accompanied by Ms Michelle Wadhams) and other leaders from our community and wider afield will be in attendance at a special Thanksgiving Service at The Culver Centre. There will be gospel worship, a multi-media presentation and the Mayor will be making a short speech.  Young people will be sharing testimonies of how God has impacted their lives as part of the family of Destiny Chapel.

Dr Ekpo (Consultant Physician and Geriatrician) will be delivering the sermon.

For further information, please see our website: or contact our Press Officer: Ms Valerie Clapham at

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