Our Story


So who are we ? (we know it's a question you're bursting to ask, otherwise why else would you be looking at this page!)



Our Mission
Our mission is to be a vibrant, Holy Spirit-led community, actively sharing the good news of Jesus with the people of Pershore. Like Jesus, our mission is to “bring good news to the poor, comfort the broken-hearted, proclaim that captives will be released and set prisoners free” (Luke 4:18).

We’re all about connecting! Our mission is for Pershore Community Church to be a community where we are all:

  • connecting with God
  • connecting with One Another
  • connecting the Lost with God

Our Values
We hold the following values dear; they are our guiding principles for all that we do and aim to be.

/ˈfriːdəm/ noun
The state of not being imprisoned or enslaved.
[Agility; flexibility; responsive to the Holy Spirit; life-giving; light; authentic; passionate; charismatic; not religious; not traditional; free from guilt, fear, shame, addictions; free to be yourself; free to know God]

/ɪnˌkluːˈsɪvəti/ noun
The practice or policy of including people who might otherwise be excluded or marginalised.
[Welcoming; hospitable; connecting; family; community; friendly; loving; forgiving; open to all; non-judgemental]

/ˈɡɒsp(ə)l/ adjective
Being centred on the Good News of Jesus Christ which brings forgiveness, transformation and wholeness.
[Mission-focussed; heart for the lost; evangelistic; invitational; church-planting; bold; compassionate; disciple-making; healing; release]

/dʒɛnəˈrɒsəti/ noun
The quality of being kind and generous.
[Sacrificial giving; kindness; hospitality; lavish worship; kind words; giving resources]

/ˈsɜːvənthʊd/ noun
Working in the service of another, providing help.
[Release; springboard; use of gifts; sacrifice; obedience; leads to transformation in the servant]

/ˈnɛtwəːkɪŋ/ noun
A group or system of interconnected people, working together for mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources.
[Encouraging; accountable; learning together; equipping; working with others; teamwork; sharing experiences]

Our Story
In 2009, a group from City Church Worcester, together with other local Christians, began to plant a new church in Pershore. Building on many years of prayer and training, Pershore Community Church launched publicly in September 2010 and was part of Salt and Light UK’s vision to plant 75 churches during the decade. During this stage, the whole church functioned as a family on mission and outreach events were regularly supported by the entire group.

Growing steadily, and beginning to meet more regularly and formally, the renewed vision of 2015 was for “Loving Jesus, Loving Life” (John 10:10). The church met in several locations, reaching different aspects of the community, and a close-knit but growing church community emerged. The first staff member was employed, the Leadership Team expanded and links with other churches developed.

Our Beliefs
We subscribe to the Evangelical Alliance’s basis of faith (https://www.eauk.org/about-us/basis-of-faith) and are affiliated to Synergy, a family of churches across the Midlands (https://www.facebook.com/synergysphere/).


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1-2 Banbury House,
Lower Priest Lane
WR10 1BJ

Phone: 01386 552597
               01386 576150


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