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10am (Central)

Our 10am (Central) community is made up of friendly people of a variety of ages, all with a desire to create a great place of belonging for all. 

Our main meeting is on a Sunday morning at 10am, at Central Hall, St. Mary Street, Southampton, SO14 1NF, and we have lots of other groups and activities throughout the week. We look forward to meeting you!

Welcome to Central

If you're new, this is a great place to start. You can find out more about who we are, where we meet, our Sunday services, and more.

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Students

We've got lots going on for students, including lunches, connect groups, socials and weekends away.

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Children and Youth

We really value our children and young people and have lots of groups just for them.

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Get Connected

We're more than just Sunday mornings. There are lots of ways you can connect with other people in our community.

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Prayer, Worship and Study

There are lots of opportunities to meet with others to encounter God and grow in your faith.

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  • Billy Kennedy

    Meet the Team

    Billy Kennedy

    Billy is part of the Central Congregation Leadership Team, a senior leader of New Community Church, a New Community Network trustee, and the leader of the Pioneer network of churches. He is also an Ecumenical Canon, and is one of the Presidents of Churches Together in England.

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  • Caroline Kennedy

    Meet the Team

    Caroline Kennedy

    Caroline is part of both the Central Congregation Leadership Team, and the New Community Church Leadership Team, helping to provide leadership, direction and oversight to the church. Together with her husband, Billy, she also leads the Pioneer network of churches.

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  • Theo Amer

    Meet the Team

    Theo Amer

    Theo is part of both the Central Congregation Leadership Team, and also the New Community Church Leadership Team, helping to provide spiritual oversight and direction to the church. In addition, Theo holds the role of Executive Leader of New Community Church.

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  • Adam Clewer

    Meet the Team

    Adam Clewer

    As part of the Central Congregation Leadership Team, Adam oversees the congregation's programme, as well as all aspects of youth and student work, and local mission. Adam is also part of the wider New Community Church Leadership Team.

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  • Sarah Amer

    Meet the Team

    Sarah Amer

    As part of the Central Congregation Leadership Team, Sarah oversees all aspects of worship, including worship at the Sunday meeetings. She is also part of the New Community Church Leadership Team.

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  • John Deagle

    Meet the Team

    John Deagle

    As part of the Central Congregation Leadership Team, John has particular responsibility for providing pastoral support and direction to the congregation. He runs a number of regular groups, such as The Hub and Dock Gate 1, and also organises one-off courses and events.

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  • Shirley Webster

    Meet the Team

    Shirley Webster

    Shirley is part of the Central Congregation Leadership Team, and has responsibility for connect groups, helping people to integrate into a midweek group where they can get to know others better and grow in their faith. 

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  • Simon Bates

    Meet the Team

    Simon Bates

    Simon is part of the New Community Central Leadership Team, and also part of the New Community Central Pastoral Team.

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  • Jo Bates

    Meet the Team

    Jo Bates

    Jo Bates is part of the New Community Central Leadership Team.

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