Our vision is to create a network of Pakistanis united in Christ, focused on better quality of life, fellowship and religious freedom for Christians in Pakistan and the UK.
An 11 year campaign to return Jesus to the centre of Christmas celebrations in Ilford were brought to fruition when Wilson Chowdhry, Chairman of the British Pakistani Christian Association, installed a nativity at Ilford TownTown Hall on Tuesday 19th December 2017. Residents from Ilford swamped to take pictures of the new hand-painted fibreglass figurines which adorned the left tower of the historic town hall steps. For 5 years Mr Chowdhry has been leading a campaign for the return of the Nativity to the Ilford Town Hall after vandals destroyed the last one 16 years ago and the council refused to allow previous Christian groups to replace the former set At every pre...Read More
After vandals destroyed the last Christmas Nativity scene figures in 2001, Redbridge Council decided to terminate the annual expression of the Christian faith, removing the captivating reminder of the birth of Jesus, which is the very reason for the celebration of Christmas. The Council have instead chosen to focus on Christmas Trees and Santa as local celebrations of Christmas become increasingly commercial. However Churches of Redbridge have hit back and on a front page article in the Ilford Recorder this week (click here) demanded the return of the Nativity to the town hall steps, in order to preserve an ancient British custom and to revert to t...Read More
For the first time in three years a collaborative Christmas Concert organised by the churches of Ilford is to take place in Ilford Town Centre. The event that was driven by the passion of Pastor Andrew Willis of Ilford High Road whose desire for a joining-up of local churches during one of the most important Christian events in the calendar, led him to have a discussion with Wilson Chowdhry, Chairman of the British Pakistani Christian Association and chief organiser of Redbridge Easter Parade. The two of them set a date for the event for the 16th December, which is the penultimate Saturday before Christmas and they set about making the ...Read More