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At St. Mark's we value our place within our parish and seek to serve our neighbours and wider community in relevant ways that build relationships, respond to needs and build God's Kingdom here in Forest Gate.


You can read about our weekly Pop-up Café sessions below as well as other ways we support and serve our local community. For more information, please get in touch with our Parish Worker, Beth.

Coffee & Chat

Tuesday Mornings, 10:30am-12:00pm

Pop in for a friendly chat and a coffee.

Stay for as long or as short as you wish.

We really hope to see you there!

Please check the church calendar for dates.

Play Café

Thursday Mornings, 10:30am-12:00pm

Play Café is an opportunity to build community and connections for parents and their children.

Come along with your little one for a hot drink, a snack and a space to chat.

Spaces are limited so please sign-up via the church calendar.

Coffee Bike in the parish

We take our coffee bike out into the parish for various events and occasions.

You may have seen us at local school fairs and at the Slate Yard for Community Carols. 

We hope to see you at an event in the near future!

Community cupboard
Community Cupboard

Take what you need, leave what you can.


Our community cupboard is located in the lobby of the church building and stocks a variety of items such as dry goods and toiletries.

The cupboard can be accessed whenever the church building is open, free of charge and open to anyone.

Pink Bin Project
Pink Bin Project

All donations received via the Pink Bin Project will be distributed to a variety of local charities such as The Magpie Project, Lola's Homeless & Stratford Salvation Army.


You can drop off donations into the Pink Bin whenever the church building is open.

Please click here to view the list of items to donate.

Woodgrange Foodbank

Please click here to view the list of items to donate.


All donations received for the Newham Churches Food Bank will be given to Woodgrange Baptist Church, our local distribution centre.


You can drop off donations into the Orange Bins at The Vicarage, 41a Tylney Rd, E7 0LS or in the church building when open.

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