Crypt Converts into Cafe
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Posted on: 2nd August 2022
Like most churches, Christ Church Lofthouse was hit hard by the lockdowns, with quite a few of our elderly parishioners now in the habit of joining services online. Prior to this the local cricket club was closed, which was a social hub for the local community. Christ Church Lofthouse wondered if there was a way they could address both problems, and the café was born.
The church teamed up with CLO Coffee - a Leeds-based Christian coffee shop and roastery - to source a machine and barista training, and redecorated the basement hall, which is the former crypt.
Read more about its success here.
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