manna is a venture launched by Christ Church, Tunbridge Wells. Our heart is for friendship and transformation, and for seeing the Christian church engage with the world in meaningful ways. For the past few years this vision has evolved into a cafe and community venue that will enable us to serve the town of Tunbridge Wells better, with great coffee and food, and a warm welcome, whilst also helping to change things for those living in desperate poverty. We’re raising up an army of volunteers, giving all our profits away, and already seeing big changes as a result.
Our cafe menu incorporates the best classics with everyone’s favourite snacks. From our lunches, to fantastic cakes and coffee, to the bacon butties on our new Saturday breakfast menu, our produce is fresh, homemade, fairly traded wherever possible. With our newly renovated cafe area and LCD screens, free wifi, busy events calendar, and resources for everyone to enjoy, we hope manna will quickly become a popular hub on the high street.
But manna is more than just a cafe. We want to foster community and celebrate life in all its fulness, but we are also keen to raise awareness of key social issues and encourage debate and enquiry about the meaning and value of life. Join us online to join the conversation, and keep up with the latest events.
Perhaps the most exciting aspect of manna - setting it apart from any other venue in Tunbridge Wells - is that 100 % of its profits will be donated to charity.
Why are we doing this?
It’s because we want to make a real and long-lasting impact on the lives of those living in poverty. We see this as part of what it means to build community and be a Christian church that reaches out to our neighbours and beyond. We are pleased that whilst you are enjoying your coffee, cake, free wifi, and perhaps even a little time out from a hectic world, you are also changing the lives of those living in desperate poverty. Find our more on how we are Making a Difference through our first partnership with the Redeemed Gospel Church in the Mathare Valley, Kenya.