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.
Hannah Chowdhry and friend dancing at a 2020 celebration at the BACA Teenage Chill Out Lounge. Our teenage chill-out lounge is gaining popularity and at the last event over 20 teenagers enjoyed some fun and frolics in a supervised surrounding. Our small hall has disco lights, a music box and even a new slush puppy machine which means revellers come to a place with an ambience of fun. Juliet Chowdhry, supervises the event with her daughter Hannah Chowdhry, who thought up the project and brought it to fruition. Current visitors come from a range of diversities and we are seeing an increasing level of camaraderie amongst the...Read More
Image of some homeless people receiving prayer support, counselling and food at Redbridge Community Fayre, organised by BACA. For a while BACA have been planning to begin a regular feeding centre for the homeless of Ilford at our community centre. Plans have been thwarted due to a paucity of funds and suitable volunteers but we seem to have made some headway this year and are planning to begin the programme next Thursday. BACA first became aware of the major homelessness issue in Redbridge while organising the first Redbridge Easter Parade back in 2009. While running the multi-church event in Ilford Town Centre we became acutely aware of...Read More
A Community Christmas Party and New Years Eve Party was held for residents of Ilford close to our community centre, in order to dispel myths about Christianity and allow people to build new friendships while partaking in some traditional festivities. On 23rd of December we had a traditional Christmas meal not one that would usually be recognised in the UK where the western tradition of eating turkey and roast potatoes is prevalent. BACA had decided that visitors would be treated to an Asian Christian meal of Chicken Biryani Rice, lamb curry and other Asian food. The invitation was open to all the local community to attend and we were ha...Read More
Written by Ian Sleeper (centre of Image) a volunteer for BACA"If there is one thing, I am determined to do, it is to reach Muslims for Christ." Two years ago, I took the decision to stand outside our local Islamic prayer centre handing out Christmas cards in a bid to reach out to our local Muslim population in Ashford, Kent, trying to introduce Christmas into the lives of our local Islam worshippers. For the first year, I didn’t know what I was doing nor what to expect and rather nervously stood outside holding a box of Christmas cards, gingerly handing them out, to worshippers as they arrived and left the Friday afternoon prayer. My wife was coerced...Read More