Each year we usually welcome a number of students who are in Liverpool studying at one of the city’s universities. Moving to live far away from family and friends in an unfamiliar city is a daunting experience for most young people.

One of the students we’ve had meeting with us previously said she had “university to feed my physical brain, but I needed a church to feed my spirit“.

Being at Belvidere felt like being with your extended family, and for someone who felt out of place in a foreign city, finding family was the greatest feeling


Open house takes place On a Sunday afternoon, in between the morning and evening services. One of the church members opens their home to the students and young people and provides a meal and an afternoon of fellowship.