Sarah and Steve Small

Head Of Eden Network

‘2021 has been another rollercoaster year. It all began with another tougher lockdown, cold temperatures, more interrupted school-based education and challenging working conditions. For us, it also began with the news that we were expecting a baby! Judah arrived at the end of August and our lives have been flipped upside down again. Sarah stepped […] Read More...

James Willis

Eden Top Valley


‘I joined Eden because I believe there are many places and people around the UK that are forgotten or overlooked. I love how Eden partners with local churches to move into those places and do real life with real people, building relationships and sharing the love of Jesus in every situation. And it’s about more […] Read More...

Luke Owens

Eden West Bowling


HI LUKE. TELL US A BIT ABOUT YOURSELF. Hello! I became a Christian in my last year of uni on an Alpha course organised by Steve Small and Mat Walls, who at the time were the CU Leaders but who now both work for The Message Trust – what a small world! This experience of […] Read More...

John And Jess

Eden Wythenshawe Park


It’s been over 23 years since we launched our very first Eden team into Wythenshawe and we have come full circle and are ready to go again, sharing the good news of Jesus to this community. Read More...

2020 Milestones For Eden

Sarah Small

As 2020 draws to a close, we caught up with Sarah Small, Head of Eden Network UK, for her review of the year. Read More...


Eden Buttershaw


As well as spending their days meeting the practical needs of their communities during the pandemic, our Eden teams have also been tirelessly pointing their neighbours to Jesus. We caught up with Eden Buttershaw’s new team leader, Matt, to find out what’s been happening for young people in Bradford. Read More...

Bramwell & Natasha

Eden Blaen-Y-Maes


Home to around 3,000 people, Blaen-Y-Maes is a town that many have forgotten about and desperately needs to hear about the love of Jesus. To build community and share the gospel in every opportunity are Bramwell and Natasha. Read More...

Paul & Lewis

Eden Ragworth And Primrose Hill


It was ten years ago when I decided to give God a chance. Both myself and my wife became Christians through a combination of our connection with CAP and Eden. Through these friendships and conversations I realised that what they were saying about God must be real. Initially I decided to give all this God stuff a go for six weeks, but here we are ten years later and I’m now leading an Eden team. Read More...

Ellie, Emily & Pete

Eden Teams

Openshaw, Fir Vale, Walsall

Belonging to an Eden team is for people from all walks of life. Emily, Pete and Ellie were all living at home, just out of school, plugged into their local churches before they joined Eden as university students. They share their stories… Read More...

Gavin & Jem

Eden Walsall

West Midlands

Before we heard about Eden, we were working out in India together as missionaries, but we had to come back (quite suddenly) knowing we wouldn’t be able to return long term as Gavin got seriously ill. It soon became clear that if we wanted to follow God’s plans for us together, as a team, that could no longer involve India. Read More...