SPORTSFORCE ( Contact Mark Blythe

Serving Churches through sport. This ministry is set up to help the local church to use sport as an outreach tool. Training and practical support are available. Contact Mark to arrange a meeting with the sporty people in your Church.

The following activities have been initiated:

The National Christian Football Festival – 11-a-side football weekend for church based teams – contact Ambassadors Football 0845 071 4390

The National Christian Veterans Football Cup (over 35s) – contact Mark to enter

Football Ministry Conferences – For everyone that loves Jesus & Football – contact Mark

The National Christian Cricket Festival – for church based teams. Now being run by World Sport Ministries contact

The National Church Golf Cup – contact the Christian Golf Society (

MISTAKES IN CHURCH FOOTBALL – We’ve made them all so we’ve written a book to prevent you doing the same!

A book to help churches that run football teams for outreach has been released. It is based on the experiences Mark Blythe has had heading up the Molesey Community Church football outreach for over 10 years. Every mistake has been made! To learn from them pick up a copy from (or call 01903 241975) for just £10. Title “FOOTBALL 2 FOOTBALL MINISTRY 3″ ie Football is good but footy ministry is even better!

Church Football Leagues: Mark has held every position whilst serving the longest running church football league in the country (the Southern Area Christian Football League – Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, Fixtures Secretary, Information Secretary, Disciplinary Committee member, Results Secretary, Prayer Co-ordinator, Awards Night Organiser, Cup Final Organiser, Procedures writer…. If you need help starting or running a Church League do make contact.