Alok Sharma, Member of Parliament for Reading West, attended the one year anniversary of the launch of the Reading branch of the Kingsway International Christian Centre (KICC) on Sunday 8th April.
KICC, a Pentecostal church, was first set up in 1992 with 300 members and now prides itself on the spirits of its multi-cultural community with its estimated 12,000 members reportedly deriving from over 46 nations. The Reading branch of KICC, based in Southcote, welcomed Alok as well as other community members to celebrate the success of KICC.
Alok, who was invited to make a speech at the event, said: “I enjoyed attending the celebration of the one year anniversary of the Reading branch of KICC. It was good to chat with members of the local community, as well as the local Pastors from the church, and I look forward to working with them to support our local communities in Southcote and Reading.”
Minister Chukwuemeka Aggrey said: “We were very honoured to have Mr Sharma attend our event to celebrate a year’s service in our Reading branch. KICC is the largest growing church in the UK and our success has been built on strong leadership and our investment in the socio-economic needs of the communities in which we are planted. We hope to continue to develop this growth and success and reach out to more communities in need in the future.”