History

Milton Keynes is one of the fastest growing cities in the UK. By the year 2020 Milton Keynes will have a population over 280,000. Every one of them needs to hear about Jesus.

Church Timeline


  • 1975

    George and Pam Ridley move to Bletchly to pastor church. Started with 12 people – Grew to 70.
  • 1984

    Land purchased in Oldbrook. Church building completed on 20th September 1986.
  • 1990

    Mark and Alison Sherratt move to Milton Keynes to be Youth Pastors at Milton Keynes Christian Centre.
  • 1990

    Tiny Steps Day Nursery and Accommodation Units built.
  • 2001

    George Ridley hands over senior leadership of Milton Keynes Christian Centre to Mark Sherratt.
  • 2001

    George Ridley focuses on expanding the missions work of LightForce International.
  • 2004

    Children’s Ministry launched Dream Team. School Years 1-7 moved out of main services into ‘Kids Church’.
  • 2006

    Time To Build project was launched to raise £1 million for construction of new facilities.
  • 2009

    Further £300,000 given to Time To Build. Tiny Steps Day Nursery refurbished.
  • 2010

    New church building opened in October. Launch of Discovery Kids.
  • 2012

    Record Attendance of 1,027 on Easter Sunday at Milton Keynes Christian Centre.