Redress Scheme Update – Closure Statement

Published: 12th November 2021

This update is from the Trustees of the Jesus Fellowship Community Trust (‘JFCT’) in relation to the Redress Scheme being established by the JFCT.

The JFCT Trustees have produced a statement providing information concerning allegations of abuse in the Jesus Fellowship Church.

The statement also sets out details of the proposed Jesus Fellowship Redress Scheme that is part of the formal closure process. It can be viewed here: https://jesus.org.uk/redress-scheme/

The final scope of the Jesus Fellowship Redress Scheme remains subject to ongoing legal and insurance consultation, and feedback from current JFCT members. The Trustees will provide further updates in due course.

Note to Editors:
Since December 2020, The Jesus Fellowship Community Trust has existed solely as a residuary body with one purpose – winding up the administrative affairs of the Jesus Fellowship Church. New trustees and a CEO were brought in to oversee this work, which includes implementing the redress scheme, supporting survivors and former members, and ultimately closing the Trust