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King’s Church, Aberdeen, SC015121
Registered charity from 21 July 1964
Charity Details
This shows the latest contact address that OSCR has been given for the charity.AddressKings Way
Bridge of Don
This is the latest postcode that the charity has supplied.PostcodeAB23 8BL
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Charities are shown as Standard charities, Registered Social Landlords, or Cross-Border charities. These last two will link through to other Regulators’ websites, where you may be able to view the charity’s accounts.Regulatory Type Standard
This is the link to the lead regulatory body for this organisation.Link to Companies House
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These are taken directly from the charity's constitution. A charity's objects describe what the charity has been legally set up to achieve. They do not necessarily describe all of the activities the charity carries out in order to achieve these objects. Object:
The Church is established for the following objects: 1. To advance for the public benefit the Christian faith in accordance with the doctrines set out by the Church from time to time and the worship of God and the preaching and proclamation of the Christian Gospel and the teaching of the Christian doctrine and principles and the pastoral care of Christian people and the printing and distribution of the Bible and Christian literature, locally in Aberdeen and throughout the world, through: 1.1 the provision of such facilities and services as are appropriate for the Church, to enable it to fulfil its mission to the members of the Church, visitors to the Church and the local community and the wider community; 1.2 the direct support of the work of Christian churches and fellowships; 1.3 providing financial support for Christian ministry and mission; 1.4 employing and supplying personnel to support the work of other Christian organisations; and 1.5 providing technical and practical resources to assist Christian churches and fellowships. 2. To provide and promote the advancement of education for the public benefit, particularly in the understanding of the evangelical Christian faith by: 2.1 making grants to institutions or colleges engaged in training students for work or ministry in support of the evangelical Christian faith; 2.2 awarding bursaries to students undertaking such training; 2.3 providing financial support for Christian ministry and mission; 2.4 making grants to support those engaged in Bible teaching throughout the world and those engaged in training others to undertake Bible teaching; 2.5 making grants to support the translation, publication or distribution of the Scriptures or evangelical Christian literature; and 2.6 publishing and distributing Christian literature itself. 3 To relieve those in need by reason of age, ill health, disability, financial hardship and poverty and suffering or other disadvantage for the public benefit by the support and/or provision of grants: 3.1 to non-governmental organisations working to provide relief either locally in Aberdeen or elsewhere throughout the world; 3.2 to individuals suffering such poverty or financial hardship or suffering. 4 To carry on or support other charitable work or purposes within the definition of charitable purposes or objectives under Charity Law insofar as such work and purposes are not inconsistent with those set out in Articles 4.1, 4.2 and 4.3.
Details of the charity's operations
Current status of the charity.Charity Status: Active
When the charity last submitted a change in information.Last Updated: 30 Jun 2021
Whether the charity is a Trust, Company, Unincorporated Association, SCIO, Educational Endowment, Industrial & Provident Society or Statutory Corporation, the date it became that form, and any previous forms it may have had.Constitutional Form: Company (the charity is registered with Companies House)
Constitutional Form Date: 01 Oct 2014
Previous Constitutional Form 1: Unincorporated association
Previous Constitutional Form 1 Date: 21 Jul 1964
This best describes how local or widespread the work of the charity is.Geographical Spread: UK and overseas
This local authority area in which the charity is currently operating.Main Operating Location: Aberdeen
The Charity and Trustee Investment (Scotland) Act sets out 15 charitable purposes and one analogous purpose.Purposes: "The advancement of education","The advancement of religion","The relief of those in need by reason of age, ill health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage"
This lists which beneficiary groups the charity has identified as being the main focus of activities: children / young people, older people, people with disabilities or health problems, people of a particular ethnic or racial origin, other defined groups, no specific group or for the benefit of the community, other charities / voluntary bodies.Beneficiaries: "Children / young people","Older people","Other defined groups","Other charities / voluntary bodies"
This sets out the types of activity undertaken by the charity from the following: it makes grants, donations, loans, gifts or pensions to individuals, it makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations, it carries out activities or services itself, it does none of these.Types of activty undertaken: "It makes grants, donations or gifts to organisations"
Notes: Previous Charity name King's Community Church from 21 July 1974 to 13 May 2021
Annual Information Submission History
The end of the financial year for which accounts and information has been requested. Year End The gross income for the period. Income Expenditure Annual Return Received The date the return was validated by OSCR. Accounts Received The accounts available to view have had personal data such as signatures and addresses redacted (blacked out) to comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998. The charity’s accounts are the responsibility of the charity trustees and any queries regarding the content of the accounts should be directed to the charity in the first instance. OSCR accepts no liability for the accuracy of the charity’s accounts nor any decision based upon them. Latest Accounts
31 Mar 2017 £826,126 £619,654 27 Dec 2017 Yes
31 Mar 2018 £802,259 £733,223 20 Dec 2018 Yes
31 Mar 2019 £813,148 £732,321 07 Feb 2020 Yes
31 Mar 2020 £1,064,686 £545,959 03 Nov 2020 Yes Published accounts can be found on the Companies House website
31 Dec 2020 No Annual Information due by 30 Sep 2021
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