Designed by Juan Carlos Aragón ©2014

The Charis Community is financially governed through Servant Trust. Servant Trust is recognized by the HMRC as a charity for tax purposes (HMRC no. XR51523).



Our coordinators and women's leaders.

Doug Smith

Our Senior Coordinator. Doug is from Ohio originally but has been living in South Belfast with the Servants of the Word (a worldwide, ecumenical religious order) for 25 years. During this period he has been a leading member of Charis whose fulltime employment has been as the director of Youth Initiatives. Youth Initiatives is a large Christian youth organisation working in most parts of Belfast and Downpatrick and Banbridge. Doug is a member of the Church of Ireland and f