What’s Happening

An Anchor For The Soul (2)

I recently watched a film called ‘The Perfect Storm’, about a fishing crew on board a ship caught in a hurricane. The film was very well done – I almost felt seasick as I watched the boat go up and down as the waves crashed into it and the winds howled. It really...

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An Anchor For The Soul

This morning we looked at Hebrews 6:13-20 and how God’s faithfulness gives us hope as an anchor for our souls in stormy times. Many of us feel storm-tossed at the moment and there is the temptation to believe God doesn’t really care about our situations (see Mark...

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Pentecost Power

Today is the day in the church calendar when we celebrate the Day of Pentecost, when the Holy Spirit came upon believers in fulfilment of God's word (Joel 2:28-32) in power to enable them to be God's witnesses throughout the whole world. (Acts 2:1-13) Energy, power...

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Talking Point

Paid On The Nail

Graham Kendrick captures the value of an individual in this song: 'Is a rich man worth more than a poor man? A stranger worth less than a friend? Is a baby worth more than an old man? Your beginning worth more than your end? Is a president worth more than his...

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Celebrity Culture

Garry's 'Talking Point' sermon tonight looked at the subject of celebrity culture. Celebrities seem to enjoy incredible importance and influence in the Western world, be they film stars, sportspeople, talent show winners or Internet celebrities. Their fame,wealth and...

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Talking Point: Immigration (2)

The Bible has much to say about foreigners living in the land of God's people, with the laws applying to both native born and foreigners equally (Numbers 15:13-16; see also Lev 18:26, Lev 24:16). Foreigners were to be treated well (see Lev 19:10,34; Lev 25:35). Lest...

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How We Got Here

Even more photos!

I'm still working through all the photos and there are so many to share with you!I think this photo captures the hard work and fun in the kitchen! (and satisfies the Health & Safety person in me, since it shows the First Aid kit!)Proof that Stephen did practise for...

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The evening celebration

I was too busy taking part in the evening celebration to take photos, but I've just been given these photos from the meeting (thanks, Mark!)Dave during the first sermon:Stephen during his sermon:Esther singing:Garry preaching:Mark preaching:

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Strength will rise

I love this photo of Joan, feeling exhausted after the tea and just before the evening meeting. The week leading up to the Open Day was truly exhausting and I don't think she can be blamed for feeling the pace or needing the energy drink to keep going!The Bible...

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