What’s Happening

Five Burdens We Need Not Bear

Today's thoughts were prompted by Nicky Gumbel's commentary in the BIble In One Year daily reading scheme. 1. Anxiety At the moment, most of us are feeling more anxiety than usual, partly because our routines and lifestyles have had to change so rapidly. We tend to...

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Jesus And…

One of the tremendous truths of the gospel is that we are brought into a relationship with God only through the sacrifice of Jesus on the cross. Paul says to the Ephesians, ‘For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is...

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God Works Through Us

One of the most amazing mysteries of life is that God chooses to work through us, through ordinary people who regularly sin and fall. There is a balance here, that it is God working, but we are involved in partnership as well! (Phil 2:12-13, Gal 2:20) We can only...

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Talking Point

Talking Point: Immigration (1)

Garry's 'Talking Point' topic tonight was on the contentious and highly topical issue of immigration, one of the major debating points during the recent EU referendum. Many people in the UK are afraid of the rise in numbers of immigrants and refugees entering the...

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Talking Point: Safeguarding Against Pornography

It's important for us to understand that sex in itself is not sinful, but is in fact a gift of God. In its proper context, between a married man and woman, sex is something beautiful, a picture of the close relationship God longs to have with His people. But the Bible...

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Talking Point: The Problem of Pornography

Pornography (printed or visual material containing the explicit description or display of sexual organs or activity, intended to stimulate sexual excitement) is a growing problem these days, exacerbated by the easy availability of porn videos via the Internet. Josh...

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How We Got Here

Comments

During the Open Day, we had a 'visitors' book' in which visitors could write their comments about the church refurbishment. Here are some of the comments that were written:"An excellent example of the Church working with and for the community - WELL DONE." (Deputy...

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After the evening meeting

After the evening meeting ended, we returned to the community hall to finish the buffet and to chat with people.Proof that people who had been here all day were still smiling by the end!The clock shows we've been there over twelve hours!Chatting with friends who have...

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Community consultation

One of the aims of the Open Day was to consult with the community about what people want to see in the new building. We had a 'suggestions table' where people could write their suggestions and ideas for activities and the leadership of the church will look at how we...

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