What’s Happening

A Door of Faith

Paul and Barnabas’s report to the church in Antioch on their return from their first missionary journey included the news that God ‘had opened a door of faith to the Gentiles.’ (Acts 14:27) This news was one which caused many to rejoice and which ultimately causes all...

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Strengthening & Encouraging

Acts 14:21-28 shows us the end of the first missionary journey of Paul and Barnabas as the two men returned to Antioch in Syria via the churches they had founded on their journeying. At Derbe, Lystra, Iconium and Pisidian Antioch, we are told they spent time...

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‘Say What You See’

In the UK there used to be a TV quiz show called 'Catchphrase', which itself had the catchphrase 'Say what you see'. The idea of the game was to show animations which represented a well-known saying or phrase and the participant had to guess what the saying or phrase...

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Talking Point

Gay Marriage (2)

The Biblical view of marriage is given in Gen 2:18-25 and is reinforced by Jesus (Matt 19:3-4, Mk 10:2-9). Marriage is between a man and a woman. There are obvious problems with the notion of homosexual marriage, the first being that homosexual practice is not...

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Gay Marriage (1)

Garry continued his 'Talking Point' series tonight, looking at the subject of gay marriage. Homosexuality is a 'hot potato' in Christian circules and it is important to stress that we are all sinners saved by grace and that God loves everyone. Jn 3:16-18 emphasises...

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Talking Point – Islam

Garry's latest 'Talking Point' sermon looked at the subject of Islam. Headlines appear almost daily in the newspapers informing us of terrorist atrocities committed by radical Muslims, and it is undoubtedly true that violent jihad is a constant of Islamic history, the...

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How We Got Here

Worship, prayer and the Word

The essentials of Christian meetings have often been summarised as worship, prayer and the Word. In Acts 2 we read that "they devoted themselves to the apostles' teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer." In our church, we remember the...

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Getting ready for the evening celebration

After the Open Day and tea, the rooms had to be tidied somewhat and chairs put back out in the main hall so that we could hold the evening celebration there.Here we are, practising for the meeting:People arriving:Chatting before the meeting started:Are these two...

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Flowers

Beryl and Paula worked hard to decorate the church with flowers and did a great job:

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