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Guest Speaker: Eddie Lyle (Sunday 5 November)

by Adam Gray

On Sunday 5 November, Eddie Lyle, President of Open Doors, will be preaching in our morning service. Here’s a devotional led by Eddie: Open Doors supports persecuted Christians with Bibles, Christian materials, training, livelihood skills, advocacy – and in a whole host of other ways – so that they know they are not forgotten and […]

Operation Christmas Child

by Adam Gray

We’re collecting shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child again this year. A small shoebox can have a big impact. What goes into the box is fun, but what comes out of it is eternal. Be a part of changing children’s lives all over the world in Jesus’ name through the power of a simple gift with […]

Myanmar Appeal

by Adam Gray

Violence in Myanmar has led to over 500,000 Rohingya people fleeing over the border to Bangladesh. Exhausted families are surviving in very basic conditions – many without shelter or clean water. ‘Three weeks ago, I had a husband and four children. Our village was attacked. My husband decapitated. While fleeing for our lives, I lost […]

Exploring Missional Communities – Saturday 21 October

by Adam Gray

On Saturday 21 October from 10am till 12 noon, Roy Searle will be joining us as we continue to explore how we express our missional calling as a church. Earlier this year, Ellen Wild told us how Chichester Baptist Church engages with its community via alternative gatherings on a Sunday. If you missed Ellen, you can read a little […]

Worship in the City – Saturday 21 October

by Adam Gray

After the amazing inaugural event back in May 2017, the @WorshipNE team is delighted to announce that tickets are now available for our second event on Saturday 21st October 2017. Come and add your voice to the worship of Jesus Christ, joining with folk from all denominations, ages and nationalities, celebrating the goodness of God in […]

4 Front Theatre: Christmas Castaways (Monday 4 December)

by Adam Gray

Monday 4 December, 6.30 pm – 7.30 pm Adults – £4 Children – £2 Family – £10 Tickets are available on Sunday mornings from Stuart Grant, or by contacting us. It’s been seven years since Roy and Eva were shipwrecked on the tropical island of Mehetia. And it’s only when Roy finds a digital watch […]

BMS World Mission – 2017 Harvest Appeal

by Adam Gray

Every year, at Harvest time, we have a special offering to support the work of BMS World Mission, who work among the most marginalised people, in some of the most fragile places on earth. This year’s appeal will help those working with Chiang Mai, Thailand. This Sunday, 17 September, we’ll be launching the appeal, so […]

Basic Safeguarding Training (Thursday 5 October)

by Adam Gray

This is the key opportunity every year to refresh our understanding of how we best care for those who are among the most vulnerable in our community, as well as keep up to date with the best practice. Lynn Fletcher, Safeguarding Officer for the Northern Baptist Association, will be leading our training this year and […]

Men’s Retreat (Saturday 30 September)

by Adam Gray

On Saturday 30 September, from 8.30 am to 12.30 pm, we’ll be hosting another Men’s Retreat. This is an opportunity for us to explore together how we can encounter God by taking time out in silence. There are lots of resources to help focus and inspire you, particularly if you haven’t much experience of silent […]

One Million Voices of Hope

by Adam Gray

A petition from Open Doors: The Syrian and Iraqi populations are facing immense suffering because of years of war and violent unrest. We believe that in Syria and Iraq the lives, livelihoods and freedoms of all people should be protected and guaranteed. This includes the Christians. The Christians in both these countries have played a […]