Faithroots Wednesday

Join us for live teaching, training and encouragement today.  9:00am Morning Prayer with devotions – Lord of Space and Time (Matthew 12:1-13) 2:00pm Gospel Maths (part 2)  Pandemic proofing the church 8:00pm The finale of “Life in the presence of the Living God” as we look at Deuteronomy 33 and 34. All live sessions areContinue reading “Faithroots Wednesday”

Welcome to Faithroots Live Wednesday

This is something new that we’ll be trying each Wednesday.  I’m aiming to include as much live content as possible throughout he day via our Facebook page. The reason for this is that one of my concerns is to help provide training resources for those engaging in urban ministry and particularly for those who mightContinue reading “Welcome to Faithroots Live Wednesday”

Faithroots Live Wednesdays

After a Christmas/New Year break we’ll be back on Wednesday for Faithroots Live. One f my aims has been to provide teaching and training online, particularly but not exclusively with those called to urban contexts in mind.  So, with a little bit of free time on my hand as we await our next posting andContinue reading “Faithroots Live Wednesdays”

Faithroots Urban Mission and Urban Training

As you know, our exact longer term future is rather up in the air. We’ve been taking time over the last couple of months to listen to options and will now be giving a lot of prayer as we seek discernment on where to follow up. We’ll hopefully be able to share a bit moreContinue reading “Faithroots Urban Mission and Urban Training”

New Horizons – next steps (Early 2021)

Here’s the next update for our plans. As you will know, I finish with Bearwood Chapel on the 31st December.  We have said that we are open to wherever God leads us and over the past few weeks that has led to some fascinating conversations. We have been challenged and encouraged to hear about bothContinue reading “New Horizons – next steps (Early 2021)”

Politician sacked … for being competent at her job!

So, another politicians has had to resign (i.e. they were told to)  and apologise.  This week, the shadow minister for faith, Janet Daly resigned and apologised.  What was her misdemeanour? Had she been caught in an affair, had she been accused of bullying, had she broken COVID-19 rules even? Not, it was none of thoseContinue reading “Politician sacked … for being competent at her job!”

ActBC Urban Church Planting Update

Here’s a version of the ActBC newsletter I sent out today. If you are interested in becoming a prayer partner/supporting any of these church planting/replanting initiatives please drop get in touch via the contact form Dear friends, It has been a little while since I sent round an update on our attempts to encourage urbanContinue reading “ActBC Urban Church Planting Update”

The Promise: Christmas 2020

Here’s an update on our plans for Christmas this year. The Government have now confirmed that churches can re-open buildings for public worship regardless of which tier you are in (we opened on Sunday). Although singing remains against guidance in doors, it is now permitted outdoors. This has opened up the possibility of outdoor carolsContinue reading “The Promise: Christmas 2020”

Journey out of lockdown – return to the Church building with communion

Yesterday was our first opportunity to meet again physically after the second English lockdown.  After the first lockdown, we kept things simple at the building. We decided not  to recommence communion and we continued to stream a Facebook service from someone’s home which people could then opt to watch at the building. Yesterday we didContinue reading “Journey out of lockdown – return to the Church building with communion”