Posts from 2015

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Skype Link to Nepal

by Simon

We are planning a Skype link with Chris and Debbie Drew, our Mission partners in Nepal, at 3.00pm on Sunday 24th January. We are looking forward to hearing up to date news from Katmandu.… Read more >

Christmas events

by Simon

There is lots going on at Dagnall Street to celebrate Christmas.  You would be very welcome to join us for any of the following events: Family Nativity Service: Our all-age retelling of the Christmas Story, Sunday 13th December, 10.30am. Cross Street Christmas: Festive food and carols in the Cross Street Cafe, Thursday 17th December from 11am - 2pm. Carol Singing:  On … Read more >

Worms Visit 19th-25th October

by Simon

We welcomed a group of adults and teenagers from Worms, our German twin town for a week in which they visited local and London attractions as well as getting involved in some of our church activities. We had a great time together and hope to meet up with them again at some time in the future.

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Adventure without risk is Disneyland

by Simon

Owing to my wife's working in a  school, she and I still take our annual holiday during August. All through June and July she gets fed up with me saying, "In two months time, we'll be in …." I have always found that anticipation is a significant part of the pleasure of the annual holiday. We tend to take a … Read more >

IS and Cinderella

by Simon

Many of the young people that are known to have joined IS in Syria have been children and young adults still at school. The most famous case is of the four young women aged 15 and 16 who flew to Turkey and who were then spirited across the border into Syria where they are thought to have joined up with … Read more >

Farewell to Phil Palmer and Jen O’Brien

by Simon

Phil and Jen, James and Alex will be leaving us in May as they move to Beverley, East Yorkshire. Phil will be taking up the position of pastor at Beverley Baptist Church and in September he will begin training at the Northern Baptist College. There will be an opportunity to say farewell at a service on 24th May at 4.00pm … Read more >

English as a Foreign/Second Language Classes

by Simon

We are lookinmg at the possibility of running language classes for anyone for whom English is not their first language. Before we decide whether to run the class, we would like to find out whether or not there is a need. It would be very helpful if you could email us with any comments.… Read more >

Christmas in Song TItles

by Simon

On Christmas Day we heard the Christmas story told using song titles. There were in excess of 86 different song titles used. You might be interested to see if you can spot them:

Fairly obviously, the Christmas story is told in the carols we sing at Christmas time. I wondered whether the story might also be able to be told … Read more >