The international prayer initiative Thy Kingdom Come is underway and our six churches are inviting everybody in the community to visit and use the churches for prayer. Our reader-in-training Julie Ebsworth has prepared 'prayer stations' for each church. Each display features pictures and texts to help people reflect on their lives, the life of the community and the [...]
Gary and Naoko Seddon, our link missionaries with YWAM Tokyo in Japan, send their Christmas greetings - and good news of a baby: no, not that one, their own - Naoko is expecting their first child next June. They also describe their current work in training mission students, plans for leading outreach in Tohoku, north [...]
Marta Fonseca from Portugal is 40 years of age. She is a mother of two girls, aged 7 and 10 (both are studying music) and is faithfully supported by her husband Nuno. Having studied for four years at the music conservatory in Lisbon in the area of piano, coral and solo singing, Marta has since [...]
Our CMS link missionaries Colin and Audrey Gibson recently arrived in Lebanon and in their latest newsletter describe the 'very warm welcome' they have received 'from everyone here in Lebanon and many invitations and offers of support which has made our settling in much easier. ' Their Christmas will be spent at the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary, their temporary [...]
Church in Calais Refugee Camp 'The Jungle'. Pic: Daily Mail The Bishop of Bath and Wells, the Rt Revd Peter Hancock, has expressed his shock and upset at the refugee crisis in Europe and urged churches and local communities to respond by working with established agencies to support those affected. In a pastoral [...]
This is a very difficult time for the dairy industry. The price paid to farmers for their milk continues to fall with two major buyers announcing further price cuts in the last few days. The reasons are complex and many lie outside the control of the farmers. This puts huge pressures on farming families. To [...]
Audrey and Colin Gibson are Church Missionary Society (CMS) mission partners in training preparing to go to Lebanon this autumn, to work with the Lebanese Society for Education and Social Development (LSESD). They came to our evening service at Holy Trinity Sutton Montis on Sunday 16th August and gave a presentation about their plans. It was good to meet them and [...]
Lonesome church organ seeks faithful organist for small congregation, please ring Susanna on 01963 220735. An opportunity to play at services at St Andrew's Corton Denham.
Please note that the Carers Cafe on August 26th has changed venue to St Barnabas Church, Queen Camel, due to maintenance work on Queen Camel Memorial Hall. All welcome. Back to normal in September.