Posts from 2011

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Christmas Family Service 11th December

by Simon

Our Christmas Family Service will take place at 10.30am on 11th December when the children will be helping to lead worship as we hear again the story of the God-child born in a stable in Bethlehem. All are welcome.… Read more >

The times, they are a changing

by Simon

I read an article this week in which a journalist began by lamenting the sense of her life ebbing away having reached the age of 44. Having moved on to the idea of ‘mid-life crisis’, she concluded that ‘mid-life’ takes different meanings for different people. It set me thinking – and not for the first time – about changes that … Read more >

Thought for the Month - Relying on Miracles

by Simon

The recent tragedies which caused the deaths of four miners at the Gleision Colliery near Cilybebyll, Pontardawe, and one miner at Kellingley, North Yorkshire, were a reminder that there are still UK mines producing coal and that men risk their lives to bring that coal to the surface.

Some of us will remember the Aberfan disaster in which a colliery … Read more >

371st Church Anniversary

by Simon

We celebrate our Church Anniversary this year at 10.30am on 1st October when our preacher will be Revd David Coffey, former President of the Baptist World Alliance and former General Secretary of the Baptist Union of Great Britain.… Read more >

What happens if nobody dies?

by Simon

I’ve been watching Torchwood: Miracle Day, the latest series in the spin-off from Doctor Who. When it started, Torchwood was advertised as ‘Doctor Who for grown-ups’, although many grown-ups think that Doctor Who is also for grown-ups. The difference is probably in some of its adult themes and its post-watershed timeslot. ‘Adult themes’ in the context of Torchwood tends to … Read more >

Adrian’s Ordination

by Simon

Having completed his training at Spurgeon's College, we are delighted that Adrian has been called to be the Pastor at London Colney Baptist Church. Adrian's service of ordination will take place at Dagnall Street on Sunday 25th September at 3.00pm .… Read more >

A Modern Parable

by Simon

There was once a poor man who had a prized lamb. She was so tame that she had become part of the family. There was also a rich man who had lots of everything, but he was jealous of the poor man and his lamb. The rich man was very powerful and he took the poor man’s lamb, leaving the … Read more >