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Pig and Chicken

This week we welcome Vanessa Hollingworth as our guest speaker – she and Simon have ‘swapped pulpit’ for this week.

What is it about the account of Abraham and Isaac from Genesis 22, that parallels the tale of Pig and Chicken?  And what does this mean for us?

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In Step With the Spirit

The final part in our series Moving On takes us into the birth of the Church at Antioch – it was here that the believers were first called “Christians”.  Simon takes us through Acts 11 as we look at what it means to be God’s kingdom in our community.

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Toilet Matters

So what does our faith in Jesus have to do with toilets?

Is there a link between cleanliness and Godliness?

In this month’s HUB, Sally, Jo and the WRBC worship team explore the work of Toilet Twinning since our church facilities have recently been twinned.  The money donated is used to provide sanitation and public health information and […]

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When the Spirit Comes

Acts 2:1-13 describes what happened on the first Pentecost.

Simon takes us through the events of that ground-breaking day and explains the significance of what is described in that great chapter, encouraging us to experience the work of the Holy Spirit in our own lives.

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Sharing Faith in Today’s Context

This week we welcome Neil O’Boyde as our guest speaker.

Neil is the Director of British Youth for Christ and speaks to us about sharing our faith – a task some of us find increasingly difficult in our schools, workplaces and the communities where we live and work.

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Wait and See…!

Most of us aren’t very good at waiting – we get impatient or frustrated.

In The Hub this week, Sally helps us to learn more about what it means to wait, and where God is in our waiting.

 

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Why Worry?

“Don’t Worry, Be Happy…” or so the song goes.

We all know someone who has told us not to worry and just “go with the flow…”  But it’s not that easy.

In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus tells us not to worry but about things are do not have value and that is the difference.  Nathan […]

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Reality Check

This week we come down to earth and face up to the fact that as we seek to live for God’s Kingdom in our community we’ve got a fight on our hands – a spiritual battle!

Simon takes us through Ephesians 6:10-18 to prepare and equip us to go forward in the victory that Christ has […]

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I’m In

Simon looks at 1 Corinthians 16:1-11 and helps us to consider how we can be a part of the vision to be living for God’s Kingdom in our Community.  With a healthy dose of reflection over the past twelve months through the launch of our Annual Report we also look forward to what God will be […]

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The Dream Team

How can we identify and use our gifts?

There are many lists of gifts and fruit of the spirit throughout the Bible.  Today Simon takes us to Romans 12 as we seek to be the Dream Team for building God’s Kingdom in our Community.

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