Moving on & new horizons

Life’s always changing. So is our church family.  2016 will see changes in our Ministry Team.
Our Lead Minister, Stephen Ibbotson, will be retiring at some point during the first part of the year. He’s been in church leadership ministry for forty years! And he came to us to help the church move forward and prepare […]

Explore Movie Night

Last Thursday we held a movie night at Explore, watching the movie “Big Hero 6” (would highly recommend it by the way) we were extremely happy to invite 32 young people, parents and families onto the balcony.
We stuffed them with hot drinks, popcorn and a highly competitive quiz (to make sure they watched the film) […]

The big questions…

Alpha is a series of interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith. No pressure. No follow up. No charge.
It runs in churches, bars, coffee shops and homes all around the globe. Typically Alpha has around ten sessions and includes food, a short talk and a discussion at the end where you […]

Touring our Future!

Touring our future?

We want to serve and share! Our commitment to this pathway was renewed in 2010: to serve Hucknall and share something of the many blessings we’ve discovered through faith in Jesus Christ. Last year (2014) we decided to explore two things that may be involved in doing this: resourcing ministry amongst the growing […]

Spirit Living – A Model

The fifth part of our series This Strange Power takes us to the example of Stephen being lead by the Spirit in Acts 6 and 7.


Movie Night!

On Thursday night we had a movie night for the Explore young people and their families.

It was great to be able to welcome new members of families who we had not met before and to also allow parents to have a movie night as well. We ate popcorn and really enjoyed How to train your […]

Action Team Week

Last week we had a visit from The BMS Action Team in Mozambique. We welcomed Stephen, Ben and Rachel to Hucknall for a busy week of activities including Mozambique comes to Monday Club, as series of lessons at The National Academy and Linby-cum-Papplewick Primary schools, a talk given to the Rotary Club, as well as […]

‘A Ramble’, they said…

There is always something great to look forward to at the end of term at Monday Club. Last night it was a ramble & chips. As a helper at Monday Club I offered to go along as an extra pair of eyes.  After all it was bound to be a meander followed by some gorgeous […]

Phew it is finished…

It really is a piece of work which starts in January time and ends in a rush by the Annual General Meeting!  I am of course talking about the Annual Report or ‘Partnership’ – ‘Our life together’ as it is called this year.
Requesting photos and then sending proformas with this years’ questions and waiting for them […]

Easter Bake-off success!

Flour, icing sugar and corn flakes flying around the kitchen as many people entered WRBC’s Easter Bake-off for BMS NightLight.
At 10am on Saturday 12th April keen bakers and unsure bakers entered the Easter Bake-off at Watnall Road Baptist Church. With 2 very willing judges Lindsey and Caitlin who had the arduous task of tasting them all […]