In a special service for Mothering Sunday we had four contributions. Gill Shaw spoke about the work of WellFound, and the transformation in the lives of women and children in West Africa through the provision of clean water. Gill is a professional photographer and trustee of WellFound. WellFound is a water and sanitation charity founded in 2005 by a member of the church…
On March 24th we were delighted to welcome back Simon and Ursula who were sent from this church to work in Ilford. We always look forward to their visits when they report back on their work and on what God is doing. A recording of the sermon is available on request. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
On 17th March Andrew spoke from 1 Peter chapter 1, and concentrated specifically on the reasons which Peter gives for why we should be holy.
On March 10th Andrew continued our series on “becoming children of God” by speaking from Peter’s second letter, chapter 1. He spoke about how we can seek to become more like Jesus in this life.
On 3rd March we were delighted to welcome Dave Criddle from Gold Hill Church. Dave continued our study of the book of Philippians, speaking from chapter 3, verses 4 to 14. The theme was we shouldn’t define ourselves by what we have done, but rather by what Jesus has done for us.
On 24th February, in a mission focussed service, Paul Bosson spoke about God’s promise to bless all nations through Abraham, and about Jesus’ great commission to his disciples. He went onto talk about how we still have that commission today wherever we find ourselves, at home, at work or overseas. The recording starts with Andrew speaking to Paul and Alison…
On 17th February Andrew picked up on one of the points introduced by Chris last week, and asked how do we really commune with God?
Last Sunday Andrew spoke from Philippians 2 and asked the question “how do we actually work out our own salvation?” which Paul instructs us to do in verse 12. On 10th February, Chris Justice picked up the theme and spoke about what Jesus meant when he says “Follow me”.
On 3rd February Andrew started a new series which will take us through the next few months: “Becoming children of God”. The talk starts with a reading from Philippians 2 v5-16.
On 27th January we celebrated our links with the Holistic Gospel Church in northern Ghana which was formed as a result of the faithful work by Rosemary and Geoffrey Hunt amongst the Hanga people in the 1970’s and 1980’s. Andrew gave a summary of a recent visit to Ghana, and then Geoffrey, Tim and Marion and Chris Justice gave their reflections.