Posts by Mark Churchill

Prisons Week – Thursday: For Our Communities

Prisoners and victims of crime all come from our communities, and return to them. We need to boldly proclaim the role of communities as places of nurture, renewal and healthy growth for individuals. They need to become places where honesty and humility are possible and where we seek new and bold, life changing solutions to…

Prisons Week – Wednesday: For The Families

When families of perpetrators or victims are caught up in the consequences of crime, it can be costly and shocking; turning the familiar upside down, stripping away any sense of security or comfort and exposing the innocent and uninvolved to distress, judgement and condemnation. It could happen to any one of us. Generous God, always…

Prisons Week – A Week of Prayer

‘Let us therefore come boldly to the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy and find grace to help in time of need.’ HEBREWS 4 v16 NKJV Starting tomorrow, we will be engaging in a week of prayer for prisons and all of those connected with them. We’ll be re-publishing the prayers here along…

Songs of Praise Raises the Roof

Today was our Harvest Songs of Praise service and wow did the congregation give it some welly! Many of the voted for favourites were included, top of pile was 10,000 Reasons, which saw us to the benediction, then finishing off with a powerfully played and sung rendition of I Know He Lives. If you didn’t…

Gift Day 2018

Sunday 9th September was our Gift Sunday for BMS Disaster Recovery Fund and Prison Fellowship. Please see the videos below to understand something of their work. If you would like to make a contribution, please place a marked envelope in the offering bag, indicating whether we can claim Gift Aid also, or speak to our…