Recent Updates

Gear Change

One way and another, it’s been a busy week. Don’t worry, I won’t bore you by reciting my diary. But today I had a gear change. I don’t mean that the work/meetings/appointments dried up a bit – but that I deliberately changed gear today. And something amazing happened. I anticipated that I’d reach the end…

Lent Challenge for 2017

Last year I set you a Lent challenge: to devote 20 minutes a day in God’s presence, every day for forty days. I wrote: I want you to commit to spending just 20 minutes a day focused on God. I know, that sounds both possible (hey, what’s twenty minutes!) and impossible (but I’m far too busy to…

Crossing Barriers

The annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity takes place from 18th to 25th January. During this time the Church Centre will be open for prayer & services relating to the theme of ‘Crossing Barriers’, details below: Wednesday 18th: 18:30-19:30 – Reflecting on Friendship (Lounge) Thursday 19th: 19:30 – Coffee & chat 20:00-21:00 – Churches…

Reflections on the Wise Men

This was the message & challenge shared during our Carols by Candlelight Service. If you weren’t able to join us, you can listen to it in full and sing along in the comfort of your own home/office. Reflections on the Wise Men Let’s stop for two minutes to think about the Wise Men. They were…

Sticking stars on the night sky

Exploring Christmas Together

Yesterday we were joined at the Church Centre by 90 year 3/4 students & 10-12 teachers/helpers from Drayton Park Primary School for a session exploring the Christmas Story. As part of their RE subjects they’d been learning about the journeys of Mary & Joseph, and the Wise Men, and had heard about the part King…

Christmas Events & Activities

Our advent calendars are up & the countdown has begun. We are so excited by the Christmas season! During the next two weeks we have almost 300 children from local Primary Schools coming into the Church Centre to explore the Christmas story. In addition, 2000 students will be visiting schools across Milton Keynes as part…

Harvest 2016

Many people are familiar with the story of The Good Samaritan, but this is just one example of many in the Bible where Jesus tells his followers to love and help others. No matter whether they share the same faith, culture or lifestyle, Christians are called to be kind, selfless and generous to all. One…

Invasion at Dobbies

A fine afternoon was had by all at the September meeting of the church Coffee Club last Wednesday afternoon at Dobbies Garden Centre.  In all, 35 members and friends gathered to share coffee, tea… fruit tea… hot chocolate (and maybe the occasional mini-biscuit or two!), in a fun afternoon of warmth and fellowship.  It’s great to have…