Recent Updates (Page 14)

Brigade Updates

Not only can you keep up to date with Church news & activities online, don’t forget you can do the same with our Boys’ & Girls’ Brigade Companies too. Our Girls’ Brigade Company has recently launched an excellent new website. This is the third version of the site which has been designed and updated by…

Walking In Their Shadow

Last week it was our privilege to host an event entitled ‘Walking In Their Shadow‘ which served as the launch of a new resource of the same name which has been developed to educate and equip anyone who might need to support children & young people who have suffered a bereavement. The event started with…

God’s Amazing Blessings…

The last two weeks have been exciting times in the life of the Church. When the post of Youth Minister was created we knew that there was only enough money for three years of work. Those three years come to an end at the end of September this year (doesn’t time fly when you’re having…

Easter Thoughts

[An edited version of this article appeared in the Spring 2012 edition of ‘The Neighbour’ (the newsletter of Bletchley & Fenny Stratford Town Council)] In another town recently I saw graffiti (a daubed post code) indicating a territorial claim or a no-go area, signifying insularity and rejection of others. Most people reading this article will…

Event: Walking in Their Shadow

On Monday 16th April it will be our pleasure to host an event to launch a new resource entitled: Walking in Their Shadow. The resource has been produced by Lex Bradley as part of her Degree in Youth & Community Work & Practical Theology. Lex will be known to many at SBC as her family…

10k Run Complete

On Sunday 4th March, amid heavy rain & cold conditions, Ricky completed the Milton Keynes 10k which he’d been sponsored to run in support of our ongoing Youth Ministry work. After training for just over a month in spring-like conditions, the cold & rainy conditions came as a bit of a shock, as did the…

Let Conversation Flow…

As part of my role as Youth Minister the Church has agreed I can spend some of my time serving as a volunteer Chaplain at Oakhill Secure Training Centre (STC), a custodial facility which houses 80 male young offenders from 12-17 yrs old. I visit Oakhill once or twice a week for 2 hours at…

Mission Grant Awarded

We are delighted that as part of the on-going fundraising for our Youth Ministry work, we have been awarded a ‘Mission Project’ grant by the Baptist Union of Great Britain. Mission Project grants are awarded to enable churches to make a real difference to their community. The grant of £2,245, awarded via The Crosslinks Centre…

Sponsored 10k Run

As part of our efforts to raise money for our on-going Youth Ministry projects, Rev. Ricky Rew has signed up for the Milton Keynes 10k (part of the Festival of Running) and is collecting sponsors to spur him on. You can help by: sponsoring him – it will be a huge (much-needed) encouragement taking a…