Recent Updates (Page 15)

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…

Social Media

If you’re fairly social media savvy, you can now keep up to date with Spurgeon Baptist Church news via two additional channels: ‘Follow’ us on Twitter ‘Like’ us on Facebook If you have no idea what any of that means, feel free to ignore it.

The Big Sing

On Sunday 18th December 85 people attended the ‘Big Sing’ event at the Water Eaton Church Centre. Joined by a further 17,000+ more around the country we smashed the World Carol Singing Record by singing a programme of festive favourites. The existing record of just 15,000 singers was set in 2009 by Disney. Organised by…

Quiz & Supper

On 15 October at the Church Centre, 67 hungry and enthusiastic ‘Quizzers’ assembled for, what we hoped would be, an enjoyable evening of fun, food, fellowship and friendly competition and, as an incentive – apart from the good food, all proceeds would be in aid of Youth Ministry Funds. Teams of 4 to 6 people…

1st Bletchley’s Got Talent

Last Saturday saw the 1st Bletchley join forces with our sister Girls’ Brigade company to put on a combined awards and talent show. With the theme for the evening being talent we appreciated the many skills of our members both in performance and the recognition of their efforts in gaining awards throughout the last session. I was…