Posts by Mark Churchill

The start of a return … we hope!

Today saw the start of Spurgeon’s returning to the Water Eaton Church Centre to worship in person on a Sunday morning. The eagle-eyed will notice a YouTube countdown on the screen. This is because, as a first step, the building is being opened for a limited number of people to participate in our online service…

gentlespaces – for those who are grieving

Gentlespaces: A project by MK Mission Partnership with funding provided by MK Community Foundation for those who are grieving. Have you recently lost a friend or family member? Would you find it helpful to meet with others who are also dealing with loss? Gentlespaces are safe places for those who are grieving. If you would…

Water Eaton Community Larder

All items at the Water Eaton Community Larder would have been sent to landfill despite being delicious and having months or even years left on their expiration dates! The Community Larder is a membership programme open to everyone where you can buy shopping from £3.50 per week and help reduce perfectly good food going to…

Pray for Beirut

As shared during our virtual service on 16th August 2020, here is the link to the BMS World Mission website and the appeal for those affected by the Beirut explosion. BMS World Mission – Pray for Beirut

Crafting in July

Even though it is still early summer some shrubs are shedding their leaves which have then dried in the sun.  The laurel leaves on the ground are quite eye catching with their golds, yellows and browns.  Here are some links to leaf craft activities. Leaf Art: painting on leaves with coffee grounds. Explore this link  http://www.fubiz.net/2015/07/21/coffeetopia-leaf-paintings/ Leaf Art: doodling…

Men’s Breakfast

The first Saturday morning of the month would normally see men from Spurgeon’s and St. Frideswide’s sit down together for an egg and bacon roll and fellowship. Of course, in these times of social distancing that’s not been possible for the last two months. That hasn’t stopped the group meeting virtually, thanks to the wonders…

A message from Lighthouse

We have been carefully monitoring events as they unfold and heeding the advice of the government.  The well-being of children and you, our amazing volunteers, is our absolute priority. Therefore it with deep regret that we have taken the very hard decision that Lighthouse will NOT run at the beginning of the Summer holidays this…