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Puppet Sketch for pentecost

The puppets are back for Pentecost Sunday! Luke has invited Laura to a posh restaurant to ask her about God’s superpowers. Spurred on by half-listening in Junior Church, Luke gets a bit muddled about what powers God has given him… The puppet sketch was shown in this morning’s service, which led with the theme of…

Mung’s Induction – A Day of Celebration!

Today we held a special service to celebrate the induction of Rev Mung Hatzaw as our new minister! We were delighted to welcome Rev Lisa Kerry, Regional Team Leader for the Central Baptist Association, who officiated, and Rev Paul Campion, Mung’s Tutor from Regent’s Park College, who gave the sermon, preaching from Ephesians 4:1-16. We…

Holiday at Home 2024 – Bookings Open

Bookings are now open for this year’s ‘Holiday at Home’ – our summer event designed for anyone over 60 years young! Find the event details here. This year, our theme will be ‘A Cruise Holiday’. Check out our ‘Summer Activities’ page to find out what other themes we’ve had in the past. You can book your cabin…

Online Services switch to Youtube

STOP PRESS: YouTube Switchover! Following on from the recent successful tests with our new AV equipment, we will be moving from Zoom to YouTube for the livestreaming of our services. YouTube livestreaming gives a better-quality experience, especially when it comes to audio. The service link, which will not be publicly listed, will continue to be…

Celebrating the Ordination of our new Minister

A large group of us were blessed and grateful for the welcome by Folkestone Baptist Church in celebrating the ordination of our new minister, Rev Mung Hatzaw, at his former church. Mung was presented with an ordination Bible by the Rev Dr Anthony Clarke (right), senior lecturer at Regent’s Park College, University of Oxford, where…

Ordination & Induction of Mung Hatzaw

Since our announcement back in February, we are pleased to say that Mung Hatzaw, our new minister, is currently settling into church life here at Spurgeon’s, having officially begun his role with us at the beginning of March. Mung will be ordained as minister on Saturday 20th April at Folkestone Baptist Church, the church where…

Remembering Marion Meaden

It is with great sadness that we need to share that Marion Meaden, one of our church members, was ‘called home’ in the early hours of Sunday morning, on 17th March. Marion, or Mrs. M as she was affectionately known, was Captain of our Girls’ Brigade Company for many years. Even after retiring from GB,…

New Song for Easter Sunday

For our upcoming Easter Sunday Celebration service, we will be singing a new song: Because He lives, I can face tomorrow, which has been introduced by Mung, our minister. This may not be familiar to many in our congregation, so Mung is inviting us to listen to the song prior to the service. You can…

Watch the Puppet Palm Sunday Sketch

On Palm Sunday, during our all-age slot, we showed a puppet sketch featuring 009, the (not so) secret agent donkey. John Questionner interviews 009 to find out what her mission was all about. Funnily enough, it has something to do with Palm Sunday! Check the video out on our Puppet Sketch Archive.