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Thank Offering Update

We have received thank you emails from BMS World Mission, Willen Hospice and the Winter Night Shelter for the donations we sent them from our thanksgiving gift, given in September 2021. The Winter Night Shelter has sent a message: Dear all at Spurgeon Baptist Church,Thank you so much for your recent donation of £483.33 raised…

A Poem for Remembrance Sunday

At a War Grave Christ, what is this sea of stonesown with the wheat, that cries for peace?What loves, bright promises and dreamscut stubble-short herelie buried deep? Christ, who makes the tomba place of living hope,unite their offering to your sacrifice; By your power let not this grainremain fruitless and alone,but from it may we…

A Notice on Wednesday Fellowship

Sadly it is clear that the move from Wednesday to Thursday has not worked, as hardly anyone is available to attend on Thursday. We will revert to meeting on Wednesdays once again (on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month), when it is safe to do so. At the moment, with Covid-19 infections on…

Caring for God’s Earth

Some of you may have seen publicity for the ‘#Planting a billion seed challenge’. We can adapt the challenge to help nature by planting bulbs at this time of year. If you are in church on Sunday please take a free paper cup of bulbs and plant them in your garden or in a wildlife…

Time For Something Different…

On Sunday 7th November and Sunday 5th December (the first Sundays in the month) we are going to try something a little different! We’ll start with refreshments! So, come between 10.50-11am as usual, but make your way to the hatch to collect a nice hot cup of tea or coffee, and then enjoy a time…

Wednesday Fellowship – New Name, New Day

The Fellowship will return in October, but on the second and fourth Thursday of every month at 10.30. This now means that those who enjoy the Fellowship and the Wednesday Walk can do both. Therefore, we look forward to welcoming you to our first Thursday Fellowship at 10.30 on Thursday 14 October in the Lounge,…

Harvest Sunday

This year our Harvest celebrations, on Sunday 26th September, will cover two aspects. We will be very pleased to receive our usual ‘meal-in-a-bag’ contributions of dried and tinned goods which will then be delivered to FoodBank. Nick Lingard will also be speaking to us about the Baptist Missionary Society Harvest Appeal which this year is…

Thank Offering

As we return to in-church worship we would like to take up a thank offering during the month of September in lieu of a Gift Day. Last year we did not have a Gift Day due to the circumstances of the pandemic, but now seems the right time to give generously to causes close to…

Indoor Morning Services Recommence!

We eagerly look forward to gathering together in the building again as a church family, after our joint outdoor summer services with St Frideswide’s in August. Please do join us at 10:55am on Sunday 5th September for this special service – a time to reflect and also to rejoice together. Enter the church by the…