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News

March 2021
News > Church news

Delayed service marks 100 years since merger of Brixton and Surrey Tabernacles

Towards the end of 2020, we held our delayed anniversary service to mark the centenary of the merging of Brixton and Surrey Tabernacles. The Surrey Tabernacle was the largest Strict Baptist church and chapel there has ever been, and was started through the preaching of one man: James Wells. Born in Alton, Hampshire, in…

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News

November 2017
News > Events

Event – Brixton Tabernacle 150th anniversary

On 24 June many people gathered to help us celebrate this special anniversary. We had a lovely day, including seeing some faces that we hadn’t seen at the chapel for some time. Many had travelled great distances to be there. The services themselves were truly special. It was good to sing hymns which we…

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Historical

July 2017
Articles > Historical

150 years of Brixton Tabernacle

Due to the work of the Holy Spirit in an expanding London, the 1860s saw a number of new churches start in South London, including what was to become Brixton Tabernacle. Although a comparatively unusual designation for a church these days, the term ‘Tabernacle’ was once common, perhaps taking its cue from Whitfield’s Tabernacle.…

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News – What we will be

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December 2010
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News – What we will be

What we will be 'What we were, what we are and what we will be' was the title of the 22nd Sussex Youth Conference.     Mick Lockwood applied this to believers' lives (but it had some relevance to our meeting place too, as the new Ebenezer Chapel in Brighton had only opened two weeks previously!).     'What…

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News – Sussex youth conference

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August 2007
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News – Sussex youth conference

Sussex youth conference This year's Spring bank holiday saw this conference meeting at Hailsham Baptist Chapel. Mark Stocker opened up many aspects of Leviticus, considering especially three themes. The first was on levitical sacrifices. Christ came as a perfect and willing sacrifice for us; in glad response to God, we are to 'offer ourselves a…

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