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December 2018
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Event – Christian Heritage exhibition

The Christian Heritage Centre continued to see a good number of visitors visit its exhibition during this summer. Situated in Providence Chapel in Rowley Regis, near Birmingham, it was set up to demonstrate the impact that Christianity has had on our country. The story of Christianity in Britain is told through a series of…

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Event – English Reformation lecture

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November 2018
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Event – English Reformation lecture

Dr Lesley Rowe, Associate Fellow in History at the University of Warwick, gave the third and final lecture in her series on the Reformation in England at Little Hill Church in Wigston, Leicester, on 17 September 2018. The lecture focused on Anthony Gilby, one of the most influential Leicestershire reformers, who was known as…

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November 2018
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Event – Portadown young adults retreat

The Baptist Youth Missionary committee organised a weekend retreat for young adults aged 16-25, with a special emphasis on personal evangelism, in the Faith Mission Centre, Portadown, from 28-30 September 2018. At the end of Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus gives his followers an astonishing command: ‘Go and make disciples of all nations’. This command wasn’t…

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October 2018
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Event – Creation roadshows

Early June, I was in the Isle of Lewis, which was a great blessing as we had never been to these remoter parts of Scotland.  Lewis has seen revivals, which has meant a greater knowledge of gospel truth, but a generation has now arisen which has less knowledge of the Bible and the schools…

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Anniversary – Silver anniversary for Wooler Evangelical

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October 2018
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Anniversary – Silver anniversary for Wooler Evangelical

Wooler Evangelical Church in rural north Northumberland marked its 25th anniversary with a series of special services over the weekend of 1-2 September. The services provided an opportunity both to reflect upon the faithfulness of God in establishing and sustaining the fellowship over 25 years, and also to seek his honour and blessing for…

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September 2018
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Event – Merged Church Society has first meeting

The new Church Society Council held its first meeting in London since the merger with Reform and the Fellowship of Word & Spirit. The council opened with a reflection on Ephesians 1: 1-14, and a time of prayer. Rev. Dr Mark Burkill was unanimously elected to be the chairman, with Rev. Paul Darlington and…

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Event – Last ever EMF graduation

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September 2018
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Event – Last ever EMF graduation

It was a warm day at Welwyn village, its streets filled themselves with smiling, familiar faces. As we made our way into Guessens’ big garden with the lovely tree in the middle, we shared lunch with others. It was a lovely warm day but with a sad tone, especially for former students like us,…

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Event – Greek focus at EMF

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September 2018
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Event – Greek focus at EMF

On 9 June, courtesy of Highbury Baptist Church, London, European Mission Fellowship (EMF) held a Saturday morning conference focusing on the needy land of Greece. This was a very informative and valuable time. EMF’s long-term missionary Leonidas Kollaros spoke about his local work in Ioannina. He has some very encouraging links with the university…

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Event – Arbroath hosts all-age holiday

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September 2018
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Event – Arbroath hosts all-age holiday

A total of 39 people, plus two day visitors, attended the 2018 Free Church (Continuing) all-age holiday held in Windmill Christian Centre, Arbroath. The aim of the holiday is for young and old to gather together for a time of relaxed fellowship in a safe Christian environment. Each day began with a prayer meeting for the early…

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Event – Peace movement in Ilford

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September 2018
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Event – Peace movement in Ilford

Teenagers concerned about growing street violence held a peace vigil at Redbridge Peace Monument, in Ilford town centre, during the first week of the summer holidays this year. Over the last few months, Redbridge Council has agreed a monthly schedule of community events with British Pakistani Christian Association (BPCA) in Ilford’s pedestrian broadway, to…

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August 2018
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Event – Billy Graham Evangelistic Association

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) completed a three-day evangelism event at Falkirk Stadium, in partnership with over 200 churches across Central Scotland. According to a statement from the association, more than 1,000 people indicated a decision for Christ, with hundreds doing so during the event itself and hundreds more online and through discipleship…

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August 2018
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Event – God’s purposes in later life

Society has changed. We now have the largest generation of older people in history, and ageist stereotypes are being challenged by people who are living full, productive lives, even into their 90s and 100s. Many in their 70s and 80s are active in their churches, volunteering and sharing the gospel. More attention is being…

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