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July 2020
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500 attend Bedford induction

A great number gathered at Providence Baptist Chapel, Bedford, in March for the induction service of Oliver Wyncoll. Some travelled from as far afield as Liverpool, Southampton, and Devon. A large contingent came from Oliver’s former church, the Metropolitan Tabernacle in London. Pastor Jonathan Northern (Baldock Baptist Church) chaired the proceedings. The service opened…

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March 2020
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New pastor at Newquay Reformed Baptist Church

After several years without a pastor, there was much rejoicing at Newquay Reformed Baptist Church as Josh Williamson was inducted to the pastorate. The chapel soon filled as Christians from a variety of churches throughout Cornwall came together to give thanks to the Lord for his provision. Pastor Williamson is originally from Australia and…

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Hemel Hempstead Induction

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March 2020
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Hemel Hempstead Induction

“He who calls you is faithful, who also will do it.  Brethren, pray for us”.  – 1 Thessalonians 5:24-25 The officers and members of Alexandra Road Congregational Church would like to praise God for calling the Rev Chris Bennett (formerly of Wilton Community Church) to the Pastorate of ARCC in Hemel Hempstead. The induction…

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February 2020
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Induction of Rev. Graeme Craig in Ayr

The 18-month pastoral vacancy at Ayr Free Church of Scotland (Continuing) was filled last November as Rev. Graeme Craig was inducted. Held at New Prestwick Baptist Church, the occasion began with public worship conducted by Rev. David S. Fraser, Moderator of the Southern Presbytery of the FCS(C). Mr Fraser preached from 2 Kings 2:14,…

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April 2019
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Magherafelt Reformed Baptist Church induction

Magherafelt is a small town in County Londonderry, Northern Ireland. It is largely made up of Roman Catholics but has a significant Protestant community. Some 22 years ago, a Reformed Baptist Church was formed in the town. They now have an attractive building and a committed membership, eager to serve the Lord in their…

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December 2018
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Induction – Hitchin Grace Baptist welcomes pastor

Hitchin Grace Baptist Church welcomed its new pastor Tom Forryan at a service attended by 200 people, in the Priory School, Hitchin, on 13 October 2018. Ashkan Sarmadi, current pastor of Derby Road Baptist Church (DRBC), Watford, commended Tom’s previous ministry as former pastor at DRBC and as a worker with Grace Baptist Mission…

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October 2018
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Induction – Welcoming service at Bentley

On 25 July 2018, members and friends of Bentley Reformed Baptist Church gathered for a special service to formally recognise Mr Craig Whale as pastor. Pastor Michael Harley, of Friston Baptist Church, Suffolk, was kind enough to come and conduct the service, which was held at 7.30pm on a very warm evening. The surrounding…

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June 2018
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Ordination – Induction at Poolewe & Aultbea

After nearly four years without a minister, the Free Church of Scotland (Continuing) congregation of Poolewe & Aultbea praised God for the ordination and induction of Rev. Murdo Maciver. The service took place on the evening of Friday 13 April at the Gairloch Community Centre. Nearly 200 people gathered from a wide area to…

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March 2018
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Induction – Otford welcomes new minister

On 27 January, approximately 250 people from 38 different churches and organisations met at St Nicholas Church, Sevenoaks, Kent, to celebrate the induction of Kevin Bracken as pastor of Otford Evangelical Free Church (OEFC) and give thanks to God. Rodney Lissenden, church secretary and a deacon of OEFC, introduced proceedings by thanking all the…

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February 2018
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Induction – New pastor for Jubilee

On Sunday 15 October 2017, the induction took place of Joe Bannister to the pastorate at Jubilee Baptist Church, Occold, in Suffolk. More than 200 people gathered in Occold village hall, where space was at a premium and some had no choice but to stand. It was a gorgeously warm autumnal day, so the…

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January 2018
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Inductions – Haworth induction

November 2017 saw the induction of a new pastor at Hall Green Baptist Church in Haworth, West Yorkshire. Paul Lintott, who has pastored churches in Hartlepool and Fressingfield, has joined four other elders — including previous pastor Mick Lockwood — and three deacons, to head up the team. The congregation at Haworth was joined…

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January 2018
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Inductions – New pastor for Fryerns

Fryerns Baptist Church (FBC) was founded in 1953 as a result of the faithful pioneering work of Charles Phillimore, in Basildon, Essex. On 9 September 2017, the chapel in Basildon welcomed more than 200 people from across the UK. The wait for a pastor had been long, but the sweetness of God’s providence made…

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