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January 2018
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Inductions – Bradford on Avon

More than 300 people gathered on 30 September for the induction of Robert Strivens to the pastorate of Bradford on Avon Baptist Church, Wiltshire. The meeting was chaired by Basil Howlett, from Carey Baptist Church, Reading. The service commenced with the singing of the hymn, ‘Lord, for the years your hand has kept and…

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January 2018
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Inductions – Broadstairs

On 23 September, Rehoboth Grace Baptist Church in Broadstairs, Kent, ordained Paul Smith as full-time elder and pastor of the church. Mr Smith is from Newton Aycliffe in County Durham and has taught in schools in north east England. Having felt called into full-time pastoral ministry, Paul and Heather, his wife, moved to the…

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November 2017
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Induction – Welcome Hall welcomes evangelist

On Saturday 9 September, more than 150 people gathered for the induction of Peter Sherwood as evangelist at Welcome Hall Evangelical Church (WHEC), Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. The weekend also marked the church’s 78th anniversary and 5th anniversary of Jeremy Brooks’ pastorate. Speaking on behalf of WHEC, Pastor Brooks explained how the elders had been seeking…

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November 2017
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Inductions – New pastor at Leamington Spa

A new chapter began for Emmanuel Church, Leamington Spa, with the induction of their pastor James Midwinter, on Saturday 9 September. Mr Midwinter worked as a lawyer before being called to the ministry and training at Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina. He was assistant pastor to Ray Evans at Grace Community Church, Bedford,…

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November 2017
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Inductions – Dudley Baptist Church

Many met together on Saturday 2 September to witness the induction of Conrad Pomeroy to the pastorate of Dudley Baptist Church. People came from as far as Wick and Dundee. There was plenty of sun, plenty of people, plenty of food and plenty of blessing from the Lord. It was a day most of…

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November 2017
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Induction – FCC induction in Atlanta

On 14 July 2017, the presbytery of the United States inducted Rev. Brent C. Evans as the new minister of the Atlanta congregation. Mr Evans was received into the Free Church (Continuing) (FCC) as a minister, by the FCC’s general assembly, in May 2017. He was ordained to the ministry in 2008 by the…

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Induction – Shettleston welcomes James Haram

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October 2017
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Induction – Shettleston welcomes James Haram

The district of Shettleston in Glasgow is known as a socially deprived area. It was said, some years ago, that the life expectation of a Shettleston man was 58 years. It has suffered not only social deprivation, but also diminution of evangelical witness. Within the presbytery of the Church of Scotland in the area…

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October 2017
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Induction – Dundee church plant

In September 2017, Dundee saw the ordination and induction of Andrew Robertson take place at St Peter’s Free Church. Rev. David Court preached and presided over the service. Andrew is the son of former Free Church Moderator Rev. David Robertson and a graduate of Edinburgh Theological Seminary. He will be leading a new church…

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September 2017
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Induction – Union Chapel, Bethersden, Kent

A good number of friends and supporters, from far and wide, joined together with us for a memorable afternoon, as we gave thanks to almighty God for his provision of our new pastor, Matthew Cox. Last year, 2016, was a difficult one, and there were times when we wondered whether the church would be…

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September 2017
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Inductions – New ministers for Western Isles

Three newly licensed Free Church ministers have been called by Western Isles congregations in July. During a meeting of the presbytery on 10 July, presided by Rev. Murdo Campbell of Barvas Free Church, Rev. David MacDonald accepted the congregation’s call to Back Free Church, Stornoway, as assistant minister. Due to family commitments, Mr MacDonald…

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August 2017
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Induction – Pastoral ministry in Fetcham

Christ Church Fetcham (CCF) has been a Christian witness to the small village of Fetcham near Leatherhead in Surrey for over 20 years. Last September their second pastor, Ian Fry, moved on to Oxford to take up a new role in St Ebbe’s under Vaughan Roberts. CCF is looking for a pastor, but the…

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