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March 2019
News > Church news

Hambleton Evangelical Church’s 50th anniversary

On the first weekend of 2019, members and friends of Hambleton Evangelical Church, near Thirsk, met to give thanks to God for his faithfulness over the fifty years since the church was founded. A list was compiled of fifty things for which to feel gratitude. The Saturday afternoon saw a time of recollection. A display around the church illustrated various activities which had occurred since the church’s founding. This was followed by a time of informal fellowship and a buffet. An illustrated talk by Malcolm Peters followed. Malcolm was the first pastor and spoke of its founding. Three couples with young families had covenanted together...

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March 2018
News > Mission

Mission – CWI anniversary

Christian Witness to Israel (CWI), one of the oldest missions bringing the good news of Jesus to Jewish people, has marked its 175th anniversary. The special anniversary event, held at St Aldates in Oxford on 27 January, featured several of CWI’s international team of missionaries. These included Igal Vender, who works with Jewish homeless and drug addicts; and Aviel Sela, talking about his work with Holocaust survivors. They, and others, showed how their work is making a difference to the lives Jewish people. Rev. Joseph Steinberg, chief executive of CWI, stated: ‘For more than 175 years we in Christian Witness to Israel have remained resolute...

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June 2017
News > Events

Events – Royd Court, Mirfield, 10th anniversary

On 18 March 2017, a thanksgiving service was held at the Salvation Army hall in Mirfield, to acknowledge the Lord’s goodness in the 10th anniversary of the opening of the Royd Court scheme, which was completed and opened in 2007. This date also happened to be 200 years since the work of the Aged Pilgrims’ Friend Society (now Pilgrim Homes) was founded in London, in 1807. One hundred and eighty supporters, friends, residents and relatives gathered for the service of praise and thanksgiving to almighty God for the provision of the scheme. The preacher on the occasion was Pastor Michael Lockwood, who helpfully based his...

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Historical

June 2017
Articles > Historical

‘These 50 years’ (3)

A sermon preached at the thanksgiving service on the 50th anniversary of Evangelical Times (Hayes Town Chapel, 4 February 2017): ‘The righteous shall see it and rejoice: and all iniquity shall stop her mouth. Whoso is wise and will observe these things, even they shall understand the lovingkindness of the Lord’ (Psalm 107:42-43). Someone might say, ‘If God governs everything, then there is no place for prayer’. But the opposite is true. Prayer is an expression of confidence in God, and nothing inspires prayer more than faith in God. When Daniel was in Babylon he read the promises in Jeremiah 25 that the Jews were...

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