Pentecost Picnic

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Chard Churches Together Pentecost Praise (short service held near the chapel entrance) and Picnic at Forde Abbey, on Sunday 15th May 2016 at 5pm. There will be informal worship, games, picnic (bring your own) and a chance to enjoy the lovely gardens at Forde Abbey. With grateful thanks to Alice and Julian Kennard for their kind permission to use Forde Abbey for this event. Admission Free.
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PRAYER SPACE: Deep Calls to Deep

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Deep calls to deep in the roar of your waterfalls; all your waves and breakers have swept over me. Psalm 42:7 Wednesday 20th April at 7.30pm This Prayer Space will include reflections on a watery theme! You are welcome to share this space, to reflect, to pray, to draw close to God.   What’s a Prayer Space? Each Prayer Space is a relaxed space in which we can seek God and encourage one another. There are often focus points around the room to aid reflection and sometim...
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Women’s World Day of Prayer 2016

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On Friday 4th March, churches around the world will be celebrating the Women's World Day of Prayer. There will be about 5,600 services taking place in the United Kingdom, attended by both women and men. This year's service is written by the Christian women of Cuba and is entitled Receive children. Receive me.  CBC is hosting a Chard Churches Together ecumenical service at 7pm. There is also an earlier service at 2.30pm at Combe St. Nicholas Methodist Church.  
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PRAYER SPACE: City of God

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An opportunity to pray and reflect, using the theme of 'City of God' to aid us in our prayers. Imagery includes the tree of life, river of God...and praying to a God who wipes away our tears. Thursday 18th February, 7.30pm, in the main church building. Space to be, space to pray, space to be silent or to share. Come as you are; you are welcome to this space.   What's a Prayer Space? Each Prayer Space is a relaxed space in which we can seek God and encourage one another. Everythin...
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Theme for 2016

This year, as a church, we are going to explore  an ongoing theme. That theme is this: following Jesus by loving God and loving others. This phrase is going to be a way that we can explore our core vocation as a church here at CBC. 'Following Jesus' is about our life of discipleship, 'loving God' refers to our lives of worship and 'loving others' looks at our mission life as a church. These are three aspects of our church ministry that need to find a place of balance in our comm...
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PRAYER SPACE: Stations of Advent

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Our next Prayer Space will be on Tuesday 15th December, starting at 7.30pm in the church. We'll be providing thoughts and images related to the Advent story to aid you in your prayers. Do come along and use this space for a time of quiet reflection. We hope you will be blessed by it! Each Prayer Space is a relaxed space in which we can seek God and encourage one another. Everything is optional and if you want to find a quiet corner to pray by yourself that is absolutely fine. This...
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Gareth Davies-Jones: Nine Lessons

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We welcome Gareth Davies-Jones to CBC once again on Wednesday 2nd December at 7pm for his 'Nine Lessons Tour' (read about it on Gareth's website here). Come and listen to this engaging performer give an acoustic session with songs and carols for the Advent and Christmas season. Refreshments will be provided. Tickets cost £7 and are available from the Church Office (01460 65904) or you can go into the Welcome Bap. Alternatively, use the contact form below:
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Prayer Space

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Our most recent Prayer Space  included elements used in CBC's interactive prayer services this year, reflecting on the Light of the world. Each Prayer Space is a relaxed space in which we can seek God and encourage one another. Everything is optional and if you want to find a quiet corner to pray by yourself that is absolutely fine. This is an opportunity - for you to pray, and an invitation to join together and relish the privilege of spending focused time with our Creator God.   ...
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