Whitley Lecture, April 28th 2018

The 2018 Whitley Lecture is given by Helen Paynter and hosted by the South West Baptist Association in Wonford, Exeter, and is entitled: Dead and Buried? Attending to the voices of the victim in the Old Testament and today. Whether we are reading a modern news article about a violent atrocity, or one of the shocking Old Testament stories of violence, it is important that we ask certain questions of ourselves and of the written account. Whose interests are being served by the telli...
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Sharing Hope in Crisis training at Kilmington BC (3rd March)

There will be a Sharing Hope in Crisis training day on Saturday March 3rd 2018 at The Baptist Church, Kilmington. Coffee/tea from 9.00, training starts at 9.30 with a target finish of 4.30. The church will provide refreshments and a light lunch for a suggested donation of £4 per person. The seminar is free of charge but there will be opportunity to donate on the day to the ministry. You will receive a work book when you arrive so please bring a pen with you. Registration is necessary, here:...
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Reconnect+

Reconnect + is an opportunity to 'rediscover the basics you thought you knew about, through film'. Each month we will look at a short film and have an open discussion about the issues it raises for us and our communities. We kick off on the evening of February 25th with a 10 minute film from the Global Short film Network, entitled "Brothers", in which we will explore the themes of love and forgiveness.  This will take place in the Welcome Bap at 6.30pm.
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Prayer Space: hope in hard places

Our next Prayer Space is on Tuesday 20th February and looks at the theme of finding hope in difficult times. It will provide a non-threatening space where people can pray for difficult situations in their lives or the lives of others, where spring seems a long time coming. Come and use this space to pray for hope and for healing. Doors will be open from 7pm and there will be a short word of prayer from the front at 7.30pm.
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