The 2018 Baptist Assembly will be held at the KingsGate Centre, Peterborough on Saturday 12th May.
Members of the UK's Baptist churches are welcome to attend this day of worship and celebration.
For more information and to book, go to: www.baptistassembly.org.uk
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...
On the first Sunday evenings of the month we are looking at the book David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits and the Art of Battling Giants by Malcolm Gladwell.
Contact Andy if you would like to order a copy.
The President of the Baptist Union, Rev Dianne Tidball, will be preaching at Yeovil Baptist Church on Sunday 4th March at 10.30am.
All at CBC are invited, including for the bring and share lunch afterwards. Please let Mark Porthouse know in the church office if you are going to go (as they need rough numbers).
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:...
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.
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.
Lucy Mills will be in the Welcome Bap, with her books, from 10am until 12noon on Wednesday 14th February.
Do pop in and say hello and perhaps even buy a book, if you haven't already!
She will also have copies of a Lent book produced by the Association of Christian Writers, to which Lucy has contributed a chapter.
Evening of Worship Songs and Stories
Sharon Tedford (songwriter, singer and author) is holding this event at Wellington Baptist Church on Friday 9th February at 7pm.
There is a poster in the hall at CBC with further details.
There will be a Quiz Night on Saturday 3rd February at 7.30pm at CBC.
All welcome. Free entry.