Advance notice of Advent and Christmas events 2017

For those wanting to plan their December calendars, there will be a joint Advent service  at The Church of the Good Shepherd on Sunday 3rd December at 3pm. Messy Church, together with mince pies on the forecourt and other stalls, will be happening on Saturday 16th December from 10am. Candles and carols will take place on the evening of Sunday 17th December. There will be a Scratch Nativity on Christmas Eve at 10.30am. Our Christmas Day Service will be at 10am.
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Thy Kingdom Come

Week of Prayer Ascension to Pentecost 25th May to 4th June Thy Kingdom Come is a global prayer movement, which invites Christians around the world to pray between Ascension and Pentecost for more people to come to know Jesus Christ. What started out as an invitation from the Archbishops’ of Canterbury and York in 2016 to the Church of England has grown into an international and ecumenical call to prayer. Chard churches are taking part in different ways. Chard Baptist Church Prayer Walks ...
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COMEDY EVENING with Tom Elliott

  "Such fun!" - Miranda Hart Tom Elliott (comedian, magician, Christian communicator) will be at Chard Baptist Church on the evening of Saturday 4th Feb 7:30pm. Tickets are free, but limited. Please get in touch for tickets and more details.   About Tom Tom Elliott believes that he has the best job in the world. He travels throughout the UK and abroad making people laugh, whilst helping them think about life & faith. He has been described by TV Personality Miranda Ha...
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SUMMER PRAYER SPACE: arms wide open

Over the past year we have been having evening ‘prayer spaces’, where people can come, relax and reflect on life and God in a non-pressurised environment. Our August Prayer Space will be a little different – instead of an hour in the evening, we'll be opening the church up for two hours on a Saturday morning. It retains its purpose, however: a space in which people can feel free to pray as they are comfortable, with displays and interactive elements to trigger our reflections. This Prayer ...
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