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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OCTOBER PRAYER SPACE: As the wild goose flies

PRAYER SPACE: As the Wild Goose Flies Thursday 27th October, 7.30pm in the church This Prayer Space will be inspired by symbols and themes from Celtic Christianity. Do join us in our place of quiet to reflect and pray as you feel comfortable. Come as you are; you are welcome to this space. (Event Image by Liz West https://flic.kr/p/95qdQA https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/legalcode)
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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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PRAYER SPACE: Deep Calls to Deep

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...
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Women’s World Day of Prayer 2016

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

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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PRAYER SPACE: Stations of Advent

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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Prayer Space

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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First ‘Prayer Space’

Wednesday 22nd April 2015 from 7.30pm. We will be holding our first Prayer Space on Wednesday evening. The clue is in the name - we are providing a space for prayer - praying for ourselves, one another and our world. As this is the first Prayer Space (we are aiming to have them bimonthly, on different days) it will be quite simple. Just bring yourself, and reflect on anything you feel we need to be praying about. It starts at 7.30pm with a time of gathered prayer, but don't feel you...
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