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Eco Church Workshops Coming Soon!

Kevin and Ros Durrant are Webnet’s Reps for the Baptist Union’s Environmental Network (BUEN) and are available to support any churches wanting to explore approaches to the current climate and ecological crisis.  This could include becoming an Eco Church. They are running two (identical) interactive workshops about this on 20th of April and 1st of […]

Football. Faith. Friendship. What more could you ask for, right?!

Founded a whopping 39 years ago circa 1982, the Bristol Churches Football Association (BCFA) was born with the aim of facilitating churches in and around the Bristol area to run adult football clubs in a competitive league. Over that time football has been used to disciple, evangelise, and support the guys involved. Although the majority […]

Refuge: A new single from local Worship Leader and Minister duo

Luke Wareham, worship leader at Clevedon Baptist Church, is releasing a new single Refuge on the 12th March. Featuring co-writer Matt Caddick, Minister at Counterslip Baptist Church, Refuge is a song for the brokenhearted. Based on Psalm 34:18 and inspired by a journey of grief in Luke’s own and his fiancée’s life through the experience of […]

Continuing Ministerial Development

Continuing Ministerial Development as core to our understanding of Baptist Ministry and Leadership No pastoral leader can operate in isolation from the support, friendship and advice of others in ministry. A healthy approach to ministry involves a commitment to both ongoing learning and accountability. This benefits the pastoral leader themselves, their families and their congregation […]

Sowing Seeds of the Gospel

When we recently heard about Norman and Pat Fuggle’s wonderful ministry among seniors in the retirement village where they live, we asked them to tell us more. Here’s their story… Six years ago we were in our 7th year of retirement living in Yate. Norman was an elder at Chipping Sodbury Baptist Church with responsibility […]

Where Following Jesus Costs The Most

Over the past year, we’ve all experienced a measure of isolation and restriction. 2020 had us all floored, it had me at times. We’ve met as scattered believers; doing church at home and online, masked and worshipping in silence; few of us could have predicted how much could change. But what if isolation, restriction were […]

For such a time as this…Pray!

When we pray, God hears. As we enter into this new year, probably more than any other year, I’ve become very conscious there are so very few constants I can rely upon. As I write, my wife Maggie is planning to return to school, but we’re aware that could all change before I even complete […]

Rhythms of Grace

2020 was a challenging year for all of us involved in church leadership. Many of us have had to learn new skills very quickly and under difficult circumstances in order to respond to a constantly changing situation. Challenging times can affect our wellbeing and so we wanted to begin the new year with some opportunities for […]

Home In Mission 2020

As we come towards the end of this quite unprecedented year, we’d like to say thank you for your faithfulness in praying for and giving to our Home Mission churches, our emerging expressions of church, and towards resourcing others in the mission of God. We’d also like to share with you and celebrate some of […]

Clevedon Worship Leaders Release New Song

‘Glimpse’ is the latest song to be released by Luke Wareham and Rachel Mason, two worship leaders and songwriters from Clevedon Baptist Church. The song has been produced by brothers Tim and Jonny Stephenson and was released on the 20th of November 2020. Luke and Rachel released their first EP ‘Whisper’ in March this year with […]