New Year’s Resolution

Hi folks

I want to encourage you to make an early New years resolution for 2015. Lets make it a year where we really draw close to God! With this in mind I want to recommend a daily devotional that you can buy for yourself or others for Christmas. The author, Paul David Tripp, is excellent and this will help get 2015 off to a great start.

You can get it here at a discount:



Carols by Candlelight


Everyone is warmly invited to our Christmas Carol Service: sing the Christmas classics by candlelight, eat mince pies and hear the message that changed the world.


Sunday 14th December, 6pm, at New Life Community Church.


Click here for the Facebook event.

Ever met an angel?

Hi all,


Maturity for a Christian involves the two loves from the two greatest commandments, love God and love your neighbour. I have been reflecting on how do this and at the same time obey the great commission of reaching out with the gospel to our neighbours (anyone we come across).

Hebrews 13v2 tells us “Do not neglect to show hospitality”. I think this is something easy to neglect which is tragic as it enables us to show our love for God, in loving others and providing a natural environment to talk about our faith.

Why not set a . . . → Read More: Ever met an angel?

Lets all calm down!

Hi folks,Just a reminder from Sunday morning when we were looking at being quick to listen, slow to speak and slow to anger.I suggested that if you particularly struggle in this area a good idea is to keep a journal that you can write in when you over heat! Something like this:


1. What was the trigger? For example, the kids spilt milk on the carpet.

2. How did I respond? For example, I shouted and slammed doors, and I felt really unappreciated.

3. What did I want? For example, my children to not make a mess and to . . . → Read More: Lets all calm down!

The Marriage Course

starting on Sunday 5th October at 6pm in the church building


What is The Marriage Course?

A seven session course set in a fantastic atmosphere. You will be served with a coffee, tea and dessert at a romantic table for two while listening to practical talks that are informative and fun. Then you’ll be given the time to talk on your own as a couple. Through your private discussions as a couple around specific topics, you will discover new things about your partner and grow in your understanding of each other. There is never any group work and . . . → Read More: The Marriage Course

Autumn term activities restart

Now that the schools have restarted for the autumn term, so have many of our regular activities…

Parents & Toddlers – Wednesdays, 10:00 to 11:30am, starting 10th September Playtime, crafts, stories, singing and snacks for pre-school children with parents and carers.

Ladies Group – now meeting on first Friday of each month, 10:30am to 1:30pm, starting today Tea, coffee, chatting, cooked lunch, occasional crafts and baking. Open to ladies of all ages.

Youth Club – Fridays, 7:00 to 9:00pm, starting tonight Games, activities, trips, tuck shop, Bible talks and discussions. For young people in school years 7 to 9.

All . . . → Read More: Autumn term activities restart

Sunday 13th July

In our celebration service this Sunday (10:30am in the church building), Trevor will be preaching from Judges 7 & 8 on ‘strength in weakness’, complete with worship and fellowship. There will be creche and Sunday school for the children, and refreshments after the service for everyone. Come along to meet with God and his people!

There will be no more evening services now until after the summer.

Youth Club Barbecue

Tonight’s Youth Club is the last one for the summer. We will be playing games and having a barbecue together, before listening to how Jesus has made a difference in one of the leader’s lives!

Sunday 6th July

This Sunday morning, join us at 10:30 in the church building for our weekly celebration service to meet together to worship God, learn from the Bible about how to live as Christian, and encourage one another. Trevor will be preaching this Sunday on the story of Gideon from Judges 6. We will also have communion at the end of the service. There is Sunday school and creche for the children during the service. After the service stick around for some tea or coffee and a chat.

In the evening at 6:00 in the church building we have the last session . . . → Read More: Sunday 6th July

Water Games

Again weather permitting, we will have water games at Youth Club tonight. Remember to bring a towel and change of clothes. Should it rain then we will play some of the usual fun games inside instead. During the talk this week, we will be looking at what God has to say about worrying.

Youth Club is for children in school years 7 to 9, and meets on Fridays during the school terms, normally between 7 and 9pm in the church building.