Our regular meetings are as follows.
For news of other recent or forthcoming activities, including updates related to the coronavirus, see What's On.
Sundays – 10.30 am in person
Sunday morning is our only face-to-face meeting at the moment. We hear a message from the Bible, celebrate the Lord's Supper, share our experiences and concerns, and pray.
This meeting in the church hall, which is better for ventilation and hand washing, and there is enough space for us to maintain social distancing. Family groups are invited to sit together. Please bring your own Bible, and wash your hands or use sanitiser on arrival. If you are able to use a mask, we encourage you to wear your own, or to take one of our disposable masks. For the purposes of NHS Test and Trace, we will keep a record of attendance (name & phone number) for 3 weeks. These meetings do not include singing, refreshments, or a collection.
Come to the church hall entrance in Maddams St. If the two steps would be an obstacle to you, we have an alternative entrance at the corner of the car park in Brock Place; there is one low step there, and we have a portable ramp to help with that.
Sundays – 2.00 pm online
On Sunday afternoon at 2.00, we have an hour together online with the same Bible talk, songs, and a time for sharing and prayer. Click here to join, or open the Zoom app then join meeting number 811 1710 1377 (no password is needed). The Bible talk may be recorded, but the rest of the meeting is not.
As tardes de Domingo (Sunday afternoons)
Bethel Baptist Church (our Portuguese language sister church) meets in the old church building from 3pm. Use the entrance in Brock Place.
Midweek meetings – Online
Bible study and prayer
We currently connect with each other by phone or computer on Monday evenings for prayer and Wednesday evenings for Bible study. Both start at 7.30 pm, for about an hour.
The Wednesday meeting is a Bible workshop, with time for prayer. It is intended for anyone interested in the Christian faith and relating it to daily life. We call it a workshop, meaning that everyone together discovers and works at hearing God through the text, gaining new insights on the way.
These meetings are not recorded. For either the Monday or the Wednesday meetings, click here at those times to join in, or use the Google Meet app and enter this code: ncd-wmfj-qud.
Parent and Toddler Group – SUSPENDED
Our usual Wednesday morning family activities are suspended due to the pandemic.