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Holiday Club

Join us for this year’s holiday club, 29th July to 2nd August, for ages 4 to 11. Kingdom Builders is an exciting holiday club which is open to all children aged 4-11 to join in.  Each day we have songs, games, puzzles, prizes, craft, stories and so much more.  You will have a chance to

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Reaching a Rational World

Introduction We live in a world which is still hugely influenced by ‘rationalism’. Rationalism can be defined as a system of thought or philosophy that “regards reason as the chief source and test of knowledge” (Encyclopedia Britannica). Often this is manifest in the elevation of science or a similar system of induction or proof as

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Giving at Cambray

Help Cambray raise funds simply by doing your everyday online shopping, at no cost to yourself! We’ve recently registered with easyfundraising.org.uk, who collect donations from over 3,500 big name retailers on our behalf, including Amazon, Argos, John Lewis, eBay and M&S. Every time you shop online, Cambray receives a small donation from the retailer to

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Cambray supports CAP

At Cambray we are committed to the work of Christians Against Poverty and partner with them to see lives changed through the reduction of debt and poverty. We run a CAP Money Course, a revolutionary money management course that gives delegates the opportunity to learn skills that have a lasting impact on their finances.  Please

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Liberation-Shaped Mission

As part of our new summer series Little People, Big God, we are embarking upon a journey through the book of Exodus, taking 12 sermons to cover the first 20 chapters. Exodus is perhaps a more contentious book in Christian theology than we may realise.  To see why, let’s remind ourselves of the process of

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Growing & Changing Together

Growth in a church – both spiritual and numerical – always involves change. In any church, excepting the tiny minority who simply do not want to grow, there may still be something in all of us that says ‘I want the church to grow – but not to change’.  Yet, growth is change. There are

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Living In The Light: Money, Sex and Power

Money, sex and power.  Weapons for good or for bad? Far from seeing these as an unholy trinity of temptation and vice, God in fact created all three to be used for his great aims in human history.   Using Not Abusing We hope to spend January and February in our morning services exploring how

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Church Governance Matters…

As the US election approaches, I am reminded of a single week in November 2012 when 126 million Americans voted for their President, 1.3 billion Chinese were informed about their new politburo leaders and 60 million Coptic Orthodox believers had the identity of their new Pope revealed when a blindfolded boy picked his name from

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Growing Numbers, Growing Disciples

We often hear statistics about declining numbers in the UK church, yet many local churches are bucking the trend.  Why do some churches grow and others don’t? Is this a question of theology and God’s sovereign choice, or of geography and population changes, or are there tangible things a church can do to grow numerically?

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Ever Changing Times…

“Don’t long for ‘the good old days’. This is not wise.”   –   Ecclesiastes 7:10, NLT “Do not say, “Why is it that the earlier days were better than these?”  For it is not from wisdom that you ask this.   –   Ecclesiastes 7:10, Baker OT Commentary The way we see the past, the present

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Angelology

Angels are everywhere.  Or at least, everywhere in pop songs, children’s literature, films and Valentines cards.  They’ve even been in a string of recent Cambray sermons. Yet they hardly seem to fit with our term’s theme, Grow Up, Grow Deep in Christ, despite the Bible’s 196 references across 34 books.  Or do they? Angels, a

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Fear God, question experience…

How do we know what we know?  Through experience?  Or through ‘fear of the LORD’? Such philosophical musings on the nature of knowledge (‘epistemology’) may seem out of place in a church magazine article, yet not in the Bible. As we use our morning series to investigate the fear of the LORD in Proverbs, we

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Who You Should Vote For – Revealed…

With the general election just days away, you may be feeling excited about the chance to engage in the democratic process.  Alternatively, you may be feeling numbed by the wall-to-wall media coverage, as parties attempt to win your support.  Perhaps you’re feeling both. The Evangelical Alliance recently polled more than 2000 evangelical Christians in the

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