Cheltenham Half Marathon

Cheltenham Half MarathonChanges to our Sunday Services on 30th September Sunday 30th September Cheltenham’s Half Marathon is taking place during the morning of Sunday 30th September 2018. Using Cheltenham’s streets for an event of this size causes considerable changes to traffic routes and many road closures within Cheltenham between 07:00-13:00 on Sunday 30th September....

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Harvest Family Celebration

Sunday September 30th, 4:30; You are invited to our Harvest Festival followed by an Afternoon Tea. For all the family - everyone welcome!...

Autumn 2018

Join us for our Autumn 2018 Sunday services as we learn from the Bible together. For service themes, passages and titles, open a PDF of the Autumn 2018 term card.    ...

Holiday Club

Join us on the King’s Quest from 30th July to 3rd August with days packed full of fun activities including crafts, games and songs as we discover the greatest King of all! To book a place for your child, fill in a registration form here....

August 2018

Join us for our Summer 2018 Sunday services as we learn from the Bible together. For service themes, passages and titles, open a PDF of the Summer 2018 term card.    ...

Reading the Bible in 2018

With all the build up to Christmas, have you thought about the New Year yet? Specifically, have you thought about how will you be reading your Bible regularly next year? It can be difficult to work out the best plan for reading your Bible. But more than that, it can be difficult to find...

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Holiday Club

Join us this February half term for our Holiday Club Reunion for 4-11 year olds, as we continue our jungle adventure…...

Kingdom Builders

Are you a ‘kingdom builder’ or a ‘church builder’ or even an ‘empire builder’?  Or maybe you’re not a builder at all? As we embark upon a new series this autumn entitled Kingdom Builders it is helpful to look at exactly what the Bible means by ‘kingdom’ and in what sense we, as believers...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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,...

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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...

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