Parenting – it takes a community

When facing big challenges, having folk you can call on to help is amazing! We’ve moved house a number of times, and have been so blessed to have church friends who have come alongside to help on moving day. We’ve faced bereavement and have had the privilege of having those who have walked with...

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Married for God

Preparing for marriage is a potentially stressful time! So much to think about – date, location, dress, suits, flowers, service order, seating plans, reception venue, food, music and so much more. But, of course, I’ve got that wrong … that’s just preparing for a wedding! That’s just a single day. But being prepared for...

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Watch the drift

For one youth event in Bath, we took the 11-14 group down to the Bath Boathouse to hire out punts. Needless to say, lots of the young people got very wet, and there was a lot of laughter. But there is one thing I remember well. You’ll probably be aware that you have to...

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Moving on boldly

These verses are so relevant to our times. “Moses said to the LORD, ‘Then the Egyptians will hear about it! By your power you brought these people up from among them. And they will tell the inhabitants of this land about it. They have already heard that you, LORD, are with these people and...

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Trusting God in uncertain times…

We are meeting online during November 2020, but hope to be meeting again physically soon. You can book in now for future physical gatherings or see our YouTube page for past online and live-streamed services, or use this window for the most recent service: During this time, our Small Groups are still the mainstay...

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Christmas Services 2019

Christmas started with a journey – a journey that changed the world. A warm welcome awaits you this Christmas time at all of our Christmas services – there’s something for everyone as we celebrate that first Christmas journey. For all our Christmas 2019 services throughout December, click here.          ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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. ...

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Reading the Bible in 2019

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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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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