| Year of New Beginnings 2016
and Outreach activities have been themed since 2013
starting with our Year of the Family. In 2014 we
followed that with a Year of Friendship and last year
was our Year of Challenge. Our theme for 2016 is New
for us is demonstrated very clearly by his forgiveness
of our sins and that allows us New Beginnings. God wants
everyone to have a New Beginning in a relationship with
him through Jesus Christ, his only Son, our Lord and
King. God asks us to pray and listen to Him and He is
always with us, offering us those New Beginnings. What
we need to do is to respond.
of this theme is to remind us of God's blessings and so
that we can give ourselves and those around us New
Beginnings too. This isn't the same as the New Year's
resolutions that often have a short lived existence. New
Beginnings means setting things on a strong foundation
and in a direction that they can sustain. If we consider
for a few moments the parts of our lives where we want
New Beginnings, then there are likely to be plenty to go
Beginnings in our faith and belief in God's love for us,
should be at the top of the list, so that through Him
and His wisdom and blessings, He can really help us to
make progress in all the areas where we want New
and Outreach activities in 2016 are there to give us the
opportunities to engage in New Beginnings in our faith
journey and how we might invite others to have New
Beginnings and share in our faith, through spreading the
Gospel message and prayerfully following Jesus in our
and details of our New Beginnings events will be added
to the Events & Activities page - please click the
link on the left to find out more.
that you will want to explore New Beginnings and come
along to these events, or come to our Church to find out
more. Everyone is welcome.
Click below to
read a message from Rev. Keith Bamford
Everyone is welcome to share with us in our worship services at the following times
Sundays other than first of the month
Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. approx. followed by refreshments
First Sunday of the Month
9:30 a.m. Holy Communion service followed by Refreshments at 10:15 a.m. and Family Service at 10:45 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. approx.
Third Sunday of the Month
Café Style Celebration 7:00 p.m.
Third Wednesday of each month
Holy Communion service 11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. approx.
Our services are led by both ordained Ministers and non-ordained worship leaders, called Lay Preachers and thereby we enjoy a variety of styles of worship that all bring glory to God and seek to strengthen our love of our Lord Jesus.
If you are in any sort of difficulty and in need of prayer, please contact our Circuit Ministry Team either Rev. Keith Bamford (Matlock 259128) or Rev. Dr. Robert Foster (Belper 839795); or call into the Church and ask for help; or leave a message at the Church; or send an e-mail to us; or phone the Church Office on Matlock 55809 (answer-phone when office is closed)
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