Category Archives: Community Engagement

Baby Jesus Rocks!

A brilliant tried and tested idea shared by Becky Speyer at the Bourne Parish: Baby Jesus Rocks is a Christmas treasure hunt. The team at the Bourne Parish painted over 500 stones with an image of baby Jesus, and another team of … Continue reading

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Welly Walk – Building Relationships in Your Parish

There is nothing like walking together to enable conversations to happen and relationships to flourish. Where better to walk than amongst the glorious colours of God’s creation in local woods this Autumn. Thanks to Archie and William, aged 9 and … Continue reading

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Grave Talk

Many parishes are nervous about trying out a Grave Talk event because in the same way that the Victorians didn’t talk about sex, we don’t talk about death.  But if Christians can’t help people talk about dying, who can?   The … Continue reading

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Self-Harm Parents’ Training Evening

A Training evening for Parents and others 16th November, 7:30pm, The Education Centre. Cost £Free Self-Harm is a problem in almost every area of society, particularly amongst young people – both outside and inside the church. Some studies indicate that hospital admissions … Continue reading

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Songs of Praise

For the last 12 years or so we’ve been running a monthly ‘Songs of Praise’ service at 2.30pm on the fourth Weds of the month. It’s a simple ‘hymn sandwich’ service with a short message and lots of favourite hymns, … Continue reading

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Toddler Praise service

Our baby and toddler group is a proper toddler praise service each Sunday – they get very cross if anyone uses the word ‘creche’! They have a puppet/toy story from the Bible, songs, a prayer, games, toys and crafts. In … Continue reading

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New website

We redesigned our website last year using 360 Creative, who use the Church 123 system. It’s incredibly easy to use from the ‘back end’ and Pete at 360 was a pleasure to deal with. Well worth the time, energy and … Continue reading

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