(Even if it come from the States this says it all…) You are doing something really, really important. I know it’s not easy. I see you with your arms overflowing, and I know you came to church already tired. Parenting is tiring. Really tiring. I watch you bounce and sway trying to keep the baby quiet, juggling […]
A Faith for Today The Christian faith today is under threat intellectually by the aggressive atheism of Richard Dawkins and Christopher Hitchens, and by secular materialism which seems to have no place for God. As some Christians respond by retrenching into ever more conservative expressions of belief, while others appear to fall off the liberal […]
TRIBUTES have been paid to a charity champion who strived for better care for dementia patients. Kath Tyldesley, the chairman of Bolton’s The Dementia Support Group, died aged 84 at Bolton Hospice on Wednesday, June 12 following an illness. Mrs Tyldesley, from Sharples, became involved with the charity 14 years ago as her late husband, Norman, suffered from […]
Click here to download Newsletter June 2013 All the news of what’s going on for the next quarter. (This is a pdf of the newsletter – click on the link and it will open in a different window to your pc/device)
We’re delighted to announce that at last Sunday’s AGM Alison Spence and Maureen Flitcroft agreed to become Elders. We’re very grateful for this commitment and wish them every blessing.
Digging a little deeper After a great turnout last week we’re onto part 2. Starts at 8 with physical nourishment from 7:50 ready for a prompt 8:00 start and an even prompter 9:00 finish. Scores were high for the shortbread and those flat little biscuits with a cherry on, here’s hoping for chocolate cake this […]
Executive Summary…. In 1753 John Wesley, the founder of Methodism said, “So wickedly, devilishly false is that common objection, ‘They are poor, only because they are idle’.” Yet today many churchgoers and members of the general public alike have come to believe that the key factors driving poverty in the UK are the personal failings […]
Come to the Bank Top Brunch experience! Some say it’s cheap as chips but we think of it as a fair priced rounded meal. Main course, pudding and a drink for less than a double latte and muffin at one of those non tax paying global coffee shops. So came and join us […]