Question – Do you feel like life is passing you by and each year gets quicker, the weekends never seem long enough, the hours spent at work get longer and you just don’t have time to spend with your children who are growing up so quickly?
Well Messy Church is a place to have fun with your children as a family to take time to listen, do, make, draw, play, laugh and talk in relaxed friendly atmosphere.
WHEN – every 2nd Sunday of the month.
TIME – 4.30 till 5.30 followed a light tea
WHERE – The Hall, Bessels Green Baptist Church,
With a comedic voice heavily influenced by the likes of Bill Cosby and Jerry Seinfeld, and a comedy style described by the press as “clean, classy and clever”, meet Cape Town Comedian, Mark Palmer live at Bessels Green Baptist Church at 7:30pm on Saturday 11th October.
Tickets £5 each.
By the Beach is a great weekend away by the sea for children in school years 3-6. This is the third year we have run the weekend and it is increasingly popular, so book early!
There is craft, games (indoors and out), team activities, and just a whole lot of fun as well as a series of dramas and activities around the story of the prodigal son which includes the party!!
We would love it if children bring their friends whether or not they attend church activities regularly.
Children sleep in church buildings in sleeping bags and food for the whole weekend is included in the price.
More information is in the attached documents which include a booking form.
Dates: 6pm on Friday 3rd, till 3pm Sunday 5th October 2014
Cost: £30 per child with discounts for more than one child. £10 cash deposit or payment in full.
Book by: Sunday, 7th September.
Please note the cost will £5 extra each week for bookings after this date.
Information for 2014
Very well done to the team from Bessels who completed the three peaks challenge last weekend in 23.5hrs.
There’s still a chance to sponsor them if you’d like to… raising money for Kisumu Children’s Trust and Greenwich YFC’s VIP Parenting project. 2 small charities for whom a small amount of money means an awful lot and can go along way.
Please click here to donate.
On the 6th of July we are looking forward to welcoming Matt Baker (Pastoral Support Director in English Football & Charlton Athletic F.C. Chaplain) who will be speaking from his international experience as a sports chaplain.
Photos from the 2014 Jesus Story Trail are now on-line Click Here to take a look, with thanks to Paul Sanders and Rick Woodward.
The Easter, why not take some time out this Holy Week to be still and reflect on the Passion of Jesus?
The church will be open from 7pm to 9pm from Monday 14th of April to Good Friday 18th of April;
and from 9am to 5pm on Easter Saturday 19th of April
A number of talented local artists and church members have produced pieces reflecting on the Passion of Jesus for you to enjoy and contemplate.
Please click on the image below to download a poster
Details of our Easter Services for 2014 are now available.
We really hope you’ll be able to join us at one of our special services this year.
Please click on the image below to download a copy of a flyer with details of this years services.
Download a full copy of Chris’s report here