We are pleased to tell you that you can come into the Beacon coffee shop as from Monday 17th May for your coffees, teas and light meals. Debbie and Cheryl will be there from 9:30 to 1pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. The family room is open for two families at a time. Please book the family room with Debbie using the email firstname.lastname@example.org
Rev Andrew Webster is doing “The Wales Spartan Challenge” on 20th June helping raise funds to build a much needed “Grade 8 Classroom” at Hope in Christ School, Zambia. Can Andrew count on your support? Please take a look at the weblink below and the article for Andrew’s personal message and sponsorship details.
The committee is very pleased to report that the Christmas Appeal has just closed and the grand
total collected was….wait for it!!…. £1146.00! Our heartfelt thanks to all who helped us to raise
this magnificent total.
The need for help to families nationwide is as great, if not greater, than it was before the pandemic and this helps us to redress the balance due to our inability to hold any events over the past 9 months.
We hopefully plan to have a celebration of some kind when we can again hold functions…..more of this later.
Michael Bale and the AFC Committee
Come with your family to Messy Church on Saturday 7th March at 3pm when we will be doing lots of crafts, stories and songs. Get to know one another over a hot meal.
Our festival brought welcome light into the darkness of winter. Many people visited and enjoyed looking at the variety of tree decorations all based on the theme of ‘The Nativity’. You can still come in and see some of the trees which will be displayed all Advent. The white tree was made by Boys Brigade using recycled materials, and was based on scripture which says we should do no harm to our world.
The Good News this Advent is that God came to walk alongside us in the person of Jesus Christ. This special service on Thursday 5th December was made up of scripture, reflection, prayer & worship, concentrating on some of the challenging issues facing our world and ourselves, often highlighted at Christmas. Brian and Vera introduced each section, gave personal testimonies and led us in prayer, while Cliff connected the whole with an audio visual presentation and live music.
Christmas Cake and Craft Stalls event on Saturday 30th November from 9.30 am to 1 pm. BB raised an impressive amount over £550 for their work with young people.