News and Events

"Zoom Coffee" - and more fish!
At our latest Sunday morning online chat time we enjoyed looking at the fish created as craft work during our online service. The service was based on the story of Jonah and the whale. And the fish pictures have kept arriving since then. You can see them in full technicolour detail, along with other works of art, on the Photos page.
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The Church in our post-Covid world -A reflection by Sally Nelson on the BUGB web
The Church has a unique opportunity to be a hopeful presence in a traumatised nation, but this needs to include speaking and listening.
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The Baptist Union Environment Network
A new Baptist network that will connect people with a passion for the environment and climate change is to launch on 6 September  
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A challenge to end homelessness
Not having a secure home means not being able to set roots in a place, become part of a community and flourish in the ways that we are meant to. As churches there are many things that we can do to help prevent people falling into the sort of situations that I found myself in. (written by Revd Grace Thomas, Anglican vicar with lived experiences of homelessness.)
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Baptists Together - and God's kingdom
Baptists Together hold a common value; that we are a Movement which shares a hunger for God’s coming Kingdom and seeks to confront evil, injustice and hypocrisy and challenges worldly attitudes to power, wealth, status and security both within and beyond our Union.
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A Prayer message from the Faith and Society team
The Baptists Together Faith and Society team tell us how they are drawn into the disciples' story as they walked with Jesus and watched him pray.
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Another chance to catch up on 16th August.11.30 am.
If you’ve been missing those conversations after church, this is a chance to catch up! We are going to get together on Zoom. we can see each other and talk to each other through a PC, tablet, or smart phone. You can even join by telephone if you don’t want the pictures!
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Kneeling for Racial Justice
A response in solidarity with people experiencing racial injustice.
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Good News for the poor
Inspiring stories of kindness and compassion from Church Action on Poverty
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Baptists Together Faith and Society Team
As Christians we are called to link our faith with all aspects of our lives and to engage with contemporary issues which affect our society in general. We want to encourage Baptists to hear the call of the gospel to work for freedom, peace and justice. The Faith and Society Team, alongside the Joint Public Issues Team and others, engages in theological reflection and research to provide information and study resources on a variety of social and political issues as well as topics for prayer.
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