8th July 2018

At last week’s mission prayer meeting, we had the opportunity for a video chat with our mission partners in SE Asia.  It was interesting to learn of the way their mission has morphed slightly since their arrival: whereas they had expected to need to acquire new language skills, their ministry so far has been amongst […]

1st July 2018

Welcome to St Jude’s for our special Dedication Sunday combined service.  Today we have invited all our members, from our three regular Sunday services, to join together in one gathering at 10.30 am, followed by lunch together.  Sunday School and Morning Youth are on today: the children and youth join us at the start of […]

24th June 2018

Last weekend’s Fireworks may well have been the most successful ever, with 300 people joining us in the graveyard on a beautiful winter evening.  As I chatted with people, it was lovely to hear many say that they’d been personally invited to come.  The personal invitation is a very powerful thing in our frenetic, disconnected […]

17th June 2018

Commencing today in Jerusalem is the third Global Anglican Future Conference (GAFCON).  Over 1500 laity, bishops and other clergy will gather to give encouragement and build networks for the advance of the gospel of Jesus Christ around the world. The GAFCON movement began over ten years ago (its first conference was in Jerusalem in 2008) […]

10th June 2018

Today we welcome the families of Caleb Robert Wah-Loong Tanner and Bodhi Jordan Totten for our Family Baptism Service at 11.00 am.  Also, on Sunday 8th July, we will celebrate Levi Robinson’s baptism in the 9.30 am service.   The simple ceremony of water baptism symbolises what happens when a person becomes a Christian.  This […]

3rd June 2018

Our famous Fireworks evening is two weeks away.  This week you will receive a flyer to put on your fridge, or to give away as invite.  It’s always a good time to invite someone to church (especially a Sunday gathering), but the Fireworks is a particularly “easy” invitation to a fun event. We’re also on […]