Main Street, Balderton, NG24 3LQ

01636 706264

Community Breakfast

 

Saturday June 11

9:30am to 12 noon

 

Make your own breakfast or brunch for 60p an item. Choose from sausage, bacon, egg, hash brown, mushrooms, baked beans, tomatoes and more….

 

Bookings taken from May 14 onwards.

 

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Messy Church at Home

Things to do with young ones at home. Have fun and learn about Jesus.

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Daily Bible Reading

Ezra 5:1 - 7:28 :

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Christian Aid – Daily Read

Read a snippet of the bible daily and think about the reflection that follows the reading.

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Quote of the Day

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Circuit News

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Newark and Southwell Circuit Website

 

Watch Circuit Sunday services, worship Wednesdays and Bible Study by clicking the Youtube link below:

 

Circuit Worship and Study

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March Message

Dear All,

I have been reading a book about two brothers, where one brother says to the other, “Would you have me be a saint all at once?” It is incredibly difficult to be a saint and especially one in a short time. We imagine that saints are born like that, that from a very early age they have saint stamped on them but, of course, we would be wrong. There are perhaps some people we come across who we feel may one day be ‘pillars of the community’, or will make a real difference to the world, and yet as they make choices in life, we realize the selfish nature within them. The real saints are those who always think of others and act in such a way that benefits others. But this is not the defining of a saint because there is much more to their life and character.

We can all put our loved ones first, that is natural, we can also put our friends and possibly our neighbours first without touching the meaning of being a saint. There needs to be something deep within that marks them out. Something that holds them up for praise and ridicule at the same time. A real saint is not one who curries favour with all they meet but is willing to stand alone for what they feel is vitally important. Mother Teresa was admired by many but also criticized by some for her work in the slums of Calcutta.

In our ‘quick fix’, ‘immediate gratification’ world that we live in a saint is marked out not by the praise of many but by the mockery and incredulity of many. We live in a time, where time and speed are of the essence. Saints are slow cumbersome creatures that look to the horizon rather than the next step in front of them. They are in it for the long haul. There is now a cult of the anti-hero who is imperfect but gets the job done. The fact is they do not exist. The people who make a real difference to our world are not the James Bond’s or Batman’s, but the people with integrity and strength of character, people who lay down their life for others. The best example I can think of is Jesus, he set the bar so incredibly high, no one has ever come near it.

God Bless Peter Bates

Ukraine Emergency Appeal

Please give what you can to help the refugees that are fleeing the horrific war in Ukraine

 

 

Donate to the appeal

Charity Shop and Café

 

Community Charity Shop and Café open

 

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays

11am to 3pm

 

Good items of clothing, toys, etc, wanted. Can collect.

 

If you would like to volunteer to help, please contact us by phoning 01636706264

Guide

Click the image to look at our ebook guide to being at our church:

 

 

To download/print a PDF copy of our guide, click the link below:

 

PDF version

Baldertots

 

Community playgroup

 

Tuesdays during school time at 9:15am to 11am

 

All are welcome to join in the fun!

 

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Join the Brigade

 

Boys’ Brigade and Girls’ Association

 

Tuesdays 6:15pm to 7:30pm

 

Come and join in the adventure

 

Contact Jenni Vaughan – 01636 684572

 

Local Aid

Dial-a-talk

 

Listen to the weekly talks on your phone.

 

Dial 01636 552255

and choose option:

 

1 for the Thursday 10-minute ministry

 

2 for the BMC talk

 

3 for the Circuit talk

Videos to Develop Your Faith

Click the link, scroll down and choose the teaching video you would like to watch:

 

Faith teaching videos

Project Pledges

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Thank you to all who have pledged. The difference made to people’s lives will be great.

 

With God’s help, the project will come to fruition.