THIS IS IT!

THIS IS IT! The story is reaching its climax. The music is swelling and the songs of SALVATION are filling the air. The servant King is coming to overthrow the prince of the world and to establish his kingdom in its place. The battle will be fierce. The blows will be great. The anger expressed will be violent. And Jesus will take it all, absorb it all, hold it all. By his stripes we are healed. This is our week. Celebration week. Freedom week. This is the week the Lord of the Dance breaks us free from the powers …

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THIS IS IT!

THIS IS IT! The story is reaching its climax. The music is swelling and the songs of SALVATION are filling the air. The servant King is coming to overthrow the prince of the world and to establish his kingdom in its place. The battle will be fierce. The blows will be great. The anger expressed will be violent. And Jesus will take it all, absorb it all, hold it all. By his stripes we are healed. This is our week. Celebration week. Freedom week. This is the week the Lord of the Dance breaks us free from the powers …

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Lent – a time of transition

After his baptism, just as Jesus was about to set out on his ministry, the Spirit of God took him into the desert for a period of 40 days. During this time Jesus went without food and company. Embracing silence and solitude he pressed into the resources of his Father and found that God’s grace was made perfect in his weakness. Trained and equipped by God through this experience Jesus resisted the temptations of the devil and found himself totally reliant on the grace and love of his father.  All of us face periods of testing and each year Christians intentionally embrace …

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ROSE COTTAGE HUB

Rose Cottage HUB is thriving.  With the church office relocated upstairs, a new prayer space, and the re-launch of the cafe under Nathan’s leadership, the place is  buzzing.  Mark Lawrence, mission and worship leader, has been working hard with Nathan and many different activities are now happening during the week. The local community have enjoyed the good food served at the cafe on Wednesdays and Thursdays and also during the holidays.  Nathan and the team are always open to welcoming new volunteers so if you are keen to be involved get in touch. The Prayer Space upstairs is available for …

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SCRAP ORCHESTRA

Andrew’s latest idea down at the Rec House! It’s going to be fantastic!
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IMPORTANT DAYS

Hi everyone.
Not many of us may care so much that it’s a new football season but for those of us who meet at the House of Football it’s becoming a little more all-consuming all over again. It can be like this with church life too – our interest and connection ebbing and flowing as time passes by – some of us loving it – being engrossed in it – others less so, less connected. Well, in church terms it definitely feels like the beginning of a new season. My sense is that these are important …

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A NEW SEASON

The summer is almost over… not quite… but we can feel it ebbing away. Autumn is on its way and the nights are getting colder and conversations are beginning about the heating.
We are used to this rhythm of change each year and yet we still in some ways find it hard. Coming to terms with the fact that nothing stays the same for ever is one of life’s hardest tasks. September (my birth month) always brings new beginnings. Every child and young person moves up a year at school or college and everything from new pencil cases to …

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AUGUST RESTORATION

It’s been a beautiful summer weather-wise so far this year and we are all so grateful. August is a different month. It goes a bit quieter here in Twerton. Holidays are good for us. We need them and the kids need them. We may rest, but God doesn’t – his love never fails, never runs out, never runs out on me. He is always working his purposes out for us – working for the good of those who love him. We live in his gift of life. Over the next few weeks a team will be running a family day …

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WELCOME BISHOP PETER

It is great news that our new Bishop Peter Hancock is beginning his new role on Saturday 7th June. Married to Jane we will be welcoming him to the deanery later in the month and we are excited about what they will bring to us as a Church in Bath and Wells. We pray for them both as they settle in to their work and new home.
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