Come and join us from Monday 29th July to Friday 2nd August, 3.45 – 4.30pm at Thomas Gamuel Park! There’ll be all sorts of team games (including parachute games, dodgeball games, target games and more!) plus quizzes, a Bible story and singing! The club is free, and open to all 5-11 year olds. All our staff are DBS checked. Unaccompanied children must have a registration form signed on the first day they come (available at the club). We’ll be on the area of grass above the playground, near Chelmsford Road. All 5-11s are welcome!
Calling all 5-11 year olds! Every afternoon (1-3pm) from Monday 29th July to Friday 2nd August, we’ll be having our Holiday Bible Club at Central Baptist Church (click here for directions!) With a secret agent / detective theme, we’ll be discovering more about who Jesus really is, investigating the most important person of all using the Bible! Each day there are games and crafts (including edible ones!), singing and refreshments, Bible stories and interactive group times. Each child will be winning points and there will be loads of prizes at the end of the week!
Why not join us? Each child will need to be registered. You can do it on the day, or you can fill in a form (click here) in advance and bring it with you. All our staff are DBS police checked. If you have any questions, contact us here.
Please do pick up a calendar at any of our events, which will tell you about all of our Bible Studies, special services and guest events!
Upcoming events include :
Sunday 28th July : Fellowship Meal after our 11.00am service
Monday 29th July – Friday 2nd August, 1.00 – 3.00 pm : Holiday Bible Club for children aged 5 to 11, each afternoon. Click here for details!
Monday 29th July – Friday 2nd August, 3.45 – 4.30 pm : BibleZone Park Club at Thomas Gamuel Park for children aged 5 to 11. Click here for details!
Saturday 21st September : Church AwayDay … more details available at church nearer the time!
Saturday 12th October : International Event. Details to follow!
More to follow! If you have any questions, do contact us here.
Since The autumn of 2014, and on into May 2015 there was a major restoration project going on. The brick, which were 100 years old in 2014, were in need of cleaning, repair and even replacing in some cases. A local firm, Fullers, who specialise in restoration of historical buildings, did the work under the watchful eye of a conservation architect, Anthony Fensome.
In the autumn of 1874, a new church began near Boundary Road (read more here). The church grew and more space was needed. There was also a desire to be closer to the developing town of Walthamstow. So on 13th June 1914, our present building in Orford Road was opened! So 2014 was the centenary of the church worshipping in the building in Orford Road, and we took the opportunity to thank God for his faithfulness of those 100 years.
Over the weekend of the 14th and 15th June 2014, we held special services to thank God for his goodness to the church over 100 years. The Saturday saw a reunion thanksgiving service. We enjoyed seeing old members return to us, and lots of friendships were renewed. Thanks to everyone who helped with the tea for 160-170 people!! Roger Carswell spoke on the privilege of the church to spread the good news of Christ’s suffering, resurrection and the need for repentance leading to the forgiveness of sins.
Sunday morning’s anniversary service included a message on the significance of people, the significance of our service to the Lord and the significance of everyone who has been saved : an encouragement to us all! In the evening, around 250 to 300 people came to the Songs of Praise service. We were glad to be joined by other local churches (including the music group from Grove Hill Evangelical Church who accompanied our sung praise!), as well as some friends, neighbours and family members that were invited. Roger Carswell spoke for a third time, and spoke of why Christians sing … from when they are saved, through every part of life (including suffering) and into heaven itself! See the photos below.
We thank God for a great time together, for helpful Bible teaching, for all who came, for enabling many people in the church to serve together at this time. And we trust God will continue to use his Word in people’s lives!