This Sunday is my last one before my holiday. We will be singing, praising, dancing and praying together, for all those who are with us and all who are not.
St John the Baptist church is the home of the Church of England in the parish of Farrington Gurney.We have a small and welcoming community, made up both of village people and those who travel specially to worship in this beautiful and friendly church.
We occasionally hold informal cafe style services, which are particularly attractive for family members of all generations to attend together.We occasionally hold informal cafe style services, which are particularly attractive for family members of all generations to attend together.
Holy Trinity is the historic Anglican church in the parish of Paulton.An active church at the Northern end of Paulton, opposite the new Barratt’s estate.We offer a arm welcome to all, whether you are new to the area, just visiting or exploring your faith.
This Sunday will continue to look at the Old Testament prophets and how this relates to Jesus teaching on prayer. This will be our last full Church together for a few weeks as on the 31st we will be in St John’s Midsomer Norton for the deanery service at 10.30am.
What a wonderful time we had last week with our services and baptisms. It really felt like we came together to celebrate and praise God for all he is doing.
We had a great time last Sunday teaching, baptizing and generally fulfilling the great commission. We have another baptism in Paulton this Sunday, and a further one in Farrington in the afternoon!
Thanks to all those who joined us for Family Church in the wood, we had a great time (despite my shoddy guitar playing).
This week the journey through the old testament moves from the life of Elijah to Elisha.
This week we are continuing to dig into the Old Testament and use it to help understand about life with God after the Holy Spirit. In the life of Elijah we look at how freedom with God does not necessarily mean a life of leisure.
Last week we concluded our session of celebration with Trinity Sunday and the look into the mystery of God as He invites us to join with him in showing love in the world.
This week is the celebration of the Queen’s jubilee, celebrating 70 years on the throne. To mark this occasion we will be holding a joint benefice service and picnic outdoors in Paulton memorial park at 11am on Sunday.
This week we are building of the ideas of our identity as God’s children and the call to show God out in the world, to look at how this can be possible in our human limits.
This week we will be continuing to journey through the book of Acts and starting to think about living in the world as a Christian and how we are guided by God.
This week we will be building on the idea of acting ‘in the name of Jesus’, continuing to journey through the book of Acts and starting to think about who God has made us to be,