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Vision

What Sort of Church Are We?

I like to start each term by getting the whole church together so we can remind ourselves who we are and where we are going. It is an opportunity to set our gaze on the road ahead and make any… Continue Reading →

Love the Place you Live

I found it very moving to give God thanks for so many young children in all our Grace Church sites this Sunday. (16 children, if my count was right – and we do this every year!) It is a wonderful… Continue Reading →

Preaching via Video

We once went on holiday to Wales with our friend, Jan. She loves the outdoors and is one of these people who leaps up mountains like a gazelle. She suggested that we walk to the top of the hill in… Continue Reading →

Why Fast when we Pray?

It’s Day 2 of our two weeks of prayer and fasting in Grace Church. I’m hungry. So I thought I would take a moment to talk about fasting! It was a great privilege to take two evenings this week to… Continue Reading →

Read all about it!

My first job was working on the printing press of the Basingstoke Gazette. I never got bored of watching the printing press in action. It was an enormous machine, 30-40 metres in length and very loud. Large rolls of unprinted… Continue Reading →

Vision Focus

Our first Vision Focus evening on 25th January gave me my first proper opportunity to lay out what I see for the future of Grace Church. Thank you to everyone who was able to be there. I love these times… Continue Reading →

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