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Our first Forest Church – October 2020

Sixteen of us gathered in Farnham Park (facilitated by an array of licences, risk assessments, insurances etc.) for our inaugural Forest Church on the afternoon of Sunday 18 October.  We were a wide mixture of ages, but we found in common warmth, welcome, and encountering God outdoors. We gathered, in socially distanced household groups, to…

Easter Message
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Easter Message

Alleluia!  Christ is risen! An Easter message from Revd Michael Hopkins We’re living in times that are unprecedented and events that none of us have had any experience of before.  Many of us feel ill equipped to be teachers in the home; to be carers for relatives that we can no longer visit; to be…

Planning Permission is Granted
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Planning Permission is Granted

We are pleased to announce that Waverley Borough Council finally granted planning permission for the Pilgrim Project to go ahead. The decision was made in a meeting of Waverley’s Western Area Planning Committee on 9 December and has subsequently been formalised. If you wish to watch the meeting, you can do so on this link:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-xVJcDLRBQ….

On-line donations to The Pilgrim Project are back!
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On-line donations to The Pilgrim Project are back!

After a gap of a few months, we are pleased to announce that you can once again donate on-line to The Pilgrim Project, via a new page hosted by Wonderful.org. You can make donations by visiting https://www.wonderful.org/appeal/thepilgrimproject-841fc2c9 . As well as donating, you can also set up a fundraising page for sponsored events you may…

Revised plans to the Victoria Road Extension
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Revised plans to the Victoria Road Extension

Waverley Borough Council’s Western Area Planning Committee considered our plans on 9 July, and asked us to reconsider the architectural approach to the Victoria Road extension. Having considered the Committee’s feedback, we have developed new proposals, which retain the same general building form as previously proposed (double-gable pitched roof, reflecting the existing form) but in such…

A Message from Rev Chris Blake, Circuit Superintendent concerning Rev Conrad Hicks

Earlier this week the Methodist Council agreed to recommend to the President of the Methodist Conference that the Rev Conrad Hicks be appointed to serve as Director of Global Relationships and to lead the World Church Relationship Team of the British Methodist Church. The appointment will be full time from September 1st, 2019 but Conrad…

Paradox?

Psalm 29 Isaiah 43:1-7 Luke 3:15-22 I wonder if you’ve noticed that the distinction between old and new is something which now troubles both the world we live in today and the church? Have you ever noticed, for example, that products can be advertised in quite contradictory ways? Sometimes we’re encouraged to buy something because…