More Beans Please!

Four members of the Shinfield Church family were on a very specialist diet in the run -up to Easter. Aiden, Chris, Malcolm and Nathan were eating just beans, rice and oats and drinking only water for a period ranging from two to five days. They were taking part in the charity Tearfund’s ‘Mean Bean’ challenge.

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Easter – the Greatest Celebration!

We love Easter at Shinfield! Its the most positive celebration of the whole year. At Easter we celebrate that God’s love triumphs over death, darkness, hate, loneliness and despair. We delight in Jesus coming back to life and giving us hope, joy, goodness and new life. That means our Easter celebration on Sunday 1 April is full of

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Curry Café!

There was double delight at our charity café in aid of ‘Parenting Special Children.’ First people enjoyed a range of delicious homemade cakes. Then those who stayed for lunch were served a mouth watering curry. We are extremely grateful to our friends Mohan and Hemlata Mistry and their daughters Darshana and Jayna who prepared and served what has

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Serving Up a Great Mother’s Day

Mother’s and ladies were treated to a delicious breakfast at Shinfield Baptist Church this Mother’s Sunday. They were able to choose between a continental or cooked breakfast (or enjoy both!) served by the men and young people of the church. Lively worship followed and a chance to discover more about the ‘Mother Heart,’ of God. Sallyann Hunt, supported by the

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Making Mum’s and Ladies Feel Special this Sunday

Mother’s Day Breakfast Service this Sunday 11 March 10am On Sunday 11 March Mum’s and ladies can put their feet up and relax as they are served a delicious breakfast at the start of our Mother’s Day church family service this Sunday with Sallyann Hunt leading the morning’s events.

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Supporting Parents

Charity Café and Curry Lunch 17 March 10am Our charity café this March is in aid of ‘Parenting Special Children. This locally based charity  provides specialist support for Berkshire families with children and young people with special needs. The café serves delicious cakes and great tasting coffee.  But this café is extra special because from 12.30pm a

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Shinfield Brings the House Down

Well the roof anyway. A leaking pipe in the recent wintry weather caused the plaster to come off the roof in part of the church building. Thankfully the leak was spotted relatively early by Kevin and Jackie so that damage was limited. But the  impact of the water has meant the loss of carpets  Meanwhile electricity and

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A Doubly Special Day for Carl

There was a wonderful celebration at Shinfield on Sunday 25 Feb when Carl was baptised. Carl joined the church on New Years eve 2017. He had believed in God for a long time but recently  sensed that his life was not right with God. He felt convicted of his need to apologise to God for this. Knowing that Carl

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Something to help keep the Tea Pouring

We have been fortunate in recently being awarded a grant from The Earley Charity in support of our Afternoon Teas initiative. Our thanks go to the Charity for helping us to continue with this project, enjoyed by so many. We also thank Maggie Hibbit and her team for making the Afternoon Tea the great event

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