Church Weekend Away

Last Friday the church had a weekend away at Ashburnham Place a Christian retreat located near Battle in East Sussex. Situated in 220 acres of beautiful grounds, and gardens it was the perfect setting to get away and fellowship with others. Elizabeth Rock had prepared everyone some lovely fruity home made cocktails on arrival to

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Church Tidy Up!

Last Saturday the church had a big tidy-up session to help put a little sparkle back into the old church building. Church members turned up to offer a helping hand whether is was to cut the hedges, clean the windows or taking the rubbish to the tip. The morning remained dry even though a little

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Thank you Frances

Today during our Sunday service we thanked Frances Webster for her commitment to Children’s work here at Shinfield Baptist. She is now stepping down from the Sunday School work but still plays her part with the Light and Lunch held after Thursday coffee morning. Frances first joined Shinfield Baptist in 1983 and has been working

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Barbeque for Dave

Today we held a barbecue in the church garden for Dave Butlin who is retiring from Reading University. Dave has worked as a Technician in the Microbiology department for around 30 years as well as playing a part in local youth work. Our volunteer chefs showed up serving almost everything from the finest German Bratwurst

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Congratulations to Barry and Bunny on their Golden Anniversary

This morning the church decided to surprise both Barry and Bunny Kirk during the service to congratulate them both on their big Golden Anniversary. ‘Barry and Bunny Kirk have been a great support to the church in recent years and continue to play a part in our vision here in Shinfield.’ Esther Rock came up

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Charity Café in aid of Syrian conflict

On Saturday the 9th of July Shinfield Baptist Church hosted a charity café to help raise money in support of Tearfund, a Christian charity who are working to support those suffering in the Syrian conflict as well as those in the Middle East. ‘The war in Syria has caused an estimated 250,000 deaths and 5

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