Aims and objectives:
1. The Worship of God by provision of public church services and encouragement of our members in personal prayer and Bible Study.
2. Sharing the Christian faith with others.
3. Pastoral care of those connected with our church.
4. Service within the local community by running activities which support or assist those with particular needs, fundraising for charity and involvment in the general life of the community.
Services and activities offered:
Public Services of worship as follows:
Every Sunday at 10.30 am (Holy Communion once a month as annnounced), and Creche for the under 3s.
First Sunday of the month at 6.30 pm Cafe at Cove - informal worship in a Cafe setting.
Every Wednesday at 10.00 am - half hour service of worship followed by refreshments.
Four discussion/study groups meet in members houses at various times and dates.
Saturday Coffee Morning 10.00 - 11.30 am.
A Nepalese Community Church meets every Saturday afternoon from 2-5 pm.
Rainbow, Brownie and Guide Units meet on the premises, as does the Play House Pre-school group. All contact details available from the Minister.
There are no restrictions on who may attend church organised events. There may be some restrictions placed on the hire of the premises for private events - every request is dealt with individually. Please note that no alcoholic drink is allowed on the church premises at any time.
Special needs catered for:
Level access and toilet facilities for wheelchair users; Loop system for the hard of hearing in church + main hall; Large print material for use in church services; a warm welcome for EVERYONE whatever their needs!
Scale of fees for hire of rooms by outside organisations - Contact 01252 544864.
Otherwise, voluntary donations only from those attending most church sponsored events. Occasionally tickets are sold for particular events such as meals or concerts, especially if the purpose is to raise funds for the church or another charity.
Premises available to hire:
Small meeting room, Large meeting room / function room, Large hall/auditorium, There are two small meeting rooms available, of approximately the same size.
The Church Hall has a well-equipped kitchen attached.
Auditorium mentioned above is the church itself, and can be used for Christian worship services and also lectures, concerts and plays, depending on the content - all applications would be dealt with individually.
The vestibule area of the Church is also available for small committee meetings.