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Hounslow for a 5 day Holiday Club at Wellington Road Community Church (Tues to Sat) – Great to work with children (and adults) from a variety of religious and racial backgrounds and share the Good News of Jesus!

A good start to the week with over 40 enthusiastic children coming along each day! plus lots and lots of young teenage helpers – please pray for these helpers, many are older sisters/brothers of the children attending and have very little knowledge of the Christian message.


Seren Anderson, Deborah Holmes and Jan Dippell have all now completed their FirstServe placements overseas. Pray for them as they reflect on and share their various experiences, and pray that they will know God’s wisdom and guidance in the days and months to come.
firstServe Sept 2012

All of the February FirstServers are now well into their UK church placements and involved in a variety of activities and events, including children’s work, youth clubs, acting, house-sitting…! Check out their blogs so that you can support them and pray for them! Here is the link to Alison’s blog:

Godly Giving

Godly Giving – 2 Corinthians chapter 8 verses 1-24 – sermon by Gordon Curley


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The Riot at Ephesus

Acts chapter 19 verses 21-41 – The Riot at Ephesus- sermon by Gordon Curley


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Curley’s PDF Prayer Letter Mid-May to August 2013

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The Net: B-B-Q in the Woods!

The Net: B-B-Q in the Woods!
They came, THEY GOT WET and they ate plenty of food!
Excellent sausages plus Andy Payne’s famous Pheasant, Squirrel, Chicken and Pork Kebabs!
Great night and thanks to everyone for turning out in such crazy weather!


The evening concluded with three men sharing their story of how they came to faith in Jesus Christ.

‘The Net’ is an inter-church event for men run by Counties Hampshire.

‘BodyBuilders’ Houseparty 2013

‘BodyBuilders’ Houseparty 2013 for young people was another great event. A full programme of events included Moors Valley Country park, ‘Wild & Whacky’ inflatables (swimming), New Forest, Hengistbury Head and much more!
Altogether 37 of us (leaders & young people) descended on Bournemouth for a weekend of activities, Bible teaching and very little sleep!
Ivor Cooper was guest speaker and he was spot on with his sessions! Please keep praying that what was shared over the weekend will still impact lives, God is really at work in the life of some of these young people and it is privilege to be able to inspire and help them along.

One mum wrote:

“Just wanted to say a really big Thank you once again for a fantastic BodyBuilders camp. M and F loved it -the experience has particularly impacted on M in such a positive way – it is great to see him reading his Bible. They are already excited about Good News Camp!!
…. Thanks again for the amazing opportunity you gave M and F – they said “it was the best camp ever by far!!”

“Boys had such a fantastic time at BBHP 2013 – Thank you !”
“An amazing weekend, with amazing weather and amazing peeps!!!!”
“Had an amazing weekend at BBHP with some truly amazing people! Thank you everyone!”
“Had such a good time this weekend”
“Amazing time on camp meeting some amazing people and having an amazing time interacting with others and people really close, thanks to everyone that helped me”
“Good times! Can’t believe it’s over already for another year!”

‘BODY’ Colossians 1:17-20 – “…he is the head of the BODY, the church..”
‘BUILDERS’ – 1 Thessalonians 5:11 – “…encourage one another and BUILD each other up…”