As our contribution to a Church of England mission called Come and See, a group of us walked between the churches in the Hillside area. One group started at Leake while another started at Felixkirk. We then met at Cowesby where there was an informal Forest Church service.

A Hillside Pilgrimage

We were all surprised to find the church covered in snow this morning – it wasn’t forecast! The effect was wonderful, especially as we begin to plan for our Christmas services.

Church in the snow

Our Cafe Church Service this week was based around a giant Advent calendar. The windows included a range of chocolates, Bible readings and interesting questions about how we are preparing for Christmas.

Cafe Church for Advent

We had a wonderful Harvest Festival at which we collected a large amount of food for our local food bank. We then went on to have a harvest lunch in our village hall. Thank you to everyone who worked so hard to decorate the church.

Harvest Festival

We are blessed to count Dawn Nesbitt, a professional photographer, amongst our congregation. She shared these wonderful pictures of our congregation with us. And a very happy fourth birthday to Eloise!

Fantastic photographs

Pentecost is traditionally seen as the birthday of the church. Like every birthday, there must be cake. Thank you to Rita Womack for helping us celebrate at Cafe Church on Sunday.

Cake for Pentecost

This week’s Cafe Church Service marked Christian Aid week by reflecting with them on the environment, in particular the Christian response to climate change. We signed an open letter to HSBC which is one of the few banks that is still investing in the exploitation of coal. We discussed the […]

Cafe Church considers the environment