Magdalen Road Church (MRC) in East Oxford have just got the keys to their new building – a Victorian schoolhouse. Dan Steel reports on the journey the Lord has taken them on so far and reveals that this is only the beginning.
Members of Trinity Community Church in Hinckley have been busy restoring an old church building so that the gospel can be preached there again. Becky Russell is one of the volunteers and we asked her to fill us in.
The church is not the building, it’s the people. But a building can help a growing church to be even more effective in its gospel witness. Steve Burge explains how Street Baptist Church in Somerset have been expanding their facilities in a £1m building project to fuel their mission and evangelism.
Emmanuel Church in Northwich, Cheshire meets in a building that’s dour and dated. It’s not very practical and now the church is outgrowing it. So they’re building a new one. Phil Topham has been speaking to the pastor about the exciting plans for this £1m-plus project.
It’s been 20 years since The King’s Centre opened – a pioneering partnership between Chessington Evangelical Church and a local authority in Greater London. Trevor Archer looks back on the last two decades and reflects on a recent anniversary service to mark the milestone.
Charlotte Chapel in Edinburgh have now moved into their new church building – a completely refurbished former Church of Scotland building in the City Centre. Their first service there took place on Sunday 29 May as Phil Topham has been finding out.
Bethesda Church in Hay-on-Wye, Herefordshire had two buildings when Gordon Bingham became pastor in 2013. Now they’ve sold one to refurbish the other and Phil Topham’s been finding out more about their plans for the future.