https://youtu.be/0PLNs4xnBIk A recording of our first service of 2022.
Merry Christmas to you all. Just a reminder that we will not be gathering for our usual Christmas Day Celebration service but have a recorded service online on our YouTube channel. https://youtu.be/25ptIUP2BMc
The Leadership met with Peter Preston (Architect) via Zoom last Friday to review the final specifications for Phase 2. These have been forwarded to the Quantity Surveyor for costing. A planning application has been submitted to Cherwell District Council for the reinstatement of porch doors and improved disabled access as the chapel is within the Conservation Area. This is the final consent needed in order to start the renovation. Once the final costs have been provided by the Quanitity [Read more...]
Because as Christians, we believe in believers baptism. We believe that baptism should follow when someone makes their own declaration of repentance and faith. Jesus gave Christians the Great Commission before he ascended to heaven "“All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. 19 Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, 20 and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you." (Matthew [Read more...]
The architect, Peter Preston, continues to finalise the detailed drawings of the internal works of the chapel. This work is expected to be completed by the end of October when the quanitity surveyor will then price the scope of works. We are hoping to finalise everything ready for the issuing of the tender documents before the end of the year. Here are the latest detailed drawings of the new baptistry, wall panelling and [Read more...]
This Sunday at 10:30am we will be celebrating and giving thanks to God for our Harvest! This is an opportunity to bring produce, food stuffs (inc. tinned and packaged) to God in recognition of His provision for us. It is also a time to reflect and pray for those that do not have a harvest due to drought, famine, war, etc.! After the service, the produce will be distributed to some needy families in the village and the Chipping Norton Foodbank. All are welcome to come and join us!
What is the point of life? What is the evidence that Jesus was a real person? Why does the church exist today? Perhaps you have some other questions you would like to ask. Come along and join us at Alpha: an 11-week course exploring the Christian faith with opportunities to ask those questions that you may have. Each Wednesday evening starts with a simple meal, followed by a 20-minute video and a discussion time to refect on a particular aspect of the Christian faith. The course is free [Read more...]
In Radio Oxford's Faith Place, Hedley Feast interviews Pastor Pete Brookes about Hook Norton and the Baptist Chapel.