With the current Covid-19 restrictions, many people are shopping more online. Did you know that a lot of retailers donate money to worthy causes such as our chapel renovation when people spend! We have teamed up with easyfundraising to do just that. All you do is visit www.easyfundraising.org.uk create an account and select 'Hook Norton Baptist Church' as your cause, and click "Shop Now" to find the retailer you want to shop with. Everytime you make a purchase a donation is made to the [Read more...]
It is an interesting static that out of the 2,500 or so folk living in Hook Norton, only around 2% regularly worshipped in the two Christian churches in the village; St Peter's church and the Baptist church, pre-Covid-19 lockdown! According to the 2011 census, 60% of the population identified as Christian, and yet less than 6% regularly attended church at least once a week, if you believe Wikipedia. So using that statistic, I have been wondering, where do the other 4% of Hooky Christians [Read more...]
Pastor Pete starts a new series looking at the Book of Revelation with an introduction of chapter 1. https://youtu.be/IX8R56GB9SU
Tomorrow, (Sunday 25th April) at 10:30am, Pastor Pete Brookes will start the sermon series on the Book of Revelation looking at chapter one! We will also be sharing the Lord's Supper and bringing Jelica into coventant fellowship. Kim will be singing songs of worship and Pete will lead us through prayer. Please do come along! All are welcome! You can reserve seats for your household bubble here. All adults must wear a mask in the chapel unless clinically exempt.
We are delighted to announce that we are re-opening the doors to parents, carers and toddlers Friday mornings during school term time, starting this Friday 23rd April at the slightly earlier time of 9:15am! Their will be craft and activities for the toddlers, and a hot drink for the adults. We are still under Covid-19 restrictions, so all adults must wear a face mask whilst in the hall. Any questions, please contact Eva. See you there!
A recording from Hook Norton Baptist Church of our morning service led by Revd John Taylor. https://youtu.be/oywXzBMjcLg
A recording of our Easter Sunday Celebration service with the baptisms of Jelica Shortland and Jacquie Barnett. https://youtu.be/QOLtkyU-cuE
Do you want to explore the meaing of life? Got questions? The Alpha Course is an 11-week course exploring the Christian faith and is designed for those who have little or no church experience, or want to deepen their understanding of Christianity. Each session explores a different aspect of the Christian faith and are informal sessions where everyone is encouraged to ask questions. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, we are runing the Alpha Course online using Zoom Video Conferencing, so you [Read more...]
Following a few days of being offline (!!) we are pleased to say the website is back up and running. If you intend on coming to one of our Easter services, please register your seat(s) by going to Good Friday or here for Easter Sunday Celebration and Baptismal Service.
Thank you to everyone who has booked to come and celebrate the risen Christ with us on Easter Sunday and witness two baptisms! Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 social distancing requirements we are now booked to a Covid-safe capacity. The service will be recorded and will be available through our website and our YouTube channel a few hours after the service. For those of you that have booked, please be in your seat by 10:25am else we reserve the right to re-alocate your seat to someone [Read more...]