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...]
We are back! Still Waters Café re-opens this Wednesday (16th September) from 10am to 12 noon! Come in and enjoy a cuppa and a chat. Also, the chapel will be open for private prayer, so if you want to soak in some peace and listen out for God, do come along! All are welcome!
Listen out on Radio Oxford on Sunday 10th September at 7:40am for an interview with Hedley Feast about Hook Norton Baptist Church!
It is with a heavy heart that we have had to cancel the remaining days of the Holoday Club of Wonder. We had a great time this morning with those who came and joined us, but we do not have sufficient numbers registered for the rest of the week.
There are stll some places for this summer's Holiday Club of Wonder! So if your children are at a loose end Tuesday 24th to Friday 27th August 10am to 12 noon, book them in here, or let us know they are coming by emailing Eva!
A recording of this morning's service led by Pastor Pete with a sermon from Revelation 4:1-5:14 on The Throne, The Lamb and The Scroll! https://youtu.be/EGQaT-4iVhY
Our architect, Peter Preston (Manifest Design Workshop), has finalised the drawing of Phase 1 which addresses all the external works to remedy the causes of damp, and improve access to the building for those who have difficulty with their mobility. A French drain will be built around the walls of the church, the capacity of the downpipes increased by adding additional downpipes which will be connected to the main drainage via the hall. Additionally, the walls will be repointed with lime mortar [Read more...]
"Just Desserts" presents, once more, Gospel Bell in concert at Hook Norton Baptist Chapel. Playing traditional Gospel songs with an uplifting spiritual edge, blended with musical influences from folk, blues and country, the evening will surely be entertaining and uplifting. As usual with our "Just Desserts" evenings, the adminission is free and so are the desserts and refreshments served in the hall afterwards. Donations will be gratefully received and go toward our Chapel Renovation [Read more...]
Hallelujah! Praise the Lord! Sajid Javid has just announced that there will be no restriction on communal worship and singing inside the church from Monday19th July, so start your vocal exercises and limbering up for songs of praise on Sunday 25th July! There will be no need to pre-book your seats either, so from Sunday 25th July just turn up and join us at 10:30am! All are welcome!