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...]
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!
We are looking forward to opening our doors at 10am tomorrow and welcoming you all in! Pop in for a cuppa and a chat (socially distanced, of course), and meet friends old and new. We are also opening the chapel for anyone who would like to sit and pray in the peaceful surroundings. We are open from 10am until 12 noon. All are welcome!
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!