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...]
The chapel is ready for our service on Sunday morning as we celebrate the 2nd Sunday in Advent. If you would like to join us at 10:30am, please reserve your seat(s) by clicking here and entering your details. There are more seats than just those in the photo! We can use our galleries too! Due to the current Tier 2 (High Alert), please maintain social distancing, use the hand sanitiser when entering and leaving the chapel, and wear a mask whilst inside. Also, wrap up warm as the [Read more...]
Come and say a prayer this Christmas time and tie a ribbon to the tree to symbolise your prayer. Don't know what to pray for? Pray for loved ones near and far, and for those no longer with us. Pray for others who will find celebrating Christmas difficult this year. Pray for our frontline carers and essential workers who will be looking after us this Christmas. We pray that you may know God's love, peace and joy this Christmas as we celebrate the birth of His son, our saviour, Jesus [Read more...]
We are preparing fo re-opening the chapel for corporate worship next Sunday at 10:30am following the latest guidance from the UK Government and the Baptist Union of Great Britain. Due to the requirement of social distancing, seating is limited, but varies according to the size and number of households attending the service. It would be helpful to know, ahead of time, how many intend to come along to our services, and so we have introduced a prebooking system that will allow us to allocate [Read more...]
Here is the recorded service for Sunday 22nd November, led by Pastor Pete Brookes with the message from Mary Hopper. https://youtu.be/YprFoOFwKuU
We now have a phone app available for iOS and Android phones and tablets which will allow you access to lots of church information. It has the church address book, calendar, sermon podcast, the ability to read and submit prayers requests and much, much more! Contact us if you want download and installation instructions.
Here we are back in lockdown and unable to gather for worship, so Rosie and Howard Searle have recorded a Remembrance Service for us. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/kupFlbrQPoQ
Here is the recording of this morning's service and Pastor Pete Brookes continues the series on Moses through Exodus with "An audience with God!" Exodus 19. https://youtu.be/oefqlwhbi7Q