Being a Church involves much more than just what happens on a Sunday!
However, Sunday does give us an important opportunity for time out from our busy lives to meet together, worship God and hear what God has to say to us through His Word, the Bible.
In our Sunday services at 10.30am and 6pm we tend to use a mix of contemporary and traditional songs and central to our gatherings is the preaching of God's Word and we give half an hour to this in order for us to have a good understanding of what the Bible means and how we apply it to our lives.
We love to be a family of people of all ages and of different backgrounds and when we meet together all are welcome and involved in our worship, from the youngest to the oldest! On Sunday mornings we have an all-age talk before the children leave the main meeting to go to groups aimed at their level.
The Lighthouse Club meets during the morning service for children aged from 3 to school year 9. Starting in the main service, we leave for worship and Bible teaching in various groups: Sparklers, Fireworks, Rockets, Lasers and Fusion.
We follow the Go Teach material in lively, interactive sessions, where the children get the chance to act, play games, ask questions, pray and learn.
As part of our vision to reach out further to local communities, in 2016 we began a project in Fordingbridge with the aim of creating a safe space for people to think more on the Christian message, whilst also being able to share the ups and downs of life with others.
Located at Fordingbridge Salvation Army Hall, it meets weekly on Sundays at 6pm to provide an alternative to a usual Sunday evening service, and primarily seeks to reach out to local people where they’re at.
All leaders for our under 18s groups are DBS/CRB checked and approved by the church leadership. Checks are carried out regularly and all our volunteers comply with our child protection policy.