Hubs Bring Us Closer

What we have seen and heard we proclaim to you also, so that you too may have fellowship with us; and indeed our fellowship is with the Father, and with His Son Jesus Christ. 1 John 1:3 Last week we spoke about Hubs which is our main way of being church and we wanted to expand on that this week, so you can really see the heart of each of the Hubs we have. Prayer helps change things, makes things happen and where we as church have a want to see Jesus… Read More

Stories Of Hope

Oh give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; for His steadfast love endures forever! 1 Chronicles 16:34 As a church, we had a great Easter weekend! We engaged with so many people through working with Christ Church and having our Easter Egg Hunts across the estate. Our Sunday Celebration was a wonderful mix of prayer and worship, a community meal and cardboard testimonies, or #storiesofhope, that showcased what Jesus had done in everyone’s lives. For those who have followed along with the blogs over Lent, know that I have personally… Read More

The difference Jesus makes: Merley’s story

Let me introduce you to an incredible woman, mother, partner and professional, with huge passion and drive – this week Merley has shared some of her story with us. She is part of our Barking Riverside community and we are definitely the richer for having her in our lives. Listen in to hear Merley’s reflections living through the pandemic and the incredible legacy of faith she has from her Mum. Such a powerful story to hear when we’re still facing lockdowns and consumed by getting through each day, to hear about God’s… Read More

The difference Jesus makes: Urbain Yombe’s Story

Jesus is my all in all The Lord is my solid rock, my fortress, my rescuer. My God is my rockβ€” I take refuge in him!β€” he’s my shield, my salvation’s strength, my place of safety. Psalm 18:2 CEB Times of crisis usually shake the foundations of our life. The pandemic we are facing has revealed the foundations on which our lives are built and we have seen many foundations shattered by the pressure of the events of the last twelve months. Like many other people who have been affected by the… Read More