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The year of the video

I have been very aware that the blog part of the website has looked rather dormant since September. That’s largely because 2020 has become, amongst other more important things, the year of the video. So let me flag up various resources over on our YouTube channel. In the autumn a number of our small fellowship […]

Through darkness into light

I spent a fair chunk of February and early March announcing that disaster was on the way. This wasn’t special insight- the pandemic was as much of a suprise to me as the next person. But in the early part of the year as a church we considered the first few chapters of Jeremiah- looking […]

Abide with me

A couple of Saturday afternoons ago I sat down to watch the F.A.Cup Final. I’m not entirely sure why- given that it was between Arsenal and Chelsea I wanted both teams to lose. But shortly before the match that strange old tradition took place- the singing of Abide with Me. Except this year there was […]


Phil Butcher

Pastor (Grace Church)

Jenny Reid

Church Administrator

Sharon Grisbrooke

Waterways Link Worker
We are a group of Christians who believe that Jesus has the answers to the biggest challenges we face as human beings.
We are now holding services in the church building on Sundays at 10.30am. We will adhere to the Government’s advice to make us Covid safe so the experience will be somewhat different to normal. You can view our Risk Assessment here. However, visitors are very welcome. If you would like to join us we do need you to tell us in advance so that we can ensure we don’t exceed our capacity and have space for you. You can book through our events pages below, there is one for each Sunday service. If you would prefer not to join us in person at this point then the services will continue to be live streamed please do go to our live stream page
We know that this is a challenging time for everybody. If you would like to get to speak with somebody in the church please do contact us.  We would love to hear from you.

Upcoming Events

Book to attend church services in January

1st January 2021 – 31st January 2021

We are now holding a service in our church building at 10:30am each Sunday and visitors to the church are very welcome. To attend you need to book so we can make sure we have the correct number of chairs set out. Bookings for each week open at 9am on the Monday before the Sunday […]

RSS Recent Sermons

  • Looking for Direction? 10th January 2021
    Part of the A Vision For 2021 sermon series from Matthew 11:29-30. This sermon was preached by Andy Robinson and is 33 minutes long.
  • Weary and Burdened? 3rd January 2021
    Part of the A Vision For 2021 sermon series from Matthew 11:28. This sermon was preached by Andy Robinson and is 32 minutes long.
  • Grace 25th December 2020
    Part of the When God Becomes A Baby… sermon series from John 1:15-18. This sermon was preached by Andy Robinson and is 15 minutes long.
  • Carol Service #2 20th December 2020
    Part of the Carol Service 2020 sermon seriesThis sermon was preached by Andy Robinson and is 12 minutes long.