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Weekly Prayer Focus

Each week the Eastern Baptist Association will produce a Weekly Prayer Focus for a different member church across the region. We hope you will be able to use the article and accompanying PowerPoint and PDF to encourage you and your churches in prayers for others in the association.

Located in a residential area in south-east Chelmsford you’ll find Springfield Park Baptist Church – a busy hive of activity. Over 120 people of all ages meet each Sunday for a time of worship. Revd Roger Stark has been the minister since 1997 and has been joined recently Alison Hovell as a youth and community worker. An extension to the worship space a few years ago has made it a multipurpose area that can be used seven days a week. There is a drop-in centre, coffee morning and parents and toddlers, as well as a weekly lunch each Thursday providing lots of contacts with the local community. There are Bible Study course for new enquirers called “40 days of love”: a meal and then a…

In the tiny hamlet of Meeting Hill in north Norfolk you’ll find Worstead Baptist Church. It was founded in 1710 and the present buildings were constructed as a regional church in 1829 for people to travel to from across a wide district. The current congregation is still drawn from the surrounding area. Revd Patrick Coghlan has been the pastor since 2004. On Sundays about 20-25 people gather in the chapel for a more traditional style of worship. During the winter months the services take place in the coffee lounge round a blazing open fire. Whilst not a big congregation, they are very faithful people who enjoy the benefits of being a smaller family: the provision of love, care, and concern for everyone, including those who…

Sudbury is a Suffolk market town on the edge of the Vale of Dedham, close to the Essex border. It’s the birthplace of artist Thomas Gainsborough, and in the centre of the town you’ll find Sudbury Baptist Church with its Sunday congregation of between 110-130 people. The pastor is Revd Mark Ulanowski. Among the regular church activities which are a familiar feature of most churches, there is one that particularly catches the eye. The SNAP group which meet in the school breaks gives children with special needs and their parents a safe place to ‘be’. SNAP is an acronym standing for Special Needs Activity and Play. The group provides fun activities and parents appreciate the space to relax and chat to others who understand the…

The medium sized town of South Woodham Ferrers is situated on the river Crouch in south Essex. Currently, in a time of interregnum, South Woodham Ferrers Evangelical Church looks back with thankfulness to God for his provision and guidance over the years. The fellowship is grateful for the help and support they are receiving from their moderator, Revd Barry Cheesman and the regional minister Revd Nick Lear. Together, they are seeking God’s leading as they search for a new minister. The church building is rarely empty. A number of groups use the facilities including the Boys and Girls Brigade, who are an integral part of the outreach to the local community. The monthly brigade services are well-attended by parents and families and provide an exciting…

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