Practice English conversation!

Forefront is offering eight free conversation classes, open to anyone whose first language is not English and who wants to build up their chatting skills in a friendly, informal group. The classes run every Saturday from 21 October for eight weeks, after which we’ll take stock and see how to continue. Each week a different […]

Here’s some good advice

Citizen’s Advice South Somerset has an outreach team who offer free, confidential advice to people from Chard and district in Forefront Centre every Thursday from 10am. You can see that you’ll get a warm welcome from the team! Forefront is pleased to partner with Citizen’s Advice, who are an independent charity giving advice on virtually […]

Forefront Flyers

Did you spot our team in the Chard Flyer? The marvellous new quarterly publication was distributed to every house in the TA20 postcode area, and thanks to the generosity of the editor, Forefront Centre’s work was prominently promoted. From the WorkLife job club to the Lords Larder food bank, from Citizen’s Advice South Somerset to […]

72 hours with the Bible

Chard Churches Together, the group to which the Christian churches in Chard belong, is reading the whole Bible aloud, non-stop, outside Chard Guildhall from 7am, Thursday 1st June, to 7am, Pentecost Sunday, 4th June. Want to be part of it? You can sign up to take part in the reading and organisation for a day, an hour, 15 minutes, […]

God’s gifts of grace

To each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it. (Ephesians 4:7) We are starting a series on the purpose and function of the gifts of the Holy Spirit next week (28 May), continuing on Pentecost Sunday and for three weeks beyond that. You can prepare for the remarks each Sunday by […]

Pray first … chat at the end!

Nothing happens in the Christian’s life that does not begin in prayer. And, it seems, nothing happens in the church without a tasty beverage at the end! Let’s celebrate the kitchen crew who keep us hydrated and caffeinated each week!

Remembering, hoping

Remember your word to your servant, for you have given me hope. (Psalm 119:49) When did you feel most fulfilled and “on-track” in your Christian life? If the answer is anything other than ‘now’, think about what’s changed – what were you doing then that you’re not doing now? Has anything got in the way? Being […]

SotM3 series notes

The series notes for our next three weeks’ reflection on Matthew 7, the third chapter of the “Sermon on the Mount”, are available to view or print on the Sermon Series page (under ‘Sundays’).

Chard Churches Good Friday witness

Chard Churches Together celebrated the annual Walk of Witness together on Good Friday, with an estimated 130 people from the Christian churches in Chard in procession through the town to observe the start of the most important weekend in the Church’s traditional calendar. Starting at Chard Baptist Church with a commissioning led by Forefront Community Church’s […]