Happier Halloween!

Forefront Centre was open yesterday evening as part of Chard’s Halloween “Trick or Treat” town centre event. Offering fun activities around the theme of light and hope, Forefront aims to portray a healthy and positive alternative to the increasingly dark and commercial aspects of Halloween. This year, we used World Vision’s ‘Carve-A-Heart’ campaign materials to […]

Unite carves a heart of hope

Members of Unite, the Friday night youth club at Forefront Centre, “carved a heart” on Friday for a fun and inspiring national campaign to create symbols of hope for children living in fear. Photos of some of the pumpkins were uploaded to the World Vision web page where the campaign is hosted. Picture: Dean Holling

Forefront in Spain – NOW WITH VIDEO!

A team of eight, six from Forefront, are hard at work in Alcala, near Madrid, Spain, this week, working with youth, re-painting a drop-in coffee shop, introducing a ladies support group to some crafts, and generally supporting the local church and our long-standing friends Ken and Alison Barrett in their work. Click here for a […]

Music for the Soul

Uplyme Gospel Singers, who delighted audiences in the region with vibrant performances last year, are presenting “Music For The Soul”, a concert of traditional and contemporary “Gospel music and more” at 7.30pm in Holyrood Academy main hall on 24th September. With vocal music spanning African, American and British sources, a number of powerful soloists and […]

Egypt-bound – again

Ben and Emma, Amira, Asher and Miriam leave us this week to continue their assignments in Egypt. Ben returns to teaching at a school in Cairo, where he has worked for two years, while Emma makes their home and supports projects in the city. On Sunday morning they led the service with Christine Smith, reminding […]

Alan and Carol send-off

On 15 August we commissioned Alan and Carol Simpson for their new role with Operation Mobilisation, praying for them in the morning service and eating with them in a barbecue at Monmouth Court. 70 people turned out to wish them well. They leave this coming Friday, but a succession of events and orientations means they […]