Screen challenge #3

How is it going with your screen wisdom challenges?  On Sunday, Laura and Phil asked, “How do I know I’ve got real friends?” You can hear their conclusions on the Sermon Audio page of the website. Meanwhile, they left us all with the challenge which the 180 folk tried last week – “Make time to […]

Twiddling for Cairo

Forefront members and friends knitted and sewed ‘twiddle-mitts’ for elderly Cairo residents in cognitive decline and sent them through our resident friends, Emma and Ben. Designed to give recipients fun things to fiddle with, in a way which maintains physical and mental skills, the need for mitts was met by 15-20 crafty knitters.   Pictured: […]

Screen challenge #2

Here’s the challenge we were set on Sunday morning after Jo spoke on “I’m too busy, but what am I achieving?” Achieve a new ‘screen balance’ this week. Ensure the number of hours you spend doing something “good and virtuous” (however you define that … Bible study, prayer, talking to your family, visiting others, exercise […]

Screen wisdom

Newly added – series notes for our six week season on ‘Screen Wisdom’. Are our screens – phone, tablet, computer, TV – a tool for connection and communication, or an attention-hogging addiction? Can we use them wisely and master them? We turn to the ancient book of Proverbs to shed light on this most modern […]

Together with others

Part of our Vision statement is that we ‘… work together with others in Chard …’. Last year it was a privilege to work with our fellow churches in Chard and District on important projects like the Lord’s Larder food bank (now a charity in its own right); Street Pastors; Messy Church; Thy Kingdom Come prayer […]

A fragrant year!

We have begun digging into the Bible to work out what our theme for 2018 means to us – “But thanks be to God, who always leads us as captives in Christ’s triumphal procession and uses us to spread the aroma of the knowledge of him everywhere” (Second Corinthians, chapter two, verse 14). Check out […]

Hope is born!

Come and see why tomorrow, Sunday 17th, is a BIG DAY for Forefront children and their friends. For the past few weeks they have been learning about the Christmas story and making a film about it! The public screening of this epic production, The Christmas Star, is at 10:30am in Chard Guildhall, and EVERYONE’S INVITED! Come and enjoy […]

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 […]