Children and youth teams retreat

Members from Forefront children’s and youth teams met for a morning’s discussion, prayer, reflection and planning at Monks Yard Conference Centre. We gave thanks for our babies-to-school age group, Pebbles; for primary school age children in Rocks ‘n Topz; and for the church youth in 180, and wider outreach to youth in the Unite Friday […]

Worship leading workshop

Forefront’s service and worship leading team drew inspiration from an afternoon of teaching, discussion and tips from experienced worship leaders on Saturday 2 March at Monks Yard Conference Centre, Horton Cross. Prayer, sung worship, Communion and all-age activities were among the topics, and time was given to the basic question, “how to assemble a meaningful […]

Bible Study tools resource page

Where can you go to find all four tools from the Bible Study trainings we are running in February? This page, that’s where! In addition, we have Laura’s creative visual summaries of each method … Helen’s helpful worksheets for methods one and two … and Christine’s tabular worksheet for method three. We’ll be adding all […]

Sign up for February Bible study

For the month of February Life Groups are taking a break so everyone in the church can enjoy a four-part series, How To Study The Bible. We’ll all get to grips with four simple, fun tools which will enable everyone – from beginners to life-long scholars – to get more from studying God’s Word. We […]

Family Tree

This year Forefront is focusing on living as a family. So we started the year by creating a “family tree”, with each leaf marked with a fingerprint of a member of the congregation. Each leaf an idiosyncratic individual, yet combining together to make a beautiful, harmonious whole. If you’re feeling out on a limb, turn […]

Corinthians (First) – versed

We celebrated the three winners of our 1st Corinthians poetry competition this week with a chocolate treat! Congratulations to our “minstrels”, Jean Nash, Steve Capstick and Jane Marsh, who each completed the last six verses of our ‘aide memoire’ from the book of First Corinthians. Read their entries here.

Sing the joy of Christmas

All are welcome to our Community Christmas Concert of songs, carols and readings, at Chard Guildhall on Sunday 23 December at 6.30pm. Entry is free; there will be an opportunity to donate to the Mayor’s charities. The singing will be led by Uplyme Gospel Choir, whose last visit to Chard was a triumph. A special […]

1Corinthians, one body

We’re well into the third and final series in our 2018 study of the biblical book, First Corinthians. We’re enjoying everything it has to say about every member of the church using their talents, gifts and personalities to build and enrich the church as a single body. Here are members depicting that recently – each […]

Rap up 1 Corinthians!

We’re going to celebrate the end of our series on 1st Corinthians on 11 November with a poetry competition. If you were in the Guildhall on 8 October you will have heard our lyrical attempt to remind ourselves about what’s happened in the letter in the first 10 chapters … we want to finish the […]