All I want Fore Christmas

Preparations are well under way for all the events – we’d love for you and your family to come and celebrate with us! Sunday 16 December, 10:30am – the Nativity: A Child’s View, including a mini-movie inspired and directed by local school-children Sunday 23 December, 6.30pm – a Community Celebration of Christmas with Uplyme Gospel […]

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 […]

Nativity Club

We are looking for talented voice-over artists to bring the nativity story to life with their own unique take on the events of the first Christmas. All children in school years Reception to Year 6 are welcome.

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 […]

1st Corinthians part 3

Catch up on the latest sermon-series notes for the third and final series of our 2018 study of the first letter to the Corinthians. Why do we do these notes? It’s to help everyone to know what’s coming, to read ahead and to engage with the topic before we arrive in church to hear a […]

See Boaz’s video!

Are you worried that you’ve been too slow to sign up for the Forefront Weekend next year? Take a look at Boaz Brister’s response– there’s still time! Music: “Smooth Lovin” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License

Leaders update

We’re pleased to announce that Abbie Brister has joined the Leadership Team, and we have revised the map of who is primarily responsible for what on our six-strong leadership team. But what does leadership mean in Forefront? In common with many churches whose origins are in the non-conformist tradition, we understand church leadership to be […]