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 […]

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.

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 […]

Answers to prayer!

We have had some amazing answers to prayer recently. Give thanks! Ben and Emma have received support and promises equivalent to 80% of the funds they need to support their work in Cairo. Likewise, Anisa has most of the funds necessary for her 9 months in Colombia … only the visa to go, now. The […]

“…a pleasing aroma!”

From the start of the year, Vision Sunday, Forefront has been reflecting on what it means to be the aroma of Christ in the world (2 Corinthians 2:14-16). We will revisit some of the main themes in a short series starting from this Sunday, and introduce new ideas. Notes to support the talks in the […]

… our daily bread …

We are half way through our six week series on ‘praying the Lord’s prayer’, and it has been enriching. This Sunday (10:30am, Chard Guildhall) we are looking at the faith request, “give us today our daily bread”.  In the last few weeks we have seen God answering a number of prayers for the church (expect […]

Help us find the lost sheep!

These sheep need your help! They are lost in the shops of Chard. You can help them by completing the Sheep Treasure Trail at Chard Festival. Entry forms can be collected from outside Chard Baptist Church on Sat 21 July (9.30am-12.30pm) where there will also be fun sheep crafts, opportunity to learn why Jesus compared […]