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 […]

English classes in the new year

English Conversation classes will begin again in the new year, every Saturday from 13 January, 10.30am at Forefront Community Centre. The classes are fun, friendly and informal. For more information or to book come to Forefront Community Centre, on Fore Street; call 01460 66080; or email office@forefront.org.uk. Hope to see you there!  

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 […]

New group for young parents

On 9 February we are starting a new, fun, relaxed and caring support group for young parents (under 21 years old) and their babies (0-13 months). We’re beginning with Baby Massage, a gentle, loving way to bond with your baby; followed by Messy Play, Cookery sessions and a Mother’s Day Special. All sessions are free […]

Celebrating Christmas

We’ve had a really fun 8 weeks of conversation classes this term, making new friends and learning vocabulary we need to go to the doctors, to hire an electrician and to take our car to the garage. For our final session we went to Eleos and learned how we celebrate Christmas in different countries of […]