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 […]

Christmas at Forefront

Celebrate Christmas with us at the Guildhall. The Nativity: Take 3, Sunday 17th December at 10.30am. Join Mary and Joseph as they reminisce about the first Christmas – with carols and mince pies!!!!!! Carol Service, Sunday 17th December at 6.30pm. “The Christmas Star” A music-filled evening of carols and readings in support of Tearfund. Followed […]

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 […]

English Classes – begin this Saturday

  The first of 8 free English Classes, designed for those who are speakers of other languages who want to improve their English conversation skills, starts this Saturday, 21 October. Each week we will be looking at a different topic including going to the doctors, cars and the garage, and talking to the plumber. Classes […]

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 […]

72 hours with the Bible

Chard Churches Together, the group to which the Christian churches in Chard belong, is reading the whole Bible aloud, non-stop, outside Chard Guildhall from 7am, Thursday 1st June, to 7am, Pentecost Sunday, 4th June. Want to be part of it? You can sign up to take part in the reading and organisation for a day, an hour, 15 minutes, […]

God’s gifts of grace

To each one of us grace has been given as Christ apportioned it. (Ephesians 4:7) We are starting a series on the purpose and function of the gifts of the Holy Spirit next week (28 May), continuing on Pentecost Sunday and for three weeks beyond that. You can prepare for the remarks each Sunday by […]

Pray first … chat at the end!

Nothing happens in the Christian’s life that does not begin in prayer. And, it seems, nothing happens in the church without a tasty beverage at the end! Let’s celebrate the kitchen crew who keep us hydrated and caffeinated each week!