Waiting for the promise

As Pentecost approaches, you are invited to virtual retreat for leaders and spouses from Hawkeshead Hill Chapel - 6th May 2021

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News from the North Western Baptist Association

Sharing our Story
We regularly feature stories from our churches and are particularly keen to hear and share of how churches are supporting each other and their local community in these unusual times. This week you can find our more about Abbey Road Baptist Church, Barrow - click here to find out more

Waiting for the Promise - 6th May
We are pleased to offer a Zoom retreat for leaders based at our Hawkeshead Hill Chapel, as we look forward together to Pentecost. click here for more details.

NWBA Online Service - Sunday 18th April
You are welcome to join us for our online service on Sunday 11th April. You can access it through this link. We will continue offering weekly services at least until the end of June. Our latest midweek reflection for personal and small group use can be found on our reflections page.

Looking ahead
As we continue to anticipate a loosening of Covid Regulations please remain in touch with our Baptist Together updates. Churches will need to prayerfully and responsibly find ways forward that take account of local circumstances. ...more

We are offering some further guidelines to help churches and leaders reflect on the implications of the various milestones that have been outlined in the statement of 25th February.

Pray for your NHS

As our health and care services remain under increasing pressure, please pray for all those working in the front-line. This link leads to a prayer which you can share with anyone who might find it helpful. We are also working on making this available as a card which you can send as a gesture of support. As we pray, we should also continue to do all we can as responsible citizens to avoid the spread of the virus and adding further pressure to our vital services.

We commit to our prayers those within our communities whose lives have been lost, whose health has been harmed or who mourn the impact of this pandemic on those they love. As we do so, we recognise the vital contribution being made by keyworkers across a whole range of sectors.

Many who regularly attend and comprise our churches are working in these key professions. They share stories of immense commitment, fortitude and genuine hope, but also bear testimony to the human cost of maintaining these vital services. Many are working long hours under constantly changing circumstances and are often exposed to the threat of infection while also seeing colleagues becoming ill. ... more

Happy Easter?
To find out more about our Home Mission vision click here
Ministers Conference 2021
You can view the key sessions through this link
Plague on the Land
Latchford Learning Day Presentations click here
Book of Remembrance
Remembering loved ones and NWBA family members lost during Covid-19 pandemic click here
Midweek reflections
A series of short reflections for personal or group use
Gathering to Worship
Keep in touch with our regular gathering here
Baptist Insurance
Experts in Home and Church Insurance
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Churches Together in Cheshire
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Baptist Voice
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