About Our Church

We are a small, welcoming, family friendly Baptist Church, with a normal Sunday morning congregation size of around 30 people and an age range from the over 60s to babies and toddlers.

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"They made us so welcome the first time we came, we never went anywhere else!!"

Paul and Virginie


We have a worship service each Sunday morning, except when we meet with one of the other churches, and various meetings during the week.  

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Our Leadership team

We have a Leadership Team that consists of our minister and four leaders.  

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Left to right:  Neil Mathieson, Church Administrator and Joint Worship Leader; Tom Mayes, Young People's Leader; Mat Hussain, Minister; Craig Hook, Treasurer; Mary Franklin, Sunday School and "Tiddlers" Leader   


what we believe

We have adopted the Evangelical Alliance Basis of Faith as the doctrine for our relationship to God.

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OUR missionaries

We support missionary work in Italy, Indonesia, Thailand and Mozambique


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ITALY

David and Ann Macfarlane have been serving in Reggio Calabria in southern Italy with BMS.  They are now back in the UK and will be retiring at the end of the year.

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INDONESIA

Esther and Jonathan Heath,  serving at the Wesley International School in Malang, Indonesia.

They are currently home on furlough for a year.

 

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THailand

We are supporting Wit (who up until March 2015 was our minister) and his wife Helen to be missionaries in his native Thailand.  

On 17th January 2016 we held a Commissioning Service to commit them to the task, and us to support them. They are involved in setting up new churches in the north of Thailand and live in the village of Ban Wang Daeng, in Tron district, Uttaradit.

 

Their guiding text is John 15:16 - "You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you so that you might go and bear fruit – fruit that will last – and so that whatever you ask in my name the Father will give you." 

 

 

 

 

 

On June 28th they moved into their house to begin the work that God has called them to in Ban Wang Daeng. They are at the ploughing stage, waiting for the ‘farm manager’ to tell them when it’s time for planting – in a spiritual sense of course.

 

Their main aim at this time is to build friendships with the local people, as well as trying to find out their felt needs.

 

 

Helen, has begun teaching as a volunteer in the local school three afternoons a week and has started 

English classes at home.   

 

But the greatest need  is spiritual – the villagers are mostly Buddhists and very superstitious, living in fear of spirits, and in uncertainty regarding the after-life.  They are asking God to open up opportunities to share their faith with them.

 

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Current prayer needs summary:

  • Praise God for the English classes, career group and outdoor gym project completion
  • Pray for the children who attend church with us once a month, and also for their families
  • Pray for the health garden project – that God would guide us
  • Praise God for good relationships established. Pray for opportunities to share the gospel our neighbours and friends
  • Continue to pray for Mr Non - for healing of his kidneys and that he will soon get funding so that he can have dialysis locally
  • Continue to pray that we can find the right person to join us as a youth worker
  • Pray that a Bible-study group for seekers and new believers could be established soon 

mozambique

Liz and Sergio Vilela are serving in Beira, Mozambique. They are working alongside the Mozambican Baptist Convention helping in youth ministry and community

projects, such as PEPE which is a pre-school programme run by local churches that want to invest in children from deprived areas, giving them an opportunity for education and overall development, particularly social and spiritual.

 

 

They came back to England at the beginning of the year, for the birth of their new son Joshua. Having visited Sergio's family in Brazil, they will be back to Mozambique from England at the end of August.

New Baby Josh

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EAST NORTHANTS FAITH GROUP

We're part of the ENFG - "Putting faith back into your community"

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KETTERING AND DISTRICT FELLOWSHIP OF BAPTIST CHURCHES (KDFC)

We share fellowship with a number of other Baptist churches in the area. News and events are in the latest KDFC newsletter - Link-Up

KDFC Website     KDFC Link-Up

 

 

Events
Events

17th December 2017

Family Carol Service

Preacher: Mat Hussain

17th December 2017

Special Service

Carols by Candlelight at 6:00pm

24th December 2017

Christmas Eve Morning Service

Preacher: Mat Hussain

News
News

29th August 2016

Thrapston Kids the “Guardians of Ancora”

Fun at the 2016 Holiday Bible Club

28th August 2016

New All-Age Service Series

New series: Ordinary People, Extraordinary God

11th July 2016

Last Monday Night Live

The End of an Era