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Hinckley Area Foodbank Centre update

The longstanding ‘Bean Mountain’ at the Hinckley Area Foodbank warehouse has been red1uced to the point where donations of baked beans are welcome again. There is now a ‘Small Fish’ mountain so small tins of fish are not needed at present. It is now possible to download the new free mobile app! The app contains updated shopping lists that you…

EASTER SERVICES AND EVENTS

    Easter is the culmination of the church’s year. From Palm Sunday services on March 20th we think about Jesus time in Jerusalem leading up to his death and Resurrection. There is a prayer meeting Monday night at 8.15, but then the main services for Easter weekend are… March 25th GOOD FRIDAY 10.00am Family…

Just Pray – The Lord’s Prayer

Ever wondered what prayer is or wanted to know how to pray? JustPray.uk helps to answer those questions and provides a space to share your prayers. Just start. The hardest thing about prayer is beginning So just start. Wanting to pray is the beginning of a relationship with God that can grow and grow. Find the…

Seasons Greetings! Broughton lights switch-on

A big ‘Thank You’ to everyone from Sutton Baptists and St Marys who braved the cold and the pedestrians to come and sing Christmas Carols at the Broughton light switch-on this year, and also to the band Argento Brass  for providing us with the excellent music. It really adds to the atmosphere of the event…

Anniversary of oldest Baptist church in Leicestershire

Out from the Elms – the church’s early history

Following Graham’s article about the church’s Year of years… here’s an extract from the SUTTON-in-the-ELMS BAPTIST CHURCH HISTORY giving the link to 1650 – 365 years ago. It is recorded that, in 1088, there was in Sutton a wood 120 perches long, and 80 broad. With an abundance of elm trees, it would appear the…

Anniversary of oldest Baptist church in Leicestershire

Out from the Elms – 365 years on

This coming weekend sees 365 years since the Baptist believers meeting at Sutton in the Elms became established as a Church congregation. In the mid sixteen-hundreds persecution by the Established Church meant that worshippers could not have a building, but met in the seclusion of the Elms woodland. Today the premises have developed from very…