Welcome!

We are here to serve the combined Anglican churches and the wider communities of Corsham, Lacock, Bowden Hill, Neston and Gastard. Our main aim is to grow followers of Jesus Christ through three key areas of activity which build upon each other, and which encourage us to look up, in and out:

  • Growing in God (or looking up). We will be committed to being disciples of Jesus through prayer, Bible study and an active Christian life.
  • Growing in Love (or looking in). We will model Christian love towards each other, creating attractive and hospitable communities of faith where people feel at home.
  • Growing Community (or looking out). We will engage with our communities, seeking to be a Christian influence and encouraging people to follow Jesus.

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You can keep up-to-date with what’s happening in our monthly and weekly Newsletters,  the Rector’s News, and joining in with our activities; we also offer a wide variety of services for all ages.  We look forward to meeting you in person!

There a wide variety of external sources in our Useful Links area and in particular should you need help with your faith please see our Growing In Faith section.

We also have a wide selection of ministers and other laity who help keep our parishes running, refer to our contacts section for more information

Revd  Dr Andrew Johnson
Priest in Charge (Team Rector)

News

Wednesday 20 Nov
10.00am      Holy Communion (Book of Common [BCP]) at Corsham                               

Sunday 24 Nov 2019 – 2nd Sunday before Advent                                                                 Readings:  Jeremiah 23:1-6; Colossians 1:11-20; Luke 23-33:43

  • 8.00am     Holy Communion at Corsham
  • 10.00am   Family Service at Corsham; Holy Communion at Neston; Morning Worship at Gastard
  • 10:30am   Holy Communion at Lacock
  • 6.00pm     Holy Communion with Healing Ministry at Corsham

Bold type denotes a change to normal service pattern

ADVENT AND CHRISTMAS SERVICES.  These services will advertised on this post nearer the time but details can be found on our calendar (see Side bar) or by downloading our Christmas Flyer (in .pdf format) using this link: StBartsChristmasFlyer2019.  You can also find more details at: www.achurchnearyou.com/

PILGRIM COURSE 2.  Revd Victor has been presenting our second course on the first Sunday of each month at the Corsham 10am Holy Communion service based on the Beatitudes, the challenging collection of sayings by Jesus known as the Sermon on the Mount. The next session will be this Sunday 2 February 2020 when we will look at “Living as Peacemakers”.

Each time there will be a handout  to take home with some questions you might like to explore. To go alongside the handout two groups will be run in the week following the Sunday—one on Tuesday mornings at 1a Grove road at 10.30am and another on Thursday evenings at 7.30pm in Church House – to meet with others who may like to discuss and explore further.  For further information contact admin@corshamandlacockchurches.org.uk.

Changes to service pattern at NESTON.   From September 2019 there will be an additional service on the 2nd Sunday at Neston. This informal service for all the family will take place every second Sunday of the month at 9.00am, and consists of a short service in church followed by a light breakfast in the church vestibule, and the opportunity to contribute to the beginning of the 10.00am service in church, which is either Morning Worship or Holy Communion depending on the availability of clergy. This will run for a 6-moth trial period.

A huge “thank you” to the Riders & Striders (walkers, cyclist and horses) and all supporters for an outstanding contribution last Saturday, 14 Sept.. Everyone entered into the spirit of the event with typical St Bart’s and Church Team purposefulness and enjoyed themselves. It was lovely to see the Young Church joining in and brightening up the start and achieving so much. Individual and group commitment was also impressive. The party atmosphere was tangible and the bells and airhorn were appreciated. All of this in the wider context of the exhibitions in church made for a great day.

For pictures click here: RIDE AND STRIDE 2019

 

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