‘Dunkirk’ and the Haunted Longing for Home

We recently ran a Film Night at Dundonald as part of our week of Mission events on “A Better Story”. 100 people packed into our make-shift cinema, enjoyed popcorn & pick ’n’ mix, and watched the triple Oscar-winning film. Following the film, we spent some time discussing our highlights, before Tom gave a short talk. Here are his thoughts:


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Baptism & Confirmation – March 2018

“Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptising them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you.”

We had the great joy of being at the baptism and confirmation service that took place on Sunday night to witness the public declarations of faith of eleven people – one of whom was our daughter. I was delighted that so many of our church family and guests could be there to celebrate this event with us. (more…)

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Dangerous Club: Kids v. Parents

It was Friday night; the inflatables were up, the popcorn was ready and the dangerous Club kids were desperate to compete against their parents.

This was the scene last Friday night where we gathered for our yearly kids v. parents Dangerous club. The evening started with a short talk about Jesus The King, and in particular the way into the His Kingdom. (more…)

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Reflections on the 7 Weekend Away

Back at my desk on Monday morning it was hard trying to sum up the weekend away to my colleagues. Of course, explaining the hotel, sports, friends, and entertainment was all too easy. The real sticking point in weekends such as this was the centrality of God’s word and how refreshing it was to be reminded of the perspective of everything. (more…)

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Building for the Future – February Update

Dear church family,

As the Building for the Future project progresses, it is with great joy that I am writing to you.

You will be aware that our Building for the Future project has been considering developing this site to:

  • help us teach the Bible to our congregations, children and youth;

  • help us reach our community with God’s gospel of grace;

  • help us resource our Co-Mission church-planting network

….and all for the next generation.


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Building for the Future – Consultation Events

As a result of the amazing news that our loving heavenly Father has graciously enabled our church to raise an additional £1.5m for the BftF project, we are able to proceed with the next steps towards making it all actually happen. While we have already received planning permission from Merton Council, that did not include most internal details.


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