Hope Centre – Evaluation Report

Hope Centre Evaluation Report. From a derelict former Youth Centre to a thriving Community Hub welcoming hundreds of people every week, it’s been a busy and brilliant start for the Hope Centre since we opened our doors in June 2016.  In the first year alone, our record of unique visits shows a footfall of over […]

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NG11 Foodbank Update…

NG11 Foodbank reveals annual increase in need for emergency food supplies. Between 1st April 2017 and 31st March 2018, emergency food supplies were provided to 1,427 local people in crisis by NG11 Foodbank, compared to 1,264 people in the previous year. Of this number, 701 were children. Demand for the NG11 Fuel Bank as well […]

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Joseph | Part #2 – Judah and Tamar

15th April 2018. Stephen continued our series on Joseph this week. Last week we started by looking at his dreams, how they spoke to him and what the consequences were of sharing these dreams with his brothers. This week, before we progress Joseph’s story, we need to cover Judah and Tamar (Genesis 38)…

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Joseph | Part #1 – A Man with a Dream

8th April 2018. Stephen kicked off our new series this week, looking at the life of Joseph. The series started by talking about the importance of having a dream, referencing Joseph, the life and work of Henry Marsh and Martin Luther King Jr on the 50th anniversary of his assassination. Genesis 37:3-23 3 Now Israel […]

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David Shearman | Resurrection Sunday

Easter Sunday 2018. We were blessed to have David Shearman speak this morning as part of our celebrations for Resurrection Sunday. David spoke about how we can get Easter “down on the ground” and live in the power, hope and peace of resurrection. As part of today’s service we asked members of the Hope family […]

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Do not Judge…

25th March 2018. This week Caz spoke around Matthew 7 and Jesus’ instruction not to Judge – looking in to the the original Greek word for judge (Krino) and what this might mean for us today. “We should be rigorous in judging ourselves and gracious in judging others.” – John Wesley

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The Forgiveness Project – The Book

The Forgiveness Project – The Book. Hi friends, we are very pleased to announce that our forgiveness book, named after the sermon project we did last year, is now available! Expanding on the teaching and including many of the stories our congregation shared at the time – this is a great resource for anyone who […]

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Priorities | #6 – Worship

4th March 2018. As we start to conclude our series on Priorities, Stephen spoke to us about Worship, one of our four values here at Hope. As part of this Stephen explored worship from four aspects, four people and four passages in the Bible: The Sacrifice of Worship | Abraham (Genesis 22) The Holiness of […]

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