We ARE A FREE CHURCH
All who believe in Jesus Christ are welcome here, we do not have membership as we all belong to the family of Jesus Christ when born again.
OUR CHURCH COMMMUNITY IS
NON - DENOMINATIONAL,
SPIRIT FILLED & BIBLe led
HIS PLACE MISSION STATEMENT
TO WIN THE LOST AT ANY COST & EQUIP THE BELIeVER FOR SERVICE
Week day Home Groups /
Peer Support / Recovery
Tuesday 10:00 - 12:00 Pop in Coffee Morning
Tuesdays 13:30 - 14:30 Christian faith - Alpha and Chrisitian foundation study group (Starting again in September)
Thursdays 19:00 - 21:30 House Groups
Informal drop-in for refreshments and chat, chance to meet up with friends from other churches, organsiations or meet new people. Children and babies arewelcome. Activities available for their use.
Bible study group led by Rev Chris Sears. This is an informal conversation based group, open to believers and non believers. Meet in the sensory room on the ground floor through the café.
House groups are small social groups up to 8 people who study the Bible together, pray and support one another, enjoy social evenings and activities together. Meet in a home environment alternate weeks.
Friday 17:45 - 19:00 12 Step Recovery Group
Addiction/behaviour faith led course. Join any time as we are happy to return to step 1. This is a way of life and the steps learned can be used to remain free from addiction, or unhealthy behaviour, and is a way of life that leads to freedom from: alcohol, drugs, food, gambling, anger, lying and the many more addictions that exisit. You're not alone, you won't be judged and all are welcome. Confidentiality rules apply within this group. The 12 Step Life Recovery Bible & work book is used, this is based on the AA 12 Steps, but is intertwined with passages from the Bible and true life examples of how the behaviours control us. You do not have to be a Christian to join this group, you will not be preached to we are hereto listen to one another, reflect on our situations and get through these challenges by learning from one another. When the group reaches 10 people we arrange for a second group to be formed. We meet in the café.
PraISE & WORSHIP
LISTERN / READ / LEARN & SHARE
God's plan for us, share our faith live by the 10 rules (Commandments) - No one is perfect...but we must try to do our best. Our joy, happiness and peace, when things get tough, are an example to others of what a diffrence our lives are when we live in the light of Christ. With our sins forgiven and abundant mercy we are able to enjoy all the challenges life brings.
Meetings / Services / Fellowship
Sundays 10:20 - 12:00 including - chIldrens' activities/children's fellowship. (DBS checked leaders)
Lively worship, free to dance, sit, kneel, use the worship flags, sing in tounges - be free to worship as you wish. Interactive fellowship - i.e. ask questions, share testimony, participation is encouraged. Worship projected onto big screen.
Breaking of bread alternate Sunday mornings and evenings - breaking of bread therefore available weekly.
Sunday 18:30- 19:30 - Café style evening worship (Currently on hold due to Covid)
Wednesday 19:00 - 20:00 - Café. Praise, study andfellowship
Robertson Street entrance, wheelchair accessible. Acoustic worship, Songs of Fellowship books used.
Mid week - prayer, praise and Bible study led by Rev Chris Sears. Meet in the café, Robertson Street entrance, time of prayer, worship (singing - it is not compulsory). All are welcome, new, old, returning Christians and non-believers. We encourage conversation.
What is His Place Community Church Like?
His Place Community Church has a diverse fellowship, we are a mixture of people from a variety of cultures and walks of life. You will be welcomed here and not rejected. If you are suffering at present in anyway or alone or in pain, please do not suffer like that, we truly would love to see you and we do not worry about children needing to be quiet and still. We have a variety of seating, including a sofa for those needing true comfort. We have dogs that visit on a Sunday morning and there is enough space to be away from the pets and believe God can do great and mighty works in your life. You never know you may just find us unbelievably friendly and enjoy yourself, so why not drop in and try us?
General order of service: (we are not time rigid, the service is organic and we go as the Holy Spirit leads us and the congregation interaction. )
10:20 - Community prayer and intersession
10:30 - Scripture reading (Bible) & prayer
10:35 - Praise & worship led by the worship team
11:15 - The Word of God (talk/sermon led by Rev Chris Sears, sometimes guest speakers or an 'All age' service/healing service alternative with interactive format.
11:50 - Praise & worship
12:00 - Prayer and blessing refreshments and socialising.
The toilet available on the first floor is not wheelchair accessible, therefore you would require support to go around the building and in the other entrance or alteranativly use the stair lift. Please alert the technical team at the back of the church for help with anything during the service including access, support etc.
If you arrive late, do not worry please just come in and make yourself at home. Children are seen and heard so do not worry about children needing to be quiet and still. We have a variety of seating, including a sofa for those needing true comfort, hard chairs with arms, pews and conference chairs. extra cushions available on request. We have dogs that visit on a Sunday morning too. There is plenty of room for all, so if you like a quiet corner we can accommodate you. We will always do our best to meet your requirements so if you have a disabilty, or care needs please let one of the leadership know and we will work things out with you.
Contact Rev Sears for more information on 01424 - 423501 or Nicola on 07944 - 166351. Alternativly drop in the café and ask to speak to Caroline who will be happy to talk with you if she is not run off her feet.
Regularly I pray for people, especially when they have problems coming from ill-health or loneliness and I pray for their encouragement too. Also I pray everyday for close family. Often when I am praying for individuals it is that they are in good health, are happy and free from hardship.
I believe in prayer. I believe that a person can sometimes know that they are being prayed for too. I need quiet time which in a busy world is often hard to find in life. During the lockdown, praying, walking and listening to God turned out to be a very precious and peaceful part of the day whilst on my local allocated exercise walk.
12 Step Recovery support worker
The Lords Prayer: Contemporary
Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name, your kingdom come, your will be done, on earth as in heaven Give us today our daily bread. Forgive us our sins as we forgive those who sin against us. Lead us not into temptation but deliver us from evil. For the kingdom, the power, and the glory are yours now and for ever.
Robertson Street entrance.
Ramp entrance, leading to grand staircase aprox. 12 steps, landing and a further 12 steps. 2 chair lifts available there. If there is no one on hand to help please call 07944166351 or the church phone and someone will come and help, alternativly make it known you plan to come and we will ensure you are met at your parking place and supported to arrive. We do not have parking. Disabled parking available by ESK Cambridge Road and Trinity Street nex to Robertson Street. Alternativly there is the Carlisle Parade underground car park and Priory Street multi story car park.
Cambridge road entrance - pushchair / zimmer friendly by the bus stop. Will have wheelchair ramping as soon as funding is raised.
Lower Cambridge road entrance - hand rail, 2 steps, flat area then 2 steps into reception.
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