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Flashmob halts shopping for real meaning of Christmas

Flashmob halts shopping for real meaning of Christmas

SOUTHEND’s festive shopping stopped at noon on Saturday 20th December 2015 as a flashmob on the true meaning of Christmas captivated shoppers. The town centre stood still as the Salvation Army Band, disguised as festive buskers, and a choir of 100 people led by The Show Choir disguised as shoppers broke into Hark the Herald… Continue Reading

Local Women Flourish at Conference

Local Women Flourish at Conference

How can it be? Another year has flown by and here we are again at the Crowstone Christian Centre, on 20th October 2012, to celebrate the 8th consecutive Flourish Conference for Women, as organised by Kalbi Massey of Avanti Ministries.

The theme for this year was ‘Remain Steadfast in God’ and the core scripture was Isaiah 26:3..

‘You will keep in perfect peace him whose mind is steadfast, because he trusts in you.’

Opening prayers were powerfully led by several women who prayed in their native tongue from countries including Ghana, India, Malaysia, Nigeria and England. Continue Reading

Churches offer winter beds for rough sleepers

Churches offer winter beds for rough sleepers

Church groups and a homeless charity are joining forces with the Council to help rough sleepers in search of a roof over their heads during the winter months.

Seven churches in the Borough will throw open their doors to offer sleeping facilities and hot food to those in need from November to January. Continue Reading

Hundreds seen queing for church in Leigh-on-Sea

Hundreds seen queing for church in Leigh-on-Sea

POPULAR Christian band Phatfish and singer Lou Fellingham hit the right notes when more than 230 people packed into Leigh Road Baptist Church to experience the final leg of The Jesus Tour.

The Sunday service took on a whole new meaning as worship music combined with award-winning stunning visuals depicting the life of Jesus took over the Sanctuary last weekend. Continue Reading

Rayleigh Baptist Church FC Secure the Double

Rayleigh Baptist Church FC Secure the Double

It seems that every season in the Southend Churches Football League (SCFL), there is one team that dominates the competition, both in league and cup.  2011/12 was the turn of Rayleigh Baptist Church FC who, having won the league by a distance, ran out 3-1 winners against Shoebury Baptist Church FC in the SCFL Cup Final on the 8 May 2012 at Southchurch Park Arena, to claim their first league and cup double. Continue Reading