Jacob was about to meet his brother Esau for the first time in years. He was dreading the meeting. This was the brother Jacob had cheated out of his birthright and blessing. Jacob was bracing himself for a frosty – if not furious – reception. What actually happened when they met? The account in Genesis […]
“Great is thy faithfulness, O God my Father …” as the famous hymn starts. As a fellowship we have been praying and trusting God that He will bring the right person to be Senior Leader at Elmwood, at the right time. Following a thorough selection process involving many from the fellowship alongside fasting, praying and […]
In services, in homegroups and through the Monday night worship workshops, as a fellowship we have been learning about whole life worship. During one of the workshops a question we asked in group work was: “What does worship look like to us?” We wrote down our thoughts and out of these, used online software to […]
The Barnabus shop is no longer viable so instead Barnabus will source high end clothing to sell on line. Therefore Elmwood will no longer ask you to bring in your unwanted clothing and bric-a-brac. Please continue to donate: New/good-as-new high end clothing and shoes to sell on line. Men’s and women’s new or […]
Term time Fridays, 10am-12pm Enjoy homemade cakes and barista style coffees and hot drinks. The place to gather with your friends and meet new people. If you’d like to explore joining the team, we invite you to come and have a go during the summer term. See Cheryl Stead or Maureen Williams for further information.
I love writing letters! Ever since I was a child I was encouraged to write thank you cards when I received a gift, it was a habit that never left me. These days email, texts and phone conversations have largely taken over how we communicate. These are all excellent ways of contacting each other quickly, […]
In our home groups we have been looking at Romans 12:1,2 where we are urged to offer our bodies as a ‘living sacrifice’ to God. If we want to know what this looks like we have only to look at Jesus who “made Himself nothing” when He became a man (Philipians 2:7). He emptied Himself […]
“Christian worship demands a whole-life response … everything we do can and should be worship.” Sam Hargreaves Well that’s a challenge! If you are a regular at Elmwood, you will know that we are about to start a Sunday teaching series entitled “Whole Life Worship”, with Home Groups following the same theme. Worship is so […]