Friday whanau news

Kia ora church whanau. We are heading into week four of lockdown, which we hope will be our last at level 4! I pray that you have found some moments of joy this past week. Let us know if you have any fun stories to share about how you have been filling up your time at home. Email: celebrations@fbc.nz We acknowledge that for some of you it is tough and we want to support you, no matter your Read more…

Friday whanau news

Friday whanau news: Level 4 at Franklin Baptist Kia ora church whanau. We are heading into week three of lockdown, and we acknowledge that for some of you it is tough and we want to support you, no matter your circumstances. We follow a God who knows our needs and wants to comfort us in all situations. Please know that the staff and leadership team are continuing to pray for you and would love to care for you. If you Read more…

AGM Postponed

With the current Covid level 4 conditions and likely time at this level and level 3 the leadership team has decided to postpone the church AGM. Consideration was given to hold this online but the preference at this stage is to have a more usual setting for this meeting. On the assumption that the conditions do not change, we believe we will be able to hold the AGM under level 2 conditions. With no definitive Read more…

Spring!

Each year on the 1st of September, around the beginning of Spring, I like to read Song of Songs 2:8-13. Arise my love. The winter has passed. Flowers appear. A season of singing has come. As I see and smell the blossoms in their beauty, it reminds me of the invitation to grow closer to Jesus. This annual rhythm helps me to check in on my relationship with God. Am I still looking, listening and Read more…

Contemplative Prayer

This week we have a guest speaker, Steve Dunn. Steve is cofounder with his wife Emma, of the Jeremiah Trust and has been the main speaker of the church prayer retreat for the last 2 years. See more of his inspiring work on his website http://www.jeremiah.co.nz/jeremiah_about_us.html Would you like someone from FBC to connect with you?Please email care@fbc.nz and we will be in contact. Do you want to give a donation?If you would like to Read more…