Weba News & Updates

News, updates & stories from our community

Pensions Letter from Nigel Coles

Nigel Coles, WEBA Regional Team Leader, has sent the following letter to all Church Treasurers in connection with the Defined Benefit Baptist Pension Scheme. You can read the letter here or download it as a pdf: Please note that there is also useful information, including how to access the Employer Hub, in this summer’s Transform bulletin, available […]

Pensions News

23rd May 2017 Most of our churches will have been contacted about estimated ‘debt’ figures within the Baptist defined benefit pension plan. Some of these letters have caused concern, so Nigel Coles will be writing to all Ministers, Church Secretaries, and Treasurers to help explain something of the situation and the plans that are being […]

50 days of good news week 6

During week 6 of our 50 days of good news, we will join the global wave of prayer inspired by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York. Thy Kingdom Come has inspired people from many different denominations and in different parts of the world, creating the possibility that millions of individuals and communities will be setting aside […]

Lechlade Baptist Church celebrates 200 years

The fellowship at Lechlade have invited us to their 200th Anniversary Exhibition and Service: To celebrate the Bicentenary of Lechlade Baptist church an Exhibition will be held on the 15th, 16th, and 17th May from 10: 00 am – 4: 00 pm in the Church. There will also be a special service in the church […]

50 days of good news week 5

This week we have another challenge that involves prayer. Can you pray every day at 1pm for one person for one minute? 50 days of good news week 5 from Ruth Whiter on Vimeo. Next week we’ll join churches across the UK and beyond as we prepare for the following week, which leads up to Pentecost […]

50 days week 4

Your challenge for week 4 of 50 days of good news is to pray every day for an opportunity to share your story. This might be the story of how you first met Jesus, or it might be a story of God working in your life this week. The challenge is simply to pray, and see […]

50 days week 3

Your challenge for week 3 of 50 days of good news is to invite some people round! Catch up on a box set, get a bottle of wine out, or clean out the BBQ – just start building relationships with your friends and neighbours outside of church. This video the third of seven weekly challenges, […]

News from The Turning

“There should be no doubt that there is an openness in this city to Jesus” This report from the Bristol Turning arrived with us in time for Easter Sunday – halfway through the Bristol street mission: It has been an incredible first week of the launch of the Turning. The Good News is that by Saturday 321 people […]