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Extravaganza 2015 - 2

I just love Christmas! The city seems to be in full festive flow with lights up in the streets, the market stalls set, and decorations in shops. Here at Above Bar Church we are also getting ready for Christmas.

For many, Christmas holidays are full of travelling to see relatives and friends. Ours aren’t the only journeys to have taken place at Christmas. This year at Above Bar Church, many of our activities and services are themed around journeys – that of the carpenter and his pregnant fiancée,

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Wonderfully Made

This blog post was first published on the Good Book Company blog.

We run a parent and toddler group called Poppin at our city-centre church on Monday and Tuesday mornings. We have over 100 families over the two days. Many of the parents, grandparents and carers would not come into the church apart from Poppin. People are extremely positive about it: the lovely helpers, decent coffee, a new church lounge, and good toys.

Poppin is one of our key weekly activities for unchurched people to come in t

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