Your guide to Christmas events

Christmas is a special time for many people – and often a busy one too! So what better way to celebrate the season than stopping for a short time, and taking time to think what it’s really all about? Here at Oakes, we have a number of events taking place over Christmas. They’re all suitable for al ages – and they’re (almost!) all free! Sunday 14th December 3:00 pm Christingle service with Messy church and craft...

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Christingle service 14 December

There’s something for all the family at our ‘Messy church’ event. You’ll be able to take part in craft activities and make your own Christingle with an orange, a candle, sweets and ribbon. Find out for yourself what it all means and come along and join in with a carol or two – you will be very welcome!

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A taste of Jamaica

On October 21st Oakes Baptist Church is delighted to be welcoming representatives of the Jamaican Baptist Union. Karl Johnson, Karl Henlin and Johnathan Hemmings are coming to the UK as part of the celebrations for the Bicentenary of the relationship between the Jamaican Baptist Union (JBU), the Baptist Union of Great Britain (BUGB) and BMS World Mission (BMS). This relationship has a rich and challenging history which provides good ground for...

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Christianity Explored course starts October

Ever wondered what the Christian faith is all about? Or maybe you are a Christian but would like to explore some of the basics of the faith? Well, here’s your chance to find out more. We’ll be running a short course called Christianity Explored, on Tuesday evenings from 7 October. Come along and find out more!

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