An important part of Springfield Park's worship is traditional hymns, and this year has seen the acquisition at last of a new organ which is truly fit for purpose. Unconstrained by the gremlins that beset the old one, Bert Brinkley has been able to show what he can do and bring a new stirring dimension to these great hymns.
The worship group continues to try to lead, encourage and enable worship with more contemporary songs, and has been working on the balance between introducing new material and including familiar songs and choruses. There is a good pool of musicians playing an assortment of instruments – guitar, bass, keyboards, drums, flute and voices. We are ably assisted by the guys at the PA mixing desk who also handle the computer projection of the song words. We meet every Thursday evening to practice and pray together.
We have a good team of musicians, but all lead busy lives and it's not often we are able to field a complete 'band', so if you feel you could help let us know.
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The Big Easter Breakfast
The SPBC Big Easter Breakfast is back again. Come and join us at 9am on Sunday 1st April for a buffet full English breakfast or your choice of lighter alternative. Cost is £2 for an individual and £5 family tickets are also available. Under 16's will also get a free 'Real Easter Egg'. For more details and to book a place please see our Big Easter Breakfast page.
Soup Hub Lunch
We have started serving a Soup Lunch every Thursday from 12 noon to 1 pm in the Church Hub following the Coffee Hub. With lovely fresh home made soup and a roll, all are welcome to come and lunch together. Donations towards the cost are invited.
We have started a community repair and mend group, meeting every Thursday at Coffee Hub 9:30 am – 12 noon. So bring along those things that need fixing – vacuum cleaners / bikes / mowers / old garments that need a make over etc. and we will have a go at fixing them. Why bin it when we can fix it! We have begun to raise funds to help set up and buy more equipment for this project on Spacehive, so follow the link for more details and to pledge your donation now.
Technically minded repairers are particularly welcome on Thursdays!!
Little Sparks Parent and Toddler Group is every Tuesday at 10:00. See the poster on our home page for details and download a copy to print off and put somewhere handy to remind you.
A short video clip of Darren's baptism may be viewed here and on our baptism page. The clip shows Darren's testimony and baptism.
Tool Box Project
Do you have any spare tools or craft items? We are collecting them for Tools With a Mission. See the list on our Tool Box Project page for details of what we currently need.
Can you knit, crochet or sew?
The Springfield Stitchers need help with various charity projects. If you would like to help or, if you would like to learn to knit, crochet or sew, or if you have unwanted wool or haberdashery (buttons, zips, thread, fabric, sewing machines) please pop along to find out more.
The Springfield Stitchers meet at “The Coffee Hub” every Thursday 9.30 till 12.00 at Springfield Park Baptist Church. Contact Roger for more information.
As a church we believe in the power of prayer and that it makes a difference in situations and circumstances. We are part of Chelmsford 24-7 Prayer, joining with Christians from across our City to pray for the things God lays on our hearts. Please follow this link for more information about how you and your church can get involved: https://chelmsford24-7.org/. Plans for the near future at Springfield Park involve the setting up of a new prayer space and prayer walks around our local area. Watch this space for developments.
Come to our coffee drop-in on Thursday mornings from 9.30am to 12 noon. All welcome for free coffee, tea and a chat.
From our Foreign Correspondent
See an account of John Lancasters latest visit to India here.
Follow Johns mission trips to India and see more pictures of the people and places he visits by joining Johns mission trip to India on Facebook.
See more from SPBC on Facebook.
- Sunday, February 25, 2018
- Tuesday, February 27, 2018
- Thursday, March 1, 2018
- Sunday, March 4, 2018
- Tuesday, March 6, 2018
- Wednesday, March 7, 2018
- Thursday, March 8, 2018
If you have an event to add to the diary please email us the details.