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2020


Julie tells her story and is baptised

Julie makes her promises

It was a wonderful day when Julie got baptised. She told how prior to meeting Jesus she was anxious and afraid. She was depressed and always worried. But now she is free from all of that and has a new joy in her heart.

Julie promised t ...........


Phil and Ronnie give their testimonies

In September we were thrilled to have the opportunity to use our baptism tank again when Phil and Ronnie got baptised.

Both shared inspirational testimonies of how God had changed their lives. Both had beaten addiction.

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There they were digging a hole .....

The whole under the floor

March 2018 saw us get our own baptism tank after 30 years!

Several people worked hard over one weekend to get the tank put in andon March 4th Hamid was the first person to be baptised in it! ...........


A Full Family Affair

Mia makes her promises

On June 25th we were thrilled to baptise Mia. Ever since arriving at church in January, Mia has known she wanted to be baptised, however she took a little time to be sure of when that would be as she was waiting for baby India to come along.
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Tim's Baptism

Tim receives prayer for the Holy Spirit

In February we had the joy of our first baptisms in our permanent home of Smallbridge Church.

As an ex Methodist Church it doesn't have a baptistery, but we solved that by buying a large swimming pool from Italy which can be erecte ...........


Farzad's Baptism

Farz gets prayer from Habib

In February we had the joy of our first baptisms in our permanent home of Smallbridge Church.

As an ex Methodist Church it doesn't have a baptistery, but we solved that by buying a large swimming pool from Italy which can be erecte ...........


Thousands of miles, danger and fear lead to joy in Jesus

Habib is ready to be baptised

In July we were especially blessed to hold baptisms of three members with extraordinary stories. As our own building was not yet in a ready state we 'borrowed' Newbold Baptist church for the occasion.

Habib was a Muslim living ...........


Arzam receives words from the church

In July we were especially blessed to hold baptisms of three members with extraordinary stories. As our own building was not yet in a ready state we 'borrowed' Newbold Baptist church for the occasion.

Arzam became a Christian i ...........


My name is JOY!

Joy receives prayer

Joy came to the UK after facing domestic violence at home and being promised a job and new start. But she quickly found out it was false and found she was in a desperate situation.

After a few years drifting and sofa surfing to make e ...........


More Baptisms at Branches

Sabrina

It was lovely to be part of Sabrina and Steve's baptisms. Both shared how they had come to know Jesus and how they were going to follow him from now on.
We borrowed Newbold Baptist Church for the service and had a buffet afterwards. It was ...........


Anthony becomes a man of God

Words are spoken for Ant

It was a great privilege once again to see one of our young people get baptised. Anthony was baptised at Newbold Baptist Church who kindly allowed us to use their baptistery for the occasion. Many of the words of scripture spoken were about trusting ...........


Windsurfers watch as we celebrate with Kelly

Worship before the baptism

It was fantastic to see Kelly show her commitment to Jesus by getting baptised recently. She chose, like Sophie last year to get baptised in Watergrove reservoir. The weather was glorious and it was an amazing setting as Kelly spoke about how God had ...........


A first for Watergrove Reservoir

Dancing to the music

It was wonderful to see another of our teenagers, Sophie show her commitment to Jesus by getting baptised recently. She had always said that she would get baptised in a lake or river and true to her word had her service at Watergrove Reservoir at the ...........


Baptisms 2008

Adam gets baptised

We had plenty to celebrate in 2008 as 7 people have shown their commitment to Jesus by being baptised.

Once again we borrowed church buildings from our friends as our own base was not suitable.

First was Adam at Hebron P ...........


Holy Hollingworth Lake

Rejoicing after the Baptism

Hollingworth Lake became a church for the day as Christians from three different fellowships gathered to baptise new friends. Among them was Debbie, who had joined Branches after completing the Alpha course earlier in the year. The afternoon began wi ...........