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What should i expect

At PBC, we feel that it's OUR responsibility to "clear the way" for you to come to church. We want you to be able to experience the great music, encouraging messages, friendly people and enjoyable atmosphere that are a part of PBC. And we know that your first time at a church, any church, brings up some questions. Here is a quick look at what you can expect:

Warm welcome

At PBC, you will be warmly welcomed on your arrival by our friendly Welcome Team. This welcome is extended by all who regularly come to PBC. You won't be swamped with people coming to say hello, but PBC has a friendly, loving atmosphere. It's possible to come and hide in the crowd on a Sunday, but if you're visiting for the first time, please introduce yourself to the Welcome Team. Sundays are not the time when we get to know each other deeply; Small Groups and Serving is how we build deeper relationships.

 
Creative and excellent worship

Join in with all your heart, soul, mind and strength . . . don't hold back. Sing from your toes. Pray from your guts. Worship the Eternal Creator from your soul. It's not about perfect music; it's about joining the holy roar of a community honestly wrestling with what it means to follow their Creator. Whether its our fantastic worship band or the opportunity to watch an inspiring video or an invitation to spend time reflecting at different creative stations, PBC aims to provide excellent worship opportunities for all worship styles and personalities.

 
Relevant Biblical Teaching

Our teachers seeks to inspire and provoke us into more faithfully following Jesus. We aim to explore scripture, share truth humbly and powerfully, and honestly face issues that matter to living in the 21st century. Each sermon series lasts from three weeks to eight weeks and covers a range of biblical passages and themes throughout the year. To see our sermons, click the link.

 
Opportunities to connect

On a Sunday we aim to praise God through sung worship, prayer and speaker as well as communicate what God is doing throughout the PBC community and world. We also highlight events that are coming up and further ways you can connect with a serving opportunity or ministry.

Our Welcome Table is always available at the end of each service to sign up for events, find out more about particular ministries, or simply to introduce yourself!

 
Fun and faith filled children's ministry

Our children's ministry at our Sunday 10am service begins with creche and has groups for all ages up to the age of 14. We're confident that your children will enjoy their Sunday teaching and worship.  There is no children's ministry at our 6:30pm Cafe service.

News & Announcements

The Alpha Course - Invitation Supper Saturday 23rd September

PBC is running the Alpha Course this autumn. The Alpha introductory supper is being held on Saturday 23rd September starting at 7.30pm.  There's a meal for you to enjoy and an introduction to the Alpha Course.  The Alpha Course itself takes place over 10 Thursdays from 28th September starting at 7pm, including a meal.  There is a Day Away on Saturday 11th November.  More information will be available at the introductory supper.  Do book in now, bring your friends, for the Supper Night through the Church Office on 01892 825590 or office@pemburybaptistchurch.org.


Women2Women Italian Meal - Wednesday 13th September

Ladies, Women2Women invite you to an Italian meal on Wednesday 13th September at 7.30pm.  We are very pleased to have Hennie Nijman sharing something of her inspiring story on the night.  Tickets are £10 per person.  For more information and tickets, please contact Jennifer on jfroberts1958@gmail.com or 07830367382.  Alternatively speak to the Church Office on 01892 825590.


Kingdom Cafe - monthly every 3rd Saturday

The Kingdom Cafe will be open every third Saturday of the month throughout the year between 11am and 3pm.  Cake, coffee and conversation are free.  There are books available to borrow and browse.  Children have their own table for colouring. Do come along, bring a friend or come alone, be quiet or enjoy the company - just relax!


PBC Prayer Meeting - 1st Tuesday of the Month

PBC's Church Prayer Meetings in 2017 will be held on the first Tuesday of every month in the Church Foyer, starting at 8pm.  Do come along and worship our living God through prayer and word. For more information on prayer at PBC, click on the heading, then on 'here'.


PBC Family Barbecue - Sunday 25th June at the Hills

On Sunday 25th June, after the monthly family morning service, everyone is invited to the Hills' home in Henwood Green Road for a Family BBQ! It's a time to relax together and enjoy some family fun time! Please sign up if you would like to come along and bring friends and family.  More details will follow but in the meantime, get the date in your diary, sign up and ask friends and family.