Prayer and FastingPrayer and Fasting
Happy New Year!
To start of our year we’re engaging with a month of prayer and fasting in BCV. This week we hear a little from Andy Smith on what fasting is and is not and why we are doing this as a community. We are also so excited to welcome Kate and Richie Cathcart who will be sharing a little about their story with the Penuel Children’s Foundation in South Africa and the importance of hope and perseverance in the face of disappointment.
Away In A MangerWhat Am I Singing About?
This week we continue our Advent series, “What am I Singing About” as Katie Wilson speaks to us about ‘Away In A Manger.’
His Name ImmanuelWhat Am I Singing About?
This week Harmony Smith continues our ‘What Are We Singing About’ series by looking at a carol written within our community called His Name Immanuel. Join us as we talk about what being in Gods presence looks like in our lives today.
Joy to the WorldWhat Am I Singing About?
As we continue or series on Christmas carols we look at Joy to the World, a classic, written by Isaac Watts in 1719, based on Psalm 98. Join us as Gunther Storbeck explores the hope of what is still to come, what true joy is and how to engage with it in every season.
O Little Town of BethlehemWhat Am I Singing About?
This week we continue our Advent series, “What am I Singing About” with the 1868 hymn ‘O Little Town of Bethlehem’. Join us as Alan Carson shows us how God uses the seeming insignificant things, to demonstrate His deep desire to dwell with His people.
Hark the Herald Angels SingWhat Am I Singing About?
This week in our “What Am I Singing About” series we look at the 1739 carol, ‘Hark The Herald Angels Sing’, written by Charles Wesley. Join us as Peter O’Halloran takes us through the carol and asks us the question, where do we really look to for our salvation.
Come, Thou Long Expected JesusWhat Am I Singing About?
As we approach Christmas we’ll start to hear the familiar Christmas carols. Songs we’ve perhaps sung since we were children. But how well do we connect with the story that they tell? Today we kick off our extended advent preaching series called ‘What Am I Singing About?” Each week we will be looking at a traditional Christmas carol and exploring it’s biblical foundation and application to our lives.
This week we are looking at the 1744 advent and Christmas carol, “Come, Thou Long Expected Jesus” written by Charles Wesley as he reflected on the needs of 18th century society and Haggai 2:7
Rooted and Grounded In Love
This week we look at what the bible says about being rooted and grounded in God’s love for us and the impact this can have in our lives as individuals and as a community. Join us as Andy Smith leads us through some steps to ensure we’re posturing ourselves to receive all that God has for us.
Guest Speaker: Malini ColvilleGuest Speakers
Today is adoption Sunday and we have the pleasure of hearing from our guest speaker Malini Colville from Home for Good. Join us as we talk about adoption and fostering and hear experiences from some in our own community as they have journeyed this process.
Hospitality: Do I Have Room?
For generations the early church was marked by it’s pursuit of radically ordinary hospitality. In a culture where many are unsure of who they are and where they are headed how do we once again become a place safety, sanctuary and embrace?