Pulborough Brooks Baptist Church
An outward-looking church seeking to play its part in building God's kingdom
Engaging with local organisations for a Day of Action in summer 2019
Enabled through a grant from Home Mission
Pulborough Brooks Baptist Church (PBBC) is now in its ninth year and continues to experience God’s blessing. The ethos at PBBC is to be an outward looking church that seeks to play its part in building God’s Kingdom in Pulborough. We are motivated by our call to show the love of Jesus to our friends and neighbours through our actions as well as words. We try to maintain a high visible presence in the life of the village by selling bread at the monthly village market, running a vibrant parent and toddler group (called Jelly Beans), and engaging in community outreach projects.
During the summer of 2019 we teamed up with our Community Wardens, Police Youth Liaison Officers and local Housing Association for a Day of Action. We spent the day clearing weeds, removing rubbish and painting over graffiti. It is amazing just what a small group of folk can achieve over the course of a few hours and we had some wonderful conversations with local residents. We followed this up with a community breakfast which comprised of tea, coffee and bacon butties on the green. We have also successfully run a parenting course with a group of mums from Jelly Beans (our toddler group) and are looking forward to running another course in the coming year.
The church fellowship is excited about the future prospects of PBBC. As part of our vision for 2020 program we have renewed our mission statement. United in faith, and empowered by the Holy Spirit, our mission is:
To grow in our knowledge & love of Jesus
To love, care for & encourage each other
To help others get to know Jesus through words and actions
Give thanks for another wonderful year of blessings. Give thanks for the impact of Jelly Beans and the opportunity to run parenting courses. Give thanks for the many positive contacts that were made during the Day of Action.
That we might not only grow spiritually but also numerically and that we might bear much fruit for the gospel. That we will make a positive impact in our community and see people brought to faith in Jesus. That we would know God’s will and guidance as we plan outreach activities throughout the year and develop our church vision for 2020.
A BIG Thank You!
On behalf of everyone at PBBC I would like to take this opportunity to thank you so much for the support that you have given, as individuals and churches, to the Home Mission Fund. A grant from Home Mission has enabled us to focus on playing our part in building God’s kingdom. Without Home Mission support this would not have been possible. So thank you all!
The Revd Dr David Howling, Minister
Church meets at: Pulborough Village Hall, Swan View, Pulborough RH20 2BF
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