Christ Church Fullwood, The Journey of Renewal It was as long ago as 2013 that Mrs Fiona Lockwood, of Christ Church Fulwood, Sheffield, asked to visit us at JBKS Architects. She had seen photos of our work and wanted to discuss what they wanted to do at Christ Church Fulwood, a thriving Anglican church with […]
As churches move into the new year, there are many ways to be productive and look forward…
Greyfriars Church was recently awarded ‘Gold Winner’ of the Project of the Year
Protection and Preservation of Churches this Christmas Season During the Christmas season, churches face unique security risks as more people come to celebrate and worship. From vandalism and theft to arson, church buildings are especially vulnerable during this time, making protection a top priority. Fortunately, there are steps that congregations can take to protect their […]
Last year’s church closures didn’t just affect regular churchgoers or even just people of faith.
Deuteronomy 30 v 15-20 “ See, I set before you today, life and prosperity, or death and destruction. For I command you today, to Love the Lord, to walk in his ways, and you will live and increase, for the Lord your God will bless you…”
Compared to the same event in Sandown in October the CRE Exeter was buzzing, especially on the first of the two days. Perhaps people were now prepared to come out more readily with the Covid issues receding in severity and in number.
Greyfriars has just opened their Foyer, Coffee shop and Bookshop, with a new wide doorway through into the church’s West End. It is light, contemporary, and full of life. It is called The Atrium.
Christmas is traditionally a time for giving, be that presents, love, joy, food and hospitality.
In my mind, Jesus coming to earth as a baby is the greatest gift of all. God gave us Jesus for our salvation, in eternity. We open our Christmas presents just the same. We have to open the gift of Jesus Christ by believing in him and accepting him in order to have the blessings of the present.
We all thought in 2020 at Christmas time, that Covid would pass, and we would be back to normal by 2021. Not so. The new variant has hit the news with a dark cloud of concern and negative expectation. Will it be worse? Will the vaccine work? When will a new Omicron booster be available? We had hoped it was going to be a back-to-normal Christmas?