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Video Talks

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We’re aware that our blog page is very out of date…… as usual it’s been really busy at Encounter and we’re sorry that we have neglected to keep these up to date. One of the things we have just started to do though is to record some of our Sunday or Event talks and will […]

Sermon Updates

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Unfortunately we’ve been having a problem with recording our Sunday Talks. We’re working hard to get this sorted. Our current series is based on 1 Thessalonians called ‘Survive or Thrive’ and if you would like a copy of these notes then please let us know and we’ll send them out to you. We are asking the […]

New Year… Same Me…

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We recently had someone share with us a different way of looking back on the year….. The concept of New Year Resolutions can reinforce a feeling that we aren’t good enough. The toxic “New Year, New You” message which gets pedalled out by gyms and diet companies can make us feel as if we have […]

When Faith Gets Shaken – XLP inspired WAM Youth

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In March we were delighted to host Patrick Regan and his team for the “When Faith Gets Shaken Tour” at Encounter Church. It was great to welcome not just local people but some who had travelled from as far away as Dorset and Somerset to attend. Patrick is the Founder and Chief Executive Director of XLP and […]

“Renewal Not Rules”

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This week our Sunday talk brings us to part four of our”Changing Culture” series. If you would like to listen to it you can hear it by clicking here. This week Pastor Fern covers the subject “Renewal not Rules”. As always if you have any questions then please get in touch with us.

Surprised by God

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I was at breaking point at the end of October. I had worked too many seven day weeks and was exhausted. Also I had split up with my boyfriend. I was very tired and very sad. How had things come to this – single and childless at 42 when I’d wanted to be a mother all of my life? I could […]

The Dress

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On Sunday we asked people to share what God was doing in their lives and in particular how he has spoken to them. Here’s a great story which Heather Kerks, who runs our Little Sparks Parent and Baby Group has allowed us to share here…. Ten years ago we went to Rome for our 25th […]

It’s our Birthday!

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It’s Encounter’s 3rd birthday this month and we will be celebrating over the weekend of 10/11th September. On Saturday evening we will meet for some food together and then a screening of The War Room, a great film which has been a box office hit in America and teaches all about the difference prayer can […]

Indoor Bowling Event

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What a great afternoon we had this week hosting our first indoor bowls for the over 55s. Next week we have a large party booked to join us so if you want to come too then please send an email to debs@wamcommunity.org.uk to reserve your place.  You can either join one of the teams or sit […]

Welcome to Little Sparks

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Little Sparks is our thriving baby and parent group.  This group started about 2 years ago with just 3 or 4 mums and newborns.  As they’ve left us (some have moved up to our Sparklers group on a Friday) word is out, and more and more are getting to hear about Little Sparks.   It’s […]