What’s On

Our Church has a variety of ministries. There are times when we all worship together, such as on Sundays. At other times we meet in programmes and activities that are specifically geared for groups within the Church. We have something for everybody at Cookstown Baptist Church

 

 

 

 

 

 

When? Sunday’s after the children’s talk to the end of the morning service/communion.

Who? Babies and children pre-nursery (0-3 years)

Where? Church hall

 

 

 

When? Tuesdays 10.30 am – 12.00 pm (term time)

Who? Children of pre-school age

Where? Church hall

‘First Steps’ parent & toddler group is an informal and friendly group for babies and children of pre-school age along with their parents or carers.  Come along and enjoy:

  • Friendship – make friends with the other parents and carers.
  • Playtime – there are lots of toys for the children to play with.
  • Interaction – each session ends with a time of singing and/or story time.
  • Tea/Coffee – there are lovely treats for parents and children.
When? Fridays at 7.00 pm – 8.00 pm (October – Easter)

Who? Children of primary school age (4-11)

Where? Church hall

The aim of the Good News Club is to teach children the ‘good news’ of the Bible.  Come along and enjoy:

  • Bible stories
  • Singing
  • Memory verses
  • Bible quizzes
When? Sundays at 10.00 am (term time)

Who? Children & young people (aged 4-14)

Where? Church hall

The aim of the Sunday School is to teach the children and young people the truths of Scripture.  It is our desire to see young people coming to saving faith in Christ and being built up their faith through the teaching of God’s Word.

When? Sundays at 10.00 am (term time)

Who? Teenagers & young adults (aged 15+)

Where? Espie Room

The aim of Bible Class is to encourage our young people to engage and discuss the Bible.  The class takes the format of a more relaxed, informal, and interactive Bible study with opportunities to ask questions, work together in groups, and pray collectively.

 

 

 

 

 

 

When? Fridays at 8.00 pm – 10.00 pm (October – Easter)

Who? Young people (aged 11+)

Where? Church hall

The aim of ‘180’ youth group is to introduce young people to Jesus in the hope that their lives would be ‘turned around’.  Come along and enjoy:

    • Bible lessons – each night finishes with an epilogue.
    • Games –  volleyball, football, unihoc etc.
    • Trips – there are a number of trips throughout the year.
    • Tuck shop – lots of goodies to enjoy.
When? 3rd Sunday night of each month (term time – after church)

Who? Teenagers & young adults (aged 14+)

Where? In the homes of the leaders

There will be updates of all meetings on the Church Website Calendar and Notice Board.

The aim of the Baptist Youth Fellowship (BYF) is to encourage our young people to grow in their faith through the teaching of God’s Word.

When? 1st Saturday night of each month at 8.00 pm – 10.00 pm (October – Easter)

Who? Teenagers & young adults

Where? Church hall

There will be updates of all meetings on the Church Website Calendar and Notice Board.

Manna is an evangelistic meeting for young people.  A typical night consists of worship, testimonies, an epilogue, and some fellowship around a cup of tea/coffee.

When? As announced

Who? All married couples

Where? Different homes

The aim of the married couples fellowship is for couples to spend time together getting building relationships and engaging the Bible.  Activities include Bible studies, games nights, and outings.

When? 2nd Monday night of each month at 8.00 pm – 9.30 pm (September – April)

Who? Women of all ages

Where? Church hall

There will be updates of all meetings on the Church Website Calendar and Notice Board.

The aim of the Baptist Women’s Fellowship (BWF) is to encourage our women to share fellowship with one another and to grow together in their faith.

When? 1st Thursday of each month at 2.30 pm – 4.00 pm (September – June)

Who? 50+

Where? Church hall

As the name suggests, the 50+ fellowship is aimed at those who have retired.  A typical meeting consists of worship, a singer, a guest speaker, and a time of fellowship around a cup of tea/coffee.

When? 3rd Saturday of each month 8.00 am – 10.00 am (September – Easter)

Who? Men of all ages

Where? Church hall

There will be updates of all meetings on the Church Calendar and Notice Board.

The aim of the Men’s Ministry is to encourage our Men to share meaningful fellowship with one another, to get to know each other a little bit more, to learn from and encourage each other in their faith.

When? 3rd Tuesday of every month (apart from July & August).

Where? Local homes.

Who? Everyone welcome. If you want to sign up for a home group, let us know.

Why? Our vision is to have a biblical community where we can care for, encourage, and support one another in our faith. In line with this, we want to follow the NT pattern by nurturing a culture where we can grow, develop and use our gifts for the furtherance of God’s Kingdom.

What? Interactive Bible study, personal prayer time, tea & coffee.