Sunday 25th August 10.30 am @ Grange Road
Rob Baggaley has preached once before at DBC. If you were here on that occasion, you certainly won’t want to miss his return visit, when Rob will be giving the main talk.
Rob Baggaley lives near Bedale with his wife Katie and their son Elijah. Having been in ministry in various settings, Rob felt the call to return to rural life to share the gospel of Christ in the Dales communities.
Among other things, Rob is on the events team with “10ofthose” Christian book publishers, he has served for a number of years on the 19-24’s team at Keswick ministries, and has been a regular ministry leader with Richmond holidays – where he met Katie skiing in the French Alps!
His hope is to serve Christ a day at a time and by the grace of God, to help others to do the same.
Come along on Sunday, if you can. You will be very welcome.
What to Expect on Sunday Morning
Who is welcome? You are! We welcome everyone, regardless of age, gender, disability, race, sexual orientation, or anything else that some people might want to think of as excluding anyone. Importantly, we welcome sinners; if we didn’t, our church buildings would be empty.
The Service: Our worship will vary a bit from Sunday to Sunday. However, there will always be songs (hymns), one or more Bible readings, a money offering and prayers. There will also be a “Kids’ Slot” (aimed at children of all ages!) and a longer talk. We usually celebrate Communion on the third Sunday of each month. Services are timed to finish at or a little before 12.00 noon. Having said all that, we are flexible.
Rock Solid: “Rock Solid” is our youth church. Children stay with the adults for about the first half hour of the Service and then leave the main worship area for their own sessions. There they will read the Bible, draw, talk, make things – whatever. We also have a well-used young children’s corner in the worship area.
Music: Modern songs predominate, although we include traditional hymns. You will almost certainly find a keyboard in use, along with a guitar, bass guitar and drums – or, at least, some of them. The organ may literally come into play sometimes. There will be a music leader and two or three other singers ‘up front’ and using mics. All the words are projected on to a central screen and separate monitors at the sides of the worship area.
After Worship: We serve light refreshments in the entrance Foyer and in the Conservatory. Chatting over a fairly traded cuppa is a great way to ask questions and to get to know each other better. Most people do hang around, rather than rushing off. We hope you will hang out too.
Dress Code: Although you might see some folks wearing their ‘Sunday-Best’, we have no dress code. Jeans and a tee-shirt work just as well as a suit or jacket – and they are more common.