Keep up to date with the life of the churches within the Dartford area, and the prayer focus for the coming month.
The Winter Shelter will be relaunching this coming January. As always the project needs volunteer support and finances to keep offering shelter to homeless people in and around Dartford. If you are interested in volunteering please fill in a form at DCWS Website.
A few years ago now Sarah Ford and Bart Woodhouse lunched the first Encounter evening at the Bridge Community Room in north Dartford. After a short break these evenings of worship and prayer for renewal and revival have begun to spread in our local Methodist Circuit. Sittingbourne launched its first Encounter earlier in the year […]
On April 6th this year Ebbsfleet Community Church, together with several supporting Dartford Churches, launched Healing on the Streets (HOTS) outside Spital Street Methodist Church. Since the launch weekend we’ve been out a further 2 Saturdays and prayed with over 12 people and have had numerous positive conversations with people as they pass by. We […]
The theme for the next few weeks that Simon will lead is going to be the Story of Salvation described In Ephesians. The story is to be found In Ephesians: Chapter 1:3-14 Chapter 2 Chapter 3:1-8 Chapter 4:20-26 Chapter 5:8 We’re going to start with our complete forgiveness. I think that this is a key […]
Looking at the opening verses of Ephesians (Chapter 1 verses 1-14) The first thing to reaffirm is that Ephesians is a letter that encourages and equips through its teaching, arguably more than many of the other epistles, especially when we recognise its only has 6 chapters. Paul is encouraging a young church in a […]
Over the next few weeks we’re looking at Ephesians, an amazing letter Paul wrote to the young church in Ephesus. This is the first installment, which was led by Simon on Sunday 13th. Introduction to Ephesians In coming months the church will be studying Paul’s letter to the Ephesians (https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ephesians+1&version=NIVUK). God has chosen to work […]
Over the months of January through to March several of us will be serving the Winter Shelter in Dartofrd at the Brent Church venue on a Saturday evening. There are still many volunteering opportunities if anyone else would like to be involved. These range for an hour helping to set the venue up, to helping […]
Our link with Pioneer Network continues to grow. Earlier this month Bart was able to attend the first CORE Training Event that Pioneer have run, aimed at equiping leaders within the network and developing our common understanding of Pioneer’s core values of being Relational, Missional, Charismatic, and Kingdom Orientated. We had some excellent teaching from […]
We’ve done it! On Sunday the 9th September we launched Ebbsfleet Community Church. We met in the new house and filled the kitchen with people of all ages, chatting and catching up. As we begin we feel the Holy Spirit is leading us towards becoming a house church, at least over the next few months. […]