Church News

Church News

Village Trail

After morning worship on the 15th of July lots of church members together with the Kings’ Kids and the Kings’ Teens got together and went into Kingsthorpe Village on a treasure trail. It was quite hot but everyone enjoyed themselves and afterwards everyone joined together in the church for a picnic! Thanks to Bronwen for creating the trail and to everyone who…

Flower Festival

Bethany Homestead hold a flower festival every year and Kingsthorpe Baptist Church usually submit an entry. This year they asked Kathleen from Kingsthorpe Methodist Church to ‘create’ their entry. The theme was ‘Songs from Shows’ and Kathleen chose the Wizard of Oz for her flower arrangement. What a fantastic arrangement – well done Kathleen.…

Girls’ Brigade Main Presentation of Awards

The Girls’ Brigade Main Presentation of Awards took place on Tuesday 3rd July. The badges were presented by  Company Chaplains David and Sheila . The Explorers received their Sharing and Outdoors badges. The Juniors were given their Hope and Faith badges. The Seniors were presented with…

Girls’ Brigade, trip to the seaside

During 2018 Girls’ Brigade throughout the world has been celebrating 125 years of witness and mission with girls and young women. As part of those celebrations the Northamptonshire District organised a trip to the seaside at Hunstanton. Lots of companies took part, and the 5th Northampton Company were very well represented with most of the girls and leaders coming…

Kings’ Kids & Kings’ Teens Fundraising

The Kings’ Kids’ and the Kings’ Teens decided to raise some money for a local charity during this year and the charity they selected is KidsAid. KidsAid works with families and provides therapeutic support for children and young people who have suffered any form of trauma. To kick…

Kings’ Kids & Kings’ Teens in May

This week the Kings’ Kids and the Kings’ Teen got together for another fun session, and they talked the coming of the Holy Spirit. The Kings’ Kids began with a balloon game which was rather noisy. They had to burst the balloons, find the paper inside and assemble the message…

Prayer Pots

As part of the project ‘Thy Kingdom Come’, designed to encourage Christians everywhere to pray together from 10-20th May, Ascension to Pentecost, we have made Prayer Pots. These were given to the children and young people to take home and use with their families. There is a different activity every day from 10-20th May for families to use to help them to pray…

Godly Play

The young people enjoyed their first session of Godly Play on the 29th of April. They heard the parable of The Great Pearl, which was a story not many of them knew. It gave them lots to think about, and after the story people chose to reflect by drawing, creating with doh or playing quietly with the story box and retelling the story to each other. The next Godly Play will…