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A Word From Geoff October 2019

Dear Friends We continue to live in times of conflict whether it is in Hong Kong or the Houses of Parliament over Brexit. Where is the peace that we all crave for? We are told in the Bible that ‘Peace’ is a Fruit of the Holy Spirit, but what is Peace? Is it the absence […]

A Word From Geoff – September 2019

Dear Friends A certain member of our church here at St.Bs worked for a number of years as Cabin Crew for British Airways. He served people in Business class and amongst some of the many guests that he served were The Rolling Stones and Nelson Mandela. You are right in thinking that these passengers were […]

Upcoming Teaching Program

Dear Friends The media are talking about The Great British Bakeoff and Strictly Come dancing, and the latest bakers and celebrities to face the caustic tongue of Paul Holly- wood and Craig Revel Horwood. That means it’s the beginning of Sept and Autumn is slowly creeping in on us. If you are anything like me […]

Looking For A Saviour – Marvel Film Nights

In today’s culture the church is constantly scratching its head thinking of ways in which it can communicate in new and fresh ways the Gospel of Jesus Christ. This does not mean compromising what we believe is truth, it means thinking out of the box in new and creative ways that will help people to […]

The Forge – Survival Night

Our men’s group (known as The Forge) meet on the second Monday each month and in July we held a survival night. With our hosts (and survival specialists) Matt Plumbo and Mark Bimbo they set us all a challenge of Shelter, Fire and Water with the aim of building shelter, obtaining water from the near […]

A Word From Geoff – July 2019

LOVE TAKES RISKS We are in the season of weddings in our churches, although there are many different places that you can use today to tie the knot, we see still a number of couples making their vows in our churches. It’s a huge step, as it always has been to commit yourself to another […]

A Word From Geoff – June 2019

Dear FriendsIt is hard to believe but at the end of this month of June Teresa and I will have been living, working and dwelling with you in the sunny South for 20 years. As well as that this month is the 30th anniversary of my ordination at Liverpool Cathedral. I cannot believe where the […]

APCM – Minutes

On Tuesday the 23rd April 2019 we held our Annual Parish Council Meeting for the 3 churches within the Canford Magna Parish: St. Barnabas Church Bearwood Canford Magna Church The Lantern Church You can view and download the minutes of the meeting here

Songs – By Rev Geoff Boland

As mentioned in my May news letter, I  recently asked Darren Baker one of our church family, who has a great creative gift with visuals and pictures if he would create two videos using as source material two songs that I had written in 1989. The two songs are not the best recordings in the […]

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