Community

Community

Online Alpha

Our next Alpha Course will be starting online on 12th May at 7.30pm. Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the basics of the Christian faith. Usually this happens over eleven weeks, each session looks at a different question that people can have about faith and is designed to create conversation. It’s just an open, informal and honest space to explore and discuss life’s big questions together. Watch the intro video below. Alpha is an opportunity to explore life and…

Don’t Be Ashamed of the Tears

As I look back on my life, I think of 20 years ago this month. I thought my life had come to an end. My husband of 32 years was dying in Victoria Hospital and here I was in Gatehouse Church worshipping God, my heart breaking. Perhaps that’s where you are today, your husband isn’t dying but because of circumstances of life your heart is breaking and you feel you’ll never smile or laugh again. In fact when people are…

Ministry Fair – Want to be part of the team?

Ever wandered what happens behind the scenes in a church and how much work is involved in setting it up and keep it running and who is involved in serving others? Who greets visitors at the door or what about looking after the finances of the church? Who organises the sound for the worship team and the speaker? Who’s involved in the prayer and youth ministry team and what events do they do? How are the videos created for the…

Alpha Course – January 2020

What is Alpha? Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the basics of the Christian faith. Usually this happens over eleven weeks, each session looks at a different question that people can have about faith and is designed to create conversation. It’s just an open, informal and honest space to explore and discuss life’s big questions together.  Alpha website Alpha is an opportunity to explore life and the Christian faith in a friendly, open and information environment. Each session includes…

New to Blackpool?

If you’re new to Blackpool or surrounding area or just here for a weekend or holiday and are looking for a community to connect with, you are welcome to visit us. We have two services on Sundays – 10.30am and 6.30pm. Sunday mornings include separate youth and kids programmes. We are a mixed bunch of people who get together to learn more about our faith and encourage one another as well as reaching out into the community. Dress is casual…

December 2019 SPECIAL events

There’s a lot happening at the Gatehouse during December! If you are a visitor and looking for a community to join, please do come and visit. We look forward to welcoming you.

Sunday Evenings

Our Sunday Evening Special events Events start at 6.30 pm and finish around 8.00 pm Venue: Usually held in the Gatehouse Church unless otherwise noted.

Art Classes at the Gatehouse

Art classes in acrylic, painting and drawing are being offered by one of our partners here at the Gatehouse. Karen is offering these classes at no charge, so come along and learn a new skill. At the same time meet new friends and have some fellowship! When: Every month second Tuesday, starting on 12 March 2019 Time: 10.30 – 12.30am Look forward to seeing you! Click here for more information > For we are God’s handiwork, created in Christ Jesus…

Pastor’s Blog : Christmas and the New Year

I have been really blessed with the Christmas and New Year Programme this year, not so much because of the quality of contributions but more so because of the input and ownership that all sorts of different people in the Gatehouse gave to them. Family Christmas Service The festivities set off with the Family Christmas Service which had the setting of a tastefully decorated church. We were all excited because the programme was largely planned by girls from the Sunday…

Hi from Paul – Pais Youth Worker

Hello Gatehouse Church! My name is Paul, I’m from Germany and I’m 19 years old and for the next academic year, I will be responsible for youth work in the Gatehouse church! I am part of a global movement called “Pais”, which is an ancient Greek word, which means “child servant of the king”. And this is what Pais is about: Young adults, sacrificing a year (or more) to serve God! I am not on my own there are two…