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Christmas jumper greetings

Sadly this year we cannot exchange Christmas cards in Church. But we can still greet each other, this is how. Grab your Christmas jumpers or hats then write a greeting, take a photo and send it to If you are feeling shy just send the greeting. They will all be collated and played on screen during some of the Christmas season services. If you need help taking the photo let us know. Liz Hall

Meal Bags for Children

As you know, families find it quite hard to feed children during half-terms and school holidays. Children aren’t getting their school dinners so we would like to help locally with that. Talking to Gateway Academy we have come up with an idea to help 25 families. We are going to do a recipe card with all the ingredients to make nutritious meals and give those to the school who will then give them to the families. So we are going…

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…
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