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Food bags update

We are preparing the children’s food bags on Monday and on Friday which will be for the half-term week. We will then be having a break for a week while we re-evaluate what we are doing, meet up with the leadership and pray about how we are going to continue. Good news is that we have been offered donations from Southport food bank so we will be able to continue with this project, which is great. We will keep everybody…

Food bags for children

Donations required For week of 17/01/2021 Carton of UHT milk – semi or full Tin of minced beef and onion (Aldi don’t do this but Asda, Farmfoods and possibly Tesco do) Jar of tomato pasta sauce Bag of sugar Please contact Kay if you would like us to collect from you. For financial donations, please go to Donations. Thank you. Read more about Food/Meal Bags for Children Example Recipe cards Go to Recipe Cards Food bags at Christmas 27/12/2020 On…

Recipes for food bags

Here are the links to the recipe cards included with the meal bags for our Meal Bags for Children project. They will open as PDF files which you can download. Recipe cards 1 Recipe cards 2

Christmas Services

We are pleased to announce that we will be holding our Christmas services and special events over the next few weeks at the church. These services will also be livestreamed on our social media channel.

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 or video 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. Here are a few…

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.
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