Missions

Missions

God Wants Us To Flex

There is a new season in the church! Are we ready to ENLARGE the place of our tent, stretch our tent curtains wide, not holding back, to LENGTHEN our cords, STRENGTHEN our stakes? God Wants Us To Flex is a new Gatehouse sermon series teaching about the body of Christ moving forward, going further and stepping forward to spread the Good News of the Gospel. Sermon Archive – God Wants Us To Flex

ERA: European Conflict

Elim Missions is launching an ERA appeal to support those affected by the conflict in Ukraine.  EM are working in partnership with Samaritan’s Purse, their Elim Missionaries in the area and the Elim Global National Leader, Viktor. Read more (Go to Elim Missions website)

Finance Report [Vision meeting]

Liz Hall (Finance Officer) | 8.02.2022 Finances is not just about figures and spreadsheets, rather, the finances of a Church are one of the keys to growth and reaching the lost. Unfortunately, the short story is that over the last year our finances have been the focus of much prayer.  That is simply because a number of months we have wondered if we were going to be able meet our needs.   Most months we have about £1,000.00 shortfall between income…

Testimonies – Helps/Volunteering

During this morning’s service we were encouraged to hear from Emma, Liz and Kay who were asked by Neville to tell us a bit about the projects they are involved in here in Blackpool. Emma has visited us here at the Gatehouse and she is doing her Special Education Needs teacher training here in Blackpool and also volunteers at the Blackpool Food Bank. Her main reason to volunteer was that she is heavily involved in a community of vulnerable young…

Toddlers & Co

Exciting news! We are planning to start a toddlers and babies group from Monday, 20th September 2021 here at the Gatehouse Community Centre. It will be for mums, dads, aunties, uncles, grandparents and people that are looking after children, to bring their little ones for some fun.

Praying for South Shore

The time to pray for breakthrough in our area and for the church has not stopped. So we need everyone to get involved. We will meet at church for a short time of prayer and encouragement, and then go to a part of South Shore. Then, in pairs, walk through the area praying and also ask people who we meet, how they would like us to pray. We’ll then return for a quick debrief and time of prayer at church.…

Robinsons – Nigeria

Tim & Ali Robinson together with their son, Dan came to the Gatehouse recently to share with us their work with the Summer Institute of Linguistics Nigeria Ltd (SIL Nigeria). SIL is one of Wycliffe Bible Translators’ field partners.

Fundraising Cycle – Blackpool to Skegness

This year’s Coast2Coast fundraising cycle ride for Elim Missions will be a 300km cycle from Blackpool to Skegness over the course of 3 days. This event is to raise funds to train and send missionaries to plant churches. The nations that God is focusing them on are Guatemala, Peru, Finland, Greece, Botswana, Lesotho, Fiji and more. The Dates: Friday 18th to Sunday 20th June 2021 The Route: Blackpool to Skegness Missions Director Iain Hesketh and Alan Osborn (Elim Minister) will be…

Limitless Blackpool

Paula Tamaki, Gatehouse Youth Leader shared an update at a recent Sunday service about their new dynamic youth ministry called Limitless Blackpool. Limitless Blackpool aims to be a family orientated group, centered around family. Volunteer roles will include all generations in the church so that we will be nurturing, serving and encouraging the youth. The Youth group is aimed at year 7-13. Team members Paula, Lewis and Tilly recently completed a training programme to help establish an active youth outreach…

Pray for the Nations

Good morning! Over the last 7 days many people have joined together to pray for the nations of India, Pakistan, Philippines, Nepal and Brazil. We have decided to extend this for a further 14 days until 20 May in its current format. Thank you to those of you have contributed during the last week. Please share this link with your churches. I’m inviting you to join together as we intercede for the nations. Register here and please share. Rev Neville…

Call to pray for India & other nations – Elim Relief Appeal

An urgent call from Elim to leaders and congregations to pray for India & other nations that are suffering the heart-breaking devastation caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. 𝗪𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗷𝗼𝗶𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘁𝗼𝗴𝗲𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝟳 𝗱𝗮𝘆𝘀 (𝗮𝘁 𝟳𝗮𝗺 & 𝗮𝘁 𝟳𝗽𝗺 (BST) 𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗵 𝗱𝗮𝘆) 𝗼𝗻 𝗭𝗼𝗼𝗺 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝟯𝟬 𝗺𝗶𝗻𝘂𝘁𝗲𝘀 𝗼𝗳 𝗳𝗼𝗰𝘂𝘀𝗲𝗱 𝗽𝗿𝗮𝘆𝗲𝗿. 𝗙𝗿𝗶𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝟯𝟬 𝗔𝗽𝗿𝗶𝗹 – 𝗧𝗵𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗱𝗮𝘆 𝟲 𝗠𝗮𝘆 Sign up for one session or several here We will be collecting donations for this cause here at the Gatehouse so if you…

Really Good News

The Elim Really Good News campaign is launching today and continues during the month of March. Each day there will be someone who will tell their story of how they became a Jesus follower or how being a Jesus follower has helped them during lockdown.
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