Financial Update – July 2021

Dear Everyday Church family, Welcome to the third finance update of 2021. Our goal in these updates is to keep us focused on our three key values on finance: Transparency Accountability Generosity The aim of values, is that over time, and through consistent expression through real action, these values become our default culture. We are getting there in terms of our church culture and hope … Continue reading Financial Update – July 2021

Financial Update – April 2021

Dear Everyday Church family, Welcome to the second Finance Update of 2021. Our goal in these updates is to keep us focused on our three key values on finance: Transparency Accountability Generosity The aim of values, is that over time, and through consistent expression through real action, these values become our default culture. We are getting there in terms of our church culture and hope … Continue reading Financial Update – April 2021

Financial Update – February 2021

Dear Everyday Church family, Welcome to the first Finance Update of 2021. Our goal in these updates is to keep us in line with our three key values on finance: Transparency Accountability Generosity As I wrote back in October we are encouraging one another to apply these principles to our personal finances and to model them within our handling of our church finances. We do … Continue reading Financial Update – February 2021

What is God teaching us through Covid-19? – #3 Conspiracy Theories and Truth

Our lead pastor Phil Moore writes: Dear Everyday Church family, For most of us, the coronavirus crisis has been a time of learning. We’ve learned a lot about ourselves, a lot about the Lord and a lot about the world. I’ve already posted blogs about two areas where I think that we have learned the most as a church family, so here’s a third area: we … Continue reading What is God teaching us through Covid-19? – #3 Conspiracy Theories and Truth

May the God of hope… (how to endure when life is hard)

My dad died on 7th November 2020. His death was tragic and unexpected. While this is not the first bereavement I have suffered, I have never experienced death feeling so close. So scary. So final. To be honest, it has felt like my life will never move on from its current perpetually sad state. Even if you are not presently enduring an acute moment of … Continue reading May the God of hope… (how to endure when life is hard)

Alpha Course – Reporting Back

About a month ago we finished our latest Alpha Course. We have run eight Alpha Courses over the last three years at Everyday Church. And while they have all been brilliant, it is safe to say the four we have run since March have been the most interesting! Restrictions on gatherings due to the COVID-19 pandemic meant we’ve hosted these courses online. It takes a … Continue reading Alpha Course – Reporting Back

Christmas

I love Christmas! No, really I do. I know for some it is a tough time, but by the grace of God Christmas has always been good to me. Even growing up in a slightly dysfunctional family, I remember Christmas being a time of Joy. When my own children were small I discovered that it really is better to give than to receive and the … Continue reading Christmas

What Is God Teaching Us Through Covid-19? – #2 Sacrifice & Suffering

One of the biggest questions that I keep being asked by people across Everyday Church right now is: What is God teaching us as a church through Covid-19? To answer that question, I’ll be posting a few thoughts over the next few weeks from our conversations together as whole-church elders, but we don’t claim to be the only ones who can answer this question. If you are part … Continue reading What Is God Teaching Us Through Covid-19? – #2 Sacrifice & Suffering

What Is God Teaching Us Through Covid-19? – #1 Corporate Prayer

One of the biggest questions that I keep being asked by people across Everyday Church right now is: What is God teaching us as a church through Covid-19? The past few months of not being permitted to meet together in person have been so difficult for many of us that it’s only natural for us to find ourselves grappling to find clear meaning to this season. As … Continue reading What Is God Teaching Us Through Covid-19? – #1 Corporate Prayer