Welcome to Elmwood Church!

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We are an independent, evangelical church, with a vision to be a loving and learning Jesus-centred family, united in our desire to serve God, in reaching our community.

Elmwood is a very welcoming church, where the services are quite informal, with a great mix of applied bible teaching, lively singing and heartfelt prayer as we worship Jesus each week.

This site reflects many of the ways you can connect with Elmwood and explore faith in the Lord Jesus - but the web can never do justice to the reality - so do come and see for yourself this Sunday at 10.30am or 6.30pm.

Elmwood Leadership team.

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Elmwood Cafe

God is at work in the Café! We have many good conversations, and every week friendships are being made with people from the local community.  We are hoping to build the team further, so that we can have at least 3 people to serve and chat to visitors each week. There are still some gaps […]

Fusion

Fusion is Elmwood’s group for 18’s to early 30’s. Run by David and Rebecca Pearce, Fusion love to meet up to be sociable and share God’s word. They usually have Sunday lunch together every month at one of their own homes or with a church member. To find out more or to join the Fusion […]

A Message From Jonah

“Those who cling to worthless idols forfeit the grace that could be theirs. But I with a song of thanksgiving, will sacrifice to You.”  Jonah 2:8,9 Last week we were looking at the story of Jonah in the Holiday Bible Club where the children learned these key verses. Amazingly, Jonah spoke from the depths of […]

Toddlers & Playgroup

Our toddler group and Playgroup will resume their normal term-time programme week beginning 11th September

Elmwood Cafe

Elmwood Cafe is set to reopen on Friday 15th September. We're looking forward to catching up with our regulars and to welcoming new visitors.

A Message From Jonah

“Those who cling to worthless idols forfeit the grace that could be theirs. But I with a song of thanksgiving, will sacrifice to You.”  Jonah 2:8,9

Last week we were looking at the story of Jonah in the Holiday Bible Club where the children learned these key verses. Amazingly, Jonah spoke from the depths of the smelly, slimy, pitch dark of the fish's belly. He said them when he understood that it was God's grace that had put him there rather than let him drown, despite his disobedience. Yet, a few days later, he was furious that God showed similar mercy towards the Ninevites.

By allowing something else to take priority, whether pride, resentment or hate, however well justified such feelings may have been, he missed the joy that he could have experienced at being a means of God's grace to them.

So, instead of that 'song of thanksgiving', Jonah sulked and complained! An idol is anything that we allow to come before our love and obedience to God. Today what could stop us from enjoying God's grace?


Yours,
Elizabeth Gough
Leadership Team

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