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  • Bags for the Homeless
    Again this year TBC is putting together some bags of toiletries for Noah Enterprises who will distribute them to the homeless that they help.
  • Why flu vaccination is important
    Flu vaccination is important because, while flu is unpleasant for most people, it can be dangerous and even life threatening for some people, particularly those with certain health conditions. The best time to have your flu vaccine is in the autumn or early winter before flu starts spreading. But you can get your vaccine later.
  • Hot weather and its impacts
    Summer can be a wonderful season, with lots of time spent outside enjoying the sunshine and warm weather. Whilst many of us like to enjoy the sunshine and hot weather, we should make sure we do it safely and remember certain groups of people are more vulnerable than others to heat or ultraviolet radiation
  • Big church, little church
    Watchet Baptist Church has been on a journey discovering new ways of being missional disciples of Jesus – and this has included an overhaul of Sundays. Minister Mike Sherburn is joined by several members in reflecting on what’s happened so far.
  • Don’t be self-righteous
    Jesus told this parable: ‘Two men went to the Temple to pray. One was a Pharisee, and the other was a despised tax collector. The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed this prayer: “I thank you, God, that I am not like other people – cheaters, sinners, adulterers. I’m certainly not like that tax collector!… Read more: Don’t be self-righteous
  • I have told you these things, that My joy and delight may be in you.
    Jesus actually prayed that you would have joy: ‘Now I am coming to You; I say these things while I am still in the world, so that My joy may be made full and complete and perfect in them [that they may experience My delight fulfilled in them, that My enjoyment may be perfected in their own souls, that they may have My gladness within them, filling their hearts]’
  • ‘Let’s celebrate and be glad today.’ (Psalm 118:24 CEV)
    Each day is a gift from God. Next to your salvation, today is the most valuable gift you will ever receive. When you receive a gift, what do you do? Thank the giver, unwrap it, and enjoy it. Getting the idea? One Bible teacher writes: ‘I make an effort to focus on and enjoy every… Read more: ‘Let’s celebrate and be glad today.’ (Psalm 118:24 CEV)
  • The drop in temperature can cause our home’s pipes to freeze or burst.
    To help take the worry away and prevent needing to call out an emergency plumber, here is some simple guidance on how to protect your home this winter and reduce the amount of heat that’s lost – saving energy and money. Winter wise winsCover any external pipes – covering or ‘lagging’ your external pipework with… Read more: The drop in temperature can cause our home’s pipes to freeze or burst.
  • Public Urged to Use ‘Common Sense’ as Ambulance Workers Strike
    Dial 999 ‘As Usual’…
  • ‘There is God’
    If God is for us, who can be against us? Certainly not God, who did not even keep back his own Son, but offered him for us all! He gave us his Son—will he not also freely give us all things?
  • Strep A
    Symptoms of a strep A infectionCommon symptoms of strep A include: flu-like symptoms, such as a high temperature, swollen glands or an aching body sore throat (strep throat or tonsillitis)a rash that feels rough, like sandpaper (scarlet fever)scabs and sores (impetigo)pain and swelling (cellulitis)severe muscle achesnausea and vomitingMost strep A infections are not serious and… Read more: Strep A
  • Rekindle your love for Jesus
    . Do you doubt that God will be gracious to you? Read this: ‘You are a God of forgiveness, gracious and merciful…rich in unfailing love. You did not abandon them’ (Nehemiah 9:17 NLT)