Tewkesbury Baptist Church

Loving God, Loving People


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Sunday morning services 

Our Sunday morning services are now taking place at Church at 10.30am every Sunday. Online service also available.

Open to anyone not self-isolating or showing any symptoms

We understand there will be mixed feelings and want to make everyone feel safe and comfortable returning to Church.

The following measures will be in place:

· Doors & windows open for ventilation

· Seating will be 2m apart (families encouraged to sit together)

· Service length limited to approx. 1 hour

· Self-service refreshments provided at the end of service in the main church (please don’t go to the kitchen/servery)

· Toilets will be limited to max 2 people at a time. Disabled toilet available.

We ask you to:

· Not attend if showing symptoms or required to self-isolate

· Not arrive before 10.15am

· Sanitise hands on entry and exit

· Sign in using NHS app or on list in foyer

· Wear a facemask when moving around inside Church. Can be removed when sat down.

· Be considerate when singing. If singing without mask please ensure to leave 2m gap between you and people in front of you.

· Mingle outside after the service (weather permitting) or maintain social distance inside.

· Follow government guidance on self-isolation after symptoms and/or positive test/contact tracing/returning from foreign travel. 

Christmas Blessings 2021

Are you worrying about Christmas?

Tewkesbury Foodbank may be able to help.

With the support of local businesses, we will be issuing a variety of vouchers, redeemable in local stores. This should take away some of the worry of Christmas this year.

Phone or text 07988 092016 or email shm@tewkesbury.foodbank.org.uk

New Recycling Scheme

We now have a collection point in the foyer to recycle items in exchange for funds for our Community Build Project

recycling scheme

Christmas Art Competition

Last Entry: Sunday November 14th 2021

This is an opportunity for children and young people to get creative and show off their arty side in the run up to Christmas!

To get involved simply create a design / picture to show what Christmas means to you – it could be a festive scene, a stable scene, wise men, shepherds or angels, a picture of your family at Christmas or anything else… we look forward to seeing your creativity!

There will be separate categories for 4 to 7 years; 8 to 11 years and 12 to 16 years. All entries will be reviewed by our judges and there will be a prize for the winner of each category.

Depending on numbers the entries will be displayed at our Christmas Fayre on Saturday 20th November from 4pm.

Rules – all entries MUST follow:

· Submitted by Sunday November 14th 2021.

· Include your name, age group and Contact number or email on the back

· All entrants must be between 4 and 16 years of age

· Entries should be on an A4 sized paper.

· Individual entries only (i.e. submission MUST be completed by a single person).

· Entries can use colouring pens, pencils, crayons or paint.

· Entries may be submitted through Group Leaders or directly by Parents/Carers to Tewkesbury Baptist Church, Station Road, Tewkesbury. GL20 5DR.

· By entering this Competition you give us consent to display your artwork at our Christmas Fayre.

Any queries please email office@tewkbaptist.org.uk

Sunday 5th December

Old Baptist Chapel Carol Service

Dates for Your Diary

Sun 5th Dec 4pm: Carols in the Old Baptist Chapel 

Sat 22nd Jan: Tewkesbury Railways - an illustrated talk by Ian Boskett


Coffee Morning 

Come and join us for a cuppa and a chat 10am - 12noon every Wednesday during school term time. 
All welcome!

LUKES Open House

The LUKES Open House café is open on Tuesdays 1pm - 3pm at the Church.

Come along and join us for a cuppa, cake, soup, crafts and community.

All Welcome!

The Prayer Group

The Prayer Group meets in the Church on Mondays at 2pm
Please join in and let's pray together.

If you have any prayer requests or would like to link up with us please contact Tina Ash 

07516 410100

Assistall Voucher Codes

Another new way to raise funds for the Church and other charities while saving you money on your shopping.

This website has exclusive offers and voucher codes that can be used in many retailers such as Iceland, Bunches, Paperchase, Under Armour and more.


Community Build Fundraising

Did you know you can generate free funds for Community Build whenever you shop online at over 4,400 leading retailers via Give as you Live online?

It's totally free to use and with top offers from retailers like John Lewis, Amazon and eBay, you could save money and get that feel-good factor by helping our Church Community Build project for free.

Join for free today:  https://www.giveasyoulive.com to support Tewkesbury Baptist Church.

Help Raise Funds for our Church

Any purchases from Amazon can now support our Community Build fund. Please shop at smile.amazon.co.uk and choose Tewkesbury Baptist Church and Amazon donates.

Thank you.


Community Build

See the new Community Build page on our website for details of the proposed plans for the extension and remodelling of the Church building.

Tewkesbury Residents Handbook

The Church is listed in this handbook