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High Street Baptist Church - Tring
Every week we produce a Midweek Update with church news, forthcoming events and the scripture for the coming Sunday. We also include a list of those who are currently needing prayer. Midweek Update is emailed to anyone who wants to be kept up to date with the news at High Street Baptist Church.
If you would like to receive our weekly Midweek Update, please contact the office at email@example.com.
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As well as a church page, we also have a Facebook page for our midweek childrens’ groups.
Other websites which might be of interest
What a Harvest!
On Sunday 1 October we had our Havest Celebration and Great High Street Bake-Off.
On Sunday 30 July, we were delighted to give thanks for Lydia and celebrate her first birthday together.
Tring is a Fairtrade town
On Saturday 15 July 2017 the Town Mayor of Tring Town, Councillor Mr Gerald Wilkins, presented the renewal certificate of Tring’s status as a Fairtrade Town. We are pleased to be part of the Fairtrade movement by serving Fairtrade tea and coffee on our premises.
A world first!
On 2 May 2017, High Street Baptist Church became the first Baptist church around the world to make a public commitment to divest from fossil fuels! As such, we have been added to the list of divestment commitments on the Fossil Free (350.org) website. High Street has been in close touch with the Bright Now campaign on Church divestment, organised by Christian environment charity, Operation Noah, and indeed we feature as a case study in the most recent publication from the campaign (see link). With this latest commitment, however, we are joining a list that includes some very large institutions and hope that before long we may be joined by many more Baptist churches up and down the country. Our commitment is based on having moved electricity supplier to a ‘fully renewable’ supplier, looking at options for our gas supply when current contracts expire and also exploring options for moving our bank account away from one of the high street’s big four to a bank that supports and endorses moves towards a net zero carbon economy.
Interactive Prayer Day
On Saturday 11 March 2017, the church opened its doors for an Interactive Prayer Walk. Stations around the church, based on the fruits of the Spirit, invited participants to pray creatively.