Mens Fellowship Springwatch (Bird Watching) – 11th May 2024

Mens Fellowship Springwatch (Bird Watching) – 11th May 2024

Following on from the Men’s Breakfast on the 6th of April, the next Men’s event will be a trip to Stodmarsh National Nature Reserve south east of Canterbury, starting from the Grove Ferry Inn where there is a large Car Park and toilets.

The plan would be to meet up at the church at 08:00hrs and then drive to Grove Ferry sharing vehicles so I’d need some volunteers to share lift duties, driving to the car park adjacent to the Pub. The walk will be 4 miles or so on level grassy paths (bring walking shoes) with several observation hides en route. If you have binoculars please bring them (I have two spare pairs if you haven’t got any) and I’ll also bring 1 or 2 Telescopes depending on numbers to make the most of viewing opportunities. On a good day with good weather it’s as least as good as a Springwatch episode.
Regarding refreshments, you may like to bring a packed lunch, there is usually a hot food van in the car Park and there is always the pub. please let me know if you would like to attend and whether you could offer lifts to other men in the fellowship. Please let me know if you are interested in this trip.
John Lambert



Date Date
March 2024 3rd: Hilary Hooker 24th: Stephen Brown
April 2024 7th: Hilary Hooker 28th: Chris Tolley
May 2024 5th: Hilary Hooker 26th: Stephen Brown
June 2024 23rd: Chris Tolley 30th: Hilary Hooker
July 2024 7th: Hilary Hooker


Job search for Assistant Pastor

Job search for Assistant Pastor

Job Description

Allington Baptist Church is friendly evangelical church with faithful biblical teaching, just outside the centre of Maidstone, Kent. We are looking for a part-time Assistant Pastor, with a personal passion to bring others to a living faith in Jesus.  You will not necessarily be ordained or meet every aspect of the role yet.  You would be required to support the pastor in serving the fellowship of around 80 members and share in the leadership, direction and vision of the church. We are looking for someone keen to preach, support the fellowship pastorally and engage with families.

Salary: proportion of a £30,000 pa salary up to 50% part time (20 hours per week)

If you are interested in being part of the development and growth of this fellowship, we offer:

–          A welcoming, mixed age and inclusive fellowship, caring for and growing each other and eager to reach further into the community for Jesus Christ

–          A permanent position, with negotiable working hours

–          Mentoring, guidance and appropriate training

–          Reporting directly to the Pastor and eldership team.

To arrange an informal discussion of the role, receive a full information pack or arrange an informal visit, please email us at

Closing date for applications is Monday 8th April 2024, interviews expected at the end of April 2024



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