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Last Updated: August 2019
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www.verwoodroadchapel.co.uk

ADVERTS & RESOURCES:

We are pleased to host the meetings of
VERWOOD STROKE CLUB
Verwood Stroke Club 
Next meeting:
Wed 28th August 2019
Outing to Swanage
Please click here for contact information
and future meetings

Newcomers always welcome

THE STORY
An animated video
produced by Truth For Life
introducing how God 
planned,
accomplished and applied our salvation.
Scroll down under the video to hear some related messages from Alistair Begg -
all free and all very good.

Myra's Wells logo
Click the logo to learn about the amazing
work of Myra's Wells

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You can support Myra's Wells

through gifts of any amount:
please click here
You can even pay for a well to be drilled
and have it named, for example:
in rememerance of a loved one.
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A Christian music CD has been recorded
This is a most enjoyable listen!
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100% of all donations go to drilling wells!

Latest Hebron Hostel News
available here


To catch up on some of the
2019 Keswick
 broadcasts
from 14th July to 3rd August 
and to view messages 
from previous years -

watch Clayton TV

NEWS OF THE
BASICS CONFERENCE 2019

with Alistair Begg

and invited speakers
 available HERE.

Or click on ARCHIVES to view/listen to
recorded messages from previous conferences.

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED

Guided Tours of the Holy Land
Jerusalem
Our friends Stephen & Jean Gillham led a tour in October 2018. See the Worldwide Christian Travel web site for other tours.  

Rev'd Brian Ruff
Midweek Bible Studies
CDs/MP3s
are available for these series:
Spring 2014: Revelation
Spring 2015: Wisdom Literature
Autumn 2015: Pointing to Christ (Isaiah)
Spring 2016: Hebrews

Autumn 2016: Ezekiel

Autumn 2017: Elijah and Elisha
Spring 2017: Studies in 1 Peter



Christian Institute
Click on the logo to access latest CI News,  videos and podcasts.
The videos include a recently added six part series by the late Dr. R.C. Sproul on
The Mystery of the Trinity
1 - Monotheism
2 - The Biblical Witness
3 - Early Controversies
4 - Fifth-Century Heresies
5 - Contradiction vs. Mystery
6 - One in Essence, Three in Person

Our "In a Small Village" booklet was updated for our
80th Anniversary in 2014
This is a very interesting and well written history of the Chapel.
The author, Ken Orman, is a former elder and treasurer of the chapel, and is one of our members who attended those very first meetings as a boy.
The booklet is available free of charge
In a Small Village booklet

Keith Jones Christian Bookshop

BARNABUS FUND
Barnabus Fund logo and link

Tearfund logo
To Give
Also:
Visit the TRAIDCRAFT on-line shop

Penlan Farm Cottage
Penlan Farm Cottage
For a Holiday in Wales

&
Looking for a place to take your youth group in South Wales?
Try Go Wild Adventures
RESOURCES:

Clayton TV link
Clayton TV
They say:
"UK's most comprehensive evangelical video library - excellent, free Bible teaching to encourage Christians - broadcasting new programmes each week....
...Our content includes Christianity and Discipleship Explored, The Keswick and Word Alive Conferences, The Evangelical Ministry Assembly, The Christian Institute Weekly News, Billy Graham, GAFCON and much more....
...Whist Clayton TV recommends the ministries featured on our channel, all content needs to be watched analytically with the Bible as the final authority."

9Marks Interviews
from Washington DC
Have a listen and see what you think.
Here is an example:
Christianity around the World
(it has some very interesting insights)

Together for the Gospel
A biennial conference for pastors
April, 2018 (and previous conferences)
Explore the site

W V HIGHAM TRUST
Vernon Higham
We often sing the hymns of Vernon Higham and have his book "The Law of Love" in our library.
His sermons, hymns and more
are now available on-line.
Be encouraged and blessed.


http://www.mljtrust.org/
is one of the most valuable resources on the Internet
.
It contains 1600 sermons of
Doctor David Martyn Lloyd-Jones
(20 Dec 1899 – 1 March 1981)
He was a Welsh Protestant minister,  preacher and medical doctor.
 For almost 30 years, he was the minister of Westminster Chapel in London.
Please click here
or on the photograph below to visit the site.
Photograph of Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones
GREAT NEWS:
ONEPLACE are now broadcasting Dr M Lloyd-Jones' Bible Studies on ROMANS
- as recorded on Friday evenings at the Westminster Chapel, London,
from 1955 to 1968.
Click Here or get the ONEPLACE app:
Each study is available for 1 week (starting each Sunday) on ONEPLACE - it would not be hard to catch up, since they were started in January.


FREE
Audio Book every month
from
ChristianAudio.com
Simply sign up for their emails

The Evangelical Library - its e-Book Project and links to similar resources

Evangelical Times 
Christian History Timeline
and
World Mission Map

Evangelicals Now
another Christian Newspaper
popular with our church members

Grapic link to useful site
What are these all about?
Creeds, etc. have been used to summarise the essential truths of the Christian Faith ever since the early church. They were often agreed upon to prevent error and answer false teaching. They are not a substitute for the Bible but based on it. The linked site (click on the graphic above) brings the main ones together and includes some interesting articles about them.

Word@Work
RECOMMENDED...
Click here to sign up for an expository devotional email every week day.
One or two Bible verses with
explanation, application and prayer.

Currently working through John.

Calling all young people:
see the Theology Network links on our Resource Centre page

A special day out in London:
Did you know that Day One organise tours of the British Museum?
Click on the picture below for details.
Photograph of the Day One book - Through the British Museum with the Bible


Test your Bible Knowledge
HERE
Challenge yourself with thousands of
original Bible trivia questions!
Sort by difficulty, category, subject or book.
PLEASE NOTE: According to wikipedia, "Trivia refers to bits of information, often of little importance". The quiz is good and helpful, but the Bible definitely is not a collection of trivia, it is The Word of God
(2 Timothy 3:16).

... NOT JUST FOR CHRISTMAS:
Click HERE to view Linus telling Charlie Brown what Christmas is all about
Linus tells Charlie Brown
what Christmas is all about.
PLUS More...


Home Page Archive
Please click here to view some older content from this page


Verwood Road Evangelical Chapel
1934 - 2019
I AM THE LORD I CHANGE NOT (Malachi 3 v 16)
Bible based, Christ centred preaching and teaching, with the warmest of Dorset welcomes!


Psalm 95:1
Come, let us sing for joy to the Lord; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation.
(We thank Ken & Edie Orman for choosing this scripture verse for 2019)

In Loving Memory of Edie Orman
Our hearts go out to Ken Orman and the family following the home call
of his dear wife, and our sister and friend, Edie,
in the early hours of Sunday 11th August 2019.  
Edie has served her Lord and Saviour from the earliest days of our chapel.
Since suffering a serious stroke some years ago
she has continued to be an inspiration and blessing to us.
 We are sure that her prayers have sustained the church and many beyond.
A thanksgiving service will be held at our chapel
at 12 noon on Friday 30th August 2019.  
This will be followed by a burial for family only
and refreshments at the chapel.
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In Loving Memory of Rob McNaught
Our hearts also go out to Margaret and their family
on the loss of Rob on Monday 12th August 2019.
Rob was a kind, well respected man and much loved by all who knew him.
In God's providence, Rob died at home, which was his desire, shortly after returning from hospital. 

Coming Events 2019
"Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good ..."  Psalm 34 v 8


Our regular midweek meetings
 include:
Bible Study & Prayer Meetings on Tuesdays @ 7.30 pm
Parents & Toddlers on Thursdays @ 10.30 am
(Parents & Toddlers will have a break from 25th July - 29th Aug.)
and Friday Coffee Mornings @ 10.30 am

 For a full list of our regular meetings - please click here
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Sunday Services from 28th July to 1st Sept 2019:
We thank Jeremy Whiteley for stepping in to lead
most of these six Sunday services.
They will include
two Bible Study Series:
 
Encountering God - Highlights from the life of Jacob
(4 morning studies)
In these studies we will look at four encounters with God
through the story of Jacob

to see how we can trust the promises of God
who proves Himself faithful time and time again.
 
Encountering God in Difficult Times - Studies in Job
(6 evening studies)
In these studies we will look at highlightls in the book of Job
to see that we can trust God even through the most difficult times.
 
We also thank John Berridge and Dave Hambridge
for taking the morning services on the 4th Aug and 1st Sept.

Sunday Services on 28th July 2019:
 
10.30 am - Encountering God
First of four studies - Highlights from the life of Jacob
This morning : An unexpected encounter
&
6.30 pm - Encountering God in Difficult Times
First of six studies in Job
This evening : Behind the scenes
 
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Sunday Services on 4th August 2019:

10.30 am - We welcome our visiting preacher:
John Berridge

&
6.30 pm - Jeremy Whiteley
Encountering God in Difficult Times
Second of six studies in Job
This evening : Disaster strikes
 
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Sunday Services on 11th August 2019
:
led by Jeremy Whiteley

10.30 am - Encountering God
Second of four studies - Highlights from the life of Jacob
This morning : An undeserved encounter
&
6.30 pm - Encountering God in Difficult Times
Third of six studies in Job
This evening : The battle of faith
 
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Sunday Services on 18th August 2019:

led by Jeremy Whiteley

10.30 am - Encountering God
Third of four studies - Highlights from the life of Jacob

This morning : A fearful encounter

&

6.30 pm - Encountering God in Difficult Times

Forth of six studies in Job

This evening : Windy words

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Sunday Services on 25th August 2019:

led by Jeremy Whiteley

10.30 am - Encountering God
Last of four studies - Highlights from the life of Jacob
This morning : A forgotten encounter
&
6.30 pm - Encountering God in Difficult Times
Fifth of six studies in Job
This evening : Losing perspective
 
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Sunday Services on 1st September 2019:
 
10.30 am - We welcome our visiting preacher:
Dave Hambridge

&
6.30 pm - Jeremy Whiteley
Encountering God in Difficult Times
Last of six studies in Job
This evening : Hope restored


News & Items for Prayer in 2019

We pray for all those still recovering from cyclones in Southern Africa earlier this year.
We specially remember our friends and their families/churches:
 Mvula Mvula, Gift Mtintha and Justice Chiphwany in Malawi,
associated with the River of Life Evangelical Church and Zambesi Mission.
Also, John and Ketani Matiza in Zimbabwe working with OM and Smile International.  
(Please scroll down this page to see pictures of these friends)

We pray for the churches in Burkina Faso and for the work of Myra's Wells.
We especially pray for those who have lost loved ones, homes and churches in recent attacks.

We pray for the world-wide work of Bible Educational Services
and the Postal Bible Schools following their recent conference in Northern Ireland.


Our Resources For You:
Are there questions about the Christian faith that you would like answered?
Try a visit to our on-line Resource Centre
 or scroll down to "Answers to Questions".
Or - request a book to keep or borrow - suggest a topic you would be interested in.
 
Our contact details and e-mail address are given below.
No obligation and no further follow-up unless requested.


PLEASE VISIT THE HEBRON HOSTEL WEB SITE - HERE
Most recent Hebron Hostel Newsletter here

Interested in the Christian Faith?
Answers to Questions Video Series

A video series produced by the Metrapolitan Tabernacle in London
Click on the image above to go to their web site
-
While you are there, take a look at their Quick Links - There might be more to interest you - for example:
Biographies - Really interesting accounts from the lives of 10 remarkable people
Themed Clips - "House of your soul" is very good
Heritage of Evidence - Biblical History confirmed by exhibits in the British Museum

Friday & Saturday Zones
Example Schedules from 2019

There are no Friday and Saturday Zone meetings currently


Do you own an iPhone/iPad, Smart Phone or Tablet?
Here are some Apps you might find useful:
All available from Google Play for Android devices
and the App Store for Apple iPhones / iPads:

Bible Gateway
Read and/or listen to various translations of the Bible
 
OnePlace
A wide selection of Bible Broadcasts including some of our favourites:

From the MLJ Archive (Dr Martyn Lloyd-Jones)
Grace to You (John MacArthur)
Back to the Bible (Warren Wiersbe and others)
Truth for Life (Alistair Begg) (TRUTH FOR LIFE Apps also recommended)
Let My People Think (Ravi Zacharias)

The Bible Study Hour (Dr James Boice)
Renewing Your Mind (Dr R C Sproul, Sinclair Ferguson and others) -
Search for "Ligonier" on the Google Play or App Store
for the Ligonier App which presents a wealth of related
material
  from the Renewing Your Mind team/organisation.
 
Sermon Audio.com
An even wider selection of sermons (over 1,500,000 in fact)
Check out: Geoff Thomas, Joel Beeke, Derek Thomas and more from "Sermons by Speaker"
or find sermons on any book, chapter or verse in the Bible from "Sermons by Bible"
plus whole
live services, News items and Online Hymnal (words only)
  (click here for iPhone and iPad editions)


Please Pray for Syria
Our Missionary Evening with visitors from Syria (February 2014)
was a great encouragement and challenge for all who attended.
A lot has happened since then; we continue to pray.


Some Recent Events:
Most recent events first:
 
We learned more about Burkina Faso
and the ongoing work of

Myra's Wells logo
at our Missionary Evening with
Guest Speakers - Eddie & Mark
Tuesday 4th June 2019
Please click here to read the story of Myra's Wells

Burkina Faso whre the wells are drilled
Eddie Martin with plaque at handover
Eddie Martin handing over a plaque in memory of Moira,
who was a good friend of Myra, after whom the charity is named.
Three 'Moira's wells' have been donated by her family.
There are currently 149 wells that are providing fresh water
for the people (from any background) of Burkina Faso.
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CAMEO - Homemade Soup & Roll + Dessert
Thursday 7th Feb 2019
Thank you for all who came and those who made the day possible.
The £300 raised went
towards
SCRIPTURES FOR BOTSWANA via the Tanners

Paul Tanner and his family are serving the Lord in Botswana
Tanner newl-header
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Sunday Evening at 6.30 pm - 27th May 2018
We had a most blessed visit from 
Pastors Mvula Mvula, Gift Mtintha
and Justice Chiphwany

Arranged by the Zambesi Mission
Pastors Mvula Mvula, Gift Mtintha and Justice Chiphwanya
The Zambesi Mission (zm) arranged for Pastors Mvula Mvula,
Gift Mtintha and Justice Chiphwanya to visit the UK
in May/June 2018. We were very pleased to have been invited to host them. 
zm aims to foster “partnerships in the Gospel” between Christians
and churches in the UK and their counterparts in Malawi and northern Mozambique.
They recognise that our partnership in the Gospel is not just a one-way relationship.
The aim of inviting church leaders from Malawi to visit churches in the UK is two-fold:
Firstly, they want to bring the partnership to life
by actually meeting leaders from the church in Malawi.
Secondly, as part of our interdependent relationship,
they/we wish to learn from God through our Malawian brothers in Christ.
zm believes that there are many ways in which the church
in this wealthy (and often materialistic) country can learn
from and receive spiritually from God through the church in Africa.
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Tuesday Evening - 1st May 2018
Visiting Speaker:
Adrian Carey-Jones from
ROMANIAN MINISTRIES

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  We were much blessed by the visit of John and Ketani Matiza
for our missionary meeting on Tuesday 10th October 2017 at 7.30 pm
John and Ketani Matiza
John and Ketani Matiza who are working with
OM Zimbabwe
om-flag
and Smile International
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Tuesday evenings Bible Studies in February/March each year
are a real treat - with

Stephen Gillham
Stephen continues to be very involved with the
world-wide ministry of Bible Educational Services
and the Postal Bible Schools
For more information click the image below:
Click Here to view the BES/PBS site



We continue to remember:

Tuesday 2nd May 2017
Missionary Evening & Prayer Meeting
with Mike Berry of the
ZAMBESI MISSION

Please see if God would have you support this exciting work in prayer, giving or some other way.
In a presentation Mike spoke from Philippians 1v3-11 & 2v19-29
about Partnership in the Gospel. 
What is partnership?
1—It is prayerful - the Philippians were praying for Paul and he was praying for them.
2—It is personal - Paul knew all about them through Epaphroditus (their messenger).
3
It is practical - only the Philippians sent a messenger to Paul to help.

--- Click below for more information ---
Click here to view Zambesi Mission web site

We send our greetings to Tom Jardine who introduced us to the Zambesi mission.
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Tuesday 25th April 2017 at 7.30 pm
We welcomed Steve Penny of
SASRA
We send our commiserations to Steve's family and friends following his home call.
We much enjoyed his visit to us.

SASRA logo
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On Friday February 17th 2017 we had a
FEAST Evening: Fellowship supper
followed by a slide presentation of the Holy Land
by Rob Wicks
(FEAST = Friday Evening At Six Thirty)
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Back in September 2016 we celebrated the chapel's 82nd anniversary
with Peter Gladwin and Brian Ruff.
 
View Peter Gladwin's testimony HERE
or visit the "Out of Ashes" web site HERE.
 
This was a most blessed weekend.
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Graham Kimber & family visited us
Tuesday 31st May 2016
 (Graham first visited us in December 2012)
Graham Kimber and family
Graham is a Radio Engineer who is now working with Transworld Radio in Africa.  
He and his wife Jean and two girls (Jessica and Bernice) are now living and working in Swaziland
Please pray for their them all, expecially for Graham as he performs potentially dangerous repairs
.
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MISSIONARY AVIATION FELLOWSHIP (MAF)
Joy at an MAF arrival
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Please see our Home Page Archive also

Audio and Videos are available from Together for the Gospel
Example discussion on
D. Martyn Lloyd-Jones: Pastor-Evangelist:

Together for the Gospel 2014
Speakers (L to R):
Mark Dever, John MacArthur, Iain Murray, Jonathan Catherwood

- - -

Joan Bakewell Interviews Dr. Martyn Lloyd Jones
A YouTube video uploaded by the MLJ Trust with kind permission from Dame Joan Bakewell


Explore the STAND to REASON web site

DA Carson - How Could God Allow Suffering? (A Video)
 How Do We Know if God Is Disciplining Us? (a Blog, again by Don Carson)

In Loving Memory
A page dedicated to those of our Church Family
who are now at Home with their Lord and Saviour


We have a selection of booklets by John Blanchard
If you live in Three Legged Cross or the surrounding area -
please contact us for a free booklet. No obligation.

Be encouraged : Start and end the day with
Charles Haddon Spurgeon's Daily Readings
New to Spurgeon? - Watch this short video

RESOURCES News
 
Together for the Gospel Conference Videos and Audio Messages are  available at:
http://t4g.org/
 

Two Ways to Live Gospel Presentation - Click Here to View
A Gospel Presentation from Australia! - Highly Recommended


Also from the same source (matthiasmedia) some interesting articles from their magazine:
"The Briefing"


Matthew Henry's
METHOD FOR PRAYER

 

DR JOHN R. LING'S WEBSITE
For those interested in LIFE issues
and Joseph Hart
and many other topics - explore...

Do you think there must be something more to life?
CrossCheck - An explanation of the Gospel

Home Page Archive
Please click here to view some older content from this page

Our Resources For You:
Are there questions about the Christian faith that you would like answered?
Try a visit to our on-line Resource Centre
Or - request a book to keep or borrow - suggest a topic you would be interested in.
 
Our contact details and e-mail address are given below.
No obligation and no further follow-up unless requested.


Contact Information:

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Verwood Road Evangelical Chapel,
Three Legged Cross,
Wimborne,
Dorset, BH21 6RW

Pastor: Jeremy Andrews
Telephone: 
01202 813608

e-mail:
mail@verwoodroadchapel.co.uk

More about us:

Meetings

Events (Future and Recent)

Friday and Saturday Zones

How To Find Us

What We Believe

Who We Support

Our Resource Centre

Christmas 2018

About our Visiting Preachers

In Loving Memory

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