Norton Baptist Church


Breakfast in Bethlehem - 20/12/14

Our Carer & Toddler Christmas nativity event with bacon sandwiches, the puppets and Christmas crafts telling the true story of Christmas - except for the bacon sandwiches! It was a packed out event! 

Little Gems Mondays Father Christmas visit - 15/12/14
Little Gems Tuesdays Father Christmas visit - 16/12/14

What to make of Santa and his Chief Elf when you are just a toddler! Their faces tell the story!   

Young at Heart Christmas Drama - 15/12/14

Not sure what's happening here but we seem to have a few wise men!  

Christingle Service - 14/12/14

Our Sunday morning Advent Christingle service and quite a few were made!

Messy Church - 07/12/14

A few snaps of our Christmas Messy Church with a visit from the puppets and a Christmas turkey dinner!

Church Walking Group: Hole of Horcum - 02/11/14

A great day for a 7 mile potter round the Hole of Horcum with a refreshment stop to recharge the hydraulics!  

Messy Church - 05/10/14

Our theme today was Hannah and the young Samuel so newspaper coats and other crafts! Just a few photos of what we got up to.  

Church Walking Group: Around Brandon Railway Walk - 04/10/14

A 7.5 mile potter round the old railway lines just outside Durham. The forecast was for torrential rain but it never materialised! The hardy eight turned up!

NBA Prayer Walk Local Section - 11/09/14

A few snaps of the NBA Prayer Walk from Billingham Baptist to Thornaby Baptist via Norton Green, Portrack Baptist and The Tab in Stockton. This was part of the NBA Season of Prayer for September. 

Church Walking Group: Swainby Walk - 06/09/14

Only six intrepid walkers plus one dog ventured out in the pouring rain for this six miler circular walk round swainby. It did take in quite a few hills though! The rain stopped just as we neared the end! 

Church Walking Group: Commondale Walk - 23/08/14

A 10.7 mile walk across the moors and woods on Bank Holiday Saturday. Here are a few snaps of our adventure!

Holiday Club Finale Sunday Service - 17/08/14

Our special service to end the Holiday Club looking at the same themes we covered during the week.

Holiday Club: Wilderness Escape Day 5 - 15/08/14

God gives strength was today's theme looking at Moses and the Amalekite battle. It also involved bread making and butter churning! Our last day - aahhh! 

Holiday Club: Wilderness Escape Day 4 - 14/08/14

The story today was the provision of manna and quail and the fact that we can trust God to provide for our needs. Our eight intrepid 'wanderers' discovered more about living in the wilderness with Moses!  

Holiday Club: Wilderness Escape Day 3 - 13/08/14

The first day with the 5-11's on the theme of 'Trusting God'. The story was Moses parting the Red Sea and although we only had six children we had a fun filled time together. 

Holiday Club: Wilderness Escape Day 2 - 12/08/14

Our second day for the under 5's and today's theme was the provision of manna and quail in the wilderness. The toddlers even baked bread which smelled lovely as it came out of the oven!  

Holiday Club: Wilderness Escape Day 1 - 11/08/14

Day one was for the under 5's and although we had only nine of them we had a great time exploring Moses and the Israelites crossing the Red Sea. Here's how we did it!  

Church Walking Group: Helvellyn - 09/08/14

Just Adrian and Dave tackled this one on a glorious summer's day so a few snaps to prove they did it!  

Messy Church - 03/08/14

Not many of us for our August Messy Church on the theme of "Jesus - The Door" but we had a great time together.

Church Keswick Week - 19th to 26th July 2014

A few snaps of our week away at week 2 of the Keswick Convention. About 30 of us were there joining with around 4000 Christians at the Convention ! No snaps of the meetings but we did go to some - honest! A week of solid sunshine - PTL!       

Church BBQ - 09/07/14

The sun shone...great food...great fellowship...what more can be said! Thank you Derek & Moira and the Willows GT3 Group for hosting us all.    

Rounders Match against Billingham Baptist - 02/07/14

Our annual match for the Natalie Tabler Trophy. Sadly, we lost by one run so next year Billingham! A fun time had by all and the defib was not needed!  

Poplars GT3 Group Outing to Richmond - 02/07/14

A trip to the Station Restaurant for lunch followed a walk by the river and the proverbial ice cream!

Young People's Spree 2014 Weekend - 27th to 29th June 2014

A group of our young people joined many more at the Urban Saints Spree event so here are a few snaps of what they got up to!  

Journey to Jerusalem - 12/04/14

Our Easter Carer & Toddler event telling the story of what happened with Jesus 2000 years ago that changed the world forever!  

Messy Church - 02/03/14

Our last Messy Church at the Hub before we relocate. Our theme was "The temptations of Jesus' to fit in with the start of Lent. Over 70 folk were at Messy Church which was a great way to close this chapter. We even had the story told by the puppets,   

Messy Church - 05/01/14

Our first Messy Church of 2014 and our theme was the story Jesus told of the lost son. A few snaps of the crafts including a bowl of 'pig trifle' containing lost coins!