Canning Road Evangelical Church

News & Updates

Alpha is coming

29 Mar 2019

Alpha is starting at Canning Road on Monday 29th April at 7pm! Alpha is an opportunity to explore life and the Christian faith in a friendly, open and informal environment. Find out more info on our Alpha page. We hope we see you there!

Messy Church with a Centurion!

29 Oct 2018

On Saturday 10th November, we are doing Messy Church, looking at the story of Jesus and the Centurion (that’s a Roman Solider). We will be making crafts, singing songs, and hearing what this soldier thought Jesus could do for him… Anyone can come and join us (kids should be accompanied...

Did you enjoy the neighbourhood BBQ?

16 Jul 2018

On Saturday 7th June we held a BBQ and invited everyone we could from the community, just to hang out and have a burger and a sausage, on us. If you came along we hope you had a great time! We really enjoyed meeting all the neighbours of the church...

Messy Church Soon

08 Mar 2018

This Saturday, we are doing Messy Church with a focus on Mothers’ Day! There will be loads of opportunities for kids to make crafts for their Mums, and we will also be hearing all about what it was like to be the mother of history’s most important man… Anyone can...

Our first indoor picnic of 2018

21 Jan 2018

From time to time, we like to share lunch together as a church. There are loads of good reasons to do this, like: Showing and sharing generosity Building up an interest and a care in one another’s lives Learning how we can help to pray and support each other Not...

Carols a big hit

01 Jan 2018

It was lovely to see so many of our old and new friends come along to our candlelit carol service. We all had a great time in the warm and festive surroundings, and it was a joy to kick Christmas off with true songs of how God showed his goodness...

Carols by Candlelight is back for 2017

27 Nov 2017

Our Carols by Candlelight service is on the 17th December 2017 at 6pm! Every year we hold a Carols by Candlelight service on the weekend before Christmas. This year it will be on the 17th of December. The service is an atmospheric ocassion, with a mix of old and new...

Our Halloween Witness

01 Nov 2017

It’s tricky to know how to handle Halloween as Christians and as the church. We don’t want to participate in a festival that celebrates darkness and evil, but ideally we don’t want to be hidden away in our homes with the lights off - after all, that’s not much of...

Weekend away 2017

16 Oct 2017

At the beginning of October, around twenty of us from the church went to Thornleigh Christian Centre in Grange-over-Sands for our annual weekend away. We had a really nice time together, sharing meals and getting teaching from Stuart and Katherine, who have been missionaries in many different countries. We talked...

Different names, but all for Jesus

10 Feb 2017

A lot of people talk about “denominations” which means “different names for types of churches”. That could be ‘Anglican’ or ‘Methodist’ or ‘Reformed’ or ‘Baptist’, etc, etc… but those names don’t really matter. Christian churches believe: God made us We have sinned (we’ve done wrong things, which keep us out...