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Here you will find the latest updates about our life at Bloomsbury - from sermons to community updates.
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60 Years On: The legacy of Martin Luther King's first London sermon

Date:
29th Oct 2021

Martin Luther King preached in London for the first time on the 29th October 1961, at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church. Join us to commemorate the 60th anniversary of this important occasion, where he gave one of his most memorable and prophetic speeches. Read more

Judging by Appearances

Date:
21st Oct 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on the anointing of King David, and the nature of leadership. Read more

Speak, Lord, Your Servant is Listening

Date:
17th Oct 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on the call of Samuel, and how we listen to the voice of God in our lives. Read more

Enough is Enough

Date:
10th Oct 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on the manna in the wilderness, as a parable of economics for our world of politics and climate crisis. Read more

The God Who Is

Date:
3rd Oct 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on the story of the call of Moses in the wilderness. Read more

Book Launch: Re-Membering the Body - Essays in Honour of Ruth Gouldbourne

Date:
1st Oct 2021

Public launch event of 'Re-Membering the Body: The Witness of History, Theology, and The Arts in Honour of Ruth M.B. Gouldborne' Read more

Where is God, and where is God not?

Date:
26th Sep 2021

Simon Woodman preaching at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church on Jacob's Dream from Genesis 28. Read more

The Wisdom of God

Date:
19th Sep 2021

Revd Dawn Cole-Savidge preaching at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church Read more

Jesus' Real Mission

Date:
12th Sep 2021

Nigel Williams preaching at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church Read more

Sing a New Song

Date:
5th Sep 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on Psalm 40 Read more

Encountering God in all of life

Date:
29th Aug 2021

Stephen Copson preaching at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church Read more

Who Wants to Live Forever?

Date:
22nd Aug 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on Psalm 49 and Matthew 6:25-34 at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church 22nd August 2021 Read more

Is Confession Good for the Soul?

Date:
15th Aug 2021

A sermon by Simon Woodman for Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church 15th August 2021 Psalm 51.1-17; Mark 1.4-9 Read more

Baptism - Jesus in the Grime of Life

Date:
8th Aug 2021

Martyn Watson preaching at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church Read more

A Long Walk to Freedom

Date:
1st Aug 2021

Nigel Williams preaching on Ephesians 4.1-16 Read more

Kicking the Darkness

Date:
25th Jul 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on Psalm 118 at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church Read more

Enough to go around

Date:
18th Jul 2021

Revd Sarah Farrow preaching on John 6.1-14 for the Church Anniversary 2021 Read more

You Make Your Own Luck

Date:
11th Jul 2021

‘Those who seek to construct theologies of control, will discover that their liturgies of domination contain within themselves the seeds of their own deconstruction; as stories of oppression always give way to narratives of liberation.’ - Simon Woodman preaching on Psalm 1 at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, 11 July 2021. Read more

Relying on God

Date:
4th Jul 2021

Nigel Williams preaching at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church on 2 Corinthians 12.2-10. 4th July 2021 Read more

Queer Theology

Date:
22nd Jun 2021

Join Bloomsbury Minister Simon Woodman and others for an evening at St James' Piccadilly exploring how we as Christians and LGBTQ+ people can better understand ourselves and our Faith. Read more

Good, with money

Date:
20th Jun 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on Mark 10:17-27 and Amos 5:6-7; 10-15 Read more

Healing in the Marketplace

Date:
13th Jun 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on Mark 6.30-34, 53-56 Read more

Binding Satan

Date:
1st Jun 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on 'Binding Satan' for Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church. Read more

The Dance of the Trinity

Date:
30th May 2021

A sermon for Trinity Sunday, 30th June 2021. Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church Read more

Volunteering Opportunity - Sunday Service Technical Team

Date:
24th May 2021

Are you the right person to join our Sunday Service Technical Team Read more

Pentecost Without Division

Date:
23rd May 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on Acts 2.1-21 for Pentecost 2021. Read more

Restarting In-Building Worship from 23rd May

Date:
23rd May 2021

We are pleased to welcome people to join our services both in-building and online from 23 May 2021 Read more

Baptist Assembly 2021

Date:
16th May 2021

Catch up on all the sessions from the Baptist Assembly 2021 Read more

Was Martin Luther Right on Justification by Faith?

Date:
9th May 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on Galatians 2.11-21 at Provoking Faith in a Time of Isolation, the Online Gathering of Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church Read more

Identity Politics and the Early Church

Date:
26th Apr 2021

Identity Politics and the Early Church. Simon Woodman preaching on the Council at Jerusalem from Acts 15, at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church Read more

Philip and the Ethiopian Eunuch

Date:
19th Apr 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on Acts 8.26-39 Read more

A Vision of Jesus

Date:
12th Apr 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on the stoning of Stephen at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church. Read more

The Mystery of the Everyday

Date:
6th Apr 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on Luke 24.13-35. 'What if Jesus is primarily present to us, not in the holy places or the sanctified moments, but in the mystery of the everyday?' Read more

The Absence of Jesus

Date:
4th Apr 2021

A sermon for Provoking Faith in a Time of Isolation The online gathering of Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church 4th April 2021 - Easter Sunday We, like the women at the mouth of the tomb, are not witnesses to Christ’s resurrected body. Jesus is not, physically at least, ‘with’ us. Like the women, we simply know him through his absence. Read more

Easter at Bloomsbury

Date:
4th Apr 2021

Don't miss our Easter website www.easter.org.uk Read more

God's Peaceful Kingdom

Date:
28th Mar 2021

Revd Dawn Cole-Savidge Preaching at 'Provoking Faith in a time of isolation', the online gathering of Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church 28th March 2021 Luke 19.29-44 Read more

Zacchaeus - becoming more like Jesus

Date:
21st Mar 2021

Nigel Williams Preaching at 'Provoking Faith in a time of isolation', the online gathering of Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church 21st March 2021 Luke 18.31-19.10 Read more

Did you see Lazarus?

Date:
14th Mar 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on Luke 16.19-31, at Provoking Faith in a Time of Isolation, the online gathering of Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church. Read more

Mothering Sunday Prayers

Date:
10th Mar 2021

The Bible has many images that speak of God as a mother, and these prayers for Mothering Sunday written by Simon Woodman reflect this aspect of God's loving care. Read more

Not all those who are lost, have wandered

Date:
2nd Mar 2021

Simon Woodman, preaching on Luke 15 at Provoking Faith in a Time of Isolation, the online gathering of Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church. Read more

Unless you repent, you will all perish

Date:
28th Feb 2021

Simon Woodman preaching at Provoking Faith in a Time of Isolation, the online gathering of Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, 28th February 2021 Read more

A Bloomsbury Timeline of LGBTQ+ Inclusion

Date:
28th Feb 2021

A Bloomsbury Timeline of LGBTQ+ Inclusion produced for LGBTQ+ History Month Read more

The Priority, Principles, and Power of Worship

Date:
21st Feb 2021

Revd Lee Johnson, London Baptist Association, preaching at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church Read more

Take off your mask!

Date:
14th Feb 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on Luke 9:28-43a for Provoking Faith in a Time of Isolation, the online gathering of Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church Read more

A blast from the past

Date:
11th Feb 2021

A photo of the 'Young People's Fellowship' from about 1950 Read more

Lenten Art

Date:
11th Feb 2021

Join with Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church for a journey through Lent with some wonderful works of art. Read more

Raising Nain

Date:
7th Feb 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on Luke 7.11-17 for Provoking Faith in a Time of Isolation, the online gathering of Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church Read more

Keeping the Sabbath

Date:
31st Jan 2021

A sermon for Provoking Faith in a Time of Isolation, the online gathering of Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church 31st January 2021 Simon Woodman preaching on Luke 6.1-16 Read more

Provoking Questions: Finding Faith in Gospel and the Blues

Date:
28th Jan 2021

Discover faith in the music of gospel and the blues Read more

Busy Cleaning Nets

Date:
21st Jan 2021

Simon Woodman preaching on Luke 5.1-11at Provoking Faith in a Time of Isolation, the Online Gathering of Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church. Read more

Jesus Inaugural Speech

Date:
15th Jan 2021

Simon Woodman preaching at Provoking Faith in a Time of Isolation Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church 17th January 2021 Jesus’ Inaugural Speech Luke 4.14-30 Read more

Check Your Privilege

Date:
10th Jan 2021

A sermon for Provoking Faith in a Time of Isolation, The online gathering of Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church 10th January 2021 Read more

Faith, Gospel and the Blues: An American Story

Date:
7th Jan 2021

As America enters another turbulent period, Bloomsbury Central Baptist church welcomes two guests from the United States to discuss faith, gospel and the blues. Read more

A New Hymn for Bloomsbury

Date:
3rd Jan 2021

A hymn for 2021 based on the Vision Statement of Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church Read more

Growing in Wisdom

Date:
3rd Jan 2021

A sermon for Provoking Faith in a Time of Isolation The Online Gathering of Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church Sunday 3rd January 2021 Read more

Theology Live! 2021

Date:
1st Jan 2021

Papers given at the Theology Live! 2021 conference for Baptists doing Theology Read more

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