Exhortation & Teaching, International, Revival

ISRAEL AND REVIVAL

I don't think it is without significance that on the morning of the twentieth anniversary of the "Toronto Blessing" I sat in my hotel watching Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper addressing the Israeli Knesset and pledging the ongoing support of his nation to Israel. Two poignant moments occurred together for Canada - honouring revival and… Continue reading ISRAEL AND REVIVAL

Church Family, News, Tributes

TRIBUTE TO ADRIAN

It is with great sadness we report on the passing away of our dear friend and brother, Adrian Gwynne-James. Adrian was a member of Golden Valley Church before marrying Chinese Church Pastor, Esther Ho, in 2011. Adrian passed away on January 2nd, after a lengthy but courageous battle with cancer. He will be deeply missed… Continue reading TRIBUTE TO ADRIAN

Church Meetings, Exhortation & Teaching

MOTHER MARY

Yesterday, Sharron brought us a great preach on Mary, mother of Jesus. What an amazing woman!! Non-catholic churches so often ignore, or even despise, Mary, yet we should all be giving her deep honour and respect. Here was one woman out of all the women who ever lived who was chosen to carry God's own… Continue reading MOTHER MARY

Testimony

FOR THIS CAUSE

I came downstairs this morning, sometime after my wife, to the sound of an 'old' Hillsong cd playing; "For This Cause". I'd forgotten what an amazing set of truly anointed worship this is!! From the stirring song 'Faith' to the intimate love song 'It is You'. As I listen I am simply drawn back into… Continue reading FOR THIS CAUSE

Church Family, Tributes

HONOURING JEAN

The memorial service for our dear sister and member, Jean Besley, was held at a fully packed Christchurch in Ross-on-Wye on Saturday afternoon. Tributes were given by family members and by Wes Boxall, and the service was led by Pastors John & Sue Gasston of New Life Church, Ross. Friends gathered from all over the… Continue reading HONOURING JEAN

Church Meetings, Conferences & Events, Prayer

PRAYER FOR ISRAEL EVENING

A great turnout of local Christians gathered in Golden Valley Church last Saturday evening to watch the film "The Forsaken Promise", and to pray for the nation of Israel. As Christians we are encouraged in the Bible to remember that Israel was the root of Christianity, and God has a heart of love for His… Continue reading PRAYER FOR ISRAEL EVENING

Church Family, Church Meetings, Exhortation & Teaching, Local (Gloucestershire)

BEHOLD HOW GOOD IT IS WHEN BROTHERS DWELL TOGETHER IN UNITY

by Jean Packer 'Behold! How good it is when brothers dwell together in unity. It is like the precious oil upon the head, running down on the beard, the beard of Aaron. Running down on the edge of his garments' (Psalm 133:1). This scripture has been with me since becoming so refreshed during the past… Continue reading BEHOLD HOW GOOD IT IS WHEN BROTHERS DWELL TOGETHER IN UNITY

Tributes

TRIBUTE TO MELANIE AND HER BIG GOD

On Christmas Afternoon 2010, Melanie Morgan-Dohner passed over into God's Heavenly Presence after a heroic and awe-inspiring battle with cancer. We want to honour Melanie's life and ministry, and pay tribute to her, as a good friend of Golden Valley Church. Dennis & Melanie provided significant input and ministry within Golden Valley Church during its… Continue reading TRIBUTE TO MELANIE AND HER BIG GOD

Local (Gloucestershire), Prayer

CONTINUING SEASON OF PRAYER FOR GLOUCESTER

This week we begin praying for 'Zone F' in our season of prayer for Gloucester. Over the past couple of months we have prayed for the Barnwood and Brockworth communities - for the people and their homes; for the children and the needy; for the schools, businesses and churches. Some of Golden Valley Church members… Continue reading CONTINUING SEASON OF PRAYER FOR GLOUCESTER

Church Meetings, Conferences & Events, Local (Gloucestershire)

MARRIAGE VOW RENEWAL

What a privilege it was to share with Paul and Helen and their family and friends as they renewed their marriage vows together after 34 years. The service took place in Wheatpieces Community Centre, Tewkesbury on Saturday afternoon. The atmosphere was one of awe and joy and appreciation to God. The service was led jointly… Continue reading MARRIAGE VOW RENEWAL