2nd September 2021
Can I encourage you to have a quick look at this video update explaining the next steps we are taking towards regathering as a church?
To summarise, from this Sunday we are stopping the booking in system, so please just come along. However, we will continue to follow the guideline of having no more than 50% occupancy in our venues. We will still ask you to wear masks as you arrive and as we sing, but you are free to take them off during the sermon.
We are also delighted to confirm that from 3rd October the Beckenham site are relaunching Sunday meetings back at Harris Academy. We are extremely grateful for the flexibility the church has shown over the past months to accommodate people from other sites, especially on the Lee site. We believe we have enough capacity now to return to one meeting at Lee from 19th September. We hope to provide kids’ work at all our meetings, but this depends on the availability of volunteers and will vary from site to site.
This has undoubtedly been a challenging 18 months, unlike anything we have been through before. I want to take this opportunity once again to commend all of you at King’s for your willingness to adapt and accommodate the many changes that have taken place since March 2020. I am excited to be making these further steps towards regathering and although we will continue to provide an online option, we believe now is the right time to encourage you to attend in person if you are able to.
This Sunday will be particularly poignant as Phil Varley will be preaching his last message to us before he and Sarah move to Rotterdam to plant a church. During our services we will take the opportunity to thank and honour Phil and Sarah for their ministry amongst us. Phil is preaching live at the Catford 9.30am meeting and the Lee 11.30am meeting if you would like to come and hear him in person. I hope to see you there!
Posted by Steve Tibbert
Steve Tibbert leads King’s Church London, with sites in Catford, Downham, Lee and Beckenham. The church has seen continued growth since the mid-1990s, both in terms of size and diversity.
As well as leading King’s, Steve hosts and leads Newfrontiers, a fellowship of apostolic leaders with hundreds of churches around the world.
Steve is married to Deb. They have three grown up sons and one grandson.