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Important Notice about the Association Tent Meetings

Due to the recent heavy rain fall the Tent Meetings at Athlington Hall on 24th-25th June 2016 will be re-located to Horham Baptist Chapel. The ground at Athlington Hall is waterlogged and more rain is expected.
The Annual Tent Meetings Committee has been decided to hold the meetings at Horham where 3 tents will be erected in the grounds for various functions, but the preaching and 2 seminars will be held in the Chapel, which can hold up to 400.
All activities will still take place as per the programme. We would particularly like to thank Pastor Adam Blowes and all at Horham for being able and willing to allow this at very short notice.

The Association of Grace Baptist Churches (East Anglia) Ltd

For over 180 years our present Association has stood true to the doctrines as set out in the Articles of Faith. There are currently 30 member Churches, each one witnessing to the truths of the gospel of God's grace.

Our Association of Churches originally developed out of the Suffolk and Norfolk Association of Baptist Churches, which had existed since 1771. The formation of the 'second' Association took place at Grundisbugh in September 1829 and a letter sent from the first meeting emphasised the renewed desire: "... to preserve in an Association of Baptist Churches in this County, the doctrine of The Cross, uncorrupted by a system which can rest on no basis but that of General Redemption and Universal Salvation".

Beach mission in Hunstanton
(Photo) Beach mission in Hunstanton

In 1829, the original Association was composed of 24 Churches and although it took time to establish a settled membership, the new Association (Suffolk & Norfolk Association of Strict Baptist Churches), knew much blessing and within 7 years the membership stood at 1700.

In 1986 the name of the Association became 'Association of Grace Baptist Churches (East Anglia), bringing uniformity with our sister Associations in the South East and East Midlands, as well as our Grace Baptist Mission and the 'demominational' periodical, Grace Magazine, seeing also the introduction of Grace Hymns soon after.

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To access the Summer 2016 Association Tent Meetings leaflet please click here
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Assn Prayer list for
May 2016
1st - CHRBC (Ipswich), 8th - Whitton (Ipswich), 15th Young People at exam times, 22nd - Kesgrave,
29th - Zoar (Ipswich)

June 2016
5th - Tent erection team, 12th - Laxfield, 19th - Annual Tent Meetings, 26th - Leiston

July 2016
3rd - Occold Jubilee, 10th - Young people's camps etc, 17th - Summer missions and outreach, 24th - Otley, 31st - Bible college students

March 2016
7th Annual Meetings Committee at CHRBC. 7pm.
9th Annual Meetings Committee at Stoke Ash Baptist Church. 7pm.
18th Area FOY. Quizzer and Chips. Venue TBA. 7.45pm
April 2016
22nd-24th Area FOY. Letton Hall Weekend.
30th Association AGM & ABM at Stowmarket
June 2016
24th-25th Association Annual Tent Meetings at HORHAM BAPTIST CHURCH
27th Executive & Directors Committee at CHRBC. 7pm
More events will be posted in July 2016

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