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Series card - Confronting Corinthians 

1 Corinthians
This Series aims to help us understand the problems facing the Corinthian church and what Paul said about them: both his censures and his solutions.
Lord, as we see how Paul confronted the issues in the Corinthian church with honesty and love, help us to confront the issues in our own church.
May we look with honest eyes at what we should have done, or could be doing, better.
Be with us as we move forward into the second year of this vacancy period, helping us to love one another more deeply and
establishing us more firmly in the gospel of your grace. Amen


Week 1 – 2nd September
Introduction to Corinthians
Leading: Rachel Leonard 
Speaking: Rev Dr David Instone–Brewer
Reading: Acts 18:1-4, 18-28, 1 Corinthians 1:1-9  
Week 2 – 9th September
Why are you divided by loyalty to leaders?
Leading: Mary Bingham
Speaking: David Wadsworth
Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:10-17, 3:1-9
Week 3 – 16th September
Why are you proud of your wisdom?
Leading: Cath Price            
Speaking: Rev Chris Duffett
Reading: 1 Corinthians 1:18-31 & 3:18-23
Week 423rd September
Why do you tolerate sin?
Leading: Nicola Grieves & Liz Wadworth
Speaking: Sam Richards
Reading: 1 Corinthians 5:1-12
Week 530th September
Why is there conflict between you?
Leading: Cath Price
Speaking: Rev Alison Myers
Reading: 1 Corinthians 6: 1-11
Week 67th October
Why do you put your understanding of God ahead of others’ understanding?
Leading: David Wadsworth
Speaking: Elsie Salmon
 Reading: 1 Corinthians 8:1-13
Week 714th October
Why do you disrespect communion?
Leading:  Jonathan Buwert
Speaking: Rev Chris Duffett
Reading: 1 Corinthians 11:17-34
Week 821st October
Why aren’t all of you bringing your own gifts?
Leading: Mary Bingham
Speaking: Nigel Taylor
Reading: 1 Corinthians 12:27
Week 928th October
What is the alternative?
Leading: Liz Wadsworth
Speaking: Rev Barbara Garwood
Reading: 1 Corinthians 13:1-13
Week 104th November
What hope do we stand on?
Leading: David Wadsworth
Speaking: Rev Dr Janet Tollington
Reading: 1 Corinthians 15:20-58



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Due to the latest government advice regarding the protection of our community during the Coronavirus pandemic we have taken the unprecedented and sad, but necessary, decision to suspend all church gatherings including home groups and Sunday Worship until further notice.

Through this time of restrictions due to COVID-19 you can find our main Sunday offering, Sunday Diffferent, on our YouTube channel A new service premieres each Sunday at 10.15am and is available to watch at any time after then.
Please look at our Facebook page and this website for further details about how we will be walking together at this difficult time.

Sunday morning services are normally held at 9.30am & 11.00am; the 9.30am service is more traditional and reflective, while the 11.00am service is more contemporary with activities offered for children and young people. Communion is celebrated on the second and fourth Sunday of the month. We all meet together at 10.00am during the month of August. On the fourth Sunday of the month at 7pm there is an informal service called Encounter. 

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Cambourne Church
Jeavons Lane
CB23 6AF

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There is limited parking available on the site.

What should I expect when I visit the church?

You will receive a very warm welcome particularly from our Welcome Team who will be able to answer your questions and direct you to where you need to go. There will be some singing to start with as well as some prayers and a reading from the bible. There will be a talk (some reflections) from one of the leaders of the church, with a chance to discuss it further at the end of the service. 

Tea, coffee and biscuits are served after the service where there is plenty of time to meet new people and ask more questions.

What is there for children and young people at church?

We have a fantastic programme for the children and young people at the Church for ages 0–18. Children and young people stay with their families at the start of the service as we worship (sing songs!) together for the first part of the morning. Someone will announce when the children and young people need to go to their programme. We have young church for those from 0 - Yr 6 and a youth group called Xtreme for our young people in years 7-11. 

For more information about what happens in the children's and youth work please visit the relevant age group section under church life.

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