On Sunday September 15th 2019, a momentous day took place at Trinity Church (ECI) Brentwood, in the form of the Induction Service of Wesley Vaughan along with his wife Claire and young daughter. A day that had been prayed for and longed for by Trinity Church.
Wesley, a fourth generation minister, was previously the lead pastor of Mount of Olives Church in Coleford, Forest of Dean for eight years. Prior to pastoring in Coleford, Wesley was a professional golfer and PGA coach, progressing expertly in his chosen field of sport. Once God had called him into the ministry, he laid aside the fame and fortune of his sport in order to serve the Lord.
Trinity had been many years awaiting a new pastor and several senior ministers had drawn alongside the church to guide and advise them over recent years. Following this period, the Trinity Trustees sought the help of an external advisory team of three senior personnel and it was from this team of advisors that Wesley and Claire were finally asked to join the church in ministry.
Over 450 people attended the induction service which was led by Geoff Feasey one of the advisory team and the induction was conducted by David Campbell, Elim’s regional leader of the metropolitan region.
Several senior leaders also took part, including the Chairman of Trinity’s Trustees, Casian Sala, David Williams a further member of the advisory team and a long-standing friend of the Church from the USA, Rev Kirby Clements. Trinity choir led the worship and Wesley’s father, Rev Adrian Vaughan from Calvary Church Haverfordwest closed the service in prayer.
Throughout the whole day the atmosphere was expectant and full of rejoicing and celebration.
Church members excelled themselves in preparing for this special weekend and the church grounds, the marquees and the outstanding lunch were greatly appreciated. The whole event signalled a major step forward in the life and future for Trinity Church.
Fridays Prayer Meeting
Friday 15 January 2016, 8pm in the Fellowship Hall
Join us as we seek God together for His will to be out worked at this time.
Tuesday 15 December 2015, evening 7.30 pm
Thanksgiving Service to celebrate Chris Purkis’ life
at Trinity Church
Carol Service on Saturday 12th December, 7.30 pm
Christmas Family Service on Sunday 13th December, 10.30 am
Everyone is welcome to our Christmas services! We’ll sing carols together, enjoy fellowship, and worship the Saviour of mankind, Jesus.
Sunday 8th November at 10.30am
Sammy Baptist speaking
Sunday 15th November at 10.30am
Steve Derbyshire speaking
Senior Pastor Citygate Church Ilford
Pastor Kevin Peat
Is the Regional Leader for Scotland and North West England and has been a member of Elim’s National Leadership Team since 2000, and ministers in Canada and New Zealand as well as the UK.
Kevin is married to Margaret. In 1982 they began to attend Derby Elim Church where Kevin became Assistant Pastor and in 1990, they moved to lead Glasgow Elim Church in Scotland. The church experienced a major move of the Holy Spirit and grew to around 400 people.
Kevin has a heart for seeing the leaders who minister under his care moving increasingly towards wholeness in order that they will more effectively minister to others. Margaret currently administrates the region, is a primary school teacher and teaches piano. Margaret too has a heart for seeing leaders released into their full potential in God. She has published five books – find out more about them http://eliminscotland.org.uk/resources/ here.
Phil Hills will be joining him on 25th October.
Is with us on the 1st November.
Friday evening 16th October & Saturday 17th October morning & afternoon
The Wisdom of Ecclesiastes – An invitation to thoughtful, realistic, joyful and active faith.
Rev. Dr. Knut Heim, Lecturer in Old Testament a Trinity College Bristol, will help us to discover the book of Ecclesiastes as an inspiration for life and a resource for ministry and discipleship.
He will provide fresh interpretations of the book, developing from his work on commentaries on Ecclesiastes for the well-known Tyndale Old Testament Commentary series (TOTC) and the Zondervan Exegetical Commentary on the Old Testament (ZECOT) series.
He will relate the wisdom of Ecclesiastes to the wider context of the Bible, the findings of the modern scientific study of happiness, modern economics, and his own personal experience as an ordained Christian minister.
Let us know if you are coming and would like to have lunch on Saturday 17th October 2015. Please email: Sandra.Syvrett@trinitychurchbrentwood.org
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