Influence Church has just planted their newest campus in Penrith, Cumbria, their third location. Ben and Gale Dowding took over what was then called Richmond Pentecostal church in 2008, with a congregation of 70-80 people and a population of 10,000. Now there are 450 people attending church across their three locations.
Mark Russell, Senior Minister at Greenbank Community church, brought 18 members of his leadership team to their area conference in Torquay. He said: “For people in the congregation, being geographically isolated, to see and be a part of something that’s bigger is so important.
It was a delight to welcome 31 delegates to AoG GB Forward Network’s first ever national “Launch” church planting Training at the National Ministry Centre in Mattersey.
Three years ago, Net Church in Dartford needed more room. A year before that they had moved to double services to combat a packed full auditorium, but now both services were completely full again. Minister Roy Morley started praying for a 1000 seater auditorium.