Network Norwich and Norfolk > People > People Archive > Packed church welcomes new Norwich pastor

Packed church welcomes new Norwich pastor

2008: StuartBaileyWebA packed church and overflow tent witnessed the induction of a new pastor, who has just retired from the RAF, to South Park Evangelical Church in Norwich.

 

Stuart Bailey, who has just retired as an RAF serviceman, has also been studying Bible college courses for several years. Family and friends from various parts of the country, and guests from local churches and the South Park neighbourhood swelled the regular congregation.

 

The church was filled to capacity and so the service was relayed to more people who were accommodated in a marquee set up alongside the main church building for the purpose.

 

Stuart together with his wife and daughter have now moved to live near the church, so they can be part of the community with which South Park Church is involved and with whom they seek to share the Christian faith.

 

Pastor Tom Chapman of Surrey Chapel, Norwich, where Stuart and his family formerly worked and worshipped, took part in the induction service, which was led by Dr Rodney Moss. The encouraging sermon was preached by Rev Jackie Brown of Bridgnorth, a friend of Stuart’s from the years when he was based at RAF Cosford.

 

After the service a buffet tea was provided for all who attended.

www.southparkchurch.org.uk

 

Pictured above are, left to right: Dr Rodney Moss, Nigel Barber, Pastor Stuart Bailey, Reverend Jackie Brown, Pastor Tom Chapman.

 


Do you appreciate our service and stories?

The Network Norwich & Norfolk website has been published for over 13 years now and we have an established team of professional journalists covering the activities, organisations and churches which make up the county’s Christian community. Our whole purpose is to support that community by daily providing accurate, unbiased stories and features.

To pay for that service, we rely on our partner organisations, advertisers and readers to, in turn, support us financially. We want to keep the website free for everyone to access and continue to be able to pay for writers to produce the content you can enjoy every day.

We would like to ask you to consider supporting our work and suggest you might want to make a small regular donation of just £1 a week and become one of our 100 Friends, or a larger one-off or annual amount.

Because we are part of a registered charity we can reclaim Gift Aid on your donations if you are a tax-payer.

Click here to fill out a standing order form and to add an extra 25% for free via Gift Aid

Click below to donate instantly via a credit or debit card or Paypal


 Recommended reading 
Not rated. Write the first review or comment
ImpressBloc640
Site Search

 Norfolk services........ 

 Accommodation......... 


Twitter-button  facebookbutton

 

Sign up for our
free e-newsletter


Send us your latest local news and events

Loading...