Thursday, December 30, 2010

Boiler Room activities this weekend

To start 2011, we're out about praying in each others homes. So there's no Boiler Room Meal at 170 Berechurch Road on Sunday 2 January.

Midday prayer starts again from Tuesday 4 January.

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Red Light Run visit

We've just has visit from 3 amazing guys making an epic run from Amsterdam to London.

They're running through the blizzards to promote Stop the Traffik.


People should not be bought and sold.

Sunday, November 07, 2010

Break from Boiler Room meals and daily prayer

There's no daily prayer or Boiler Room meals Monday 8 November - Sunday 21 November.

See you from Monday 22 November onwards!

love Rich

Thursday, October 14, 2010

Helping at Bethany Place

I'm planning to help repair and maintain Bethany Place on Saturday 16 October in the afternoon. It's a house giving accomodation for homeless young people.

If you'd like to help drop me a line on

cheers, Richard

God Story during October and November

We like to learn more about God from His story in the Bible.

At the moment we're following the story of God and people as told in the book of Acts.

Here's the reading plan;

17 October Persecution and sending out. Acts 5 - 8.
24 October Paul's conversion and Peter's vision. Acts 9 - 11.
7 November Paul's mission. Acts 12 - 20.
28 November Paul's journey to Rome. Acts 21 - 28.

Monday, September 13, 2010

There's no noon prayer or Boiler Room meal at 170 Berechurch Road Thurs 16 September - Friday 24 September

Opportunity to join in with Colchester Food Bank 18 September

Colchester Food Bank is group that collects donated food, compliles food boxes, and distributes the food boxes to people in need. It supported by people from several churches.

Food Bank have a collection on Saturday 18 September at Asda supermarket. They have have asked for help giving out request vouchers to shoppers and collecting the donated goods.

If you'd like to help, please contact Brian Ford 01206 823877. They particularly need help 12noon - 2pm, and at the end of the day at 4pm.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Prayer for Muslim peoples and nations

On Monday 6 September we're hosting a time of prayer for Muslim peoples and nations. The prayer room will be open for prayer together at 12 noon. Then the prayer room will be open for prayer until 12 midnight. Contact to book a slot.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Art from the prayer room based on Isaiah 61

Here's some art inspired by Isaiah 61 from our Sunday Boiler Room meal.

No midday prayer on Monday 23 August

There's no midday prayer tomorrow at 170 Berechurch Road. Midday prayer resumes on Tuesday 24 August.

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Prayer for Pakistan

follow this link for inspiration from 24-7 Prayer on praying for Pakistan.

Friday, August 06, 2010

Sports Day at Abbey Field on Saturday 14 August

We're helping with a Sports Day on Abbey Field on Saturday 14 August. There's be football, tennis, basketball and inflatables, and a BBQ. Email for more info.

Pics from the Baptism at Frinton

We were very happy to have a baptism and have a celebration by the sea.

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

There's no daily prayer on Thursday 15 July at 170 Berechurch Road

BBQ news from last Sunday

We had a great time meeting and serving our neighbours on Sunday at the BBQ.

Thanks to everyone who helped with cooking, setting up, serving, chatting and helium balloons!!

Thanks from New Town Community Celebration

Michael from Wimpole Road Methodist Church has written to say thanks for bringing the prayer tent to the New Town Community Celebration.

They also raised £232 for Christian Aid agricultural development project in Burkina Faso.

Nice one to all the helpers!

Monday, June 28, 2010

BBQ on Sunday 11 July

On Sunday 11 July at 1pm there's a free BBQ in Circus Square, and we're joining in.

There will be noon prayer at 170 Berechurch Road beforehand.

No daily prayer or Boiler Room meal Wednesday 30 June - Tuesday 6 July

There's no daily prayer or Boiler Room meal at 170 Berechurch Road from Wednesday 30 June - Tuesday 6 July.

Daily prayer will re-commence at noon from Wednesday 7 July.

Prayer tent at the New Town Fun Day

Thanks to everyone who helped plan, set up and pack away the prayer tent.

It was good to have a chance to share the Story of the Lost Son with several people, and encourage prayer.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Stories from the Edge

Have you a heart for young people? An interest in what they face and where they're at?

Come and here Dave Wiles stories about his encounters with young people, as he launches his book, Stories from the Edge. (click the link above for more info)

8pm Thursday 2o May at the Odd One Out pub, Mersea Road (back room), Colchester. Car parking at Britinnia car park, off St Botolph's roundabout.

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

No Boiler Room meal on Sunday

There's no Boiler Room meal this Sunday 2 May.

The next Boiler Room Meal will be 12noon on Sunday 9 May at 170 Berechurch Road.


Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Saturday 15 May African afternoon for Ugandan children

On Saturday 15 May 2pm - 6pm there will be an African afternoon at Cardinal Bourne Hall, Priory Street, Colchester.

There promises to be music, food and crafts for sale. Come along and join in! The funds raised will go to the A-Z Childrens Charity in Uganda.

Sara is organising the fundraiser. She will be visiting the Charity in Uganda later in 2010.

Monday, April 12, 2010

An inspiring story from Sweden about children setting up a prayer room

Click the title above for a story from Sweden.

Next 24 hour Prayer Room Saturday 8 - Sunday 9 May

"The prayer room at 170 Berechurch Road will open for 24 hours of prayer from noon Saturday 8 May - noon Sunday 9 May. You can book a 1 hour slot for dedicated time with God, praying for Colchester, UK and the whole world. Contact Richard at

During this time there will be an hour of led silent prayer 8pm - 9pm."

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Boiler Room meals recommence Sunday 28 March

There's no noon prayer or Sunday lunch at 170 Berechurch Road from Thursday 18 March until Friday 26 March.

Noon prayer and Sunday lunch starts again on Sunday 28 March.

We're joining in with a prayer room at St Stephens Church, Canterbury Road from 9pm Thursday 1 April - 8pm Saturday 3 April. Email if you'd like to book a one slot to pray.

And there's an Easter Egg Hunt for children 10am - 12noon at 170 Berechurch Road on Good Friday. : )

Tuesday, March 09, 2010

There's no daily prayer at 170 Berechurch Road on Wednesday 10 March

Prayer at 170 Berechurch Road re-commences on Thursday 11 March at noon.

Monday, March 01, 2010

Next 24 hour prayer room

Our next 24 hours of prayer is noon Saturday 6 March - noon Sunday 7 March at 170 Berechurch Road. Spend a dedicated hour with God, and pray for Colchester, UK and the whole world. Email to book a slot.

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Boiler Room meal cancelled Sunday 21 Feb 2010


There's no Boiler Room meal tomorrow, Sunday 21 February, because Richard is ill.

Sorry to cancel.

Boiler Room meal recommences next Sunday 28 February at 170 Berechurch Road.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Creativity in prayer room

The prayer room was open for 24 hours last Saturday/ Sunday.

Friends from all over Colchester helped carry the prayer. and we saw some inspiring creativity in the prayer room....

Boiler Room meal and noon prayer latest news.

Boiler Room meals continue, every Sunday, starting with noon prayer, followed by lunch, at 170 Berechurch Road.

(There's no noon prayer at 170 Berechurch Road Monday 15 Feb - Wednesday 17 Feb inclusive. Noon prayer starts again Thursday 18 Feb.)

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

News from Colchester Boiler Room Community

There's no noon prayer at 170 Berechurch Road on Friday 29 Jan.

From Monday 1 February noon prayer is at 170 Berechurch Road every Sunday - Thursday.

Boiler Room meals are on Sundays at 170 Berechurch Road starting with noon prayer, then sharing food at 1pm. Come and share news, food, prayer, learning from the Bible and worship.


Saturday, January 16, 2010

Next Overnight Prayer Sat 6 - Sun 7 February

The next 24 hour prayer room at 170 Berechurch Road is noon Saturday 6 February - noon Sunday 7 February.

Book your slot by leaving a comment, or emailing or drop into the house.