Churches Together in Scarborough

St Mary’s with Holy Apostles is part of Churches Together in Scarborough which represents a wide spectrum of Christian churches and believes that God’s love transcends denominational boundaries and God’s blessing is upon those “who dwell together in unity”.

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The Spring Tide June conference weekend at St Mary’s, “Lord Teach Us To Pray”, was very well attended, and much valued by those present.  At least 24 churches were represented.  It was very relaxed, and provided lots of opportunity for prayer for Scarborough and many contributions from the congregations gathered together, sensing what the Lord was saying to his Church. Very creative helpful Stations of different ways and focus of prayer had been set up throughout St Mary’s.

All of the session speakers were from local churches: Geoff Bowell (Pentecostal), Adrian Moore, (Kingdom Faith), Richard Walker, (Anglican), Graham Morgan (Methodist), Diana Gott (Baptist), each speaker focussing on a different verse from the Lord’s Prayer.  Mary Jobling (Anglican) and Claire Daniels (Kingdom Faith) led a prayer walk during the Saturday afternoon.  Throughout the weekend there was a strong sense of the Spring Tide will soon be arranging three evening services at St Mary’s.  Theme: The Character of God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit.  All at 6.30pm, the dates are Sunday 9 September, 14 October and   11 November.  

Events and activities both CTIS and individual churches

  • Prayer for Scarborough at Oliver’s Mount 8 September at 9am. Every second Saturday in the month.  All invited from across CTIS to attend and pray for Scarborough and surrounding area.  In very inclement weather, the meeting will be at Ebenezer Baptist Church.
  • Further CTIS steering group meetings, open to all, 18 September, at 12.30pm at Northstead Methodist Church to plan the AGM.
  • The AGM 6 November to be held at St Marks Church 6.30pm to view charity group displays, meeting starts at 7pm.