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Pastor Paddy Harris in Dickensian costume lighting up thame christmas tree lights 2013

Lighting up Thame at Christmas

Friday the 6th of December and hundreds gathered at Thame Town Hall – keen to get into the Christmas spirit – and the switching on of the Christmas tree lights. Pastor Paddy Harris compered this year’s event and Anita Dobson, former Eastender encouraged by the Mayor of Thame pressed the button to switch the lights on.

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Thame Food Bank Trolley

Trolley load for Thame Food Bank

Attracting thousands of visitors Thame the Food Festival also enabled a group of local service organisations to raise just under £2,400 for local charities. Cornerstone Baptist Church plays an active part in the local community and money we raised from helping with the parking was spent on a trolley full of shopping, perhaps quite aptly, for […]

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Sharing, Caring, Swishing

As times have been exceptionally tough everybody looks at new ways to save money. Cornerstone ladies organised a fun Swishing event for women of all ages at Christchurch on the 8th of November to link with the Community Hub run by Cornerstone Church. On the night £239 was raised for Helen Douglas House Charity in Thame.

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BBC Radio Oxford Plug for The Hub

Earlier this morning, huddled from the wind and rain behind a Radio Oxford Van Pastor Paddy Harris, Ulrike Kibble and Jude Brown waited patiently to be interviewed by radio presenter Phil Mercer. The interviews formed part of a Charles Nove show on helping Oxfordshire’s chronically lonely and emphasised the importance of bringing the community together with projects like Cornerstone’s […]

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River Baptism in Thame

Sunday brought with it fantastic weather, the long awaited duck race, but also the first baptisms to be held in the river Thame for many years. A 100-strong crowd gathered in the fields behind the Gibb’s residence and watched as four people from Cornerstone Thame Baptist Church were baptised in the river.  

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Music in the Park 2012

Cornersone volunteers once again flooded into Elms Park this year to support the Music in the Park event 2012. This year’s event attracted thousands of visitors who basked in the sunshine on Sunday 13th of May. Paddy Harris, Pastor of Cornerstone Church and young churchgoer Christopher Bancroft played MC on the two main stages, entertaining […]

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Top Thame Tidy Day

Blessed with sunshine teams of volunteers from Cornerstone Thame Baptist Church poured onto the streets to join the local community in ‘Thame Tidy Day’ on Sunday 25th of March. The day organised by the local Thame council follows an idea, called Love Thame that was first developed at Cornerstone in 2008 as a way for the church […]

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Ear of the PM

Krish Kandiah, a leader at Cornerstone Baptist Church was invited by the British Association of Adoption and Fostering to attend a consultation with Prime Minister David Cameron to talk about how adoption can become faster and fairer across the UK.

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A letter to the church

It takes a whole Church to raise a child. We felt led to be part of Cornerstone very early on in the discussions at LCBC and we’ve been privileged to be involved right from the start. Like any parent we were concerned for our children as they were moving away from most of their church […]

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