Posts by ECBC

A Word from Richard Turner

Having prayed last Sunday for our community and the situation in the SSI steel company it was with great sadness that we learned of the decision to close the blast furnace and the business. The impact of losing livelihood gives both short and potential long term problems to the many families directly employed, but the […]

A word from Simon Blake

  We have now started the Springboard exercise, and by the time you read this we will have had our whole church consultation day on Saturday September 19th. The main purpose of Springboard is to take stock of where we are as a church, and to discern the direction God wants us to move in […]

A word from Nic Gibson

Due to my ill health, I officially retired from work this week. It feels a little strange helping the children prepare and plan for school whilst not having to do so myself. For many of us, I know this is a time of year when we think about starting again, I guess it shows how […]

New Website!

Welcome everybody to the new online home of ECBC! We hope you like our new look and find the content useful. The site is at a ‘starting point’ now, and we’ll be adding and updating additional content as time goes by. If you have any feedback at all about the new look, the good or […]

A word from Andy Hedges

We had a great weekend last weekend saying goodbye to Naomi. There was a very good turnout for the barbeque on the Saturday evening and we had some lovely services on the Sunday. It was great that Naomi said she loved every minute of it. Things seem to be getting more sorted with her housing […]

A word from Naomi

Hi Everyone It’s been a really difficult decision to leave ECBC and Redcar after 18 years of working here. I have a new job in Tamworth, two-thirds doing children/schools work in a church and one-third helping the other children’s workers in the area. I have really enjoyed working here and wanted to thank you all […]

Pastoral Care

We are all blessed by the fantastic pastoral care that is already being done within our church, and as a family we are caring for each other and supporting one another very well. One good way to look out for each other is to belong to a small group and we encourage everyone to be […]


We’re well into summer and I was reflecting how often church seems to ‘slow down’ at this time with fewer activities and smaller congregations with many people away at different times. By contrast out upcoming Leadership Team meeting seems to be busier than ever, taking stock of the recent changes and considering the futher requirments […]