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About Us

The Church is set in a culturally mixed residential area one mile from the centre of Luton. As a church community we are from mixed backgrounds, traditions and cultures and this is reflected in a diversity of styles. We are constantly seeking to develop spiritually and explore different ways of worship and being church.

We have found that living with our differences and working together is both exciting and is what God calls us to do. This call is confirmed in our present Mission Statement as we believe only through the Love of God working through His people can we be the church God wants us to be and relevant in our community.
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Our Fellowship meets for worship at 10.30am each Sunday and Communion is celebrated every third Sunday during the Sunday  Morning Service. A Prayer Meeting is held on the first Sunday at 6.00pm.

We are currently without a minister and our services are being taken by members or guest preachers.

Meetings and Organisations

Three Home Fellowship Groups exist, meeting at various times during the week on a fortnightly basis. The groups meet for fellowship and mutual support, Bible Study and prayer, which continue to prove most beneficial to all who take part.

The Worship Group meet weekly to prepare and practise Sunday’s programme and introduce new songs.

The Deacons meet on the second Tuesday of each month and the Church Members meeting is held on the fourth Sunday after Morning Worship.

The Fellowship Club is a Tuesday morning meeting held fortnightly, catering mainly for the retired members of the church and community and offers a  varied programme of events and speakers

Kid's Praise meets on a Sunday during morning worship when teaching is based on Scripture Union material

The church supports Youth Organisations in the Scout and Guide movements. They offer resources for all ages including Beaver Scouts, Cub Scouts,Scouts, Brownie Guides and Rainbows. Total membership of these groups is about 100. There is a monthly church Parade held in term time.

A Stay and Play session is run by the church on Thursday mornings. A large number of local families are represented here and share fellowship with church members and each other.  During the morning, the Parents talk and the Toddlers play with a wide selection of toys provided.

Ecumenism

We sincerely believe in the ecumenical church and have, over many years, developed closer ties with our neighbouring churches.
The Biscot Mill Churches Council was formed in 1973, consisting of Blenheim, St. Andrews (Anglican) and St. Margarets (Methodist) to consolidate and develop joint activities already in progress. It was then reconstituted as Biscot Mill Churches Together in 2011.
The three churches have for many years shared worship at festival times and social activities and found this stimulating. The Council, consisting of the ministers and delegates from each church, continually reviews new ways of working and worshipping together.


The Area Around Us

Blenheim Crescent is to the north of the town centre of Luton and the church is set in a culturally mixed residential area, one mile from the centre. Much of the housing was erected in pre-war years, though there have been some recent developments. There are local shops in the vicinity and a number of large supermarkets have been built within easy reach. The town centre is also convenient with a varied array of shops and stores.
The Galaxy Leisure Centre, in the town centre, includes a multi-screen cinema complex, bowling alley, restaurants and bars. There are also beautiful public parks, sports centres and swimming pools within easy reach.
The area is well served by schools for all children from nursery to Sixth Form. The University of Bedfordshire and other Further Education colleges cater for the more mature student.
The church is developing its links with the local Asian Community . We have in membership a former B.M.S. missionary, Revd Barbara Bond, who has established some contact with a number of Asian families.

Outreach

Carol Singing was well received by the community and leaflets promoting Easter and Christmas Services are widely distributed  in partnership with other local churches.

Many members of the fellowship are actively involved in a variety of organisations including Amnesty International, Luton Churches Education TrustTraidcraft, Christian Aid, Noah, Lamp, Luton Food Bank and Luton Town Centre Chaplaincy. Blenheim members have a tradition of working in the community and regard this as one way of sharing God’s love.