Our Story

Our Story

We Built Our Church – 1998-99

These three videos are a testimony to the goodness of God in bringing about the current church building on Castle Hill. They tell the story of how a church of 80 members gave what they had to invest in his Kingdom in Warwick. This project took place during the time of Rev Ian Furlong.

Part 1 (20 mins): God’s promise, the old church, memorial plaques, an amazing gift day (01/02/98), the final service, its demolition, the time capsule, the graves, the steel structure, laying of the ‘new’ foundation stone (01/08/98), some photos of those present…and the cake!
Part 2 (20 mins): Construction of the new building, Songs of Praise (’98), more human remains found and their interment, the last service at Gerrard St and procession for opening service (07/03/99), photos of those present, first visiting preacher, highlights from weekend of opening services (26-28/03/99), inc. presentations by Warwick Central Baptist Church, New England, USA.
Part 3 (15 mins): More pictures of guests & members, CTW Jerusalem Joy (musical), Meeting Point (cafe) photos, a selection of ‘firsts’ for the new church, Pam Rhodes and Songs of Praise, highlights from fundraising events.