Welcome to Nottingham!
Beeston Free is a vibrant and diverse church family made up of many different people from many different places. We love the fact that Beeston brings people together from all around the globe and want to help those who visit to feel at home here too.
We realise that moving to a new country and city can be difficult and are eager to support you as adjust to live in the UK. We also want provide opportunities for all who come here to meet Christians, discuss beliefs, and explore what the Bible teaches.
If you are already a Christian we’d love to support you spiritually during your time in Beeston. We are committed to loving, discipling and partnering with you in the gospel. Our prayer is to equip you to serve the global church both now in the UK, and in the future elsewhere.
Keep reading to find out more about what is going on, and about how to get involved or download our International Handbook.
New students’ meal: Thursday 6th October. If you are moving to Nottingham this September we want to welcome you at our Newcomers’ Meal! You are invited to enjoy good food, meet other students and find out what happens what on for international students. There’ll also be a talk to start off this term’s Bible studies in the book of Daniel.
If you have any questions contact John and he will let you know how to get involved.
Mondays 8:00-10:00pm – Friendship café for international students
An informal café where you can enjoy fun activities and discussion with local Christians. A great place to make new friends, practice English and share cultures.
Thursdays 7:30-9:30pm – Discipleship group for international Christians
A discipleship group that seeks to welcome international students into the church family, equip them to serve God in the UK, and prepare them to serve the global church in the future.
Monday, Thursday and Sunday evenings – Discovery Bible study group for internationals
Explore in an opportunity to join a Bible study group to find out more about Christianity. Each week we discuss the Bible and provide plenty of time for you to ask your questions in a relaxed setting.
Alternate Thursdays 1:00-2:30pm – A friendship group for wives of internationals
A friendly place where you can make friends, practice speaking English, enjoy activities and learn about other cultures. We welcome women from any faith and culture, and their children.
What our students say…
“The activities here greatly helped me understand the bible and Christianity” – Lu Ban, China
“A big family where we could learn and support each other” – Tom, Hong Kong
“Where I find direction in life and friends to walk along with” – Stephy, Hong Kong
“A new learning experience all together” – Ezekiel, Pakistan
“Where you get the gospel right and build true friendship” – Hui Wen, Malaysia
“It filled up my loneliness while being abroad and helped me to grow as a Christian” – Grace, Malaysia