What’s On


Firm Foundations Course: Starts Saturday 16th September

Firm Foundations is a Marriage preparation course for all those who are dating or planning to get married. The course costs £40 per couple and will run on the following dates:

Saturday 16th September: 10am – 2pm

Saturday 30th September: 2pm – 5pm

Saturday 7th October: 10am – 5.30pm

Saturday 21st October: 10am – 5pm
You will be required to complete this course before booking your wedding date.

Just Be: Bowl & Bite - Friday 6th October

Our City Gates Singles bowling event is SOLD OUT!

For those who have booked already we’ll be meeting at Hollywood Bowl in Surrey Quays Leisure Park, SE26 7LW at 7pm for a 7.15pm start.

Just Be: Right with God, right where you are!

Health & Wellbeing Seminar - Saturday 14th October

City Gates will be presenting a Health & Wellbeing Seminar on Saturday 14th October from 10am – 2.30pm.

This year’s seminar will address important issues on Mental and Physical Wellbeing.

There will be a guest speaker delivering a presentation on child & adolescent mental health and answering questions on general mental health issues.

There will be workshops and information on men’s health.

Adults – £3
Under 18s and those seeking employment – £2

Light refreshments will be provided on the day.

Restored Lives Course: Starts Saturday 11th September

Restored Lives is a 6 week course for men and women of any age. We meet weekly to support and empower you to move forward from the breakdown of a relationship. We come alongside you with an attitude of love to encourage, comfort and bring hope for a brighter future.

Course Dates:
September 11th, 18th, 25th (7 – 9.30pm)
October 2nd, 9th, 16th & 23rd (7 – 9.30pm)

3 Days of Prayer & Fasting: 18th & 20th September

We will be holding 3 days of prayer and fasting from Monday 18th – Wednesday 20th September. Join us for our evening meetings at 8pm throughout the 3 days!

Our theme is UNLIMITED, based on Isaiah 45:3.

“I will give you hidden treasures,

    riches stored in secret places,

so that you may know that I am the Lord,

    the God of Israel, who summons you by name.”

Stewardship Course: Saturday 7th & Sunday 22nd October

This is a course for anyone who desires Biblical and practical assistance with God’s provision. Through this 2 day, 5 session workshop, you will learn about God’s plan for our sustenance, how to create a financial plan including basic budgeting and a debt repayment strategy; and a plan to avoid future debt by building a solid savings plan. This course is fun and interactive and will assist you in understanding and implementing God’s plan for us to overcome financial difficulties. Join us and discover how it can become a reality for you.


• Budgeting & Managing Money Well
• Dealing with Debt Effectively
• Creating a Savings Plan


• Enlarging Your World through Giving
• Leaving a Legacy

Alpha Course: Thursday 28th September

Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith, typically run over eleven weeks. Each talk looks at a different question around faith and is designed to create conversation.

Talent Show: Sunday 5th November 5pm

A Hollywood themed Talent Show for everyone! Come and enjoy the wealth of talent at City Gates Church whilst raising money for City Gates Academy in the Philippines.

From singers to dancers, poets to ventriloquists and comedians to caricaturists… All talents are welcome. We’d love to have your little one audition too – all ages are welcome!

Stay tuned for audition dates coming soon!

Rooted For Relationships: Friday 17th - Saturday 18th November

ROOTED FOR RELATIONSHIPS is an interactive course which focuses on the individual (male and female) particularly those seeking to form lasting relationships. We all need to understand who WE are first, before we can entrust ourselves to others. But, how do others perceive you? Do you communicate well? Is it YOUR way or GOD’S way?   The course covers a number of areas including: setting standards, planning ahead, setting the pace, attitude, intimacy, dealing with fears and unforgiveness. Set over a Friday evening and Saturday 10am – 5pm the course is open to unmarried men and women ideally aged 18 and over.

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