Westfield Road, Bishop Auckland
County Durham, DL14 6AE

Pastor’s Prose

TABLE
(Translated form the Turkish of Edip Cansever)

A man filled with the gladness of living
Put his keys on the table,
Put flowers in a copper bowl there.
He put his eggs and milk on the table.
He put there the light that came in through the window,
Sounds of a bicycle, sound of a spinning wheel.
The softness of bread and weather he put there.
On the table the man put
Things that happened in his mind.
What he wanted to do in life,
He put that there.
Those he loved, those he didn’t love,
The man put them on the table too.
Three times three make nine:
The man put nine on the table.
He was next to the window next to the sky;
He reached out and placed on the table endlessness.
So many days he had wanted to drink a beer!
He put on the table the pouring of that beer.
He placed there his sleep and his wakefulness;
His hunger and his fullness he placed there.
Now that’s what I call a table!
It didn’t complain at all about the load.
It wobbled once or twice, then stood firm.
The man kept piling things on.

Upcoming Events

Oct
27
Tue
13:00 Bible Study Group @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
Bible Study Group @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
Oct 27 @ 13:00 – 14:30
 
Oct
28
Wed
10:00 BABC Lunch Club @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
BABC Lunch Club @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
Oct 28 @ 10:00 – 16:00
 
10:00 Friendly Heritage Group @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
Friendly Heritage Group @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
Oct 28 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Weekly sessions provide a healthy shared lunch and combine local heritage and dementia friendly activities to help support and provide people with dementia and their carers with a safe space...
10:00 Gardening Group @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
Gardening Group @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
Oct 28 @ 10:00 – 16:00
 
Nov
1
Sun
10:30 Sunday Service @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
Sunday Service @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
Nov 1 @ 10:30 – 12:00
 
Nov
3
Tue
13:00 Bible Study Group @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
Bible Study Group @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
Nov 3 @ 13:00 – 14:30
 
Nov
4
Wed
10:00 BABC Lunch Club @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
BABC Lunch Club @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
Nov 4 @ 10:00 – 16:00
 
10:00 Friendly Heritage Group @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
Friendly Heritage Group @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
Nov 4 @ 10:00 – 16:00
Weekly sessions provide a healthy shared lunch and combine local heritage and dementia friendly activities to help support and provide people with dementia and their carers with a safe space...
10:00 Gardening Group @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
Gardening Group @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
Nov 4 @ 10:00 – 16:00
 
Nov
8
Sun
10:30 Sunday Service @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
Sunday Service @ Bishop Auckland Baptist Church
Nov 8 @ 10:30 – 12:00