Welcome to Truro Baptist Church.

If you are new to TBC, or are thinking about coming along, whether to a Sunday service or to any of the events and activities that we hold, we want you to know that we will do our best to make sure you feel welcome.

Introducing TBC


As one of the churches in our city we are praying this blessing of God’s hope, joy and peace for you and your household.
If there is anything specific you would like us to pray for then please let us know through our website, by email, or by leaving a message on 01872 241984 and we will pray.

You don’t have to leave names or contact details if you would rather stay anonymous, we can still pray.

CLICK HERE to send us your prayer requests.

Sunday Services

We intend to live stream some worship, teaching and prayer via Facebook live from 10:10am every Sunday morning. This approach will allow you to interact at appropriate times, such as when we pray.
CLICK HERE to link into the service without signing up to Facebook.

Sunday’s Services
Watch again

CLICK HERE to visit the “Listen again” page where you can listen to and/or watch our Sunday services.

TBC YouTube Channel.

All our streamed service are also available on YouTube.

CLICK HERE to watch 29th November
CLICK HERE to watch 22nd November
CLICK HERE to watch 15th November
CLICK HERE to watch 8th November
CLICK HERE to watch 1st November
CLICK HERE to watch 25th October
CLICK HERE to watch 18th October
CLICK HERE to watch 11th October

CLICK HERE to visit our YouTube Channel for more services and other videos from TBC

Daily prayer 8am and 8pm

A number of people have already committed to praying at 8am and 8pm each day.
We are using the Facebook members group and the TBC Keeping Connected WhatsApp group to communicate what we are praying for and what we feel God is saying in these days.

Please contact the Church office if you would like to join the WhatsApp or Facebook  group.

Praying in small groups

Monday-Saturday each day at 8.30am overlooking the city on the grassy area opposite the football club
Monday at 9.00pm on the church veranda
Wednesday at 11.00am in the Victoria Gardens shelter
Thursday at 7.00am via Zoom

Supporting those without access to computers or the internet.

We are aware that there are a small number within our congregation who won’t be receiving emails and who cannot join us to worship remotely on Sunday.  Every one of them has been linked up with a pastoral care group and I want to thank all those of you who are already looking out for these vulnerable people.

We thought it would be good, alongside these pastoral care groups, to set up some letter writing to these people, so if you would like to write to someone else in the church who is feeling isolated, please let us know and we will link you up.

May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had,  so that with one mind and one voice you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. (Romans 15:3-6)

Advent & Christmas
Waiting for Jesus

Advent is a time of hope and waiting for Jesus.
God’s people waited thousands of years for his promised Messiah to come. We have the privilege of living in the time after Christmas, Easter and Pentecost – Jesus has already come and sent his Holy Spirit to remain with us.

As we read the prophecies about Jesus coming and the familiar stories about the first Christmas, let’s use this time to wait and hope in Jesus once more, as we also look forward to the day when he will return.
The bible readings around Advent and Christmas can be so familiar that we can find it hard to get beyond the familiar words and connect with the story and the God of the story. This year as you take time to look at these passages, you might like to try using these suggestions to help you connect with them in a fresh way:

First get yourself comfortable, try and pray in the same place each day, be still and silent and become aware of God being with you (in fact he was here before you even arrived!)

Invite the Holy Spirit to lead you as you read the passage. Then trust him to do this as you read.

Read through the passage slowly and attentively. You might be drawn to a particular word or phrase. Take time to savour and mull over it. Go back and read it again.
In the gospel passages you might want to imagine yourself in the story – maybe as one of the characters or an onlooker. Think about how it would physically and emotionally feel to be in that place at that time. Maybe you want to speak to one of the characters.

Don’t rush on – spend time with that word or phrase or sense of being in the story.

Talk to God about what is stirring in you. Remember reading the bible is not just about learning about God, it’s about having a relationship with Him.

And finally, don’t worry if nothing seems to happen – God is still here and is enjoying being with you.

Word on a Wednesday:

Wednesday 2nd December2020
Matt looks at “Correction”.
CLICK HERE to watch on YouTube
We encourage you to arrange your own COVID secure Bible study group throughout the week to discuss these videos. A group will be on Zoom from 7:30 on Wednesday to discuss the topic together. The usual TBC zoom number and password applies, if you would like to join the zoom discussion please contact the church office for details.

Previous Words on a Wednesday.

Dan explores Justice CLICK HERE 
looks at Money CLICK HERE
talks about Living in Peace CLICK HERE
explores Humility CLICK HERE
introduces the book of Proverbs CLICK HERE
looks at Spiritual Wisdom CLICK HERE
unpacks 2 Timothy 2:1-13 CLICK HERE
Graeme: 1&2 Thessalonians Themes & Threads CLICK HERE
Matt: intro ‘Prayers of the Apostles’ CLICK HERE
Steve: takes a look at John 17 CLICK HERE
Nicky: unpacks ‘The Grace’ CLICK HERE
Matt: Living Beyond our Understanding CLICK HERE

Hollie talks about serving with YWAM

Hollie answers a few questions as she looks forward to serving with YWAM in 2021. In addition to praying for her, you can read more about her plans on her Just Giving page via the link below.

CLICK HERE to read more.

Youth With A Mission (YWAM) The Discipleship Training School (DTS) is designed to help you understand God more deeply, live more like Jesus and identify your unique gifts and purpose to use in missions. DTS is an intensive course which begins with a residential part followed by followed by an 8-12 week outreach. DTS emphasises cross-cultural exposure and global awareness, preparing students to answer the call to “Go into all the world and make disciples of all nations” Matthew 28:19. https://www.ywamengland.org/

Psalm 23 by our

Powerhouse Children & Team

During lock-down the powerhouse children & team members joined together to make this short video on Psalm 23.

Music by Klaus, Healing Waters. Pure Worship.

A Bucketful of Songs

Barney Trevivian has been faithfully leading worship for well over thirty five years and has blessed us all with his guitar, vocals and enthusiasm.

On Saturday 22nd February Barney, joined by a host of musicians and singers, performed fourteen worship and gospel songs he’s written over the last forty-two years.

CD’s are available to purchase with the proceeds split between rescuing children off the streets of Nairobi (Tumaini Kwa Watoto) and YWAM (Youth With A Mission).

You can also find the Album “A Bucketful of Songs” on Spotify, iTunes, YouTube Music, Google Play & Amazon Music.

It was, as expected, a great evening of fun, music and worship.

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Sunday 29th November
With Lynda, Neil, James, Matt and the Powerhouse Children

10,000 Reasons / Bless the Lord (Matt Redman)
How Great Is Our God (Chris Tomlin)
King of Kings, Majesty (Jarrod Cooper)
Raise a Hallelujah (Bethel)

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I am stying home as I have so much contact with students and wnt to lock down as far as possible so I can see family...bless you all x

Do not allow bitterness to take route...or you increase the evil...easy to say harder to do..

The hope of Christmas, our hope in the gift of a newborn, our hope of an eternity with our God. This hope is joy and comfort

We had one in the office called Lazarus (it was brought back from the dead)

For the creation waits in eager expectation for the children of God to be revealed Rom 8:19 🔥

How great is our God!! We lift your name on high!

Father I pray that your peace and presence will be very real to Karen and Murray today and with Jed. I pray for more words for Immi and healing in the name of Jesus.

Our hope can never be taken away, because it is in you LORD the ancient of days

May God speak through us and make us go where he wants us to go!

WISE LEADER.....please forgive me....for I am just a FLEDGLING...New to FLIGHT!....x

This singing just gets better- great vocals and worship leading.

Can't help thinking of my psychology study....re....the ID the EGO and The SUPEREGO

Thank you Neil your message has refreshed our souls today .amen

Hope is the quiet counsel in our minds that affords us the freedom to believe in a better world x

What a lovely speaker.....this gentleman is....very honest and down to earth and a realist....

Morning to Rob Jodeigh Rebekah and Toby from here in the Vorest

Full of wisdom and delicate appropriate humour.....lovely metaphors and analogies

No greater LOVE...than laying your life down for someone...or anyone...or indeed....everyone..xxx

Every moment of our lives- we are offered the opportunity to tread the earth or soar the heavens.....EMANUAL.x

Nothing like a good worship song to wake you up on a Sunday morning!

Good morning, got my operation tomorrow X

name the plants!!

Isaiah 9 ...And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the greatness of his government and peace there will be no end.

We have our HOPE set on the living God.

Truly I tell you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven. Matthew 18 v 18

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Sunday Nov 22nd
With Matt, Dan, Rachel, Angela & Mark

Throne Room Song (People & Song)
This is Amazing Grace (Phil Wickham)
Cornerstone (Hillsong)
Ever Be (Bethel)
All the Poor & Powerless (All the Sons and Daughters)
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Good morning, couple of requests for prayers I'm going to have knee replacement on 30th November and also that Jayne gets place where she can have her dog, thanks

Just finished the radio service here at Derriford hospital good to join you now.

Looking forward to seeing you at Coffee or the AGM tomorrow if you can join us.

Praying for your last Sunday John and Sally, bless you as you gather in St Ives this morning.

Karen and Murray, we pray for strength. Holy Spirit come, minister to you dear children today. Receive, Holy Spirit come. We pray strength on you for today. We lift you up to the Lord.

We pray for Doreen, we pray that she will know the peace of God as she goes into hospital and for a quick and trouble free recovery. Jesus be with her, in your name. Amen.

Such a good time last night hearing how God is at work in our lives. It was great to share and pray together. We plan to do it again soon.

We praise you this morning for all that you have done Jesus.

We declare that you are Lord of all, the good and the bad. You are not distant, your are a God that loves, a God who is Lord of all.

We pray for Luke, we pray for swift and speedy recovery. We pray he will have a sense of peace at this time. Amen

We pray for breakthrough for those in our church family in need. We lift them all before the Lord. Your praise will forever be on our lips.

The earnest prayer of a righteous person has great power and produces wonderful results. James 5 v 16

1 Peter 2: 7 The stone that the builder rejected has now become the cornerstone.

So good to connect with you all this morning. Keep signing in.

Hello everybody

I will extol the Lord at all times, his praise will always be on my lips. Psalm 34 v 1

As we worship together Lord speak in to our hearts and show us your will and purposes. We pour out our praise to you. Amen

Huge Thank You Dan....awesome insight...so refreshing...hopeful.

Jeremiah 30v17.The Lord has declared that He will restore you to health and heal your wounds ..l declare this over Immi Rueben and anyone else who needs healing xx

Pray for Luke and his wrist continue to heal. Pray his frustration ,that he doesn’t keep taking it out on his family. Also pray for a person in my family who is moving onto new things. They are a blessing and will be missed.

Please pray for my mum, Doreen, who is having her first ever surgery on Tuesday. Please protect her Lord.

For those having medical tests this week and for those waiting results Thank Father for answered prayers we have had this past week you are a good God

Praying for a filling of all strength, energy and hope for Karen and Murray.

Good morning from sunny Shetland! 🌞 V. stormy here last night with power cuts. Sending love L&D xx

Thank you Dan a bit complicated but I got the message very deep and so so true .the poor shall inherit the earth x

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11 Word on a Wednesday; Money

This Wednesday Chris talks about Money


The discussion starters for afterwards are;
- This is your money God, how do you want me to use it?
- What are some of the dangers of greed?
- What are some things that are more valuable than money?
- What does the wisdom of God say regarding debt and lending?
- Can you easily pray; God hear’s a need, you are my source.

A group will be on a zoom from 7:30pm on Wednesday 18th Nov.
The usual TBC zoom number and password applies.

If you would like to join the zoom discussion please contact the church office for details.
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With Matt, Hannah and Barney

I will sing wherever I go (we the Kingdom)
Our God is Greater (Chris Tomlin)
Bless the One (Mack Brock)
Because he lives (William J. and Gloria Gaither)
Set a Fire (Will Reagan)
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The jacket still waxes, Tony. And my saxophone ligature has never been the same.

Speak Lord for your servant is listening.

James 4:10 'Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He will lift you up'. C&S

God is greater than insecurity, for we are secure in Christ 🙂

Can we pray for young people spending a lot of time on games such as Call of Duty being used as a recruitment tool for the far right...

Trying to light the log burner just now with damp logs. Need to hear this message ...

Still praying for you Karen and Murray Immi is in our prayer

We will remember that sermon Matt - petrol can and fire! As good as that expensive bottle of wine that went in the bucket! 🙏 thank you - set a fire in my soul!

Whoops - you keep jumping in and out Hannah!

Circuit at Victoria Park on Wednesday at 11am I won’t be running ,!

Good morning from the Bryan & Mary from the Forest of Dean. Hello to Rob, Jodeigh, Rebekah & Toby.

Love the way mountjoys just go by their surname lol.xxx

My fire in the wood burner is going great I have bellows!! We need the breath of the Holy Spirit to blow through us!!

Fan into flame the gift within you only the smallest ember can be rekindled. Be encouraged!

God is higher than any disease any challenges people are facing right now.

THanks so much for your picture Sharon!

There is a little buffering here but it has now almost stopped

Morning all lovely to be with you Miss meeting up with you!

Matt redman ....GRACEFULLY BROKEN......set me on fire......ALL TO JESUS NOW!!!! X

Sorry, feed keeps dropping out so we're going to log off. Bye all, have a good week.

We cycled to Sunny Corner last week and it took 2 hours!!!

Matt never fails to lookike he is about to smile

Greater than seizures and physical ills

Yeah really good point matt re...bible

This could be another waxy minter moment

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News & Events

Are you a trained first aider?

We would like to keep a list of all those who are trained first aiders so that when we run events and services, we know we have someone around. If you are happy to be on our list, please contact the church office. Thank you.

St Petroc’s

needs duvets, sleeping bags, warm clothing (e.g. hats, gloves), hot water bottles, flasks and toiletries.Any waterproof material or even a pop-up tent would be welcome!!For more information on St Petroc's CLICK HERE

God at work

We want your stories, testimonies and experiences of how God has been and is at work in your life. How did God draw you into His kingdom? What has He done to enrich, change and improve your life? How has He answered your prayers? Have you been healed? One...

Plastic & Poverty

Tearfund have launched an online campaign called ‘Plastic & Poverty’ to encourage leaders of Commonwealth nations to address the problem of two billion people living in poverty with no access to waste collection, leading to waste (notably plastic)...


Sunday morning groups for children up to 11 years.
Join in the fun and make new friends!

Dads n Kidz

Dads with toddlers to teenagers and everything in between!

Get Connected

Small groups to connect, build relationships, socialise, study and more

Children’s Network Hub

A termly gathering to inspire, equip and empower those involved with children through the local church.

The Trelander Cafe

Different activities for people of all ages….. and lots of cake!

Sunday mornings, Meal & Bible Study, Glow, YFriday youth club, trips away …..


Our Sunday afternoon
fun family event!
(Once a term)

Christians Against Poverty

Debt help & advice
Money management
Job club
Addiction release

Connect 18-30

Where young adults come together.

Truro House of Prayer

A space to pray for anyone in Truro, open 24/7

Keys to Freedom

An interactive discipleship course arming the body of Christ with tools to live free and stay free.

Healing Rooms

Inviting anyone who would like prayer for healing.


A series exploring the Christian faith designed to create conversation.

Freedom In Christ

Transforming the way Christians become fruitful disciples.

Thy Kingdom Come

A Global event uniting churches from all denominations around the world.

Truro Baptist Church
Chapel Hill

Tel: 01872 241 984