Let the Broken Hearted Rejoice!!
Hi, my name is Lindsey Hedley. I am a born again Christian. I was born into the world on the 3rd of March 1960. I was born again on 12th March 2006. Only through Gods love, comfort, grace and strength can I walk through my life.
Jesus is my friend, wow how awesome is that! I am married to my wonderful husband Michael. I have been blessed with four great sons and 3 wonderful grand-children. Jesus is my redeemer my very precious help in time of need.
Let the broken hearted rejoice! My heart was broken, shattered and totally destroyed after failed marriages and relationships. I was broken and I thought beyond repair but God knew better. I have a friend who used to come every week to my house for her hair done and I always felt that she had a peace about her; I knew she attended an evangelical church and I asked if I could go. I had attended Sunday school when I was young and always believed in God, but now I was in a dark place, I was living in the world searching for the void to be filled with people and possessions. I had reached a point in my life where I really didn’t want to live any more, I was desperate.
It was at her church that I found Jesus. I realised that He died on the cross for our sins. I am a new creation in Christ, he has healed my broken heart, it is bigger and
stronger than before, he comforts me and covers me with Grace and I trust in Him with everything in my life.
God has restored me from within, he has changed me he has made me whole and I can do everything through Christ who strengthens me, it is only through God I now have a wonderful loving husband. God gave me the desires of my heart and I trusted him completely. God was my matchmaker and knew what I needed and how right He is! I am truly blessed he continues to bless me each day.
I have been given a new life and it is wonderful and anybody can be renewed, ask Jesus into your life today, seek him in your heart, He can do the impossible . I now know God has had his hand ON my life, he has blessed me with my children, but I now know he is IN my life. I have a personal relationship with him through Jesus. I have peace and joy and love overflowing and it could be you! Please follow the prayer on the home page of this website to let him into your life. He is awesome!!!
Much love Lindsey xx
On Saturday 18th of May Ayanfe Gdabebo, Haydn Bell and Sharon Delaney all went through the waters of baptism. The event was held at Bedlington Trinity Church, followed by a celebration tea at Word of Life WRU Church.
We had a wonderful time in the presence of God, where three new Christians went through the waters of baptism. Haydn shared his testimony which had many of us in tears. Pictures of the event will be uploaded soon.
On the 6th of July, we will be holding our annual Summer Praise Event. This is a celebration of God's glory and grace, and an opportunity to praise and worship God through song. The event once again will be a combination of modern worship songs as well as some more traditional chorusses.
All are welcome to attend and enjoy a special evening giving all the glory to God through out praise.
A wonderful service was held in the presence of God on Sunday 17th March 2019 to install three deacons into the church.
Graham and Valerie Baldwin and (Toks) Olaronke Ashiru Gbadebo were installed as new church deacons. They agreed to serve as deacons in the church providing assistance to the ruling elders in pastoral visits, maintenance of the church building and serving in general so that the church can properly function.
Photographs of the service are displayed below:
Our Mission House next door to the Church is available for bookings to stay for 1 to 30 nights. The house is used as a Christain retreat, and we can offer a wide range of support programmes during your stay with us.
From Bible Teaching - various topics - to Worship Leading - to dance as a form of worship, prayer and a range of other activities.
We are based on the wonderful panoramic Northumberland coastline which is literally 5 minutes drive away, but also have access to the beautiful Northumbrian Countryside and Cheviot hills which are only 30 minutes drive.
Pleas see our Mission House Christian Retreat Section on this website, or visit our Mission House Retreat page on facebook.
Our first registered wedding service took place in the church on October the 12th 2018. The Couple Ian Sidney Wales married Linda Airey. Linda has attended our coffee mornings for over two years, and Sid has known Michael for many years.
The couple were pronounced man and wife after a beautiful service delivered by Rev Michael Hedley, the signing of the registars was overseen by Lindsey who is the appointed person for wedding services for the church. The wedding was attended by family and friends and they then had a function at the White House Club following the service. We wish them all of God's blessing and favour upon their marriage. Photographs of the service are below.
We held an Ashington Churches Together Harvest Supper in the Church on the 15th of October where £73.00 was raised for the local Wansbeck Food Bank.
The evening began with prayer, Psalm 65 verses 6 - 11 which talks about God supplying everything that we need in order that we can have a harvest
A local folk group called the "Canny Lads" were the entertainment for the night, along with a wonderful variety of food, and drinks. The evening closed with all 53 of us singing How Great is our God, and Rev Michael closing in prayer. Phoyographs of the event are below:
Romans 8:35 Who shall separate us from the love of Christ? Shall tribulation, or persecution, or famine, or nakedness, or peril, or sword?
The answer to the question posed by the Apostle Paul here is that even though we are battered by the world system with trials, with problems seemingly of great magnitude. Nothing absolutely nothing shall separate us from Christ Jesus. He is with us through the midst of our troubles. So never let anyone tell you that your prayer life or your Christian walk isnt right because you've got a few problems. Jesus still and always will love you.
Our Mission House, of 73 North Seaton Road, the annexe to the church has now been completed.
We are using the building for a variety of things such as a Christian retreat, where specific programmes can be tailored for each group of people staying. Examples of the type of programmes we will be delivering, will be Leading Worship, Prayer, and a wide range of other Christian Programmes.
While staying here visitors can use it to be simply a place of rest, meditation and prayer, or take part in the church programmes, or take part in a specially designed retreat bespoke programme.
We will also be using the venue for Debt Management, helping those in need, as well as music lessons, job searching and basic IT programmes.
We are very excited about this development, and if you require any further information, please contact us either by email or by telephone on 07879253072 or 07854 820012. The cost for staying here is £30.00 per night. Donations are also welcome.
Our Friday Diner at church is on the last Friday of every month from 12:00 till 2:00pm. Soup and sandwiches and a range of other hot meals will be available for each of the coming months. This is an outreach for those who may be lonely, or who maybe are just in need of company. There is no charge for the food but donations are welcomed. All donations from this monthly event go to Arab World Ministries Yemen
Jesus Christ is the same today, yesterday and forever
This is not just breaking news, it is the news from yesterday, today and tomorrow and guess what? It is forever. Hallelujah!!!!!
Contact us at:
Word of Life Church
Wesleyan Reform Union
North Seaton Road, Ashington Northumberland NE63 0AG
Tel: 01670 814425
Mobile 07879253072 Michael
Or use our online contact form.