Walking in to a new church (or anywhere with people you might not know, for that matter) can feel a bit daunting and scary. Even if you love meeting new people, it can be a little overwhelming - so this page is here to put you at ease, and hopefully answer any questions you might have. We really can't wait to meet you!
...and we mean, everyone. No matter your background, age, culture, or anything else - you are so, so welcome. We're all broken people: let's be broken, but loved, together.
Church isn't just for Sundays.
While we regularly meet together every Sunday (check out our Sundays page for more info on that), our building is open weekdays in the daytime, too. Need prayer, or just want to pop in for a cuppa and a chat? We're always here.
Don't know anyone? Don't worry.
From the moment you step through the door, you'll be enthusiastically greeted by our lovely welcome team. Our culture is to never leave anyone feeling unnoticed. You matter.
Bring the kids along!
Not only do we LOVE kids, but we believe that it's crucial that they be a part of church life. There are kids' activities during the Sunday services for ages 3+, and a creche for younger ones in case you want to use that.
What are the services like?
Our first priority every Sunday is to meet with Jesus! We love Him, and you’ll find that our services are full of joy and energy as a result. After a quick welcome, we usually kick-start things with an uninterrupted time of worship, during which the kids will go out to their activities. There’ll be some prayer, quick-fire notices, and then a Bible-based message from one of our leadership team. We’ll finish with one last song – after which there’ll be loads of time to socialise and meet new people over tea, coffee and other refreshments! It’s pretty relaxed, and we hope that you feel it too.
Unsure? Take a look at our YouTube channel below to watch some of our services.
What about the preaching & worship?
That God’s Word is taught faithfully, in spirit and in truth is of paramount importance. We love the Bible, trust its authority, and at the same time, recognise the power of the Holy Spirit – you can’t have one without the other! Sermons here are usually in multi-week series on all kinds of topics, from throughout the Bible, not just the “fun” parts. God loves us, and He loves to teach us so that we can grow and be healthy in Him.
Another thing you’ll discover is that we LOVE to worship in song – and so, we take the time to allow the Holy Spirit to lead us in this. Our worship style is fairly contemporary, with a full band each week, a mix of recent and older songs, and no inhibitions about getting energetic and fired-up – but there are plenty of quieter moments, too. Stand, sit, dance; worship however you feel comfortable!
... and my kids?
Our church is teeming with kids and youth of all ages. Kids’ Church, for ages 3 to 11, is packed with games, Bible-saturated learning, worship – and your little ones will of course be welcomed with open arms! The children go out to Kids’ Church after the first few songs of the service – just look out for the sign on-screen! You can then collect them at the end. There’s also a creche, for those really tiny ones.
There’s plenty for the youth, too! Ages 12 to 18 can join our Youth Group during the service for their own tailored space with a message, worship, and other activities.
When & Where?
The million-dollar question. We’re really excited to meet you! All Nations is located in the heart of Brickhill, Bedford, on the corner of Brickhill Drive and Linnet Way. We’ve got a small carpark, but don’t worry if it’s full; there’s quite a lot of on-street parking in the immediate surrounding area.
Each Sunday service starts at 10:30am (the church is open from 10:00am), and lasts about 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Unsure about something? That’s okay! Talk to us through the link below, or the Messenger chat in the bottom-right corner of your screen. There are no silly questions.
What We Believe
We’re a gospel-centred, Jesus-loving people who believe in the authority of the Bible and that Jesus died and rose again to save us from our sins. There’s nothing we can do to earn His love – but he loves us anyway! Click below to find out more.
What else is on?
There's always loads happening at All Nations! Below are just some of the regular events, but be sure to check out the "What's On" menu, and our Events page for more.
Meet the Team
Here are just a few of our amazing team members!
Finance Lead & Worship Team Leader