Sunday 26th May 2019

 Welcome to worship

If you are able to, please do stay for tea, coffee, biscuits and fellowship after the morning service. If you are visiting from another congregation, do make yourself known and take our greetings back with you to your home church.

            TODAY

10.30am                      Morning Service Revd Don Macalister

                                    Any further Christian Aid envelopes can be put in the collection bags today.

6.30pm                        Evening Service Revd Don Macalister.

                                    A service on prayer with Jim Ware from the House of Prayer  

THIS WEEK

Tues 28 May               9.30am-12-00noon Coffee Morning

                                    (no communion service today)

                                    10.00am-12.00noon Sound It Out

                                    (also see opposite)   

Wed 29 May               (None of our regular Wednesday activities take place today)

Thurs 30 May              (No Two Bridges Café nor Ladies Fellowship meeting today)  

Friday 31 May             10.00-11.30am Hob Nob

                                    Tea, coffee and cakes

                                    10.30am Bible Study

Saturday 1 June         2.00-5.00pm ‘Tea in the Garden’

                                    At the Seymours, 23 Elizabeth Drive, Sticklepath, EX31 3AJ. Level access to the garden. Limited on-site parking for the less able. Indoors if wet.    

                                    NEXT SUNDAY 2 JUNE 2019

10.30am                      Communion Service Revd Don Macalister

                                    Retiring collection for the Benevolent Fund  

6.30pm                        At Newport Methodist Church

                                    Circuit Easter Offering Service

                                    ‘Longer Tables, Lower Fences’

                                    Some envelopes still available in the vestibule.

                                    (no service here at Christ Church)    

                                    FURTHER AHEAD

Thursday 6 June         7.30pm Thursday Evening Bible Study Group begins again. See below

Saturday 8 June         8.30am Circuit Men’s Breakfast: Jerry Kent

                                    10.30am Step Out for Children Walk, from Ebberly Lodge chapel, Sponsorship forms from the Circuit Office. More details in the May Messenger, p.14       

                                    OTHER NOTICES

Sound It Out. If shopping in Tesco, please vote for community funding for Sound It Out by placing your token(s) given at the check-out in the allocated place in Bags of Help at exit. (see Messenger, p.9). The more tokens they get the bigger the grant. Until 30 June.

‘Thy Kingdom Come’ prayer initiative. Please take the booklet, available from Shirley Baxter, and use it in your prayers between Ascension Day 30 May and Pentecost 9 June.

The Thursday Evening Bible Study Group begins again, studying the Book of Ruth, on 6 June. If you are intending to come, please tell Marilyn Tricker, so that sufficient books may be ordered.    

            Minister: Revd Don Macalister (Day off: Wed 29 May)

Room bookings, please, to Ian Allen Tel: 01271 374085 or ianallen065@gmail.com. Details for next Sunday’s notices, please, to Tony Coates by the preceding Wednesday, 6.00pm. Tel: 01237 471740 or coates@anthea-tony.eclipse.co.uk

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