Sunday 8th December 2019

Second Sunday in Advent – the prophets

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.


10.30am          Morning Service Revd John Robinson

4.30pm            Café Church, with a pop-up Nativity


Monday 9 Dec            7.30pm Friendship Group  

                                    Flower Arranging Maureen Body  

Tuesday 10 Dec         9.30am-12.00noon Coffee Morning

                                    9.30am Prayer Meeting

                                    9.30-11.00am Tuesday Stay and Play

                                    10.00am-12.00noon Sound It Out

Wednesday 11 Dec    10.00am Nurture Group (by referral only)  1.00pm Toddler Praise

                                    1.30-3.00pm Parents and Toddlers

Thursday 12 Dec        (Two Bridges Café resumes in January)

                                    2.30pm Ladies Fellowship

                                    Iddesley Singers David Down

                                    All gentlemen and ladies welcome

                                    7.00pm Light up a Life Service, for Children’s Hospice South West

Friday 13 December   10.00-11.30am Hob Nob. Tea, coffee, cakes

                                    (Bible Study resumes on 7 February)

                                    7.00pm A Christmas Celebration with

                                    Barnstaple Jubilee Singers and guests:

                                    Orchard Vale School and Braunton Ladies Handbell Ringers. Free admission. Retiring collection for Age Concern Barnstaple and District

                                    THIS WEEK CONTINUED OPPOSITE

                                    THIS WEEK CONTINUED

Saturday 14 Dec         8.30am Circuit Men’s Breakfast

                                    Speaker: Roger Byrom

                                    11.00am – 1.00pm Nativity Trail See below 

                                    NEXT SUNDAY 15 DECEMBER 2019

10.30am          Family Nativity Service Revd Don Macalister

6.30pm            Communion Service Mrs Brenda Prentice

                                    FURTHER AHEAD

Tuesday 17 Dec         10.30am Carol Service. A short interactive service with old and familiar carols

Sunday 22 Dec           6.30pm Traditional Carol Service

Tuesday 24 Dec         Christmas Eve

                                    4.00pm Christingle Service  

Wednesday 25 Dec    Christmas Day

                                    10.30am Short Family Service

Tuesday 31 Dec         4.00am New Year’s Eve Family Party


The Notice Sheet for Sunday 22 December will be a double one for two weeks, 22 December to 5 January. Any notices, please, to Tony Coates by Wed 18 December.

Nativity Trail, Sat 14 Dec, 11.00am-1.00pm based here. Volunteers wanted, please, to be characters or buddies in the town, or to serve refreshments here. Please contact Anthea Coates (01237 471740)

               Minister: Revd Don Macalister (Day off: Wed 11 Dec)

            Room bookings, please, to Ian Allen Tel: 01271 374085 or Details for next Sunday’s notices, please,             to Tony Coates by the preceding Wednesday, 6.00pm. Tel: 01237           471740 or

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