Weekly news for 13.12.20

Dear Friends

Here is the latest news, please note the Christmas details. Do please also check in with the facebook page www.facebook.com/ccpitsmoor/   and website  www.pitsmoor.church/  during the week as things do change!

A little word

And may the Lord make you increase and abound in love for one another and for all, just as we abound in love for you.                                                                                                                     1 Thessalonians 3.12

St Paul wishes the best for his friends as he writes to them. So often he writes words like those above. He wants us to truly experience the life-changing power of following Jesus. Everything points to love. God’s love for us, our love for one another. It seems so simple! I echo Paul’s prayer for each of you; may you love and know that you are loved.

New for this week

Services

9am Morning Worship in Church

10.30am on Zoom.

We are continuing our on-line services for the foreseeable future. The link is the same every week.

https://zoom.us/j/303159289?pwd=NXdpQkFJQWdLTlpIYTc2alZ6VUhqUT09

Meeting ID: 303 159 289  Password: 597076

Alternatively, for audio only, you can phone in to this number: 0131 460 1196, and follow the instructions.

This week’s readings are Isaiah 61.1-4,8-11 & John 1.6-8,19-28

Things to pray for

  • Give thanks for ways in which you have been shown love this week
  • For those supporting vulnerable people in the community
  • for residents, families, and staff at Care Homes

Advent opportunities
An Advent Calendar of thoughts. During each day of December head to our facebook page or website for a daily message on the themes of waiting, hoping, longing, and expecting. They will be more satisfying than chocolate and less fattening! Join the conversation and spread the word.

Lights for Christ, our Advent Course started last week, this week we are going for MONDAY at 7.15pm. Zoom Link below.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88367159015?pwd=N09NZmlIOFI3eVhCODdCYzJ0dUttZz09

Meeting ID: 883 6715 9015  Passcode: 619385

Christmas Services

This year everything will be a bit different from usual. We are trying to do what we can whilst still being sensible. We hope to see you at the things that will work for you either on-line or in person.

Here is the link for full Christmas Service details

https://drive.google.com/file/d/12mmCfvyNdU8Lj2l7kpDtb9otZUGvEFQY/view?usp=drive_web

This is the link for Huw’s instructions for the Nativity

https://drive.google.com/file/d/12nuaZ9C0LB9NoUImrFkw1JmbxL4hjS4F/view?usp=drive_web

Christmas Tree

This year we are having an outdoor Christmas Tree. Could you make a decoration with a positive message (preferably weatherproof) that can go on it for someone to take home as a blessing. Start making and hanging from Sunday.

Earlier week’s news

Previous editions of this news update are on the website if you can’t find it in your in-box.

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