Weekly news for 28.4.24

Dear Friends,

A little word 

Beloved, let us love one another, because love is from God; everyone who loves is born of God and knows God. 1 John 4.7 (NRSV)

John reminds us that our response to God’s love is to love. Love shown supremely in the Easter story. Living life in the light of Easter means being a loving people.

Things to pray for

  • Give thanks for all the love we have received from God and each other.
  • For our city and country as we elect new councillors and mayors.
  • For all those tackling homelessness and housing issues.

Sunday services 

9.15am Sunday Gathering

10.30am Holy Communion

Easter 5

Readings: Acts 8.26-40 & John 15.1-8

Our provision for children, CoGs, runs this week.

Refreshments served after the service.

7pm Reflective

this week is a meditation week

Annual Church Meeting Elections

Thank you to all those who took part in our meeting last week. We wish to thank Will Ross and Ruth Crowley as they step down as Warden and Deputy/Lay Chair respectively.

We are pleased to announce that Blessing was re-elected as Warden and is joined by Mike Dennett. David Reid will be joining the team as Deputy Warden.

Christian Aid Big-Brekkie

On Sunday 12 May we will be thinking about the work of Christian Aid. From 10am we will serve breakfast baps and encourage you to make a generous donation to Christian Aid. We could do with a little extra help with serving, please volunteer to Ali Salmon or Karen Rodgers.

What’s on?

Wednesday 10am – Stay and Play in the Welcome Centre.

Thursday 10am – Holy Communion in the Welcome Centre followed by coffee and Lunch Club.

Thursday 6.30pm – International Meal in the Welcome Centre. Food around 7pm.

Friday 1 – 3.30pm – Craft and Chat in the Welcome Centre