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Sunday 26 April 2020
 

Welcome to your weekly newsletter from Crofton Park Baptist Church! This week Steve Ewing is preaching. Join us on our Facebook page at 10.30am tomorrow or visit our website to set a reminder and watch online. Set a reminder now and please share the link with friends and family.

THIS WEEK
Groaning, yes - but we see Jesus!

"Against its will, all creation was subjected to God’s curse. But with eager hope, the creation looks forward to the day when it will join God’s children in glorious freedom from death and decay"
Romans 8:20-21

This week

Friday 7.30pm - CPBC Zoom meetup

Mission Prayer

This week we are praying for the Mahons


The Mahon family are Dave and Michele, with Jonathan, Ruth and Phoebe. They are serving in Peru as part of BMS' long-term programme. Based in Iquitos, they are working alongside the Loreto Association of Baptist Churches as they look to implement a sustainability plan over the coming years. They are involved in teaching and curriculum development at the Nauta Integral Mission Training Centre, and also support the running of the centre.

Giving online

During the closure of the church, we are working to make sure we can still do God's work in the community, supporting our members and our missions. As much as possible we are making every effort to function as best as we can. As part of this, if you are a regular giver or wish to make a donation you can do so online through our website. It's safe, secure and is another way of reducing the risk of spreading contamination through the use of cash or cheques. As ever, you are not obliged to give but if it is your wish to, this route is open to you.

Give online

Sponsor Judith - Unlock Walk goes virtual

Unlock is a Christian charity that supports inner city churches of any denomination to bring the Bible to ‘text-shy’ and ‘non-book learners. You can join the virtual walk this year by downloading activity packs which shows a map of the route for each stage along with pictures of local landmarks and historical facts. As you follow the stages you are encouraged to make a donation towards the work of Unlock. Find out more Unlock Urban website.
Judith will be taking part so if you would like to support her please give generously through our website or contact her.

Online catchup

Thanks to all who made our last Friday catchup. It was good to see familiar faces after weeks of separation. We'll be meeting up again this Friday, 1 May at 7.30pm.
Download the app using the links below or join from a web browser.
If you don't know how to join a Zoom meeting or set it up on your phone or computer have a look at this article.

Download the Zoom app

Using Workplace and Workchat

Our Workplace intranet allow you to connect with members individually or in groups. You can video chat, share your experiences or set up online prayer and bible study groups. Unlike the free version of Zoom, there's no time limit to video chat. If you want to find our more contact Clement.

Homeschooling?

If you've got young ones at home from 2-13 years, you've probably been inundated with apps for all sorts of learning aids. If you're looking for one that helps with reading and spelling but want to try before you buy, try Reading Eggs. It has a virtual library, some gamification where your kids can compete with others in spelling tests along with the ability to earn badges. They currently have a 30-day free trial. Here's a link to their website.

Pastoral Issues

If you are aware of any pastoral issues that you feel the church pastoral team should be aware of, please contact Steve.

Contacting Clement

If you want to send me an email for church-related matters please use clement.oke@croftonpark.org.uk. For notices to go in the newsletter please use newsletter@croftonpark.org.uk.

Pastor Contact Number

Please note that the home landline telephone number for Steve and Nwabs has changed. The new number is 020 8690 5435.

Watch again - Why Easter Matters Now

You can watch 'Why Easter Matters Now' and other sermons on our YouTube Channel. Subscribe and get notifications whenever a new video is uploaded or when we go live.

Prayer Chain

If you have an urgent and important prayer concern, please email prayer@croftonpark.org.uk or call 07950 334987.

Need to speak to Rev Steve?

Steve Ewing

You can contact Rev Steve by email at pastorsteve@croftonpark.org.uk or by phone on 07950 334987 or 020 8690 5435. Please note that Steve does not work on Mondays.

Standing in the gap

Pray that the Gospel and the work Christian churches do will continue to reach those who need it across the globe.

Pray for an end to the scourge of the coronavirus

Pray for charities and other voluntary organisations struggling to help those most in need.


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