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Sunday 30 August 2020
 

Welcome to your weekly newsletter from Crofton Park Baptist Church! This week Pastor Steve Ewing is leading our service. Join us on our Facebook page at 10.30am this Sunday or visit our website or subscribe to our channel on YouTube to get an alert when we go live. Set a reminder now and please share the link with friends and family.

THIS WEEK

Church still under pressure - Be alert!

(Clear understanding and assurance in the face of confusion)
'Now may our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal comfort and a wonderful hope, comfort you and strengthen you in every good thing you do and say'
2 Thessalonians 2:16-17

Olive Emptage

With the news that Olive received her homecall last Sunday evening, please remember her family in your prayer, especially son Mark and daughter Jan, along with Carol, Daniel and David, Emily, Ray and Sophie.

Mission Prayer

This week we are praying for Tearfund

Tearfund is a Christian charity passionate about ending poverty. They work through local churches to unlock people's potential. They work in over 50 of the world's poorest countries.

Church reopening plans

We are now pleased to inform you that subject to no subsequent reintroduction of restrictions on places of worship, we will reopen our church building for Sunday morning worship on 20 September.  You should be receiving a letter in the near future outlining the changes that are being introduced to comply with government regulations and in order to create as safe an environment as possible. At the same time, we will continue to provide a prerecorded online service for those who need to, or would prefer to, stay at home.   

Zoom catchups paused for the holiday

We will be pausing our Zoom Friday catchups over the Summer break. Shola is happy to continue the quiz on a monthly basis so if you are interested please let us know.
You can continue to keep in touch with friends using Zoom or on our WorkPlace site which also has video calling. Why not use them to set up your prayer groups and meetings online?

Giving your offering online

Thank you to all of you who continue to send in your offerings and tithes online. 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 your offering online

Prayer Walk your High Street

Hope 1513 is an initiative created in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic that strives to provide a clear strategy where prayer helps people find hope through a relationship with Jesus Christ. They've issued the challenge of "Prayer Walking Your High Street" now that lockdown restrictions are being eased.  For more information click the following link: https://hope1513.com/home/1657-2/hopes-response/community/preparing-for-the-future-prayer-walk-your-high-street/

Pastoral Issues

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

Watch again - Church under pressure - take heart!

You can watch 'Church still under pressure - Take heart!' and other services 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 call Pastor Steve on 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 Pastor Steve's day off is Monday.

Standing in the gap

Pray for young people and teaching staff as they prepare to go back to schools and colleges in September.

Pray for the members and friends of Crofton Park Baptist Church who are unwell, battling with all types of ailments.

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