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Sunday 19 September 2021
 

Welcome to your weekly newsletter from Crofton Park Baptist Church! This week Linda Sebbana is leading our all-age service and bringing a message.

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THIS WEEK
Harvest - A prayer for the climate

'And I brought you into a plentiful land to enjoy its fruits and its good things. But when you came in, you defiled my land and made my heritage an abomination.'

Jeremiah 2:7

Online offering
Online offering
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Mission Prayer

This week we are praying for Home Mission

Home Mission is all about helping Baptist churches and individuals to reach their mission potential and bring the love of God to their communities. This week the focus is on the outreach work we do here at our church

All-age harvest service - 19th September

Our all-age harvest service will take place tomorrow, Sunday 19th September. There will be an opportunity to bring gifts to the front during the service as a harvest Non-perishable food donations will go to LEWCAS and any monetary gifts will go to Tearfund.

Suggested items to bring

  • 1 kg bag long grain rice
  • Dried spaghetti
  • Long-life full cream milk
  • Toilet rolls
  • Tinned whole tomatoes, kidney beans, adzuki, black eye, cannellini beans
  • Lentils, chickpeas
  • Tinned tuna in oil, other small fish in oil
  • Tinned corned beef (not other meats)

Members meeting, 26/09 - save the date

We will be holding a short member's meeting next week to present a roadmap for the church building development. Listen for announcements during the service.

Help spruce up the Church Garden - Saturday 25 September

Calling all pruners, weeders, cutting backers... we'll be giving the Church Garden a tidy up, on Saturday 25 September - 9.30am-12pm (or whatever time you can manage that morning). If you're free to help, please let Mark Smith know. Thanks!

Family podcast

Joining the Dots is a podcast that draws on the wisdom of experts to help start the conversation in exploring the context of the child, so that the dots between home, church, community, school, and faith begin to join up. It’s September, so the first series will be looking at schools and the opportunities there are in helping students and staff encounter the good news in the classroom, playground, and staff room. 
 
Listen from here www.baptist.org.uk/jtd and also available on Apple Podcasts, Amazon Music, Audible and Podbean.

 Rev Steve on Sabbatical Leave

Steve Ewing

Please note that Steve is currently on Sabbatical and will be away from all church duties during this time, returning 3rd November. If you need to speak to someone representing the church leadership during this time, please contact Maudlyn. You can email leadershipteam@croftonpark.org.uk for the attention of Maudlyn or call 07463767896.

Tea and Coffee rota

As things start to open up gradually, we will need extra hands for the tea and coffee rota. If you are interested, please contact Clement.

Pastoral Issues

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

Watch again - "What's in a name?"

You can watch "What's in a name?" 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 you can email leadership@croftonpark.org.uk for the attention of Judith.

Standing in the gap

Pray for Guinea, Haiti and other countries facing internal turmoil and instability.
Pray for Steve and his family, pray for Richard and Icilda. Pray for Gloria and all our members seeking God's healing and comforting touch.
Pray for our planet and for brave leaders to champion measures to repair the environment.

Rotas

Cleaning

Linda, Earl, and Robin


Welcome

Karren Haliwell & Helen Bogle


Sunday School

All-age service


Tea and Coffee

Clement
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