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Sunday 29 November 2020
 

THIS WEEK

Advent!

For those who live in a land of deep darkness, a light will shine
Isaiah 9:2

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

Mission Prayer

This week we are praying for Home Mission

Home Mission is the name given to the area of Baptist life within the UK. 
Each church is asked to make a financial contribution to outreach which cannot afford the stipend of a minister or youth worker.
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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.
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Church reopening

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 6 December.

  • The church doors will open at 10am to allow plenty of time for people to settle in before the service.
  • The car park will be closed so if you are driving to church you will need to park on Huxbear Road or Brockley Grove.
  • We will Livestream the service for those who need to or would prefer to, stay at home.

Tearfund The Big Night Quiz - Thank you 

Congratulations to Mark and Jessica, the winners of our Big Quiz night last Saturday. Thank you also to all who took part. If you didn't make it to the Big Night Quiz in aid of Tearfund you can still make a donation on this JustGiving page. The money goes straight to Tearfund so don't forget to Gift AId it.

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Job Vacancy - closing this week

London Baptist Property Board Trust Officer

Full Time (35 hours p.w.) Salary circa £35,000 p.a.
 
The London Baptist Property Board seek to recruit to this important role for Baptist churches in Greater London. After 14 years’ service, our current Trust Officer, Jackie Penistone, is retiring in the spring and we plan for a detailed handover.
 
Working for the London Baptist Property Board (LBPB), and liaising with London Baptists’ staff, this role provides advice and guidance to churches on a range of issues, including Charity Commission governance issues, building/redevelopment matters and other premises topics.
 
The role encompasses providing technical advice on complex matters as well as a range of administrative functions. Ideally holding a qualification in a relevant area, knowledge of charity law and regulations, plus building/development issues is required, plus communication skills - written and verbal. The postholder will need to be in sympathy with the Christian aims and objectives of the LBPB.
 
Application pack from London Baptists Administrator, Norman Kincaid (norman.kincaid@londonbaptist.org.uk); completed applications to be returned by Wednesday, 2nd December 2020.

November - Church Month of prayer

Thank you to those of you who made it to one of our prayer sessions during the month of November. We will be sharing our experiences of what we learnt through our prayers and reading the Book of Daniel in various ways in the coming weeks.

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 - "A prayer that stirs the heart of God"

You can watch "A prayer that stirs the heart of God" 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 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. Please note that Pastor Steve's day off is Monday.

Standing in the gap

Pray that we can emerge out of the lockdown safely. Also, pray for our children in schools where the rate of coronavirus infections are rising rapidly.


Please continue to pray for God's healing for Richard, Lil and Derek Fenton.


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