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Sunday 2 February 2020
 

Welcome to your weekly newsletter from Crofton Park Baptist Church. This week Clement Oke is leading our service and Steve Ewing is preaching.

THIS WEEK
Authentic discipleship - Our daily choice

"We demolish strongholds and every argument that sets itself up against the knowledge of God, and we take captive every thought to make it obedient to Christ"
2 Corinthians 10:5

This week at CPBC

Rainbow Toddler group, Tue and Thu, 9.15-11.15am
Welcome Inn lunch, Wed 12.30pm
Youth Club, Wed 7.30-9pm
'Home' group, Fri 10-11.30am, Church lounge 
Monthly music practice, Fri 7.45pm 
Leadership Team prayer, Sat 8.30-9.30am

Mission Prayer

Our mission prayer this week is for Home Mission (Youth)

Communities around our nation are being transformed by Home Mission through grants to churches and regions which facilitate church planting, the resourcing of local churches and enable churches to develop new and creative mission projects. In our local setting, we will be praying for our Youth work this week.

Purpose Driven Life - Coming soon

This 6-week Sunday teaching and small group series will commence on 23rd February, exploring how the quest for personal fulfilment, satisfaction and meaning can only be found in understanding and doing what God placed us on earth to do; through living the great commandment and the great commission of Jesus. During the duration of the course, there will be an opportunity to be part of a short-term small group. Listen out for more information during the service this Sunday. 

CPBC Month of Prayer

The January month of prayer has now finished, but please keep praying for the church throughout the year.

Compassion appeal

We sponsor four children through the Compassion programme by regular donations from a few church members. This is an appeal for those who have volunteered to donate to do so regularly so we can continue to do God's work in the lives of these children. If you would like to join us in regularly contributing whatever you can afford please speak to Clement or Judith. 
The more of us there are, the more we can make a difference in the lives of these children and in turn, their families and communities.

House groups

We presently just have one regular group, meeting in the Church Lounge on Friday mornings at 10am. Please speak to Judith Seymour (picture on the who's who board near the main entrance for more details, or contact Pastor Steve.  

Digital skills - social media 101

The first digital skills workshop will take place on Wednesday, April 8 at 10am at Crofton Park Baptist Church and will cover the basics of using social media safely and effectively. We will look at how to set yourself up on social media channels like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn. How you can look after your information and how to keep your children safe online. This session will suit people of any age who have never used social media or aren't quite sure if they are using it in the right way. It will also suit parents who might want some tips on how to keep their kids safe online. Places are free for church members and £5 for non-members. Visit our website and Facebook page for more details or contact Clement on 07805 900571 or email clement.oke@croftonpark.org.uk.

Get your tickets

Monthly Whole Team Music Practice

Music team members are strongly encouraged to attend the monthly practices to learn and develop newer songs. The next practice takes place this coming Friday, 7th February, at 7.45pm.  

Pastor's Day Off

Please note that Steve's day off is now on Mondays.

Date for Men's Spring Breakfast Meeting

Plans for the next Men's breakfast are underway. We are looking at a choice of two dates in March; 14th or the 21st. Please indicate your preference by clicking on this Doodle Poll link so we can see which dates suit most of us. More details about the event will be communicated at a later date.

Choose a date

Watch again - Authentic discipleship - Battle for our minds

You can watch 'Battle for our minds' and other sermons on our YouTube Channel. Subscribe and get notifications whenever a new video is uploaded.

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 3712 8936. Please note that Steve does not work on Mondays.

Rota for next week

Preaching

Rob Rowe

Worship lead

Steve Ewing

Welcome

Rosemary Oduntan-Oke & Freda Gordon

Mission prayer

LEWCAS - Judith Seymour

Flowers

See noticeboard

Tea and Coffee

Isabel Jemmott & Helen Bogle

Creche

Vero Masaki & Isabel Jemmott

Sunday School

Mark Smith & Henderson Atkins
Jessica Smith & Esther

Cleaning

Helen Bogle

 

Standing in the gap

Pray for the UK as we start a new era outside the EU. Pray for productive and amicable negotiations and for unity in the UK.


Pray for people on the frontline of the coronavirus epidemic. Pray that the virus will be contained.

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