News from Sunday 9 September 2018
SOME AUTUMN EVENTS
THIS WEEK - Wed 12 Sept 8pm
CENTRAL FELLOWSHIP An opportunity to gather together after the summer, to look ahead and to pray for the autumn. Let’s bring the events below, and all our regular events, to God. Let’s be inspired together as we go into the autumn., and encourage each other as church in our neighbourhood.
If you’re in a small group, come to this together!
Sat 22 Sept (times to be arranged)
A day to PUBLICISE OUR CHURCH OPEN DAY (the next day) - distribute fliers - and to prepare for the day.
Sun 23 Sept 10.30am - 3pm
CHURCH OPEN DAY with fun and interest for all, inside and outside! The day will include worship. We’d like to give local people unfamiliar with St Gabriel’s a taste of what we do, what happens here.
PLEASE SIGN UP TO HELP! - see the board at the back
HELP TELL PEOPLE ABOUT OUR OPEN DAY - take a bundle or 2 of fliers to distribute to a local street - one card per house - help yourself from the table at the back.
Would someone like to organise COFFEE ANGELS one or 2 early mornings in the week leading up to our Open Day? Please talk to Alison or Sarah.
Thu 27 Sept 3.30pm
THE ARK after school time for primary age children—Bible stories, activities, games, bouncy ark and more.
Wed 3 Oct 8pm
Christians Against Poverty
Giving Hope to our Community
An inspiring evening to celebrate our Christians Against Poverty Centre
· come and hear about the ongoing work of our Debt Centre, and hear from some of our clients about how the Centre has helped them in their struggle against debt.
· Invite others to come with you - those interested in CAP’s work, and any who might be interested in supporting our Centre
If you’re interested in helping, please speak to Debbie Thomas (firstname.lastname@example.org)
WE NOW HAVE REGULAR PRAYER EVENTS
We have 4 prayer times each month—which will you come to?
This week ê
Tue 11 Sept 7am Prayer Breakfast for an hour, with croissants
Sun 16 Sept 8.30pm half an hour, after Evening Worship
Mon 24 Sept 9.45pm Late Night Prayer, for an hour
Sun 7 Oct 12pm half an hour, in the chancel
Come and bring areas of life - in church, our local community
and the world - to God.
Do come - let’s pray together!
Our next Saturday morning Worship and Prayer time
will be on Sat 13 Oct
CHILDREN AND YOUTH MINISTRY Serving in a Sunday children's group is a rewarding way to ensure our children have a place they can be nurtured in God's love. Please pray and consider joining one of the teams, and encourage someone you think could join. If you would like to know more, please join us at the Children and Youth leaders' breakfast on Sat 15 Sept 10am-12pm (with breakfast from 9.30am) or contact Mariam for more details. Thank you.
YOUTH EVENT - REBOOT Sat 22 Sept 10am - 5pm, Westminster
provides a place for young people, with or without any faith or church background, to raise their objections and investigate the Christian faith. This is a chance for you to be honest about your doubts, and to ask your big questions about God, faith and life. No question is off limits! Please contact Mariam for more information.
Activities and events this week in church -
most of our regular activities start this week:
MON 10 SEPT 10.30am Little Angels
8pm Community Night with
8pm English Classes
TUE 11 SEPT 7am Prayer Breakfast
WED 12 SEPT 9.15am Gabriel’s Café with
10.30am Boogie Angels
8pm Central Fellowship
THU 13 SEPT 9.15am Gabriel’s Café with
10.30am Thursday Worship
SUN 16 SEPT 9am Early Communion
10.30am Morning Worship with Baptism
6.30pm Evening Communion