Check out our new blog, GRACE PLACE, which is geared to women of all ages in our CBC and Rudloe communities and beyond. Look to see what books are recommended so far. Have you read any of them? Great stuff. We always appreciate feedback! www.cbcgraceplace.wordpress.com
The Everetts are going to New Wine 31 July – 6th August 2016 and would love you to join them! Information at www.new-wine.org or ask the Everetts. If you book before 30th November you will get the best rates!
Men’s Traditional Christmas Chilli Night!
The men of CBC will meet for their Christmas meal (chilli !) on Tuesday 24th November at 7.00pm at Priory Street. Please let Ian Holmes know if you would like to attend.
Welcome back to Steve Bryant. We are pleased to see him home safely and look forward to hearing his news. Steph Grylls is going to Uganda for two weeks at the beginning of December. Please pray for her as she prepares to leave. She will be working in a baby clinic and helping in the church.
Calling all musicians!!
Since we multiplied the morning services back in September, we obviously have less folks available to help lead worship in each service. So if you are part of the 11.15am congregation, if you love to worship God and if you have some musical ability, David Morrell would love to hear from you! In particular, we’re a bit short of guitarists, bass players and drummers; and we’re looking for younger people to join the team! You may have noticed that some of our younger musicians and worship leaders are now in the 9.15 service, so we’re keen to reduce the average age of our 11.15 team so we get a balance of old and new worship leaders and worship songs!!
The other plea relates to the evening carol service on December 20th. We’re aiming to put together an ensemble of acoustic musicians to accompany the Christmas carols (most of them are horrible to play on guitar!). So if you play fiddle, cello, flute, trumpet, clarinet, saxophone or almost anything else …. please let us know, and we’ll start making plans.
If you want to respond to either of these invitations, please get back to David Morrell or Nancy. Many thanks.
Free Christmas Stickers from the Bible Society
This year the Bible Society’s free Christmas stickers have been designed by Emma Skerratt who used to attend Corsham Baptist Church. The stickers show the names of Jesus and are designed to be used to spread the real meaning of Christmas eg. on your Christmas card envelopes. You can find details about them at biblesociety.org.uk/stickers2015. If you don’t have access to the internet or prefer talking to a person, please ask Heather or Steve Chilcott!
The text for 18th November is Luke 16.1-15. Eric will be leading and David Morrell preaching.
Rudloe Carol Service
The Rudloe congregation is having their carol service on the 19th December. Does anyone have any outdoor lanterns/lights that can be borrowed for this event? Please contact Louise in the office or Rob. Thank you.
Monday: Mums’ bible study, 10am
Wednesday: Morning prayer meeting 7.15am; midweek service, 2pm
Thursday: Toddler Group 10am; Debt Advice Centre 7pm
Friday: Corsham Money and Debt Advice Centre, 9.30am
Saturday: Morning prayer, 8.30am
24th November: Men’s Christmas chilli night, 7pm
28th November: The Ark, 10am
30th November: Ladies’ Bible Study, 7.30pm
2nd December: Midweek service, 2pm
5th December: Craft Group, 10am
8th December: TLC, 12 o’clock
13th December: 2 x Nativity services, 9.15am and 11.15am
14th December: Ladies’ bible study, 7.30pm
16th December: Midweek service, 2pm
20th December: Carols by candlelight, 6pm
22nd December: Corsham town carol service in the High Street, 6.45pm
24th December: Christmas eve service, 6pm
25th December: Christmas day, 10am family service
**27th December: One service at Priory Street at 10am and no evening service on that day!**