Newsletter for Sunday 3rd May 2015

Infant Dedication

This morning we would like to welcome the family and friends of Phil and Helen as they come to share in the service of infant dedication of their daughter, Lily Evelyn. Cake will be served with tea/coffee after the service to celebrate this special occasion.

Nepal Earthquake

CBC will be sending money to the International Nepal Fellowship (with whom several in our congregation have links) for earthquake relief.

DONATIONS If you would like to donate, please put your donation in an envelope, marking it ‘NEPAL’, and put it in the offering bag or the offering box on the table.

GIFT-AIDED DONATIONS If you wish to gift-aid your donation, please use a gift-aid envelope (available on the table), filling in your details and writing ‘NEPAL’ as purpose of gift.

CHEQUES should be written out to Corsham Baptist Church. Donations may be made either today or next Sunday 10th May.

Midweek Service

The next midweek service will be held on Wednesday 6th May at 2pm. The text is Luke 11.1-13. The service will include Communion and Eric will be leading and preaching.

Prayer for missions and the persecuted church

Our next meeting is on Wednesday 6th May at CBC at 7.30 pm.  The country of the month is Yemen, and we will also pray for our own missionaries. All welcome – please see Gill for further information. Also, Steve would like to thank everyone who prayed for him while he was in Central Asia recently.

Our Missionaries – Steve and Ruth Lancaster

Copies of the latest Lancaster newsletter are on the table at the back. Please take one and keep up to date with their activities and ministry in Tanzania. Alternatively you can read their blog online … lancsintanz.blogspot.com.

Prayer Meeting Tonight

There will be a special prayer meeting tonight at Priory Street specifically to pray for the general election. This will take place in the back room after the evening service at 7.15pm. Alan will lead the meeting. All welcome.

…This week…

No mums’ bible study due to Monday Bank Holiday

Wednesday: Early morning prayer, 7.15am; Midweek service, 2pm; Prayer for Missions and the Persecuted Church, 7.30pm

Thursday: Mums ‘n Tots, 10am; Debt Advice Centre, 7.30pm

Friday: Debt Advice Centre, 9.30am

Saturday: Prayer for Gospel expansion in Corsham 8.30am

…Looking ahead…

10th May: Infant Dedication, 10.45am

12th May: The Lunch Club, 12 o’clock

20th May: Midweek service, 2pm

30th May: The Ark, 10am

31st May: Prayer service, 6pm

3rd June: Midweek service, 2pm

6th June: Craft Group

8th June: Ladies’ Bible Study, 7.30pm

10th June: Missions and Persecuted Church prayer meeting

17th June: Midweek service, 2pm

20th June: TLC summer party, 3pm

27th June: The Ark, 10am