Notice sheet for 17th June 2018

Louise,

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Open Meeting

On Sunday 1st July, at 4:30pm, there will be an open meeting for all members of CBC to come along and ask any questions they may have regarding the future leadership structure of the church. It is an opportunity to seek clarification on anything you may be unclear about.  The meeting will lead into the prayer service at 6pm.

Women’s Bible Study

The next women’s bible study will be on Monday 25th June at 7:30pm.  The study notes are on the table at the back.

Seniors’ Summer Tea Party

This annual event is taking place at Priory Street on Saturday 23rd June from 3-5pm.  If you can help with the following, please contact Joan Cooper or Colin Whiting…

one person for food prep 2–3pm; one person: 3–4pm in kitchen; one person: 4–5pm in kitchen; Waiters: 4 needed;

Scones and cake donations

Prayer for Unsaved Family Members

Do you have family members who are indifferent or hostile to Jesus?  Perhaps they once walked with Jesus but have now turned away from Him?  Come and join us to pray for them on Wednesday June 20th 2018 at CBC 2-3pm.

Visit of Rev. Dr. Edgard Traboulsi

The Rev. Dr. Edgard Traboulsi and his wife Nada will be visiting our church on Sunday 24th June when he will preach at both the 9.15 and 11.15 services at Priory Street. Edgard is Minister of Lebanon Baptist Church and was recently elected an MP in the Lebanese parliament. He will give his testimony of God’s wonderful work in his life and update us on the latest situation in Lebanon.

The last Ark of the school year!

The last Ark of the school year is on Saturday 30th June at Priory Street from 10am.  Do come along and join us as there are lots of exciting things being planned (including two puppet songs!!)  The morning is aimed at 0-7 year olds but all are welcome, with an adult.  God-willing we will be finishing with a BBQ so please pray for good weather!

Junior Church Materials for the Gathering

Clean jam jars with lids needed for the Gathering Weekend for craft; please remove labels.  Please speak to Rhiannon if necessary.

Fancy attending New Wine for Free?

Bible Society are looking for volunteers to serve in their café in Week 2 of New Wine (5-11 Aug 2018). There’s no cooking involved and you get to serve with a great team of volunteers and staff.  If you are interested, please contact Sue Wingrave.

The Gathering Weekend

This event is taking place on 7th and 8th July 2018.  Meetings on the Saturday will be at Priory Street and on the Sunday at the Springfield Campus. Tickets at £5 per person are available through your congregational leader.  Jenny Gaisford at 9:15am; John Godwin at the 11:15am service; Norman Fuggle at the midweek service & Adrian Pillinger at Church on the Green.

Craft Club

Please note the craft club will not be held on the 7th July as it normally would have but will take place on Saturday 14th July. This year we will also have a summer meeting on 4th August.  Please chat to Pam Mitchell or Hazel Hammett if you would like further information.

MK Staff Training Course 22nd July to 2nd August

We are currently expecting 14 adults and 3 children from 8 countries to attend this event which is being hosted by CBC. There are some specific areas of need, so please get in touch with us if you are able to help. See Steve or Gill Bryant if you can:

  • be an emergency driver or ‘taxi driver’ (rota)
  • loan us a child’s car seat for age 4 to 5
  • look after three children aged 4, 5 and 11 for an hour or two

See Jo Sheringham or Liz Perks if you can provide cakes or tray bakes between Sunday evening 22nd and Tuesday 31st July. Many thanks!

…This week…

Monday: Mums’ bible study, 10am; prayer for persecuted church, 7:45pm

Wednesday: Prayer for unsaved family members 2-3pm

Thursday: Toddler Group, 10am; Corsham Money Debt Advice Centre, 7:30pm

Friday: Corsham Money and Debt Advice Centre, 9:30am; Encounter, 3.45pm; Engage, 4:30pm; Energize, 5:30pm

Saturday: Seniors’ summer tea party, 3pm

…Coming up…

25th June: Women’s bible study, 7:30pm

27th June: Midweek service, 2pm

30th June: The Ark, 10am

1st July: Open meeting 4:30pm Priory Street

7th-8th July: The Gathering Weekend

9th July: Men’s fight night, 8pm; prayer for missions / persecuted church, 7:45pm

14th July: Craft club, 10:00am