Mission Trips’ Offering (Supporting Volunteers)
Many thanks to those who gave to the above offering. The total collected, including gift aid, was £3,560.
There will be a Thanksgiving Service at CBC Priory Street, on Friday 22nd March at 2pm followed by tea and cake. All welcome to attend.
Family service (The Ark)
A family service will take place at Priory Street next Sunday, 17th March at 3.30pm. The service will be fairly short and will finish with tea. Please put the date in your diary and start inviting family and friends along. We’ll also be advertising it at the Ark, Toddler group etc. Many thanks.
Women’s Bible Study
The next women’s bible study will take place on Monday 25th March at 7:30pm. Notes for the next study on Titus are on the table at the back. Please take a copy!
Prayer for Unsaved Relatives
There is another opportunity to pray for your unsaved relatives on Wednesday March 13th from 2.00-3.00pm in the church. Please speak to Helen C for further details.
Steve B’s Travels
Steve will be visiting East Asia until the 24th March. Your prayers are appreciated. Please speak to Gill if you would like to know more.
Nominations for a Safeguarding Deacon will open on Sunday 24th March. Please pray about this and whether you feel God is leading you to take on this important role in church life. Speak to Tim Stephenson or any leader if you would like more information. Nominations will close on Sunday 7th April and the election will take place at the Church Meeting on 15th April.
Chippenham Street Pastors
Several of our church members are involved in Chippenham Street Pastors. There will be a celebration service on 13th March at 7:30pm at St. Paul’s Church, Chippenham. The night will include worship, testimony and prayer to celebrate this ministry which started in 2011. Please go along if you are interested in joining or simply wish to encourage those already involved.
** Annual Holiday Bible Club 2019 **
- Monday April 8th to Friday April 12th
- 10am-12:30 each day; 5-11 year olds
This year’s theme will be animals, so come and join us for a noisy, fun-filled week! In order for this week to be a success your help is needed – there are sign-up sheets and registration forms at the back of church so please put your name down. Help is needed for set up (Sunday 7th), set down (Friday 12th at 12.30), group leaders and helpers, registration, sign in and out, worship, catering, serving refreshments, kitchen help, sound desk, projector. There are many roles so please speak to Rhiannon if you have any questions. Please pray for the preparation and planning for the club in the coming weeks.
Don’t forgot the next Ark is on Saturday 30th March, 10am at Priory Street. We have a children’s service with puppets suitable for children up to seven years old (but all are welcome). It starts with craft and ends with drinks and cake!! (Also don’t forget that the clocks go forward the following day!)
Help Required @ The Gathering Weekend 29-30 June 2019
These are the following areas where we still need help for the above event: Refreshments; PA; Stewards / welcomers; Communion team; First aiders; Setup / breakdown team. There is a sign-up sheet at the back so please consider where you may be able to serve. Thank you.
Lent Course 2019
There will be a five week Lent Course titled ‘Daring to see God now’ for all churches in the Corsham area starting from week commencing 11th March. A poster with more details is at the back. The course will run on a Monday evening at 7:30pm in St. Aldhelm’s Church Hall (coffee/tea from 7pm) and repeated on the Thursday morning of the same week at 10:30am in St. Patrick’s Hall (coffee/tea from 10am). A limited number of course booklets are available as an optional purchase (but not essential to attending the course) at £3 each. They can also be purchased direct from the website www.yorkcourses.co.uk or 01904 466516. David M will be speaking on Week One – The Good News of God.