Notices for Sunday 20 June 2021

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This week

In-person services continue with increased capacity. Pre-booking is still required but please consider coming if you would like. You can book your family ticket (one per household) here – contact Cathy Simon if for any reason you are unable to book.

Please note that:

  • you must not attend if you have any Covid symptoms – a new cough, temperature or loss of taste or smell ;
  • you must inform us if you receive a positive Covid test within 14 days of attending ;
  • distancing rules of 1m plus mask apply.

Sunday Services

  • Church on the Screen @10am: If you prefer a more active service rather than simply watching, a warm welcome awaits from Rob and the team.
  • COTG are opening for face-face services. All details at: https://www.churchonthegreen.online/event/10am-sunday-service-online/
  • Priory Street joint service @10am: ‬https://youtu.be/YbEXONceEGY.
  • Worship is led by Steve Chilcott this week and prayers by Jo. John P will bring us the Word from Mark 4:21-34 .
  • Midweek Service: The next Midweek Service is this Wednesday, 23 June @2pm
  • Junior Church Junior Church will continue to be a family event. We look forward to seeing you there on Sunday!! Booking is via Eventbrite and includes all under 5s. The link for this week can be found here

Baptism Classes

While national restrictions have limited what we can do in church life, God is not limited and can still be seen at work in His people. As a result, we have had some interest in baptism classes.

We currently have a class running and are looking to start a second class in the near future.

Therefore, if this is something that God has been prompting you to consider then please speak to Eddie, Rob or Dan for more information.

Attending classes does not mean you must proceed but will enable you to think through baptism further and consider whether you are ready to take this step of obedience at this time

Ark on the Farm Saturday 26th June 10.30am

A Children’s Service led by the Ark Team from Corsham Baptist Church. This is our final Ark of the school term relocated to a farm field in Castle Combe. 

Activities include Tractor trailer rides and a sausage sizzle bbq !

There is lots of space for social distancing. 

Parking on site and Toilets and hand washing facilities are provided.

Please bring something to sit on and some lunch for a socially distanced picnic.

Book your tickets here

Please pray for this event, for bookings and the team as they prepare. If you are able to offer help on the day please contact Heather Chilcott.

National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast.

On Friday 25 June from 8.00–8.45 am the National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast will take place online. Organised by Christians in Parliament and supported by Bible Society, this is an annual recognition of the contribution that Christianity makes to the national life of the UK. Details about the event can be found here and you can book your place here. The event includes access to a number of webinars including the Bible Society’s webinar: Re-imagining Mission | 10 am – 11 am 

Ready for a Gap Year?

All Nations Christian College is offering a Gap Year training course for young people You can find out all about it here. Alumni include our very own Steve Lancaster. Applications close on 16 August 2021.

Souper Friday on Facebook

Souper Friday is now in Facebook! We want to reach local people who need support with food parcels, so if you’re on Facebook please ‘like’ the page and engage with the posts via likes/shares/comments. You can find the page here: www.facebook.com/souperfriday
If you have any questions about Facebook, feel free to contact Jasmine Warren.”

Activities during lockdown

  • Souper Friday continues to reach out to our community and neighbours
  • Community Money Advice is handling work remotely, but do get in touch if you are aware of or are having money difficulties ;
  • Several small groups meet and share online.
  • Youth Groups- Contact Dan for further details

Please send items for next week’s notices to Cathy Simon and/or Tim Stephenson by 12 noon on Wednesday