Ladies’ Bible Study
The next ladies’ bible study will be held Monday, 8th June at 7.30pm at Priory Street. The study notes are on the table at the back. Please take one so you can prepare for the study.
Corsham Churches Together
Corsham Churches are planning a “Picnic on the Green” at St Patrick’s Church on Sunday 14th June from 3.00-5.00pm. You are invited to bring along a picnic and craft activities will be run for the children to do. Dan Ovens will be speaking at the event so please come along to support him and meet with other Christians in Corsham.
Prayer Chain Revision Update
Please note that if you would like to join the prayer chain, or if you are already part of it and wish to remain part of it, you must fill in one of the forms at the back of the church and return it to Helen Christie or Margaret Seager by June 28th 2015.
Pray through Ramadan
This year Ramadan is from 18th June to 17th July. A booklet is available to help you pray for the Muslim world during this period. Please visit www.30DaysPrayer.org.uk or speak to Gill Bryant for more information.
Ladies’ Day 2015
This year our ladies’ day will be held at CBC Priory Street on Saturday 18th July starting at 10.30am and going through to late afternoon. There is a sign-up sheet on the back table so please write your name down! If you are only available for part of the day, please indicate whether you are intending to stay for lunch so we can cater accordingly. We are thrilled to welcome Cath Swanson from AIM as our guest speaker and our text for the day will be Matthew 11:28-30 “come to me all who are weary…” We look forward to a wonderful day in God’s presence and spending time with one another as sisters in Christ. Please speak to Anne Holmes or Kathy Larkman for more details about the day.
TLC Summer Party
The annual TLC summer party for our seniors will take place on Saturday 20th June at Priory Street from 3-5pm. Alan Christie is organising the event. If you are able to make a cake for the event, please sign up on the sheet at the back. Thank you!
Prayer for Gospel Expansion
We continue to meet in the hut on Saturday mornings at 8.30am for an hour and pray for the plant in Rudloe and further gospel expansion in and around Corsham. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Message from AIM Head Office
“Please pass on our grateful thanks to the members of Corsham Baptist Church for their generous monthly donations for the support of Steve and Ruth Lancaster. We wanted to add our thanks, on behalf of AIM, for your faithfulness to them in this way over the last year.
The Institute of Bible and Ministry at Sanga Sanga is growing, and now work has begun on building a new conference hall to seat 250 people. Steve has recently been preparing for his teaching slots at the regional seminars that will take place from May to December this year. Ruth is kept busy with her work in the office and teaching English. Steve has recently taken on the role of unit leader for AIM in eastern Tanzania, so please pray for him as he prepares to take on that responsibility.
Thank you so much for your support for Steve and Ruth. Please pray for Steve’s teaching, that God would guide him as he prepares and delivers his seminars (in Swahili!), and that Ruth will be able to balance office work and English teaching well. They couldn’t be there in Morogoro without you, so thank you for the part you are playing in this important ministry through your gifts and prayers.
May God bless you richly in your partnership with him in the Gospel.”
Our Missionaries – Steve and Ruth Lancaster
Copies of the May/June Lancaster newsletter are on the table at the back. Please take one – alternatively you can read their blog online … lancsintanz.blogspot.com
Monday: Mums’ bible study, 10am; Ladies’ bible study, 7.30pm
Wednesday: Early morning prayer, 7.15am
Thursday: Mums ‘n Tots, 10am; Corsham Money & Debt Advice Centre, 7.30pm
Friday: Corsham Money & Debt Advice Centre, 9.30am
Saturday: Prayer for gospel expansion, 8.30am
14th June: “Picnic on the Green”, St. Patrick’s Church, 3-5pm
15th-22nd June: Uganda Mission Trip
17th June: Midweek service, 2pm; Missions and Persecuted Church prayer meeting, 7.30pm
20th June: TLC summer party, 3pm
27th June: The Ark, 10am
28th June: Nominations open for Pastoral and Mission Deacons
28th June: Evening prayer service
1st July: Midweek service, 2pm, baptism
4th July: Craft group, 10am
5th July: Family day, service @ Priory Street followed by activities @ Rudloe Community Centre green
5th July: No evening service at Priory Street
8th July: Prayer for Missions & Persecuted Church, 7.30pm
12th July: Infant dedication
18th July: Ladies’ Day, 10.30am
19th July: Mission Sunday
20th July: Church Meeting, 8pm