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St Paul’s Church, Beckenham

NOTICE SHEET

Sharing God’s love, revealed in Jesus Christ

                                                                                                        21st January 2018

Our Services Today

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8.00am

 

Holy Communion
The Third Sunday after Epiphany (BCP p112)

10.30am

 

Holy Communion
Theme: Peter’s Address at the Temple.  Readings: Acts 3: 11-26 (p1095) and Matthew 18: 18-22 (p985).
Rev. Simon Couper and Rev. Dr. Andrew Jones from Avenue Baptist Church, Beckenham

Confidential prayer will be available in the Chapel during communion and after the service for anyone wishing to have prayer for themselves or others. Gluten-free Altar Bread is available - please speak to a sidesman.

 

4.00pm

 

The 4 O’Clock
Theme: Reformation 500
Rev. Simon Couper and Simon Dalwood

7.00pm

 

Youth Group (ages 11+)

Children’s Activities during the 10.30am Service - There is a crèche for pre-schoolers and ‘Sunday Squad’ groups for children aged 4-11 (except at All Age Services).

Tea and Coffee is served after the 10.30am service.  Please stay and join us.

Collect for The Third Sunday after Epiphany

God of all mercy, your Son proclaimed good news to the poor, release to the captives, and freedom to the oppressed: anoint us with your Holy Spirit
and set all your people free to praise you in Christ our Lord. Amen

 

What’s on this Week at St Paul’s

Mon – Fri, 9.30am – 10am

Bible Reading and Prayer, in the Chapel

Mon 22nd Jan

 8.00pm

Youth Committee Meeting

 

 8.00pm

Social Committee Meeting

Tues 23rd Jan

 2.00pm

Townswomen’s Guild

Wed 24th Jan

 2.45pm

Wednesday Fellowship - Memories of Christmases Past

Thurs 25th Jan

10.00am

Babies & Toddlers

 

 7.30pm

St Paul’s Community Choir

Sun 28th Jan

 8.00am

Holy Communion – 4th  Sunday after Epiphany

St Paul’s Day

10.30am

Morning Worship
Theme: St Paul’s Day
Readings: Acts 9: 1-9, 17-22 and Psalm 67
Simon Dalwood and Rev. Simon Couper

 

12.30pm

Bring and Share Lunch

 

 5.00pm

Holy Communion
Readings: Philippians 3: 1-11 and Mark 6: 1-6
Rev. Simon Couper and Simon Dalwood 

 

 7.00pm

St Paul’s Youth Group, in the church hall
 

St Paul’s Notices

St Paul’s Day, Sunday 28th January - During the 10.30am service we will be thinking more strategically about the way we move forward as a parish family.  It is an opportunity to be encouraged and share ideas.  This will be followed by a Bring and Share Lunch in the church hall, where there will be an opportunity to ask more questions.  Please sign the list at the back of church today, if you would like to come to the lunch.

Welcome for Pre-school families – The list for February is now at the back of church, if you are able to help with opening the church and serving tea and coffee to families on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, from 8.30am – 9.15am, before Pre-school begins. 

St Paul’s Book Club - Our next meeting is on 6th February, when we will be discussing “The new Mrs Clifton” by Elizabeth Buchan.

Tea & Coffee – Many thanks to the Clockhouse Homegroup for serving tea and coffee today.  Next week the Townswomen’s Guild will be on duty.

Community Notices

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2018 -  An opportunity to share with Christians in the area, in a series of acts of worship and fellowship, at the following times & venues.  Everyone welcome!  See CTiB poster in south aisle.

  • Sunday 21st January, 3pm, Songs of Praise for Christian Unity at St George’s.
  • Monday 22nd January, 8pm, Taizé Service at Beckenham Baptist Church.
  • Tuesday 23rd January, 9.30am, Café Church, Penge Congregational Church.
  • Wednesday 24th January, 12.30pm, Service of Worship at Elmers End Free Church, followed by a light lunch.
  • Thursday 25th January, 11am, Coffee Morning at St Michael’s and All Angels, with Rev. Ray Coster speaking on the World Council of Churches’ call to Christian Unity

Worship Together: Return to God – Saturday 27th January, 6pm, HSBC Sports and Social Club, Lennard Road, BR3 1QW.  Organised for all local churches by the Redeemed Christian Church of God Inner Court.  Refreshments will be served.  For more details, please see poster in south aisle or pick up a leaflet at the back of church.

Job Opportunities with a Christian Development Agency  - International Needs, based in Caterham, are looking for passionate people for three jobs – Finance Manager, Office administrator & Finance Assistant, and Programme Officer.  Please see noticeboard in south aisle for more details.

Deptford Reach - A big thank-you to all who gave new items for Deptford Reach at Christmas.  The many items were appreciated so much by the clients.  Any new or used clothes for men, in wearable condition, can be put in the blue box in the north aisle. Thank you.  Sue Rodgers.

Foodbank – In January we are supporting CAP (Penge).  Please put all non-perishable food items (no pet food please) in the clear plastic box in north aisle.

Mission of the Month – OMF

Julia Birkett writes, “Give thanks that amazing things are happening in Phetchabun Province!  There have been more people turning to Jesus within a short period of time than we have probably seen anywhere else among the Thai Buddhists.”

Please see the display on the board at the back of church.

 

St Paul’s Verse for 2018  – “Let your light so shine before others, that they may see your good works and glorify your Father in heaven.”  Matthew 5:16.


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