Sunday 10th May and more

8th May 2020

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

I hope you’ll forgive a briefer email this week (some of you will be relieved!).  This message contains the essential information for accessing this Sunday’s service, along with a few other things.  I hope to ‘see’ you there!

Sunday 10th May
Our Sunday service will be available as usual on the church website.  It should be available from Saturday evening for those who find that helpful.  This Sunday we are considering the question ‘Is God really good?’ as we study Psalm 118.  From now on all the songs will be ’embedded’ in the service.

The Family Bible Time on ‘Jacob – Dreaming’ can be found here.

Please feel free to invite friends and family to our online services.  You can simply share the link above.  You can also follow our posts on Facebook and Instagram and share those.  And there is invitation flyer available on the church website for you to download and give to friends.

Following the service there will be the chance to meet together to catch up, discuss the sermon and pray at 11.30am using Zoom.

Thought for the Week
I am aiming to record a ‘Thought for the Week’ on video as well as in written form.  You can find them here. This week’s offers a brief reflection on VE-Day.

Daily Prayer
There will continue to be a daily opportunity to pray with others: 12.30pm each weekday for 20 minutes, hosted by Andy Martin, Ben Wells or myself.  There will be a short Bible reflection and then open prayer.  It will be very relaxed.  Please join us if you would like to.

Book of the Term
A reminder that the book we’re recommending this ‘term’ is The Good God: Enjoying Father, Son and Spirit by Michael Reeves.  You can buy it from 10ofThose using this link.

Saturday 16th May 8.00pm
Please join us on Zoom for an evening of team games and quizzes, suitable for all ages 7-107, organised by our expert Games Master Chris Stonehouse.

Have a pen and paper ready and there will be extra points if you are wearing an interesting hat! Prizes will be distributed when lockdown is over.

It will be good to share in a fun-filled evening together. So please join us!

And Finally…
Psalm 118 encourages us to “Give thanks to the LORD, for he is good; his love endures for ever” (which was our motto verse last year).  Let me encourage you, in advance of Sunday, to consider what you would like to thank God for – and not only for the blessings he gives us but also for his character.

Your warmly, in Christ,
Chris Hobbs (Senior Minister)