Newsletter - South Street Evangelical Church, Braunton

South Street Evangelical Church Bulletin: February 2015
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22nd Feb
Welcome
Rosemary & Sue S
Ralph & Ruth
John & Val
Caroline & Connie
Bill & Vera
Rosemary & Sue S
Trevor & Marianne
David & Anne
SUNDAY
THE POINT IS BACK!
The Point youth group Sunday 1st March,
St George's House, Georgeham
4-6pm, School years 6-9
Please chat to Baz and Amy for more info.
01271 890239 or info@sghdevon.org
Chair
Jenny Green
Speaker
Will Mathers
Prayer
Sue N & Lee
Key
PP
Duty
PP
Richard Francis
Peter & Mally
RF
RF
Emma Thompson
Peter Price
Communion
Peter Price
JH
PP
Ben Worley
Peter Green
Richard &
Ruth
Ben &
Rosemary
PP
PPS
Prayers are held in the Christ Church office at 10.30
every Sunday, access via East Street door
Tea and coffee is available before the service from 10:45
in the hall. Tea & Coffee Rota for February
Sun Feb 1st – Bill & Vera
Sun Feb 15th – Ann & Val
Prayers for ‘The Persecuted Church’
1 Velator Close 6pm-7pm
MONDAY
Toddler Group
South Street Church at 9:45am
Youth Prayer Group 7.30-8.30pm .
3rd Monday of the month - Tim and
Debbie Spelman’s. If you need a lift
contact me, Will Mathers, on:
07825030998
TUESDAY
Christian Union 2
Braunton Academy , Room 16
Toddler Group
South Street Church at 9:45am
WEDNESDAY
Noisy Nippers
South Street Church at 9.45am
Contact Cathy Ogden: 816455
THURSDAY
Ladies Prayer Meeting at 10am
1st Thursday of the month.
Contact Connie West: 814290
Christian Union at Braunton School
during lunchtime 1:3opm - 2:05pm in
Room 22
FRIDAY
Noisy Nippers
South Street Church at 10:00am
Contact Cathy Ogden: 816455
Youth Evening
South Street Church at 7:00pm
Contact Will Mathers: 07825030998
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY IN FEBRUARY
Mon 2nd
Tue 3rd
Sun 8th
9th 13th
Sun 15th
Tues 17th
Sun 22nd
7.30pm at South Street – SPECIAL CHURCH
MEETING!
7.30 Elders meeting at South Street
6.30pm Cafe Church at South Street – All
Welcome!
Peter and Mally away
3pm Pastoral meeting at John and Val’s
7.30pm Elders prayer meeting
6.30pm – 7.30pm Church Prayer meeting at S St.
“COMING TO A CHURCH NEAR YOU !”
On Saturday March 14th Saltmine Theatre Company
presents: “Amazing Grace – The story of John Newton”
7pm here at Christ Church. Tickets on sale from
Feb.22nd:
Adults: £10.00 Children(12+): £5.00 Family Ticket:
£25.00
NB: Not unsuitable for under 12's.
YOUTH ACTIVITIES SPRING TERM 2015
Monday – Youth Ministry Prayers – For adults ! Feb.16th & March 16th
Tuesday - CU2 at Braunton Academy in Room 16 1.30pm
Youth Bible Study. Yrs 9+. 7.00-8.30pm at Mandalay
Thursday CU at Braunton Academy. Room 16 1.30pm
Friday: Youth group 7.00 -9.00pm at South Street Church. All ages.
Please Note: NO Youth Group on Feb.20th & March 20th.
Extra Dates: Saturday Feb.7th United Generation
Tuesday Feb.17th Film Night -with pancakes !
House Group studies in February
PASTORAL LETTER FOR FEB 2015
Hello everyone, another busy month ahead for South
Street! I have mentioned a number of times recently the
upcoming Church Meeting on Feb.2nd. At the risk of
being accused of needless repetition, can I strongly
encourage all members and potential members of our
church to come along on that night. By today (Jan.25th)
you will have received the draft discussion document
that will form the basis for our meeting. Please read it
carefully and prayerfully – an awful lot of work has gone
into it! On Feb.2nd we will discuss that document
specifically and we will welcome any questions that
relate to it. If you have questions that are peripheral to
the areas that are addressed therein, and/or we don’t
have time to consider them on the night, can I
encourage you to write those down and give them to
any of the elders.These will be then addressed at a later
date. We will, of course, be looking to make time for
prayer at the conclusion of that meeting – I am both
encouraged and excited at the possibilities and
opportunities that lie ahead over the next few years.
ADVANCE NOTICES:
Saturday March 7th 2015, This is the time when we
go away for a day as a whole church family; this year, as
usual we will be at The Woolacombe Bay Hotel. It's a
time of great fellowship, good Bible teaching, lovely
food, uplifting praise and worship – all in a beautiful
setting! Although donations are welcome on the day, the
costs of our away day largely come out of our church
funds. We'll be welcoming a great Bible teacher, Chris
Sinkinson to bring the message. There will still be plenty
of time for relaxation, catching up with new friends, a
walk on the beach and so on. Please let Richard or
myself know as soon as possible as we do need to know
numbers for catering.
Saturday March 14th.2015. We will be welcoming the
excellent Saltmine Theatre Company as they present
their brilliant new drama: Amazing Grace; The Story of
John Newton.
Details of time, venue and ticket prices are shown
elsewhere in this newsletter.
This will be a great opportunity for outreach as it is a
challenging presentation for Christians and nonChristians alike.
We will be starting our new housegroup programme in
early March where we will spend most of 2015 studying
and preaching through the wonderful Gospel of John.
For those who are thinking about a housegroup, this
would be a perfect opportunity to join one ! Do let me
know your availability – we have groups that meet from
Monday to Thursday, morning, afternoon and evening –
so we should be able to find a group that suits you !
Every blessing,
Pastor Peter
Contact : Pastor Peter Price
Email : peterpastor1946@hotmail.co.uk
Tel: 01271 817023 Mobile: 07969 496101
Items for February Newsletter to
pwf2865@btinternet.com by Sun 15th February January
Week commencing 1st Feb Ephesians 5: 22-31
Week commencing 8th Feb Communion
Week commencing 15th Feb Ephesians6: 1-9
Week commencing 22nd Feb Ephesians 6:10-24
Ladies
Notice
Prayer
Meeting
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Important
An important message from the ladies prayer meeting
which meets at Connie's on the 1st Thursday of the
month 10-11am
Due to various members of this group having moved
away, gone to be with the Lord or become infirm, we
are now very small in numbers.
New ladies are much needed to join in this vital work
of bringing the life of our church, community and
wider world to the Lord in prayer.
Please pray and consider if you could support this
work which is a commitment of just one hour per
month. The next meeting is Thursday February 5th
It would be so good to see you there!
A MESSAGE FROM TIM BISHOP:
As you probably know, I take donated food from
the churches in Braunton (ChristChurch, South
Street and St. Brannocks) to Encompass
Southwest – a local charity helping the poor and
homeless in Devon. From the three churches I
usually collect half a boot full each month. I
started thinking : If everyone who comes to the
services at these three churches were to use
50p or so of their housekeeping money each
week to buy a tin of beans or a packet of rice or
similar and bring it to church then I would be
able to take a full car load into the Encompass
store each week and we would also be able to
help the food bank in Barnstaple. It would not
cure the poverty in North Devon immediately but
it would go a long way towards that. Now there
is a thought!!
If you are able to help and would like to, in
ChristChurch there is a box under the table
in the vestibule with a list that shows what
food would be most useful to those in
need.
Vision for Asia – advance notices;
Skittles night – please see the flyer and then
put the date in your diaries .
Next Ladies Lunch is Weds 4th March, 12.30 at
South Street.
Weds 22nd April, 12.30 at South Street, Ladies
Lunch with Pastor Piyal Mondal from Kolkata
where the sewing project is based.