In Touch - 03rd December 2017

Welcome to our Morning Service

Kris Lane is leading our time together this morning.
Richard Powell, our Senior Pastor, is preaching on the theme "The awful reality of Hell".
After a short time of worship, the children will be going out to activities more suited to their age groups.

At 6.30pm - Worship, Word & Communion

We have a smaller, more informal service at 6.30pm in the meeting room upstairs. All welcome.


This Week

Please note that most activities take a break over the Christmas Holidays

Monday - 6.15-7.30pm - Rock Solid (Yrs 3 - 6). Join us for craft, games and much more.

Tuesday - 10am-12noon - Epsom and Ewell Foodbank here in the building.

Wednesday - 9.15am - Prayer Meeting at 2 Copley Way. Join us for 30 minutes of prayer here in the church building.

Wednesday - No Table Tennis this week.

Wednesday - 1-3pm - Art Club here in the building. All Welcome.

Wednesday - 7pm - Journeys Social Evening here.

Friday - 7.30pm - Christmas Choir Rehearsal here in the building.

Saturday - 7am - Early morning prayer meeting here in the building. Note the later time. Please see Gary if you need more details. All Welcome.


News

Many thanks to all those who helped in any way on Thursday at our Christmas Market. We couldn’t have done it without you.

Church Members The minutes from the OCMM are now available—please collect them from the table in the concourse.

Help Needed for KFC (Kids for Christ)
We urgently need additional leaders for our Sunday group for Yrs 1-6. Prayerfully consider whether you could be part of this team. Please see Caroline to find out more.

Reverse Advent
Don’t forget to bring in your Reverse Advent Calendar next week.
Please deliver your hamper to church on Sunday morning (17th December). If you would prefer to bring it here during the week, please speak to Gemma to arrange a mutually convenient time.
If you are preparing a hamper and have yet to tell either Gemma or Karen - please contact them so they can marry up hampers with recipients.

New Year's Eve
Starting with a food at 7.30pm, come along to an evening here at church of games, a family quiz and an extended time of worship, prayer and testimony to see in the year ahead.
All ages welcome but please register your interest with Andrew Dowey so we have an idea of numbers for catering purposes. Donations to be given on the night to cover the cost of food.
If you have already made plans, you are welcome to join us from 11pm onwards as we welcome in 2018.

Christmas alone this year? If you are on your own this year and would prefer not be, we are making plans to have a Christmas Day lunch here at church. This is an invitation to those who have no where to go so join us at 10.30am for the Christmas morning service and stay for lunch afterwards. Please have a word with either Petra or Andrew as soon as possible so we can start planning our catering requirements.

The Elders are prayerfully considering suitable verses for our new Verse of the Year for 2018. Please give any suggestions to Richard 
Powell, who will pass these on.

Dates for your diary
  • Sunday 17th December – Contemporary Christmas Choir Concert, 6pm – 8pm, followed by refreshments.
  • Christmas Eve – Join us for about an hour for a family friendly Carols by Candlelight Service. Starting at 4.30pm - followed by refreshments.
  • Christmas Day - Christmas Morning All Age Service at 10.30am.
  • New Years’ Eve - Family evening starting at 7.30pm with games, food and a time of worship, prayer and reflection as we see in the New Year.

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