In Touch - Summer Edition

‘Call to me and I will answer you and tell you great and unsearchable things you do not know.’

Morning Services - 10.30am

At 10.30am, our weekly All Age Services will be themed on the Jesus, ‘I am...’ statements.
The Sunday children’s groups are not meeting until September.
A very warm welcome if you worship with us regularly or are here for the first time.
We hope you enjoy your time with us. Do stay for refreshments and chat for a while after the service.

Evening Services - 6.30pm

We meet again at 6.30pm. Each Sunday in August we will have a time of worship followed by videos of the following messages selected to compliment the sermon series' from the last 12 months.

  • August 4th - Genesis - Created by Him and for Him - Francis Chan
  • August 11th - Philippians - The gift of suffering and faith - John Piper
  • August 18th - Ecclesiastes - David Pawson
  • August 25th - James - Don't Kid Yourselves - Alistair Begg
  • September 1st - Mark's Gospel Introduction and Communion


This Week

Most groups are now taking a break for the school summer holidays.

Tuesday - 10am-12noon - Epsom and Ewell Foodbank here in the building. CAB Banstead & Raven Housing Trust run a help desk here too during Foodbank hours. There is no need to make an appointment, just pop in on the day. the meeting.

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

Wednesday - 9.45am-12.15pm - Table Tennis here.

Thursday - 12noon - Join us for prayer or about 30 mins, here in the building.

Saturday - 7am - Early morning prayer meeting here in the building. All Welcome.

Saturday - 10am - Merland Rise Cycling Group We meet every Saturday morning at 10am outside of the church building before setting off on a mountain bike ride. All levels of fitness/skill are catered for. All we ask is that everyone wears a crash helmet and has a bike capable of riding off road. Please contact Martin Corless for more information.

Prayer

Pray for church family away over the Summer break:
  • folk going to New Wine,
  • the team in Germany
  • the youth off to Soul Survivor.
  • Many are away or just taking a break.
  • Continue to pray for the Kim family in S. Korea
  • Sophie B. on her adventure.
See you in September, if not before.

News

This is the final edition of In Touch until after the Summer break.
It will be back on Sunday 1st September. If you have anything to publicise for early September please send it through to Ruth by Friday 30th August.

Save the Date! Preston Community Day, 14th September
We have been asked whether we can run the tea tent again for this event and join residents, local agencies and community groups in Preston Park. We will need lots of volunteers to make cakes (for the day) and to serve refreshments (on the day). Please mark this date in your diary and let Ruth know if you are able to help.

Save the Date - 28th September!
Curry Night
with guess speaker Garin Jenkins. Invite your friends along to hear his story. Further details coming soon.

With Dad Weekend 25 October 2019, 18:00 - 27 October 2019, 14:00.
Get your boots on! If you are looking for a fun weekend with your son or daughter, experiencing exciting adventures together, in a positive Christian environment, an Adventure+ "With Dad" weekend is for you!
Your adventure together starts on Friday evening with hot chocolate, cookies and a briefing on what the weekend has in store...
With activities ranging from water-sports to mountain biking, climbing or bushcraft on Saturday, you’ll be ready for a good supper and marshmallows around the campfire to end the day...and the fun doesn’t stop there! With even more challenges to enjoy together on the Sunday morning, you will work up a healthy appetite for lunch, or possibly a BBQ. Then there’s time to share your highlights of the weekend before heading home... TOGETHER! This is a residential weekend - £199 for one adult and one child (8yrs - teens). For more details look online at adventureplus.org.uk/events/with-dad-weekend

On 9th November, Caroline is having her hair shaved to raise money in aid of Marie Curie and Cancer Research UK.
To sponsor and to read Caroline’s story, go online to either website below
http://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/caroline-heaven1
http://www.wonderful.org/fundraiser/shaveandsave-98f5fda8