This Week

Welcome to this morning’s family service The service leader is Michael Chambers and the speaker is Paul Williams. Tea and coffee will be served in the back hall before the service. After the service there will be the monthly fellowship lunch when Anne and Philip’s/Jeremy and Philippa’s groups will be responsible for setting up and clearing away.

A prayer meeting to which everyone is invited, is held every Sunday morning from approx 10.00 am -10.15 am in the upstairs room. We would encourage all who are taking part in the service and youth activities to attend.

Prayer If you would like someone to pray with you after the service Richard Little and Barbara Diaper will be available.

How to interpret the Bible – the next in Simon’s interesting series will be Sunday 13th April at 7.00pm.

Friday 27th to Sunday 29th June – weekend Away in SuffolkDon’t forget that everyone is invited to the weekend away at Red House Farm in Earl Stonham. Come along and spend time with each other. It is a great way of getting to know each other better. Further details will be available soon but if you want to speak to anyone about this weekend speak to Valerie.

The Home groups will be meeting at the following homes for communion and prayer

Shirley’s Group – contact Shirley for details.

Philip and Anne’s group will meet at Richard and Sheila’s.

The Friday group – contact Valerie or Peter for details.

Jeremy and Philippa’s group – contact Jeremy and Philippa for details.

Charlene and Iain’s wedding – Three weeks to go!! Don’t forget there is an open invitation to everyone from Val and Peter Lamb to join them at the marriage ceremony of Charlene and Iain at the United Reformed Church Maldon on Saturday 26th April at 1.30 pm. You are also warmly invited to stay for drinks and cakes afterwards.

Alpha– we plan to run another Alpha starting Wednesday 23 April at 7pm. Please pray for those who could join this group. If you would like to come with the friend you invite, so that they feel more comfortable, please do so! Let Andrew or Rachel know over the next few weeks.

Easter Outreach: Saturday 12 April, from 10 -12 outsideour church – We are planning to give out hot drinks, hot cross buns and mini eggs, along similar lines as at Christmas. Please join us for an hour (2 if you are free!). There will be a sign-up sheet in the rear hall. We have Easter fliers to distribute as well as details of the Alpha course. Watch out too for the new Easter banner.

Due to the above outreach event on the morning of Saturday 12th April, please could everyone note that the church car park will be unavailable for people to use on that morning.

Churches Together in Maldon Easter Dawn Servicewill be held on Sunday 20th April at 5.45 am in the Prom Park. Further details on the notice board in the back hall. Ross and BertieRoss had a successful operation on his tooth. Please pray that there will be no problems with this while they are away in Zambia. Pray for safety as they travel and visit the Vinjeru school. Word Alive There will be a group from the church going to Word Alive this week. Please pray for safety as they travel to Wales and for a refreshing time physically and spiritually while they are there.