This week’s notices

Welcome to this morning’s service. The service leader is Richard Little and we welcome Peter Grinham as our speaker. Tea and coffee will be served in the back hall after the service.

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 Ross and Bertie Power will be available.

Security Rota Jeremy Rowden is responsible for locking up today and next week Julian Gore will be responsible.

Pepper Picnic at the Park

This Friday 23rd May

Meet at the top Prom car park 5pm.

Let Helen know if you’re coming.

Bring a friend and your trainers.

The Home groups will meet at the following homes.

Jeremy and Philippa’s group will be meeting at Michael and Helen’s.

Anne and Phil’s group will be meeting at Richard and Sheila’s.

Shirley’s group – contact Shirley for details.

The Friday group will be meeting at John and Margaret Hetzel’s.

Home Group questions

John 9:1-41

1.What is meant by light and blindness as used by the Saviour and Holy Scripture?

2. What does the passage teach us about the Lord Jesus Christ?

3.The blind man, his parents, the neighbours and the Pharisees all responded to the miracle in different ways. How are these similar to the way people respond to the Gospel today?

Hannah arrived safely in Brazil. She will be giving her first talk on Monday to the women at Simon and Judy’s home church in Juiz de Fora. Please pray for her and for Judy as she translates the talk into Portuguese.

Wekend Away 27th – 29th JuneDon’t forget the church weekend away. There is now a list on the white board in the back hall for you to put your names on if you plan to be at the weekend away.  Also, if you have a spare tent which you do not mind someone else using, please let Val Lamb know. Cakes and biscuits are required for the weekend. Please speak to Val if you can provide some. Come for the day – If you are not able to attend the whole weekend you will be very welcome to pop up to Red House Farm for the day. 

Children and Young People’s Groups on Sunday mornings.

On the first Sunday of the month we all stay together in Church. On the remaining Sundays the children join the first part of the service, then go to separate parts of the building for their activities. We have three groups:

 Mustard: an Early Years group, with crèche, downstairs in                   the Back Hall.

Pepper: a Junior group, for up to secondary school age, upstairs in the Green Room.

Salt: a group for School Years 7 to 11, upstairs in the Youth Room on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month.

Maldon Food Bank If you wish to contribute there is a box in the entrance hall for donations of food.