This week’s notices

Welcome to this morning’s service Our speaker today is Michael Chambers and the service leaders are Ross and Bertie Power. Tea and coffee will be served in the back hall after the service.

Next Sunday our service will include the dedication of Elowen Fuller. We look forward to sharing this time with Elowen, Kate, Gavin and their family and friends.

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   Richard Reynolds is responsible for locking up today and next week it will be Rob Bennett. July missionary offering   The offering amounted to £690 which has been rounded up to £800 and shared between Charles Morris and Ken and Carmen Stunt.

Word Alive 2015 Please speak to Richard and Sarah Reynolds if you are interested in next Easter’s Word Alive.

Counties Prayer cards The prayer cards are available this morning.

Miriam’s dedication Matt and Claire would like to thank everyone for their hard work last week.  Their friends and family felt really welcome and looked after throughout the service and lunch.  They would also like to thank you for your generosity with gifts for Miriam and towards the work of Tim & Jenny Gooding in Romania

Wednesday Walk   The Walk on Wednesday 23rd July will NOT meet at the church but will instead meet at Daisy Meadow car park in Heybridge Basin at 10 a.m. for a walk along the sea wall followed by lunch out.  Newcomers are always welcome

 Pepper Group If you are wondering where the Pepper Group have disappeared to this morning, we’ve gone to the Junior Solid Festival in Upminster! It’s an energetic day of physical output and spiritual input. We’ll be kayaking, grass sledging and taking part in a giant praise party. Thank you to Gavin and Kate Fuller for coming along to help us.Please pray that we’ll all have a safe, enjoyable and encouraging day. We’ll tell you all about it next week!     

House Groups

Shirley’s group will meet at James and Michelle’s.

Anne and Philip’s group – contact Philip and Anne for details.

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

The Friday group will meet at Eric and Moya’s home.

OCC BBQThis is just to remind you that the OCC Summer BBQ will be held on Wednesday 16th July, 6pm at The Fullbridge Church, Maldon.  Absolutely everyone is welcome.  It is a great opportunity to meet up with other volunteers and find out more about the next campaign which will be upon us before we know it!

Please RSVP to ralph.gilly@sky.com or telephone 01621 855843 or talk to us in person! Then we can organise the delicious catering!  We look forward to seeing you there!

Lydia Mugford and Hannah Bostock Please continue to pray for Lydia Mugford and Hannah Bostock who are with Jenny and Tim Gooding in Romania at the moment. They return home on Wednesday.

Hannah Muford Also pray for safety for Hannah Mugford who is off to South Korea on Tuesday.

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.