This weeks notices

Welcome to this morning’s service Our speaker today is Matthew Springett and the service leader is Terry Frost.

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  Michael Chambers and Richard Little will be available If you would like someone to pray with you after the service.

Security Rota   Ross Power is responsible for locking up today and next week it will be Helen Chambers. The Home Groups Philip and Anne’s group will meet at Anne and Philip’s.Philippa and Jeremy’s group – contact Philippa and Jeremy for details.The Friday group will meet at John and Janet’s.Shirley’s group will meet at Ken and Ellen’s.

Home Group Questions

1.Why is it important for Christians to meet together regularly in local churches? What can be accomplished in local churches that cannot be done by Christians on their own who don’t meet regularly in churches?

  1. How are the activities of worshipping God and serving God greatly affected by the kind of local churches in which Christians gather together? What are some of the characteristics that should mark local churches that are being true to what the Bible wants them to be?

3.Who is involved in making disciples of all the nations (Matthew 28:19)? How are you involved in this? How is our church involved in fulfilling this command of Christ?

4.Disciples need to be baptized and taught all that Jesus commanded them. What do these activities (baptizing and teaching) focus on, and how can they be carried out?

Speaker booking Gill Springett does a great job booking our Sunday morning speakers but she would like someone to help her with this task. If you feel you could assist Gill please have a word with one of the elders as soon as possible. 

Church Directory Please contact Rob Bennett, as soon as possible, with any additions, amendments or deletions in respect of the directory

The Town Carol Service will be held at the URC on Sunday 14th December at 4.30pm.

On Saturday 10th January 2015 we will be holding a service of Commendation at Fullbridge for Andy and Rachel as they commence their work with Counties

If you wish to use the Church at any time, please check with one of the Deacons to make sure this is ok. Please then contact Sheila Little to check availability in the diary.

All requests to borrow items from the church should be agreed by one of the Deacons. If you are not sure who they are, their photos and names are on the board in the side entrance hall. A note should also be made on the list in the back hall when the item is borrowed and when it is returned

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

Also items for Christmas hampers are required such as

Tinned ham
Tinned salmon
Tinned sweets
Christmas puddings
Jars of pickle, onions, beetroot etc
Packs of biscuits or savoury crackers
Bottles of juice
Tinned vegetables
Jars of jam
Shower gel or bubble bath
Or anything else that you think would be good to put into a hamper for a needy person or family

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.