Sunday’s news

Welcome to this morning’s service  – The service leader today is Phil Reeve and the speaker is Paul Gymer.

Please join us for tea and coffee in the back hall after the service.

Tea and Coffee rota    Julian is responsible for tea and coffee today and next week it will be Ann and Peter.

Please join us at 10.10  in the upstairs youth room for  prayer before the service.  Everyone is invited especially if you are involved in the service or with the children’s groups.

If you would like someone to pray with you after the service today Anne and Philip Reeve will be available.

May’s  Lock – Up Rota  14th May – Richard Reynolds.

Magazine Rack  There is a new issue of Interact from SGM Lifewords in the magazine rack.

Weekend Away, 23rd – 25th  June  Please pick up an information leaflet if you plan to be there please add your name, as soon as possible, to the poster in the back hall. For any extra information please speak to Valerie, Ralph or Julian. There will be no service at Fullbridge on the 25th June  instead our service will be held in a marquee on the camp site.  Transport is being organized for those just going on the Sunday.

Home Groups  will be meeting  as follows

The Friday group will be meeting at Lucy and Paul’s home.

Richard and Sarah’s group are meeting at Richard and Sarah’s home.

Phil and Carol’s group will be meeting at Hannah Henderson’s home.

Judith and Roger’s group will be meeting at Richard and Sheila’s home.

Home-group questions

What does Luke 13.1-5 teach us about suffering?

Read Psalm 73. How does the psalmist react to apparent injustice?

What is his hope?

If you borrow anything from the church please make a note on the list in the kitchen of when you borrow it and when you return it.

Urgent prayer requests  If you have any urgent prayer requests please contact Michael Chambers.

Nick Carter  (son of Stephen Carter – Vicar of All Saints Maldon)  Please continue to pray for a full recovery for Nick.
Sponsored bike ride A few of us from Fullbridge are planning to do a sponsored bike ride on Saturday 3rd June in aid of Hand in Hand and the Daylove Night Shelter in Nairobi. If anyone would like to sponsor us please go to our Justgiving page: https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Sarah-Reynolds28

For more information about the Daylove project, visit:

http://www.hihand.org/daylove.html

Maldon Food Bank If you would like to contribute there is a box in the entrance hall for donations of non-perishable food.

Notices  If you have any items for the notices please let Sheila Little have them by Friday lunch time.  

Sunday morning children’s activities

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, who meet upstairs.

Pepper and Mustard+  Infant and Junior groups, for up to secondary school age, who meet downstairs in the back hall.

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