Notices for Sunday 17th December

Welcome to this morning’s communion service – The service leader today is Paul Gymer. We will be having a communion-only service this morning. There will be plenty of opportunity for open worship, so please be prepared to contribute.

Please join us for tea and coffee in the back hall after the service. Shirley and Peter are responsible for tea and coffee today.

Crib Service This afternoon at 4.00pm
Carol Service This evening at 6.00pm.
Please bring your donations of sausage rolls and mince pies to Church.

Please join us at 10.10 in the upstairs youth room for prayer before the service.  If you would like someone to pray with you after the service Simon and Judy will be available.

December Missionary offering
We have sent £400 to each of the following – Gideons/Barnabas Fund/Open Doors.

Kraft Monday 18th December 2017 2.00 pm to 4.00 pm at Fullbridge  Come and help us celebrate the birth of Jesus. Carols, fun quiz, festive foods, tea or coffee, and lots of fun and fellowship. Pop in for 10 minutes or stay for the afternoon as you wish.  We would just love to see you. All welcome. If you have any queries please speak to Wendy.

Please remember in your prayers all those who have on-going health problems and those who have been bereaved.

Used Stamps Don’t forget to let John Weavers or Beryl Mugford have the used stamps from your Christmas cards. Please makes sure the edge of the stamps are not damaged otherwise they are worthless.

The last Carol Service-ette takes place on Friday 22nd December at 2.30pm at Longfield Care Home.

Echoes International (previously Echoes) If you are interested in having the free Daily Prayer Guide and the monthly magazines for 2018 please contact Judy Quelch or you can contact Echoes directly on echoes@echoes.org.uk.

Advance Notices – 

Week of Prayer at Fullbridge on 16th -20th January.  Tuesday, Friday and Saturday at 10.00am and Tuesday to Friday at 8.00pm.  If we want to see the Lord working amongst us then put these dates in your diary that we might seek the Lord together in the way he called us to.  “If you seek me with all your heart I will be found.”

The Next Fellowship Meeting is scheduled for Saturday 24th March 2018. We will start with fish ‘n chips at 5pm and the meeting will start at 6pm. We hope that families will be able to join in.

Fuse 2018 28th- 30th September.  We shall have Steve Morley with us.  This is an important time for all of us to be together hearing what the Lord wants to say.  Put the date in your diary.

Home Groups – Wednesday group and Judith and Rogers groups please contact your home group leaders for details.  Richard and Sarah’s group will meet at Richard and Sarah’s. The Friday group will not be meeting next Friday but will be joining the carol service at Longfield Care Home at 2.30 instead.

Magazine rack There is a new issue of Barnabas Aid in the magazine rack in the front entrance hall.

Maldon Food Bank   As well as the usual items, Christmas items such as small Christmas puddings, tins of custard, chocolate, mince pies, small Christmas cakes or Yule logs, chocolate fingers and any other treats that are special would be appreciated.