Notices for Sunday 20th January

Do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. Isaiah 40 v 10

Welcome to this Morning’s Service at 10.30am. The service leader is Simon Quelch and the speaker is Rick Wood. The subject today is “Sovereign, Faithful and Merciful” and the reading is Romans 9 vs 6-33.

Tea and coffee will be served in the back hall after the service. Julian and Robyn are responsible for tea and coffee today. Next week Tea and Coffee will be before the service.

Bring and Share lunch next Sunday 27th January – The Friday group and Roger and Judith’s group will be responsible for setting up and clearing away.

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

Small Groups If you did not sign up for the new small groups but would like to be included please tell one of the elders today.

Alpha Course We are aiming to run an Alpha course at the end of this month. 6-7 sessions initially. Please let Andy & Rachel know of anyone who might be interested. Details of the sessions are found at as well as some responses from people who have done Alpha themselves.

Home Groups
Judith and Roger’s group will meet at Judith and Roger’s.
The Friday group will meet at John and Janet’s.
The Wednesday group will meet at Ann and Terry’s.

Sizewell Men’s Weekend
Victor Jack and Tony Hood are involved in leading this weekend at Sizewell Hall, 15th -17th March. It is £79 per person. Ian Coffey is speaking – he is a very good communicator and is a popular returning speaker to this weekend. It would be great to get a group together for this event. Please speak to Andy who has more details.

Magazine Rack – There is a new issue of Interact from SGM Lifewords in the rack which is just inside the front entrance door.

CGC Maldon is hosting a Prophetic Morning with Jules Loveland on Saturday 16th February. It will be held at Maldon Baptist Church between 9.45 and 1.00 and everyone is welcome.

Food Bank – If you have any items for the food bank please put them in the box in the entrance hall.

Dates for your diary:

I want to tell you a story.
… with Steve Morley.
The dates are 27th January, 3rd and 24th February.

The Annual Fellowship meeting will be on Saturday 16th March. We will start with a meal together at 5.30pm.

Saturday 27th April is the date for this year’s church Spring Clean.