Download the latest noticesheet Noticesheet 22.09.19 Fordhamx
HARVEST THANKSGIVING cards to the Parish – Bundles of invite cards have been organised for neighbouring roads on the table at the back of the church. If you would like to deliver, please take a bundle and tick it off on the list.
BABIES & TODDLERS – Tuesday 24th September, 9.30-11.00am in the JOB – Playtime, craft, singing and stories
FRIDAY 421 YOUTH GROUP – 7.30 – 9.00pm – games, craft and Bible study for 11-18 yrs –in the JOB. Invite cards available with more details.
|JONAH: THE DEPTHS OF GRACE TEACHING SERIES
SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER 2019
Almost everybody has heard of Jonah and the Whale, but what does this story from the Old Testament really teach us about the human heart and the character of God? Come and find out; you may be surprised what you discover…
|08 Sept||Morning Service||Jonah #1: Jonah’s ‘Great’ Escape||Jonah 1:1-17|
|15 Sept||Holy Communion||Jonah #2: Jonah’s Fishy Faith||Jonah 1:17 – 2:10|
|22 Sept||Morning Service||Jonah #3: Nineveh Rewind!||Jonah 3:1-4:4|
|29-Sept||Morning Service||Jonah #4: Angry Jonah & the Compassionate God||Jonah 3:6 – 4:11|
|06 Oct||Harvest Sunday All Age Service 10.00am (Fordham Church) +
Holy Communion Service 11.15am (Eight Ash Green Church)
|13 Oct||Morning Service||Jonah #5; Jonah and Jesus||Matthew 12:38-42|
|GROWTH GROUPS meet during the week providing regular space for Christian friendship, prayer and discussion of God’s Word. We currently have six groups meeting in Fordham, Wivenhoe, Colchester and Aldham (including a ladies day time group in Fordham). If you would like to join a group as the Jonah teaching series begins, please contact the church office.
JONAH: THE DEPTHS OF GRACE STUDY BOOK by Stephen Witmer. Growth Group leaders have copies for their group members. Extra copies are available today for personal study, priced at £3.00.
FUTURE SERVICES, ACTIVITIES & EVENTS
10.00am Fordham Morning Service Jonah #4: Angry Jonah & the Compassionate God (Jonah 3:6-4:11)
CHRISTIANITY EXPLORED OCTOBER – NOVEMBER 2019
Wednesday 9th Oct – Wed 27th Nov, 7.30 – 9.30pm.
Each evening begins with a meal.
Venue: John Owen Barn, All Saints, Fordham Church,
Church Rd, CO6 3NL. Please contact the church office to book your
place. Tel: 01206 243261 or email: email@example.com
Please see the ‘About the Course’ leaflets, available today, for further
details. Who can you invite to discover the best news in the world?
HARVEST THANKSGIVING WEEKEND 2019
See Invite Card for Further Details
Ceilidh Barn Dance & Harvest Supper, Saturday 5th October
6.00 – 10.00pm / supper 7.30pm (John Owen Barn)
Booking: There will be a maximum capacity. Places can be
reserved by contacting the church office.
Harvest Services, Sunday 6th October
10.00 – 11.00am All Age Harvest Service (in Fordham Church)
11.15am – 12.30pm Harvest Holy Communion Service (Eight Ash
Please bring your own soft drinks for the evening.
Extra Information for church family – We are looking for help to host this event for the church family and local community, and require offers of salads, apple pies and eating apples. In addition, help setting up beforehand, during the evening and clearing up would be greatly appreciated. Any props to help decorate the barn would also be welcome.
And to add to the sense of harvest occasion and decoration, we would like to have a scarecrow competition. Entries welcome for all ages, groups and individuals. Scarecrows to be presented, should be left at the JOB on Friday 4th October, labelled with name of creator.
This is an important event for the whole church family, please don’t feel excluded if you can’t dance, all are welcome to join in the celebration and thanksgiving for God’s provision to us. Doubtless, it will be an entertaining spectacle! If you are able to help please could you contact Lynda Grote – firstname.lastname@example.org or Jacqui Griffiths – email@example.com.
2020 WEEKEND AWAY IN NORTHAMPTON – 21-23 February. The deadline for booking is the end of September. For further information, leaflets can be found at the back of the church
CHELMSFORD ANGLICAN BIBLE CONFERENCE
Saturday 12th Oct 2019 10am-4pm
Chelmsford Central Baptist Church
Victoria Road South, Chelmsford CM1 1LN
The speaker is Rupert Standring and he will be speaking on James – A Faith That Works
For further information go to; cabc.org.uk or for bookings; cabc.eventbrite.org.uk
EMU WORD IN SONG
Saturday 12th Oct 2019 10am – 4.30pm
Hadleigh Baptist Church, George St, IP7 5BE
Practical skills in music and song leading around contemporary, Biblical, Christ-centered music. For church musicians and so- und desk/pa operators. £15 if we get a group booking, otherwise £25. Meet at Fordham car park 9.20am. For more information networksuffolk.org.uk/event/word-in-song-music-ministry-conference/