Download the latest noticesheet Noticesheet 05.01.20pub Fordham

THIS WEEK

BABIES & TODDLERS – Restarts on Tuesday 7th January, 9.30am-11.00am in the John Owen Barn. Playtime, craft, singing and stories and snacks

FORDHAM FRIENDSHIP CLUB – The new programme starts on the 9th January at 2.00pm in the John Owen Barn. Breathe, Stretch & Relax. For further information please contact Jan Strudwick on 07557956897/01206 243702

JANUARY PRAYER FOCUS Thursday 9th January, 7.45pm refreshments, 8.00-9.15pm prayer meeting beginning with sung worship and thanksgiving. As 2020 begins, you are invited to gather to pray for the life and needs of our church. During the evening we plan to pray for the 421 Youth Group, Life Explored, for one another, for the Rector vacancy and the 1 Timothy teaching series.

421 YOUTH GROUP (11-18yrs) Restarts on Friday 10th January ,7.30 – 9.00pm, games, craft & Bible study. Please pick up a leaflet for further information.

EMERGENCY FIRST AID AT WORK – we are running this course on Saturday 11th January, in the John Owen Barn. Coffee will be served at 9.30am and the teaching session will commence at 10.00 until 1pm. We have many church activities where it is a requirement that a First Aider is present, so this training wold be a great asset in the church ministry. If you are interested in joining the eight people already signed up, please contact Linda in the church office 01206 243262/linda.stenner@fordhamchurch.org.uk

DISTRIBUTING LIFE EXPLORED INVITES TO THE PARISH – Invite cards are being distributed on our behalf by the Fordham Times (thank you to the FT!). This means we only need to deliver in Eight Ash Green. If you can help, please take a bundle from the table in the foyer and write your name on the list. Thank you.

 

NEXT SUNDAY 12TH JANUARY 2020

9.35AM PRAYER BEFORE THE SERVICE. We can do nothing without God. Do join us to pray for the service and All Saints Club in Room 2 of the John Owen Barn.

10.00AM ALL SAINTS FORDHAM MORNING SERVICE Title: The Baptism of Christ Matthew 3:13-17 Preacher: Chris Willis

ALL SAINTS CLUB FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE The Story and the Song : Based on Psalm 19 & Hebrews 1 Some people think the Bible is just a book of rules. The Bible does have rules, but they show us how life works best. But the Bible is also about God and what He has done for us 11.00AM TEA AND COFFEE

 

 

 

FUTURE SERVICES, ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

Life Explored Registration is through the Eventbrite link on the church website. See invite card for details. This will be the first time that we have run the course in our parish and the whole church family (aged 16+) are invited to participate. Life Explored Serving Opportunities: Please contact the church office if you would like to serve on the life explored team in one of the following roles: Set up, welcome and pack up, Weekly Hospitality. The training evening for discussion table leaders will be on 19th January at 6.00pm in the JOB.

 

All Saints Fordham & Eight Ash Green Monthly Service Structure

from February 2020

1st Sunday

2nd Sunday

3rd Sunday

4th Sunday

10.00am

Morning Service

All Age Service

Holy Communion

Morning Service

11.15am

Holy Communion

The PCC has made a change to the monthly service pattern which will begin as a six month trial from February 2020. Please see the letter from Francis dated 8th December (available today) for further details.

SPONSOR A BIBLE FOR A CHILD AT HOLY TRINITY EIGHT ASH GREEN PRIMARY Ceri Daniels the head of Eight Ash Green school asked if our church would go halves on buying 90 Bibles so that one could be given to each child in Key Stage 2 (years 3,4,5 &6) as a gift. The PCC is pleased to underwrite this cost of about £400.00. You are invited to sponsor the cost of a Bible for a child in the school. International Children’s Bible (ICB) for years 3,4&5 = £10.50 per child New International Version (NIV, 2011) for year 6 £4.00 per child Please mark your gift Bibles for Holy Trinity EAG.

OAK HILL COLLEGE EQUIP EVENTS Oak Hill College, Chase Side, London N14 4PS Ticket price per event £20 oakhill.ac.uk/flexible-learning/events Wisdom for Life—Saturday 25th January 2020 9.30-12noon Repeated Thursday 30th January 7.30-10pm The Sovereign God—Saturday 28th March – 9.30am-12noon Repeated Thursday 2nd April 7.30pm—10pm

GIVING TO ALL SAINTS FORDHAM AND EIGHT ASH GREEN If you would like details of how to support the ministry of our church financially, or you have any questions about giving, please speak to our treasurer Roger Miles or email him at r.j.miles@talktalk.net. We don’t take a collection during our services and offerings can be put in the collection box near the entrance.