Download the latest noticesheet Noticesheet 08.12.19pub Fordham

THIS WEEK

 

BABIES & TODDLERS: Tuesdays, 9.30-11am in the JOB – Playtime, craft, singing and stories

FORDHAM FRIENDSHIP GROUP are holding their annual Christmas Lunch on the 12th December at the Colne Valley Golf Club. For further information, please contact Jan Strudwick on 07557956897/01206 243702

421 YOUTH GROUP – Fridays, 7.30 – 9.00pm Final evening of the term.

WOMEN’S BREAKFAST Saturday 14th December—8.15 – 9.00am in the John Owen Barn. Enjoy a time of fellowship over breakfast. This autumn the focus is the “Secrets of Wellbeing” with a short talk on ‘Beauty’.

SCHOOL SERVICES—The church family are welcome to come and support our local school services taking place in Fordham church; Fordham School Christingle Service on 6th December from 2.15-3pm. Holy Trinity School Carol Service 10th December from 6-7pm and Fordham School Carol Service 19th December from 2.15-3pm. We also run a church stall at the School Christmas Fayres. Extra helping hands are always welcome—so come and drop in. Fordham 6th December 3.15-5pm and Holy Trinity 13th December 3.30-5.30pm.

OAK HILL COLLEGE EQUIP EVENTS Oak Hill College, Chase Side, London N14 4PS Ticket price per event £20 oakhill.ac.uk/flexible-learning/events Understanding Gender Today: Thursday 12th December 2019 7.30- 10.00pm

 

FUTURE SERVICES, ACTIVITIES & EVENTS

 

EIGHT ASH GREEN HOLY COMMUNION SERVICE Thursday 19th December at 11am. Focus: The Coming Day. Preacher is Harry Boreham.

CHRISTMAS CAROLS AT THE THREE HORSESHOES PUB Thursday 19th December from 7.30pm. An opportunity to connect with local people and to sing God’s praise together. 

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. This December, would you consider sponsoring 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.

PRAYING AND PREPARING TO VOTE IN THE GENERAL ELECTION THIS THURSDAY 12TH DECEMBER The Christian Institute’s Election Briefing 2019 gives an analysis of party policies on issues of importance to Christians. Paper copies are available today along with Candidate Question Cards. These resources can be accessed digitally through this weblink: www.christian.org.uk/general-election-2019/?cisb= along with MP’s previous voting records and links to the main parties’ manifestos. As the Christian Institute is a charity they are legally not allowed to tell you how to vote.

Life Explored A seven session series exploring our longing for more. Sunday evenings @ 6.00pm from 2nd February 2020. Begin to explore at www.life.explo.red Find out more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Life_Explored

WOULD ANYONE LIKE TO JOIN THE TEAM OF LADIES ON THE FORDHAM CHURCH FLOWER ROTA? We put the flowers on the pedestal by the organ and something similar on the Lord’s Table for each Sunday, (except the first in the month when we are in the JOB). Each of us probably take our turn every 7-8 weeks. Please see Christine Willetts for further details

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.