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Sunday 31st May 2020 - Pentecost
'Empowered – Lord Bless Ipswich'
The Church in Ipswich will be celebrating Pentecost in a unique online event on Sunday 31st May, with Church Leaders from across the town collaborating in messages of hope.
'Network Suffolk' are pleased to be hosting this event which will be premiered live on our 'You Tube' channel on Sunday 31st May @ 7pm.
Taking part, amongst others, will be:
Pastor Harold Afflu Bishop Mike Harrison
Archdeacon of Ipswich, Rev Rhiannon King Revd Canon Nick Atkins
Children from St Matthew's Church
There will be prayers of blessing from the people of Ipswich
Worship led by Bethel Church, Ipswich International Church, St. Augustine's Church, & Colchester Road Baptist Church
Gospel message from Pastor Tom Scrivens, senior pastor of Hope Church
Notices – Sunday 1st March, 2020
Welcome to our Morning Service which will be followed by refreshments
Parents with very small children are welcome to relax in the back room and listen to the service on the speaker there.
A special welcome to all visitors. Please join us for refreshments afterwards
Today 10.30am Morning Service led by Terry followed by refreshments
No Evening Service
Monday 6.30pm Prayer Meeting 7.30pm The Way Breakfast planning meeting.
Tuesday 10-11.30am Rainbow Tots at the Community Centre.
12.00pm Women's Prayer Group
2.00pm Art Club
7.00pm Alpha Course
Thursday 12.30pm Lunch Club
Friday 10.00am World Day of Prayer Service at the Fairfield Centre. (NOTE Start time)
10.30 – 12.00 'Friendship Friday' at the Library.
Sunday 8th March 10.30am Morning Service led by Mike Caplin followed by refreshments. No Evening Services
Coming Soon: Monday 9th March Monday Club at the Fairfield Centre (For Carers and their patients)
Sunday 15th March 9.30am 'The Way' Breakfast at the Fairfield Centre
6.00pm United Churches Service at The Fairfield Centre (CofE)
Parish Nurse Ali will be here on Tuesday and Friday this week. You can contact her on 07870 946475.
Please pray for Ali and Gill as they serve the community.
Alpha Course This has just started so it's not too late to join in Tuesdays at 7.00pm. Please take invitations and invite friends to come along and find out the meaning of life. There will be soup and rolls, an informative video and relaxed informal discussion.
Food Bank The organisers report that they are in urgent need of: shampoo – shower gel – loo rolls – nappies – washing up liquid – household cleaning products. You can place these items in our box along with the food containers to meet the needs of vulnerable families. Thank you for recent generous donations.
Filling Station At the next one on 26th March the speaker will be Jonathan Aitken. We expect a full house! His is a lovely story of a life turned around by God through the Alpha Course.
Just Arrived: The latest 'Word in Action' from the Bible Society – copies available in Clare's Corner.
Quote of the week “Are we too concerned about what people think of me rather than what God thinks of me”? (R.T.Kendall)
Prayer: Here are some of the things our fellowship will be praying about this week.
EBA: Arbury Road Baptist Church is a short bike ride from Cambridge city centre and is passionately seeking to ‘know and make known the hope and life of Jesus’ in North Cambridge. The fellowship at Arbury Road have been served by their Minister, Revd Matt Rowe, for four and a half years, along with Erica Bowler, as their Community/Pioneer Minister in Training for the last three years. Over this time, the church have clarified their values and explored the missional opportunities that are present within North Cambridge.
Adopt-a-Road: We are praying for the residents of the Springfield Road this week.
World Day of Prayer meetings – world-wide.
Dates for this Quarter (November 2019 - January 2020)
Nov 4th (Mon) 7.30 Church Prayer Meeting
Nov 5th (Tues) 10.15 Fairfield Prayers
Nov 6th (Wed) 7.30 Bible Course
Nov 10th (Sun) 10.45 United Remembrance Service – CofE
Nov 13th (Wed) 7.30 Bible Course
Nov 17th (Sun) 9.30 Good News Breakfast (Fairfield)
Nov 19th (Tues) 10.15 Fairfield Prayers
Nov 20th (Wed) 7.30 Bible Course
Nov 24th (Sun) 10.30 Communion Service
Nov 28th (Thurs) 7.00 Filling Station – Stratford St. Andrew
Dec 1st (Sun) 10.30 Advent 1 Sunday Service
Dec 3rd (Tues) 10.15 Fairfield Prayers
Dec 7th (Sat) Aldeburgh Celebration of Christmas
Dec 8th (Sun) 10.30 Advent 2
Commemoration of Lifeboat Disaster
Dec 9th (Mon) 7.00 Deacons’ Interim Meeting
Dec 15th (Sun) 10.30 The Way Carol Service (Fairfield)
6.00 United Carol Service (Fairfield)
Dec16th (Mon) 2.00 Carol singing at the Day Centre
3.30 Carol singing at Garrett House
Dec 17th (Tues) 10.00 Christmas Story at Rainbow Tots.
(Tues) 10.15 Fairfield Prayers
Dec 19th (Thurs) 12.30 Lunch Club Christmas Lunch
Dec 20th (Fri) 2.30 Carol singing at Aldringham Court
7.30 Carol singing round the town
Dec 22nd (Sun) 6.00 Carols by Candlelight
Dec 25th (Wed) 10.30 Christmas Day Service
12.30 Christmas Lunch
Dec 29th (Sun) 10.30 Mike Caplin
Jan 5th (Sun) 10.30 New Year Service
Jan 9th (Thurs) 12.30 Lunch Club restarts
Jan 14th (Tues) 10.15 Fairfield Prayers
Jan 19th (Sun) 19.30 Good News Breakfast
6.00 United Service (Fairfield)
Jan 20th (Mon) 7.00 Deacons’ Meeting
Jan 23rd (Thurs) 7.00 Filling Station – Stratford St. Andrew
Jan 26th (Sun) 10.30 Communion Service & New Year Lunch
Jan 27th (Mon) 7.00 Church Meeting
Jan 28th (Tues) 10.15 Fairfield Prayers
Dates for this Quarter (July – October 2019)
July 16 (Tues) 10.15 Fairfield Prayers
July 19 (Thurs) 12.30 Last Lunch Club before the Summer break
7.00 Filling Station – Stratford St. Andrew
July 21 (Sun) 4.00 Service at Thorpeness Meare
July 28 (Sun) 10.30 Start of summer schedule
July 28 (Sun) 10.30 Mike Caplin
July 29 – August 24 Alison & Theronda – Jewellery & Art
Aug 4 (Sun) 10.30 Paul & Jane Smith
Aug 11 (Sun) 10.30 Mike Caplin
Aug 12-14 (Mon-Wed) 10–3.30 Holiday at Home
Aug 18 (Sun) 10.30 David Willson
6.00 Carnival Service
Aug 25 (Sun) 10.30 Mary Sagar
3.00 Lifeboat Service
Aug 27 – Sept 8 Painting of Back Room post-flood
Sept 1 (Sun) 10.30 Carol Richardson
Sept 8 (Sun) 10.30 Mike Caplin
Sept 10 (Tues) 10.15 Fairfield Prayers
Sept 12 (Thurs) 12.30 Lunch Club restarts
Sept 14 (Sat) Suffolk Historic Churches Cycle Ride
Sept 16 (Mon) 7.00 Deacons’ Meeting
Sept 17 (Tues) 1.30 Women’s Prayer
Sept 15 (Sun) 10.30 Service with Communion
6.00 United Service (Fairfield)
Sept 24 (Tues) 10.15 Fairfield Prayers
Sept 26 (Thurs) 7.00 Filling Station – Stratford St. Andrew
Sept 29 (Sun) 10.30 Harvest Festival + BBQ
Oct 1 (Tues) 1.30 Women’s Prayer
Oct 7 (Mon) 7.30 Prayer Meeting
Oct 8 (Tues) 10.15 Fairfield Prayers
Oct 13 (Sun) 10.30 Mike Caplin
Oct 15 (Tues) 1.30 Women’s Prayer
Oct 20 (Sun) 9.30 ‘The Way’ in Fairfield
Oct 21 (Mon) 7.00 Deacons’ Meeting
Oct 22 (Tues) 10.15 Fairfield Prayers
Oct 24 (Thurs) 7.00 Filling Station – Stratford St. Andrew
Oct 28 (Mon) 7.00 Church Meeting
Oct 29 (Tues) 1.30 Women’s Prayer
Nov 5 (Tues) 10.15 Fairfield Prayers