Notices 15 January 2017 You are very welcome to our service today. Please join us for coffee and tea served afterwards. The Welcome Area at the back is ideal for young children who might be unsettled. If you are new or have recently started attending, please take a 'Welcome Pack'. It would help us to get to know you if you could fill in the details card and hand it to a member of the All Saints team. There will be no collection taken during the services but there are plates at the main doors for those who would like to contribute to the Church. Gift Aid envelopes can be found with the donation plates. Please consider filling one in and the Inland Revenue will increase your gift by 25%! Most sermons are recorded and are available for download from the church website (www.allsaintsecclesall.org.uk). You can use your computer to listen to the sermons or they can be downloaded. All songs covered by CCLI have been reproduced under CCL Licence No. 5119.
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Welcome to All Saints To find out more about All Saints please speak to a member of the Welcome Team. BIRTHDAYS Vickie Baldwin Pat Garmonsway Sybil Haymer Toby Allison Isabella Altamura Magdaleina Drew Caitlan Driver Grace Newton Jonas Steele CHURCH NEWS BURNS’ NIGHT 3.45pm, Sunday 5 February, Halls then Church. We are having a whole church event around the theme of Burns’ Night. There will a Ceilidh, haggis, neeps and tatties and a candlelit procession up to church for an All age informal communion at 6pm. Join us for a wonderful afternoon that will brighten up our spirits during the dark Winter months and bring our Joy of Discipleship series to a close. Please sign up online: www.allsaintsecclesall.churchcenteronline.com/registrations/events/49892 or on the sign-up sheet at the back of church. REFLECTIVE COMMUNION Whirlow Spirituality Centre. For the next six months, we will be piloting an additional reflective service on the third Sunday of every month to include communion. The first one is 7pm, Sunday 15 January, led by Joy Adams and Jo Hird. It will be an opportunity for a more reflective style of worship and will include some creative interaction. ALPHA We have had lots of interest about our Alpha course running this term. We are hoping to run multiple course on different nights of the week. For more information, please contact Dan Christian or come along to the launch evening on 18th January at 7.45pm in church. CATERING We are looking for volunteers to help with catering for Alpha. We need one course meals for around 8-10 people. All costs will be reimbursed by church. If you would be interested, please contact Marlene Baker email@example.com or speak to Dan Christian. BABYSITTERS if you would be willing to babysit to allow church family members to attend Alpha, please contact Kim firstname.lastname@example.org RETIRED MEN’S GROUP 2.30pm, Monday 16 January, 5 Cortworth Road. Roy Gascoyne will give a talk entitled 'A Wanderer's Tale'. All retired men are invited. MEN’S MINISTRY We are having an open meeting to discuss and plan our Men’s Ministry for 2017 on Thursday 19 January at 8pm at ‘The Greystones’. If you would like to be involved, please contact Dan Christian for more information. FLOWER ROTA The 2017 flower rota is now in the rota book in the Welcome Area. Thank you to everyone on the flower rota team for all that you do and to everyone who contributes financially towards flowers each week. SONGS OF PRAISE are coming to All Saints to record hymns and songs for future editions of the programme. The dates of the recordings are 21 and 22 January 2017, 2.30-5.30pm. IAN HOGDKIN After 16 years of outstanding service Ian Hodgkin will be retiring as Senior Organist at the end of January. As a church family, we are hugely in Ian’s debt and so we will be saying a wholehearted thank you to him. If you would like to contribute to his leaving gift, we are taking a retiring collection, which will be at the back of church as you leave.
WHOLENESS SERVICE There will be no 6pm service next week, due to Songs of Praise. However, we are supporting ecumenical Wholeness service at St. Gabriel’s at 4pm. There will be a guest speaker Kevin Roberts from ReSource. An Anglican renewal movement concerned with healing ministry. WHAT NEXT 10am, Saturday 28 January, Diocesan Church House, 95–99 Effingham Street. Are you, or do you know someone who might have a calling to some form of ministry in the church? This event offers you a chance to ask questions and see which paths might be available to you, along with guidance. For more information, contact Dan Christian. SHOEBOX APPEAL Thank you to everyone who contributed to this year’s Operation Christmas Child. Over 60 shoeboxes were contributed this year, part of 19,000 boxes that left the warehouse on Archer Road destined for children in Swaziland and the Ukraine. Please get saving your shoeboxes for next year. For any of you who are keen knitters, there was a shortage of scarves, 5-6" wide and not too thick, please bear that in mind for 2017. PRAYERS FOR MISSION CAMBODIA Give thanks that one of the first boys helped by the LoveCambodia charity has a good job and is keen to help others who need it and act as a role model. Pray for the necessary funds and volunteers to keep the charity going strong. IRAQ Give thanks that the congregation at St George’s Church in Baghdad was able to celebrate Christmas and New Year in relative peace. Pray for those who visit St George’s Clinic that they may find shelter, comfort and healing through their visit. Pray for the staff that they may they be blessed, strengthened and renewed through their ministry to others. WHAT’S ON TODAY
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Said Holy Communion Morning Worship Holy Communion Evening Worship 11-18 year olds are invited to join us for Xenia in the Halls after this service. Weekly Prayer Reflective Communion Women’s Social Group - “Ask the Vicar” Said Holy Communion Small Saints Said Holy Communion Morning Worship Holy Communion Xenia (11-18’s) Weekly Prayer Reflective Communion Said Holy Communion
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