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November 2010

PINETOWN

Knowing Jesus

Making Him Known

Christmas supper 2010

Mid-week We meet in homegroups throughout the Highway area. Sundays 8am - Communion 9:30am with kid’s church 6pm with kid’s church See inside for other ministries and fellowships. You are most welcome.

Sunday Services Sunday morning 8am/9.30am

‘1 Corinthians’

Sunday@6 6pm

‘The arrival of Messiah Jesus...’ All Sunday talks are recorded and can be copied to your flashdisk or CD (R10)

Please refer to the Info page on pg 7 to find out where things happen :) ~Christ Church Pinetown sharing life in Jesus Christ~

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Message from the Bishop

Billy and Freda Farr sent me a book called “MORE THAN CONQUERORS”, which I have found so challenging. Listen to an extract from this book on C.T. Studd. “What a risk-taker: ignoring what everyone told him because he knew the Lord was calling; suffering from chronic asthma and in his fifties, yet walking 700 miles through the Zairian jungle for two years surveying the needs; lasting eighteen altogether and seeing numerous tribes reached with the gospel; going without any financial security, because no society would back him; trusting the Lord to provide for every need; praying and waiting on the Lord from 3:30am each morning: translating the New Testament into the local dialect whilst on his deathbed working eighteen hours a day; seeing an indigenous mission movement commence. So many setbacks, hardships, trials and rejections. Wow! I cannot relate to the man - he is far too hardcore for me - and yet I want to relate to him. I want to do absolutely everything for the Lord, because he is worth everything and yet of course I want to hold on to common sense. But, the Lord does not work on the basis of common sense!” Your friend and servant,

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Book of the Month “Boundaries” is the word to describe something that is obvious.... for those who are good at it! Knowing who we are, as God's creatures in the world; where our responsibilities begin and end and how we can love others responsibly is something that can be paralysing. One symptom of having under developed God like boundaries is the perpetual feeling that one's life is out of control.... “As I read this book, I kept fighting back the gnawing feeling that the whole trajectory of my life would have been different and better had I read this twenty years ago.” - Bill Hybels

The week at a glance... MON.

OGG’s

R220 000

9am SB Hall

(older guys and gals)

WED: Rector’s Study THUR: Ladies for the Lord Men for the Master FRI: Focusing Women

Gift Month 2010

5&7pm SB Hall 10 am SB Hall 6.15am SB Hall 6:00am Bell Hall

R119 211 54%

~Christ Church Pinetown sharing life in Jesus Christ~

Thank you for giving so generously. We are more than half way there, with R119 211 collected as of end October, from our target of R220 000. We will keep you updated on progress at our Sunday services.

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What’s happening in November?... Jungle Gym Build: Saturday, 13 November On Saturday 13 November, we (mostly men, but not exclusively!) are gathering to build a new jungle gym for our kids and their friends in our front garden. Our old jungle gym has been 'condemned' and is unsafe. Deon and Bruce are organising things for us, so please get in touch with Deon to confirm that you'd be available to help. You can email Deon at: deon.vandermerwe@vodamail.co.za

Christmas Dinner: Saturday, 20 November

Baptism & Confirmation Service Sunday, 21 November

Join us at 9:30am on Sunday, 21 November for our Baptism and Confirmation service.

A peek into December Crossword: 10-13 December (Gr8-12)

If you would like to receive baptism, please fill in the baptism/confirmation sheet with your details or email shane@christchurchptn.co.za, and he will be in touch with you.

Email: chico@christchurchptn.co.za

Wise Guys and Starry Skies If you have kids in gr1-7 and you'd like them to participate- it’s not too late to join. Email: caitlincperkins@gmail. com Save these dates: Join us for a fun-filled evening, as our children lead us in a celebration of the birth of our Lord Jesus! Invite your family and friends to watch our musical “Wise guys and Starry Skies” free of charge on 16, 17 and 19 December. Carols by Candlelight: 24 December

News Christmas at CCP 2010 Unfortunately due to financial constraints at the Pavilion, 2010 will not see us hosting our carols and candles event there this year. Our focus for 2010 will be our Kid's Christmas musical, and Carols by candlelight on Christmas eve. Join us in prayer as we ask God to direct us for Christmas outreach in 2011- who knows what he has in store for our church :)

Lausanne 2010 Bp Frank Retief was present at the Lausanne Congress in Cape Town and he wrote a review which was emailed to you if you are on our database. If you would like a copy, please contact Shane at the office.

~Christ Church Pinetown sharing life in Jesus Christ~

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Getting married soon? Awesome! There are marriage prep courses available as well as excellent resources on enriching your marriage.

Prayer Moms Who Pray Monthly gathering for moms to share your joys / struggles / anxieties and fears with other moms just like you, as you pray with and for one another. Email Heidi: barefoot.heidi@gmail.com

Email : family@christchurchptn.co.za for more information.

Counselling Ministry We have trained and qualified Biblical Counsellors who are willing to assist you through life’s difficult times. The Life Coaching ministry will also guide you in setting realistic goals and direct you in achieving them.

Prayer is one of the greatest privileges and encouragements in the life of believers. If you have a pressing need or situation and you’d like others to pray for you, please write it on the yellow cards or email hjkrull@gmail.com with your need, or if you would like to join the prayer chain.

Prayer for Persecuted Believers Thursdays 12pm1pm Mother’s Room Contact Janice: janglove@3i.co.za

Contact the office to make an appointment or if you’d like to serve in this ministry.

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DIVORCE is a reality that many people face and it can be devastating. Clive and Linda Page’s ministry is to help people in this situation find healing and restoration. Contact: Clive and Linda Page on 0844009353 / pages2@mweb.co.za

FRIDAYS: Kid’s Club (gr1-7) 5.30-7pm - Howell Keeler Hall JUICE (Join Us In Christ Eternally) (gr8-12) 7.30-9.30pm - Bell Hall

~Christ Church Pinetown sharing life in Jesus Christ~

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Homegroups

Get connected into a homegroup

One awesome way for you to get connected into the life of our church is to join a homegroup, where you will find friendship, love and truth to live by from God's word. Meet our leaders below and get connected to a homegroup near you. Contact the office on 031 7020815/6/7 or email: homegroups@christchurchptn.co.za

(Marriage Enrichment) Harvey & Barbara Cuthbertson 031 708 4035 Sarnia- Wed. 7:30pm

(School Leavers) Chico Cook 031 702 0815 Pinetown-Tue, 7:00pm

Debbie & Brian Henning 031 708 2976 Sarnia- Wed. 7:30pm

Heidi & Shane Marques 031 702 69 57 Pinetown- Wed. 7:30pm

Ian Stead 031 449 3980 Malvern- Wed. 7:30pm Shaun Ritson 083 647 5444 New GermanyTues. 7:00pm Derek Cornelius 031 702 9710 Padfield Park Wed. 7:15pm Jannie & Penny Pietersen 031 267 2745 Westville- Wed. 7:30pm Erwin Blomeyer 031 708 4112 Highland Hills Wed. 7:00pm

Barry & Pat Bland Shirley & Michael Long 031 765 6558 031 267 2319 Cowies Hill- Wed. 7:30pm Cowies Hill- Wed. 7:30pm

Jenny & Hugo Krull 031 702 6737 Hillcrest- Wed. 7:30pm

Eric & Ingrid van Lelyveld 031 701 5461 Highland Hills-Thur. 7:30pm

Bible Fellowships Men & Ladies Fel. Sue & Tom Shearer 031 701 1848 Pinehaven (Meller Rd) Tuesday: 2:30pm Doone Village, Padfield Park Wednesday: 9:00am Pinehaven Lodge (Manors) Wednesday: 7:15pm Ian Stead 031 449 3980 Chelsea Village, Sandown Lane Tuesday: 2:30pm

Tom Davies 083 788 0717 Durban- Tue. 7:00pm

~Christ Church Pinetown sharing life in Jesus Christ~

Men for the Master Meet Friday mornings at 6.15am in the SB Hall for encouraging fellowship and an AWESOME breakfast! You are welcome!

Ladies for the Lord Meet every Thursday at 10am in the SB Hall for encouragement from the Psalms and fellowship. Loads of treats and some crafts for sale‌Join us for an inspiring morning!

Focusing Women Ladies also meet Friday mornings at 6am in the Boardroom for indepth bible study and breakfast.

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Church Projects Trolleys of Mercy Bring along your clothing and imperishable foods on Sundays and put them in the trolleys in the foyer. Your contributions will support the ministries of Ithemba, the shelters and the caregroup.

Paper Recycling Don’t forget about our LARGE orange paper recycling bin in the car park. Not only will you be stewarding God’s world wisely, but you will also be assisting Abantwana Benkosi school in Clermont, as the financial proceeds benefit the school.

Foreign Missions ...making disciples of all nations... Lien Albertyn (Belgium)

Tim and Liz Freyer (North Africa)

Rod and Glenda Thomas (Japan)

Greg and Vonni Cameron (Paraguay) Richard and Val Graham (India) Anderson Mwile (Zambia)

C NTHLY AR WASH MO Keen to get stuck in? There are loads of ways for you to discover and fulfill the gifts God has given you to build up his Church.

Wiseman’s House Project

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We are up to window height already! More photos are on line for viewing on the SHARE LIFE network. If you would like to be a part of making Wiseman’s house happen contact: shane@christchurchptn.co.za

Sandy Wilcox (Ethiopia)

On the last Sunday of the month you can get your car sparkling clean and know that your contribution will be collected towards a youth mini bus.

~Volunteer Opportunities~ If you’re keen to get ‘stuck in’ email/phone the office and we’ll get in touch with you. volunteer@christchurchptn. co.za

Our Soup Kitchen

Mondays and Thursdays 2- 3:30pm at Christ Church

Christ Church Yellow Pages Looking for a plumber, air con installer or cookie baker! Don’t dial 10118! Check out the Christ Church Yellow Pages FIRST and support your brother/sister in their business. The yellow pages are available via email, or in hard copy.

~Christ Church Pinetown sharing life in Jesus Christ~

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Info Page

Websites worth a ‘click’ Www.cesa.org.za Our denomination website where you can download the latest CESA news.

Useful Contacts Rector Asst. Rector Asst. Minister Children’s Pastor Youth Pastor

www.biblegateway.com An excellent bible software resource. www.redeemer.com This is a website of a Presbyterian church in New York. Tim Keller is the lead pastor and has some very helpful bible teaching materials as well as mercy ministry initiatives. www.desiringgod.org An excellent website with many helpful resources from John Piper.

Bp. Warwick Cole-Edwardes Rev. Tom Shearer Rev. Shane Marques John Ivins Chico Cook

Office: general@christchurchptn.co.za Tel: 031 7020815 Fax: 031 7018520 Church Bank Details: Standard Bank, acc no: 250341948, bc: 045626 Have your contact details changed? Are you getting our emails? Please jot down changes of address or telephone on a yellow card. If your email address has changed email the office with the change and we’ll update your information.

“Do You Need help!” If you need help in some way please contact Eric Van Lelyveld, our People’s Warden, on 0849521985.

We’re on FACEBOOK! Join the SHARE LIFE network on facebook, and get plugged in to discussions, blogs, photos , videos and news about what’s happening in the life of our church.

~Christ Church Pinetown sharing life in Jesus Christ~

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~Christ Church Pinetown sharing life in Jesus Christ~

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Mon

8 CESA Head Office, Executive & Trustees

15 Trinity Chapel, Dbn: John Ivins St. Stephens, Claremont: Njabulo Mazibuko

22 Finance Committee Books into Africa: Tom & Gloria Davies

29 Church Council; Strategic Planning Implementation

14 Sunday @ 6 Kids: John & Bev Sunday School: Rohan & Charmaine & teachers

21 Sick & Needy Bereavement Meals Ministry CD Ministry

28 Missions Committee: Janice Glover, Mike Long , Missionaries

1 OGGs CCP staff Overseas Network Group: Charmian

7 Music Ministry: Hazel, Shane, Heidi, Musicians, Singers & Choir

Sun

30 Maintenance Team: Gordon & Ewan Sound & Screen Team

23 Anderson Mwila: Zambia; Charles Thembo: Malawi; Mukombo Mayamba: Congo

16 Ithemba: Len Smit, DongSik & Geum-Ok Counseling: Colleen, Gordon, Joy & Barbara

9 KMBC: Warwick, Lecturers & Students Open Doors: The Persecuted Church

2 Prayer Chain: Jenny Krull Verger: Bruce Johnson

Tue

24 Rector’s Warden: Hugo Krull People’s Warden: Eric van Lelveld

17 Children’s Musical ‘Wise Guys’: Preparations, Caitlin & team

10 GWC: David Seccombe, Lecturers & Students

3 Bible Study Groups, Home Groups Divorce Care: Clive & Linda Page

Wed

My Prayer Items:

25 Library Christian Book Discounters Helpers at Services

18 Ladies for the Lord: May Ernst Time Out & Flowers: Vicky von Berg

26 Focusing Women: Betty Reineke & Pam Irwin Jumble Sale Team: Protection

19 Kids, Youth, Teen Meetings Youth Leaders & Helpers

12 Care Ministry: Visitation - Tom Flower Distribution - Lynn Huntley

11 Mercy Ministries: Shelters - Tina Stanley Food Parcels-Val Jones

Fri 5 Men for the Master: Tony van Heerden Entrust: Michael Schaefer

4 Mercy Ministries: Soup Kitchen, DongSik, Geum-Ok, Jonas

Thur

CCP Prayer Calendar — November 2010 Sat

27 School Leavers’ Camp,: Chico & Teens Fellowship Committee: Fred & Derek

20 Apprentices: Jonas, Dong-Sik, Geum-Ok, Chico

13 Pastoral Team: Warwick & Mary Tom & Sue Shane & Heidi John & Bev

6 Bishops Warwick, Des, Martin, Raj & Edwin


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