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Sunday 20th February Sunday 6th November First Sunday 10.30am at Orchard School ‘Faith in the future’ Speaker – Krish Kandiah Pick n Mix 2 1pm at the Rice’s and Forrest’s houses ‘The Mix’ – city youth celebration 5pm at Woodlands Church, Clifton The Forgiveness Panel Regional Celebration 7pm at Woodlands Church, Clifton Speaker – Rob Parsons

welcome… We are really pleased to have you with us at our service today. We hope that you enjoy your time here and feel at home. If it is your first time, please fill in one of our welcome cards on the welcome table in the corridor so that we can send you more information about our church. Please also help yourself to a ‘Welcome to Ebe’ Booklet which has full details about different areas of church life. Our Newcomers Meals are opportunities for you to enjoy a delicious meal, meet some new people and hear a short talk about the church and its activities. The th next one will be on Sunday 27 November, please contact the Church Office if you would like to come along. If you would like to find out more about the Christian faith please come along to th the Alpha course which started on Wednesday 12 October, contact the Church Office for more information.

Upcoming Events

Sunday 13th November 4.30pm at Ebe Church Building (followed by Bring and Share Tea) If you have been thinking about being baptised then please have a chat with one of the Key Leaders TODAY. Everyone welcome to this service and please bring some food (savoury or sweet) to share with everyone afterwards!

Pick n Mix 2 TODAY!! 1pm at two different locations If you are a student or young adult, watch the facebook page – ( or your email inbox and we will let you know more. If you don’t receive the emails, then please fill in a welcome card.

Regional Evening Celebration Sunday 6th November 7pm at Woodlands Church, Clifton Speaker – Rob Parsons (from Care for the Family)

Ebe Prayer Breakfast

Tuesday 8th November 6.30am at Ebenezer Church Come and join us for breakfast and praying before you start your day!

Bible’s Got Talent! Saturday 12th November 6-8pm at Woodlands Church The Max is a fast moving citywide event for children aged 5-12. Stories, games, drama, craft and small groups

Bring and Share Tea and Prayer for Manor Farm Estate Saturday 12th November 4.30-6.30pm at 2 Bredon Nook Road, BS10 Come and eat, share stories about Manor Farm and take part in some creative prayer, children welcome. Organised by some friends at the Community Church, Southmead.

Going Deeper

Sunday 13th November 1pm at Ebe Church Building ‘The Lives of the Prophets – Ezekiel’ Speaker – Ray Anderson Lunch followed by talk for those who wish to go deeper in their understanding of the Bible and grapple with more theological issues. Please contact the Church Office or sign up on the sheet.

MEN UTD Monday 21 November 7.30pm onwards @ Hambrook Golf Range, Common Mead Lane Open invitation to all the guys in Ebe, come and enjoy an evening of whacking balls!! Invite friends, work colleagues etc. Cost £4-6, if you have drivers and wedges (golfing language!) please bring to share.

Church General Notices Ebe Prayer Room Use

Family Photo Opportunity

Please use the ebe prayer room whenever you like to find some quiet space to pray, during the day or evenings. Information and posters about what is happening in Ebe over the coming months, will soon be posted on the walls, so you can pray specifically for the work. If you need access to the building, then please call the Ebe Office during daytime hours so we can ensure that the front door is on code for when you want to access the prayer room.

Peter & Hannah Hedinger are offering 15minute family photo sessions on Saturday 19th November, 10am-3pm at Ebenezer Church. You get 1 x 10"x8" and 2 x 7"x5" unframed prints, plus electronic copies. Suggested donation of £25 to raise funds for "Reach" - a ministry to single parents in Bristol ( Contact Hannah on 07900 671636 or 9506651 or for details.

Urgent Volunteer Role Hill House Summer Camps urgently need a booking secretary to start immeadiately, please contact Ebe Church Office and we will forward contact email address to find out more.

Tickets for Theatre Friday 11 November Don Giovanni is one of the greatest of all operatic performances: both beautiful and chilling, comic and dramatic. Join BISC for a night out at The Theatre and see the Welsh National Opera at their best. Show starts 7pm at The Hippodrome. Pre-show drinks and snacks: 5.45pm at The H-Bar or simply arrive in time for the show. Costs £31 (usually £35). BOOK online ( and PAY at BISC OR phone Jacqueline on 0117-9159826 to make alternative arrangements.

Volunteers for Family Film Night at Lockleaze School. th

Wednesday 30 November Any amount of time between 4.30-8.30pm to help the school put on this very popular event? Please speak to Stewart

Big Thanks from TGI Kids Klub A BIG THANKYOU to everyone at Ebe who made it possible for us at TGI to have a wonderful evening packing shoeboxes. We were able to donate 106 'overflowing' shoeboxes to the Blythswood Christmas Appeal plus some funds to cover the cost of transporting them to their destination.

BRIGHT LIGHT PARTY Thanks to all the volunteers who helped this Monday and a special mention to the JUNIOR Come Alive Puppet Team - you were amazing!! We had over 75 children and parents inside the building. The on-thestreet team had really good conversations with passers-by. Altogether a fantastic evening.

Thank you - Friends in Deed Derek & Angela would like to say a big thank you to the Friends in Deed team for the amazing meals provided over the last week. It meant a lot to us and it helped so much during a difficult time.

Stewards/ Teas and Coffees Sunday 6th November Sunday 13th November Sunday 20th November

Reed’s Small Group Ron Hawkin’s Small Group Doherty’s small Group/The Rock

Diary Dates DATE/TIME th Monday 7 10.00am th Tuesday 8 6.30am 10.00am th Wednesday 9 10.00am 7.30pm 7.30pm 8.00pm th Thursday 10 10.30am 8.00pm th Friday 11 2.00pm 8.15pm th Saturday 12 6.00pm th Sunday 13 10.30am 1.00pm 4.30pm 7.00pm



3 F’s small group

Sandmann’s house

Ebe Prayer Breakfast Rendezvous (parents & toddlers group)

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Daytime small group The Alpha Course ‘A Life worth living’ course Small groups

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Taste Café Small groups

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Footprints TGI Lates (youth club)

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The Max (citywide children’s celebration)

Woodlands Church

Sunday Celebration Service Going Deeper Baptism Service / Bring and Share Tea The Rock (youth group)

Orchard School Orchard School Ebenezer Church Payton’s house

Future Diary Dates DATE th 20 Nov st 21 Nov nd 22 Nov

EVENT Pick n Mix 3 (students and young adults) Men Utd PURSUE (worship and prayer evening)

LOCATION Various houses Hambrook Golf Driving Range Ebenezer Church

The deadline for submissions to the news sheet is Wednesday noon. Please send all notices (no more than 75 words please) to the church office, if possible by email to

Further Information… Ebenezer Church Office 286 Filton Avenue, Horfield, Bristol, BS7 0BA tel. 0117 9791399 email. web.

Ebenezer Church is a member of the Evangelical Alliance

Ebenezer Church is part of Ebetrust, which is registered in England and Wales at 286 Filton Avenue, Horfield, Bristol, BS7 0BA as a company limited by guarantee (number 06856916) and as a charity (number 1129106)

Ebe Newsheet - 6th Nov 2011  
Ebe Newsheet - 6th Nov 2011  

Weekly newsheet from Ebenezer church