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Sunday 20th February

Sunday 15th January Sunday Celebration 10.30am at Orchard School „The Life of Prayer – Contemplation ‟ (Luke 4:42, 5:16, 6:12) Speaker – Rosemary Reed Pick n Mix @ the pub 1pm at Inn on the Green The Rock’ youth group 7pm at Ebenezer Church

Evening celebration 7pm at Woodlands Church, Clifton Speaker – Matt Gutteridge

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 is Sunday 26 February. If you would like to find out more about the Christian faith please come along to st the next Alpha course which starts on Wednesday 1 February 2012, contact the Church Office for more information.


Upcoming Events 24-7 Prayer Week Sunday 22 – Sunday 29 January A week to commit to praying individually in the prayer room or together as church, as we seek God‟s vision for 2012! Sign up online for an hour slot www.ebe.org.uk/prayer or on the signup sheet

PURSUE Evening

The Alpha Course

Men Utd New Year Breakfast

Wednesday 1st February 7.30pm at Ebenezer Church Building Full details on flyer or www.ebe.org.uk/alpha IMPORTANT – If you are intending on coming or bringing a friend, please register by Sunday 22nd January or speak to Stewart North

Tuesday 17th January 8pm at Ebenezer Church An evening of worship and prayer!

Saturday 21 January 8.45am @ Ebe Guys, everyone welcome to start the New year with a healthy full english!! Great opportunity to invite family, friends work colleagues, neighbours etc. Dads, even better bring the children to share in a time together. For catering purposes let Ian or Phill know if your able to make it.

Going Deeper

Sunday 22nd January 1pm at Ebenezer Church. “Rewards and Overcomers” Speaker - Roger Forster Please contact the Church Office or sign up on the sheet if you are intending on coming for catering purposes.

Ebe Prayer and Fasting Day Tuesday 24th January

Churches Together Prayer Evening

Tuesday 24th January 8pm start at Ebenezer Church. We are hosting a joint prayer evening as part of Christian Unity Week.

Microfinance and the Poor – The Church’s Response th

Saturday 11 February

11am - 3pm at Woodlands Church There is growing interest in the use of microfinance to support some of the poorest people in the developing world. Organised by Woodlands Group of Churches. The cost of the seminar is £5 which covers lunch. BOOK ONLINE at http://bit.ly/zQ0wx5 Flyers available on the Welcome Desk.

Worship Central Tour

Wednesday 1st February 6.30pm – 10pm at Edge Church, 1160 Park Avenue, Aztec West, Bristol BS32 4TL. An evening of worship and ministry. Book your ticket online here – www.worshipcentral.org/events


Church General Notices 100 days of prayer

Street Pastors for Bristol

‘The Noise’ is more than just a 3 day weekend in May of projects and activities – local church and Christians are living and working, building relationships, and being a part of community all year round. We want to be praying into these communities, and for the people in them, asking God what is on His heart, what He sees, and be praying together in this. There will be one DAILY prayer pointer from Thursday 26th January for 100 days until „The Noise 2012‟ weekend (5-7 May). Pick up a flyer on the Welcome Desk with details of how to receive them or email info@thenoise.org.uk

Street Pastors is an united church response to urban problems, engaging with people on the streets at night to care, listen and dialogue – www.streetpastors.org.uk Street Pastors will be starting in Bristol in 2012. For more info, email StreetPastorsForBristol@gmail.com, or come to the 'Open Forum' meeting at 7.45pm on Saturday 21st January at Victoria Methodist Church.

Christmas Puppets DVD If you would like a DVD of the performance (£1 per copy), then please speak to Chris or Sarah Richardson or contact the church office.

Ebe Year Team 2012/13 Are you interested in giving a year (full or part-time) to experience working in many different areas of church life, developing gifts, discovering new ones, while also gaining practical theological training? Starts in September 2012. Speak to Stewart North or Derek Powell for more information.

Your Kingdom Come... Thursday 9th February // 7.30pm at Woodlands Church An evening of worship, teaching and ministry with guest speaker - Pete Greig Pete Greig is one of the founding champions of the 24-7 Prayer movement, and the Director of Prayer at Holy Trinity Brompton in London. Pete has also written a number of books including 'Red Moon Rising' and 'God On Mute'. FREE Admission to this evening event. Just turn up! Open to everyone from churches across the Bristol Region. The evening will also include the launch of plans for the 'THE NOISE 2012' - showing God's love in practical ways in the urban estates in Bristol. www.thenoise.org.uk


Stewards/ Teas and Coffees

Sunday 15th January Forrest‟s small group Sunday 22nd January Richardson‟s small group Sunday 29th January Brook‟s small group

Diary Dates DATE/TIME th Monday 16 10.00am th Tuesday 17 10.00am 8.00pm th Wednesday 18 10.00am 8.00pm th Thursday 19 10.30am 8.00pm th Friday 20 2.00pm 6.15pm 8.15pm st Saturday 21 8.45am 7.30pm nd Sunday 22 9.30am 10.30am 1.00pm 7.00pm

EVENT

LOCATION

3 F‟s small group

Sandmann‟s house

Rendezvous (parents & toddlers group) PURSUE Evening

Ebenezer Church Ebenezer Church

Daytime small group Small groups

Ebenezer Church Various locations

Taste Café Small groups

Ebenezer Church Various locations

Footprints TGI Friday Kidz Klub TGI Lates (youth club)

Ebenezer Church Ebenezer Church Ebenezer Church

Men Utd New Year Breakfast BCYR (citywide youth event)

Ebenezer Church Alma Church, Clifton

Early morning communion Sunday Celebration Going Deeper The Rock youth group

Orchard School Orchard School Ebenezer Church Ebenezer Church

Future Diary Dates DATE 22-29 Jan 24 Jan 29 Jan 5 Feb

EVENT 24-7 Prayer Week Prayer and Fasting Day Pick n Mix Big Meal First Sunday

LOCATION Ebenezer Church Ebenezer Church Orchard School

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 info@ebe.org.uk

Further Information… Ebenezer Church Office 286 Filton Avenue, Horfield, Bristol, BS7 0BA tel. 0117 9791399 email. info@ebe.org.uk web. www.ebe.org.uk

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 - 15th January  

weekly bulletin from Ebenezer Church

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