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Sunday 20th February Sunday 11th March Sunday Celebration 10.30am at Orchard School ‘Balancing Life’ (Luke 12:22-34) Speaker – Peter Brind Going Deeper 1pm at Ebenezer Church Speaker – Peter Brind Evening Celebration 7pm at Woodlands Church Speaker – Clare Thompson

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 on Sunday 24 June.


Upcoming Events Easter Messy Church Saturday 24th March 3.30pm at Ebenezer Church Ideal for families and children. Crafts, competitions, ten minute service and buffet tea. If anyone would like to help on the team, please see Derek Powell or Sue Sandmann.

Going Deeper

Men Utd

TODAY!! 1pm at Ebe Church Building Subject - "A Proverb a day helps you work, live and play" - Understanding and interpreting the book of Proverbs and how it relates to balancing life Speaker – Peter Brind Lunch followed by talk for those who wish to go deeper in their Bible understanding and grapple with more theological issues.

Tour of Rolls Royce Heritage Trust Monday 26th March 7.50pm at Rolls Royce Gate 5B, Gypsy Patch Lane, Filton An evening for all men in Ebe and for their mates. Speak to John Woolcock, Ian Powell or Phill Nutt for details.

Prayer Breakfast

Tuesday 13th March 6.30am at Ebenezer Church building Join us to pray and share breakfast.

Praying on the Streets

Wednesday 14th March Meet at 10am at Ebenezer Church to pray before going to pray on Filton Avenue. Come and join us!

‘Pick n Mix’ 4 (for students and young adults) Sunday 18th March 1pm at various people’s houses

Called to Pray: What will God do when His people pray? Wednesday 28th March 7.30pm at Elim@bristol city church, Jamaica Street, Stokes Croft. Speaker: Dr Jonathan Oloyede Pastor at City Chapel, Beckton East London, but also Convenor of London Global Day of Prayer. His desire to see the UK changed through prayer and repentance has seen him take the bold step of hiring Wembley Stadium for a National Day of Prayer this September. Organised by Bristol Evangelical Alliance.


‘The

Noise 2012’

Saturday 5th – Monday 7th May Registration forms available on the Welcome Desk for individuals, family teams or youth group. Or register online at –

www.thenoise.org.uk/registration Book by March 18th and pay the early bird discount of £5. (£7 after this date)

Church General Notices Congratulations

Dylan Ewan Harber was born on 28th February weighing 7lbs 13oz. Please pray for Mhari, Richard and Dylan.

Foodbank Vision Launched Baptism If you have been thinking about being baptised then please have a chat with one of the Key Leaders. We would love to hear from you.

Special Offering

Next Sunday (18th), there will be a special offering for Bristol Noise charity as it continues to grow and start to impact new areas of the city. Please come prepared.

Advance Notice –Brind Family Paul, Beth, Isaac and Hannah are returning to the UK from Tanzania for a short break in April/May. There will be an ‘Open House’ time on Sunday 22nd April from 3pm at the Richardson’s house. They will also have a midweek evening presentation on Wednesday 9th May at 8pm. Please continue to pray for them and visit – http://brinds2tanzania.blogspot.com

A few weeks ago, we shared vision for a new Foodbank to serve the communities of Horfield, Lockleaze and Filton. The talks and notes from this evening are now on Ebe website – www.ebe.org.uk/foodbank or you can contact the church office for a cd. If you would like to volunteer in anyway, then please let us know asap, so we can gauge support. There is a signup list on the website page or on the Welcome Desk. It has been great to work together with our friends at Filton Community Church in starting this journey.

Praying on the Streets Twice per month, a team from Ebe will go and pray for people on Filton Avenue. If you would like join them, then meet at Ebe to pray together first at 10am. Speak to Derek Powell if you would like more details. Dates for the next few months are – Wed 14th Mar, Sat 31st Mar, Wed 18th & Sat 28th Apr


Stewards/ Teas and Coffees Sunday 11th March Sunday 18th March Sunday 25th March

Richardson’s small group Brook’s small group Fisher’s small group

Diary Dates DATE/TIME th Monday 12 10.00am th Tuesday 13 6.30am 10.00am th Wednesday 14 10.00am 10.00am 8.00pm th Thursday 15 10.30am 8.00pm th Friday 16 2.00pm 6.15pm 8.15pm th Saturday 17 7.30pm th Sunday 18 9.30am 10.30am 1.00pm 7.00pm

EVENT

LOCATION

3 F’s small group

Sandmann’s house

Ebe Prayer Breakfast Rendezvous (parents and toddlers)

Ebenezer Church Ebenezer Church

Daytime small group Prayer on the Streets Small groups

Ebenezer Church Filton Avenue 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

BCYR (citywide youth event)

Alma Church, Clifton

Early morning communion Sunday Celebration Pick n Mix 4 The Rock (youth group)

Orchard School Orchard School Various locations Ebenezer Church

Future Diary Dates DATE th 24 Mar st 1 Apr th th 5 -7 May

EVENT Easter Messy Church First Sunday The Noise 2012

LOCATION Ebenezer Church Orchard School Across Bristol

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 - 11th March  

weekly bulletin from Ebenezer Church, Bristol