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Sunday 20th February Sunday 29th April Sunday Celebration 10.30am at Orchard School ‘Worship and Mission’ (Luke 24:36-53) Speaker – Derek Powell The Rock (youth group) and Youth Alpha Course 7pm at Ebenezer Church Evening Celebration 7pm at Woodlands Church ‘Worship Special’ Speaker – Dave Mitchell

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 next one is on Sunday 24th June.

Upcoming Events ‘The Noise 2012’

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

Monday 1st May 8pm at Ebenezer Church Building

An Evening with the Brinds

Wednesday 9th May 8pm at Ebenezer Church Building Come and hear more details about some of the work that Paul and Beth have been involved, particularly linked with Bridge2Aid and the dental work.

Daytime Alpha Course

First Sunday th

Sunday 6 May 10.30am at Orchard School. Guest speaker – Patrick Regan Patrick has spent the last two decades living and working in some of London’s toughest areas. His charity XLP ( has attracted widespread media attention. He speaks regularly on mainstage at Spring Harvest, Soul Survivor and other conferences. He is the author of three books and is passionate about seeing local communities transformed.

Bristol Region Celebration Evening "Reaching the Unreached" Sunday 6th May 7pm at Woodlands Church Speaker – Patrick Regan. For more details on Bristol Region Celebrations, then please visit:

Starting on Friday 11th May 10–11.30am at Ebe Church Building Please use invites available to invite friends to this 8 week course. Creche is provided in the same building. Speak to Sarah North or Angela Powell for any more details.

ARISE BRISTOL & beyond… Pentecost Sunday 27th May Doors open from 1pm, 2:00-6:00pm Where: Bristol City Ground - Ashton Gate Stadium, BS3 2EJ. Limited parking on site. Price: Free (Donations - a free will offering on the day to cover costs and help support regional ministries reaching out to the poor.) Join together with Christians from around the city on this strategic day as we gather as One Body, with One Vision for the Future of our City, Region and Nation.

Church General Notices Love Running – Volunteer Marshals Sunday 20th May You may not be running, but might you be able to help marshal at the run? No doubt, this would give you the opportunity to cheer on all of the 500 'Love Runners' as you see them in their red tee-shirts. Visit and volunteer.

Exam Prayer Diary Are you studying and have exams coming up and would value people from Ebe to pray for you during your preparation and whilst you are doing your exams? Then email your exam dates & subjects to, and we will put together an exam prayer timetable, which we will distribute to people in the church who will be praying for you!

UPDATES!! Transport Needed Are you available on Sunday afternoon around 12.30pm at 4pm to provide transport to senior citizens’ who are coming to ‘The Noise’ Banquet at Ebe Church Building? It’s a wonderful occasion for those who live in our community!

Prayer for The Noise Thanks to all those who have been persisting in prayer for The Noise and the communities we are working in across Bristol this year. If anyone would like to receive the daily prayer emails for the last few weeks, then please let us know. “Social justice without prayer is just social work" Pete Greig

Invites to local Noise events

Foodbank Prayer Update If you would like to receive a regular prayer update on the North Bristol Foodbank, then please sign up on Sunday or contact the Church Office.

Foodbank Launch Evening

Tuesday 26th June 8pm at Ebe Church Building At the moment this is when we are planning to launch the North Bristol Foodbank, so put the date in your diary.

Please pick up a Noise community flyer and make sure you invite friends and neighbours to the ‘Senior Citizen Banquet’ or ‘Football Coaching for Children’ or the ‘Family Fun Afternoons.

Noise Online Talks Visit to hear talks from Pete Greig and Mike Pilavachi from The Noise launch events over the last few years. Be inspired about some of the values behind the Noise, as we head towards this year!

Stewards/ Teas and Coffees Sunday 29th April Sunday 6th May Sunday 13th May

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

Diary Dates DATE/TIME th Monday 30 10.00am st Tuesday 1 10.00am 8.00pm nd Wednesday 2 10.00am 8.00pm rd Thursday 3 8.00pm th Saturday 5 th Sunday 6 10.30am 5.00pm 7.00pm



3 F’s small group

Sandmann’s house

Rendezvous (parents and toddlers) Main Ebe Prayer Meeting

Ebenezer Church Ebenezer Church

Daytime small group Small groups

Ebenezer Church Various locations

No Taste Café : Ebe is a Polling Station Small groups The Noise Weekend

Various locations Across Bristol

The Noise Weekend First Sunday The Mix (city youth celebration) Bristol Region Celebration

Across Bristol Orchard School Woodlands Church Woodlands Church

Future Diary Dates DATE th 11 May th 27 May rd 3 June

EVENT Daytime Alpha Course Arise (citywide prayer event) First Sunday (with a difference)

LOCATION Ebenezer Church Bristol City Stadium Ebenezer Church, etc...

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)

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