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FOR OUR PRAYERS … . • • • • • • • •

For the peoples of UKRAINE who are undergoing turmoil within their borders, that they may know peace. For the planning of the Corps Open Air Ministry over coming months. For the development of the Maidstone Churches Winter Shelter (MCWS), and for the Project Managers Jayne and Angela. For our ‘Partners in Mission’ – Mozambique, Pakistan, Ghana, South America East & Finland. For our members who are struggling with ill-health in body, mind or spirit. For the Christians of CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC facing opposition and persecution from Islamic extremist groups. The claiming of the ‘SQUARE MILE’ around our hall in prayer over the next weeks and months. DON’T FORGET – to use the Prayer Network – see Audrey Beeching or Jo Gaskin.

‘PRAYER FOR THIS WEEK – Fairtrade Fortnight 24 Feb – 9 Mar’ ‘Heavenly Father, please help us to hold our money and possessions loosely, to be quick to show generosity to others and to act as wise stewards of all that You have entrusted to us. For Jesus’ sake. Amen’

MAIDSTONE CORPS 74-80 Union Street ME14 1ED Corps Officers Majors Grayson & Janice Williams Captain Lynne Clifton (Family Ministries Officer) Administrator Mrs. Lorraine Munn Tel. Numbers Hall: 01622-681808 Quarters: 01622-752232 Family Ministries: 01622-677834

6pm Evening Meeting led by Majors Williams (Youth Fellowship follows)

lynne.clifton@ salvationarmy.org.uk

maidstone@ salvationarmy.org.uk (will reach all above)

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TODAY: Self Denial Missionary Appeal Altar Services

janice.williams@ salvationarmy.org.uk

VISITOR’S REPLY SLIP (Please place in Offering Plate or hand in before leaving)

Address ……………………………………………………………………………

Welcome! Please join us for coffee after the Morning Meeting in the Community Lounge.

10.15am Meeting led by Major G Williams

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Sun. 2 MARCH 2014

E-Mail grayson.williams@ salvationarmy.org.uk

lorraine.munn@ salvationarmy.org.uk

I/we visited today and would like to be contacted by an Officer:

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Websites www.salvationarmy.org.uk/maidstone www.maidstonesaband.org.uk‘

OUR VISION ‘To reach everyone living within One Square Mile of Maidstone Corps with the Good News over the next five years with the aim of making disciples of Jesus Christ’

NEXT SUNDAY: 10.15am Morning Meeting led by Majors Williams (KAOS for children) 6pm ‘Salvation Praise’ with Heart of Kent Hospice Choir


FOOD FOR THOUGHT

THE PROGRAMME THIS WEEK MONDAY

10am SAM’s Tots 7pm Prayer Meeting 7.30 for 8pm ‘Living Word’ Bible Fellowship

TUESDAY

1.30pm Home League

WEDNESDAY

6.30pm ‘Stepping Stones’ Bereavement Group

THURSDAY

1.30pm Over 60 Club

FRIDAY

10am SAM’s Tots 7pm Youth Club

SATURDAY

10am CONTACT Centre

‘Truly I tell you, this poor widow has put in more than all of them; for all of them have contributed out of their abundance, but she out of her poverty has put in all she had to live on.’ LUKE 21: 3,4 NIV

SPECIAL EVENTS.

Saturday 8 March PROM PRAISE EVENING 7.30pm Maidstone Band Military Wives Choir Shorncliffe Soloist: Lesley Thomas Tickets £5 from Office

COMING SOON … • •

Fri. 7 Mar. Women’s World Day of Prayer – 11am Union St. Methodist Church, 7.30pm St. Paul’s Boxley Rd. Sat. 8 Mar. Divisional ‘Mission Training Day’, 9.45am to 4pm, Chatham Corps – see Noticeboard.

THANK YOU … • • •

‘Ultimate Church Visit’ 19-22 May Volunteer Forms from Office Information leaflets available Weds. 5 March Safe & Sound Training 1 7.30pm Venue tbc

Welcome – Michael & Martha (9th David & Lorraine) Coffee – Junior Soldiers (9th Hazel & Claire) Altar Flowers – Margaret & Ken (9th Chris Gerring)

AT THE HALL THIS WEEK … Tues: Musical Bumps Weds: Family Group Conferencing, Mini Signers, NHS Breast Feeding, Weightwatchers.

Special Announcements

PROGRAMME DIARY As in past years Group/Section Leaders are asked to complete a statistical record of their events beginning 1 March to 25 April. (Letters circulated to all concerned) . LOFT CONVERSION We are waiting on permission from the Planning Officer (by 24 March)Children’s to go ahead. Divisional Camp Easter 2014 7 – 12 April ‘The Epic Adventure’ Book NOW through the London South-East Division website. ‘Fit For Mission’ Check out ‘The Great Conversation’) regarding our future Army. Survey extended to 4 March. Paper copies available http://fitformission.salvationa rmy.org.uk fitformission @salvationarmy.org.uk ‘CARE FOR THE FAMILY’ Events Weds 19 March Tonbridge ‘Bring Me Sunshine’ See N/B for details Overseas Personnel Prayer Lists available in Office.


Next Corps Council Meeting: Weds. 30 APRIL, 7.45pm PASTORAL CARE COUNCIL MEMBERS Corps Officers, Paul Deacon, Ken Rose, Shirley O’Leary, Audrey Beeching, Maria Kwoka, Margaret Rose, Eunice Hardman, Major Wesley Dinsmore, Michael Cousins, Matthew Walters, Jaqui Hall, Pamela Thomas, Terry Wakefield. Please let them know if you are aware of pastoral needs in our fellowship.

Bulletin 2 March 2014