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FOR OUR PRAYERS … . • • • • • • • • •

The Family of Mrs. Jean Davison (Home League & Over 60 Club) – funeral Tues 18 March, 2.45pm at Vinters Park Crematorium. The course for young mums at Willowbrook Place. 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 Manager Jayne. For our members who are struggling with ill-health in body, mind or spirit. For the Christians of IRAN facing opposition and persecution – release for over 100 prisoners of faith. 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 – Further & Higher Education’

‘Lord our Teacher, please watch over young people who are studying in colleges and universities: their friendships, attitudes and lifestyles. Help them to work well, to achieve their potential and become the people You yearn for them to be. 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 E-Mail grayson.williams@ salvationarmy.org.uk janice.williams@ salvationarmy.org.uk lynne.clifton@ salvationarmy.org.uk lorraine.munn@ salvationarmy.org.uk

Cut Here > ………………………………………………………………………. VISITOR’S REPLY SLIP (Please place in Offering Plate or hand in before leaving) I/we visited today and would like to be contacted by an Officer: Name(s) ………………………………………………………………………….. Address …………………………………………………………………………… ……………………………………………………………………………………… Tel. No: ……………………….. E-mail address: ……………………………….

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

THE BULLETI N Sun. 9 MARCH 2014 Welcome! Please join us for coffee after the Morning Meeting in the Community Lounge. TODAY: 10.15am Meeting led by Major G Williams (KAOS for children) 4pm Community Gospel Choir 6pm ‘Salvation Praise’ with Heart of Kent Hospice Choir NEXT SUNDAY: 10.15am Morning Meeting led by Capt. L. Clifton 6pm ‘INSIGHT’


THE PROGRAMME THIS WEEK MONDAY

10am SAM’s Tots

TUESDAY

1.30pm Home League

WEDNESDAY

10am CAMEO Coffee & Crafts

THURSDAY

1.30pm Over 60 Club 4pm MESSY Church

FRIDAY

10am SAM’s Tots 7.30pm Divisional Youth Band practice

COMING SOON … • • •

Sat. 29 Mar, Alove’s ‘Big Day Out’ for youth and friends at Thorpe Park. Sat/Sun 5/6 April, ‘Liberate’ W/E for women at Tudor Park Hotel. Sat. 12 April, CVM Men’s Conference ‘Money, Sex, Power’, 39.30pm, Tunbridge Wells Baptist Church (see noticeboard)

THANK YOU … • • •

Welcome – David & Lorraine (16th Madeleine & Bernard) Coffee – Hazel & Claire (16th Alison & Jean) Altar Flowers – Chris Gerring (16th Ann & Jim)

AT THE HALL THIS WEEK … Tues: Musical Bumps, Voluntary Action Maidstone, Aspergers Support Group Weds: Mini Signers, NHS Breast Feeding, Weightwatchers. Thurs: Church Leaders Breakfast FOOD FOR THOUGHT ‘Peter said …”how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, ”Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times”. ’MATTHEW 18: 21, 22 NIV

SPECIAL EVENTS. Sun 30 March MOTHERS DAY Majors Gareth & Susan Heward (DHQ) EASTER Good Friday & Sunday Meetings led by Commissioners Ray & Judith Houghton; Sun Afternoon Egg Hunt in Mote Park

‘Ultimate Church Visit’ 19-22 May Volunteer Forms from Office Information leaflets available. 378 school children are already booked to come during the week!

Divisional Children’s Camp Easter 2014 7 – 12 April ‘The Epic Adventure’ Book NOW through the London South-East Division website. International Congress July 2015 ‘Boundless’ O2 Arena London See Salvationist for details of tickets COMMISSIONING 2014 If you would like to order tickets see Major G Williams TODAY. ‘CARE FOR THE FAMILY’ Events Weds 19 March Tonbridge ‘Bring Me Sunshine’ See N/B for details Overseas Personnel Prayer Lists available in Office.

Special Announcements

Next Corps Council Meeting: Weds. 30 APRIL, 7.45pm

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PASTORAL CARE COUNCIL MEMBERS

LOFT CONVERSION Planning Permission for the works has been granted! The work will begin as soon as practically possible.

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 9 March 2014