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November 3rd at Wonford Methodist Church Cafe Church 6.30pm

Exeter Salvation Army Corps Bulletin

An evening with Henry Olonga, former professional Test Cricketer who will be sharing his life, cricket, political protest and faith

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The Salvation Army in Exeter exists to please God and make Jesus known

arp Duet Concert ‘Songs, Dances and Fireworks’ performed by two of Devon’s great harpists, Emma Graham and Liz Grier, Friday 8th November 7.30pm at St Stephen's Church Exeter. Tickets are £8 (£5 concession) available in advance from Liz Grier (drlizgrier@gmail.com or 07825610525) or on the door. All proceeds will be in aid of Unlimited Church. Find out more about this at their website www.unlimitedchurch.org.uk.

If you missed our new Corps magazine ‘CONNECTION’ (launched 6th October) but would like a copy please see Major Alan. During its developmental stage the magazine will be published quarterly & your constructive comments are welcomed. Next issue January 2014

Majors Alan and Carol Young

Sunday 3rd November – Vision Sharing 9.40am Prayer meeting (open to all – please feel free to join us) 10.30am – 11.30am Morning Worship Crèche facility for the under 3’s available- Age-related Bible-based activities in the community hall as announced When there are no formal activities arranged for children please use the activity bags provided at the sides of the hall. Refreshments with be served in the coffee lounge as usual after worship

11.50am – 12.30pm Vision sharing presentation 6pm - Evening meal for those in need and Alpha Course – please ask for details of how you can support this mission programme

Sunday 10th November Band at Northernhay Remembrance Service

Exeter Salvation Army Friars Gate Exeter EX2 4AZ Phone: 01392 216553 - Mobile: 07743 019407 Find out more about our Corps, view or download copies of this Bulletin www.salvationarmy.org.uk/swe/Exeter_Temple We try to ensure the information in our bulletin is as accurate and up to date as possible. Please email items for the next edition to SABulletin@aol.com by Tuesday 12TH November - Thank you Registered Charity Numbers: 215174 and 214779 (England and Wales); SC009359 and SC037691 (Scotland); and CHY6399 (Republic of Ireland)

10.30am – 12 noon Morning Worship Crèche facility for the under 3’s available- Age-related Bible-based activities in the community hall as announced. When there are no formal activities arranged for children please use the activity bags provided at the sides of the hall. Refreshments with be served in the coffee lounge as usual after worship * Please note due to the band being at the cenotaph papers will be on sale after the morning meeting. We appreciate your co-operation.


Corps Diary November Listen out for announcements for other events Sat 2nd Sat 2nd Sat 2nd Sun3rd Wed 6th Fri 8th Sat 9th Sat 9th Sun 10th Tue 12th Fri 15th Sun 17th Sun 17th Tue 19th Thu 21st Sat 23rd Sat 23rd Sun 24th

~ Band at Crediton Farmers Market 10am ~ Divisional Fellowship Band – St Peters Church Tiverton ~ Adult & Family Ministries Retreat Buckfast Abbey 10am – 4pm ~ ‘Vision Sharing’ ~ First Celebration Kids rehearsal * ~ Food hygiene training – Bridgwater (contact DHQ for details) ~ Soul Exeter ~ Response at Torch Fellowship 2.45pm ~ ‘Remembrance Sunday’ ~ First Celebration Chorus rehearsal. See Nigel Crane for details ~ Response concert in Spreyton Village Hall 7.30pm ~ Morning worship led by Prison Chaplain Colin Styles. ~ Band at Sandford 4pm ~ First Celebration Brass rehearsal. See Peter Woolway for details ~ Corps Council 7.30pm Coffee Lounge ~ Childrens Creative Arts Day Bridgwater ~Bristol Easton Band and Songsters in aid of the Big Collection ~Worship led by Commissioners Clive & Marianne Adams

Emergency First Aid Training days at DHQ - Thursday 12 December 2013 & Thursday 9 January 2014 9.30am - 4.00pm, giving a 6-hour training session. If you are interested in this qualification please speak to Majors Alan or Carol as soon as possible

Diary dates 2014 Corps Retreat Day at Buckfast Abbey Saturday 11th January Exeter’s Got Talent Friday 24th January

November Flower Rota 3rd 10th 17th 24th

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Captain Maggs Newell Remembrance Sunday (Corps Flowers) Colonels Anne & Graeme Harding John & Margaret Hooper

Graham Newell is putting together the Flower Rota for 2014 if you have a special date or would like to be on the new rota please see Graham or email: grahamnewell26@yahoo.co.uk

Prayer Focus Please pray for our armed forces and their families, and those who have given their lives in the name of their country. "They shall not grow old, As we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, Nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun And in the morning We will remember them." Laurence Binyon (1869-1943) Many of our Corps family are unwell at present and in need of our prayers: John Davis, Corps Treasurer Phil Jones, Mac & Sandra and Mac’s granddaughter Hannah & her tiny baby Eva May, Pam Huxham & Pat Collings. Special prayers are also requested for Izzy Hancock who will be undergoing spinal surgery 12th November at the RD&E, and for Lyn, Chris & Ellie at this worrying time Sunday 17th November is the beginning of Prison's Week. Please pray for prisoners, their families and Prison Chaplain Colin Styles Please continue to pray for all those of our fellowship that are unwell or going through difficult times just now and for our homeless community as the weather changes Our prayer room is open for private prayers whenever the hall is open so please feel free to spend some time here Copies of our Corps prayer list are available in the foyer – please feel free to take one.

Weekday activities Monday 10am Craft Group in our coffee lounge 10am Little Treasures (Parent & Toddlers) – in our community hall Tuesday 2.15pm Home League (Women’s meeting) - main hall 7pm Songster (choir) rehearsal main hall 8.15pm Band rehearsal - main hall Wednesday 10am Little Treasures community hall 2.45pm Women’s Fellowship (2nd Wednesday of the month only) 6 – 7.30pm Celebration Kids* Friday Rainbows, Brownies and Guides 7.30pm Response rehearsal main hall Saturday Soul Exeter (Ecumenical Youth Event open to all teenagers) 2nd Saturday of each month. Please note we have no access to hall between 1.30 - 10.30pm Home groups are held in people’s homes at various times and venues throughout the month. Please speak to Corps Mission Secretary Andrew Cutler for full details


Exeter Corps Bulletin 03 11 2013