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Exeter Salvation Army Corps Bulletin

What is Messy Church?

Commanding officers:

Majors Alan and Carol Young    

a way of being church for families involving fun! a church, not a craft club, that helps people encounter Jesus as Lord and Saviour found across the world values are about being Christ-centred, for all ages, based on creativity, hospitality and celebration

This is a whole Corps venture so please speak to Major Carol Young or Ginnie Cutler to see how you can get involved

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

Sunday Programme 9.40am Prayer meeting (open to all – please feel free to join us at any time)

10.30am – 12 noon Morning Worship September Flower Rota Sunday 8th Sunday 15th Sunday 29th

Margaret Vincent Ruth & Maurice Hawker Police Choir

Crèche facility for the under 3’s available Primary (3-5) Lovin’ It (6-11) and Livin’ It (12-17) 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 You are invited to stay for refreshments & fellowship after worship

12.30 – 1pm Community lunch - for those in need, served in our community hall (helpers please note – no entry to the community hall before 12.15)

Exeter Salvation Army Friars Gate Exeter EX2 4AZ

* Sunday evening support for those in need and Alpha Course – please ask for times and details of how you can support this mission programme

Phone: 01392 216553 Mobile: 07743 019407

Planned Preaching – October - Reaping a Harvest We try to ensure the information in our bulletins are as accurate and up to date as possible. Please email items for the next edition to by Tuesday 17th September - Thank you

Registered Charity Numbers: 215174 and 214779 (England and Wales); SC009359 and SC037691 (Scotland); and CHY6399 (Republic of Ireland)

October 6th

Seasons of the soul

Ecclesiastes 3:1-8

October 13th

The Fruitful Word of God

Isaiah 55:9-13

October 20th

Harvest Festival: The Reason for the Season: Psalm 1

October 27th

Figs, faith and fruitfulness Mark 11:12-26

Corps Diary September/October

Corps Leadership Team

L i st e n ou t f or an n ou n ce m e n t s f o r o t h e r events September

Weekday activities

Sun 8th ~ ‘I am the vine’ John 15:1-17 Sun 8th ~ Band at Taunton Corps (all day) th Mon 9 ~Songster programme at Lapford Congregational Church 7.30pm – all welcomed Wed 11th ~ ‘Birds in my garden’ with John Tucker Thu 12th ~Divisional Mission and Ministry day Fri 13th ~ *Joystrings Book launch Tour – 7.30pm Poole, (BH15 1LY) Sat 14th ~ Soul Exeter th Sun 15 ~ ‘Among’ Exodus 28:8 nd Sun 22 ~ ‘Unless’ Psalm 127:1 /CYM Gift Day Thu 26th ~ Corps Council Meeting 7.30pm ~ Fri 27th MacMillan Coffee Morning 10am – 12noon. Please invite your friends along Sat 28th ~ Exeter Police Choir Sun 29th ~’Again’ Deuteronomy 30:1-10 ‘Back to Church Sunday’ & Messy Church at 3.30pm

Monday 10am Craft Group in our coffee lounge 10am Little Treasures – in our community hall


Friday Rainbows, Brownies and Guides 7.30pm Response rehearsal main hall

Thu 3rd ~ Exeter Local History Group 2.30pm Sat 5th ~ Community Day th Sun 6 ~ ‘Seasons of the soul’ (please note no SA papers today – double orders Sunday 13th) Wed 9th ~ ‘Fans’ with Lucy Shannon Thu 10th ~ Prayer Day/Walk Sat 12th ~ Soul Exeter th th 12 /13 Response at Taunton Corps Sun 13th ~ ‘The Fruitful Word of God’ Mon 14th ~ CYM meeting 7.30pm Thu 17th ~Collecting at Tesco Fri 18th ~Raise the Roof th Sun 20 ~Harvest/Church Parade rd Wed 23 ~ Visit of the deaf School 6 – 7pm Sun 27th ~ Figs, faith and fruitfulness

Tuesday 2.15pm Home League - main hall 7pm Songster 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)

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

 Corps Secretary Martyn Read  Corps Treasurer Phil Jones  Corps Mission Secretary Andrew Cutler  Corps Organising Secretary Lyn Hancock  Bandmaster Peter Woolway  Songster Leader Nigel Crane  Ladies group (Home League) leader Major Marina Jones  Women’s Fellowship Leader Ruth Hawker  Craft Group leader Jo Bovey  Parent & Toddler Group leader Carol Barter  Children’s Ministry Leader Ginnie Cutler  Youth Workers Gemma Coleman & Steph Kent  Baden Powell leaders Carol Barter, Andrea Haydon, Moira & Andrew Aggett

New Book Launch! The Joystrings - The Story of the Salvation Army Pop Group will be available from SP&S Ltd 10th September priced £14.95 Please see Ken Bovey if you would like to order a copy or for full details of venues and dates for the Joystrings Book Launch Tour: ‘An Audience with Sylvia and Peter Dalziel’

Prayer Focus Please pray for our musical sections and their outreach programme Please pray for Back to Church Sunday and our new venture ‘Messy Church’ Keith Carter (formerly of Exeter Corps) asks us to please remember him in our prayers. He will be moving in the near future – please see Laurie Bovey for details Please pray for those supporting our homeless community each week and for all those attending the Alpha course Please pray for those in our fellowship who are unwell just now and for all those going through difficult times If you would like someone to pray for you or with you, speak to someone today or leave your prayer request & details in the box provided in the foyer. 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.

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