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Eco Congregation Award We are delighted that Springfield Church has been given an Award by Ecocongregation for our work towards becoming an eco friendly church. A huge thank you to George Dow, Paul Barnard & Jenny Hartland for all their hard work towards this award

Morning Worship Welcome to our Service, ‘Learning to follow Jesus’ particularly if you are with us for Mark 1: 14-20 the first time today. Please do Joint Prayer & Praise 6.30 pm join us for tea and coffee after St Paul’s, Roundshaw the service.

Alpha Course Our next Alpha course, starting on 29th September is an opportunity for anyone to explore the Christian faith. It’s relaxed, low key, friendly and fun. Listen, learn, discuss and discover. And ask anything. Alpha is a place where no question is too simple or too hostile. Do contact the Springfield Office to register an interest: there is no binding commitment, so it’s also a great opportunity to invite friends and colleagues who might like to come along and find out more. Minister: Revd. Will Cookson will@springfieldchurch.org.uk (day off Saturday) Curate: Revd. Donna Lazenby donna@springfieldchurch.org.uk (day off Friday) Church Office

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4th September hosted by the Spring cell

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11th September Morning Worship ‘Learning to hear’

There is a welcome desk in the foyer with more information about the church’s activities

Following Jesus Our new series for Springfield starts today

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One of the things that we often forget is that Jesus didn't just come to die upon a cross and be resurrected; He came to model the life that God wants us to lead: we see this especially in the gospels. Our talks will be looking at how Jesus modelled a life to his disciples and also to us. We will be especially looking at the response that Jesus is looking for in our lives by looking at some of the incidents recorded in Mark’s gospel and the conversations that Jesus had there.

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DIARY Today @ 10.30 am Sunday Club restarts Today @ 12.30 pm Youth Picnic @ the Spinney This evening @ 6.30 pm Evening Prayer and Praise St Paul’s, Roundshaw September 8th @ 8.00 pm Footsteps Meeting @ Centre September 17th @ 4.00 pm Footsteps HighView Primary School September 17th @ 8.45 am Women AGLOW Strawberry Lodge September 18th @ 10.30 Gavin Calver from YFC September 28th @ 8.00 pm Churches Together Prayers St Paul’s, Roundshaw September 29th @ 7.30 pm Alpha Course starts Springfield Centre November 12th @ 7.00 pm Murder Mystery night Cedar Cell

Pray for our church family

Please pray for:  Suzanne Blake, for God’s peace and his healing for her condition  Richard Vernon, that his medication may be effective and for his family  Gordon Ironside and family following his mother’s diagnosis of pancreatic cancer  Jan Boardman (Margaret’s daughter-in-law) and family as she has become increasingly frail  Jean Silvester’s friend, Beryl, undergoing investigations in St Helier hospital For prayer chain requests, please contact :

Jean Silvester 8647 5100

Cry in the Dark

Quiet Day

Have a massive funding gap after withdrawal of government support. They have launched an Emergency appeal for the young people at Casa Lumina Please talk to Nick White for details or visit www.cryinthedark.org

19th November Led by Donna at St Andrew’s convent, Edenbridge. 10am - 4pm- bring your own food: tea & coffee provided. The suggested minimum donation is £10 (please gift aid if you can), but as always, we are a community and do not want cost to be a barrier to our relationships, so pick up a subsidy application form from the welcome desk if appropriate. Places are limited, so sign up on the sheet at the welcome desk asap

Churches Together There is a vacancy for a Springfield Representative with our local Churches Together. Please talk to Will for more details.

RUSH Lee, Claire and the children are travelling to Rush soon, and would love to take suitable supplies with them. They need a few suitcases that can be left there, and Andrew & Lucy have asked for donations of multivits, glasses and pencils. If you can help, please talk to Lee Bain or Claire Henson ~~~~

SPRINGFIELD CHURCH IS PART OF She will pass on any pastoral matters as appropriate

Wendy Littlemore is now a trustee for RUSH and is also hoping to visit soon.

Footsteps Our monthly messy church for families at HighView school restarts on Sept 17th @ 4pm If you are, would like to, or are thinking of getting involved, there is a vision sharing meeting on the 8th Sept in the church centre at 8.00 pm. Come along to find out more about this exciting and rewarding ministry


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