Last week at church I promised that this week I’d share with you the programme of events for the coming term and here it is. I have to say I’m really looking forward to it and what God might have in store for us in it and through it!
Our midweek course for the first half of the term is called ‘Passion for God’ and will be exploring what it means to be passionate about God and how we can become more so. If you’re excited about God and want to share why or feeling jaded and want to re-vitalise your faith, then this is the opportunity for you. Wednesdays at 8-9.30pm at the Church in Slipe Lane.
On the 25th January we have our next Church Meeting, also at 8pm at the Church. This is when we come together as a family to seek God’s will for our life and work and share our thoughts and plans. This is a really important meeting, members are expected to attend and it would be great to have as many people there as possible. You’re still welcome to come if you’re not a member of the church. The agenda for the meeting will be circulated by next Sunday. If you’re interested in becoming a member, let Ben or one of the Elders know.
After half term, the second course on offer on Wednesday nights is ‘Simply Christianity’. This is a five week introduction to Jesus and what it means to follow him. This would be ideal for inviting your friends along to who might be interested in what we believe in. Invitations will be available soon.
This leads into Easter and its celebrations of what Jesus has done for us through his death and resurrection. More about that nearer the time. Straight afterwards is the Connexional Conference – no doubt David will be popping up at a service soon to talk about it and tell us how we can be involved.
Of course, the following term also has some fantastic events lined up too with The Big Picnic, the Churches Together festival in Broxbourne on Pentecost Sunday at the beginning and our Church Weekend Away at the end of it. Incidentally, it’s not too late to sign up for this if you want to join us but haven’t booked yet – talk to Becca.
11.01.12 – Midweek service
18.01.12 – Passion for God 1: Philippians 3:1-4:1, Knowing Jesus
25.01.12 – Church Meeting
01.02.12 – Passion for God 2: Hebrews 10:19-39, Confidence for Living
08.02.12 – Passion for God 3: Mark 12:28-34, Whole Person Passion
15.02.12 – Half Term break
22.02.12 – Prayer Meeting for Simply Christianity
29.02.12 – Simply Christianity 1: Jesus, Now and Then
07.03.12 – Simply Christianity 2: In the Presence of Greatness
14.03.12 – Simply Christianity 3: Search & Rescue
21.03.12 – Simply Christianity 4: Jesus’ Death
28.03.12 – Simply Christianity 5: Jesus, Here and Now