Notices for week commencing 25th November

Stranraer Baptist Church
25th November2018
We welcome you to our Service this morning
taken by Jeff Townend
Afterwards, everyone is invited to stay for tea/coffee and a chat.
We meet to pray in the downstairs lounge before each service, to commit the service to God and prepare ourselves for worship and what God has to say to us.
We encourage as many as possible to join us to pray.

The main church offering is lifted in blue bags. An offering for the church’s children and youth work is lifted in baskets. If able, you can contribute to one or both offerings.
The evening service at 6.45 p.m. is a sharing service; we will celebrate communion.

Tuesday 7.30pm Church prayer time (upstairs lounge)
Wednesday 7.00am Early Morning prayer breakfast.
7.00pm Alzheimer’s Scotland training. 1 hr training with Q&A at the end.
No Indoor Walking group this week.
Thursday 2.00 pm Seniors meeting
7.30pm Momentum (mens group) Games night.
Friday 7.00pm Bellevilla Road Youth
Saturday 11.00am (ish)- refreshments and chat in D’Nisi.
Saturday 10.00am – Sunday 10.00am is our next 24hr prayer weekend.
Signup sheet in the Foyer.

Next Sunday Pastor Ed McGirr will be back with us, to preach with a view to becoming our New Pastor. We would encourage everyone to attend. We will also have a Q&A session with Ed & Anita after coffee.
The Thornycroft Service is at 3pm.

We plan to have a Members meeting on Tuesday 4th December evening, to discuss Ed’s visit and vote on whether we invite him to become our new pastor.

Rhins Churches Basics Bank: A crate is in the foyer for donations of food and hygiene products.
They would particularly appreciate donations of crackers and tinned meals (chilli or curry).

Jenny is looking for food contributions for Fellowship Lunch on Sunday 9th December.
Sign-up sheet in the foyer to provide soup or dessert.

Dates for Diary 9th Dec. Family service and lunch. 16th Dec. Town Carol Service
23rd Dec. No Evening Service 24th Dec. Candlelight Service 25th Dec. Christmas morning service.

USED STAMP APPEAL – Scottish Network for Arthritis in Children – a collection box is in the foyer. Stamps need to have a 10 mm paper border.
CHURCH PREMISES BOOKINGS – ALL REQUESTS MUST BE DIRECTED TO STEPHEN.