Notices for week commencing 2nd December

Stranraer Baptist Church
2nd December 2018
We welcome you to our Services today
taken by Ed McGirr
We will celebrate communion this morning.
Everyone is invited to stay afterwards for tea/coffee and a chat.
We will also be having a Q&A time with Ed and Anita
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.
This afternoon at 3 p.m. is our turn to take the service at Thorneycroft.
The evening service is at 6.45 p.m.

Tuesday 8.00pm Church meeting to discuss Ed’s visit and vote on whether we invite him to become our new pastor.

Wednesday 7.00am Early Morning prayer breakfast.
7.30pm Flourish (Ladies Group)
Thursday Fellowship Group’s -10.00am at Jenny’s
2.00pm at Athena’s
Saturday 11.00am (ish)- refreshments and chat in D’Nisi.

Next Sunday, 9th December. Family service and fellowship lunch. Jenny is looking for food contributions for the Lunch. Sign-up sheet in the foyer to provide soup or dessert.

This Monday, 3rd Dec. 7.30 p.m. Faith Mission Prayer Meeting at Tom and Betty’s.

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).

Dates for Diary 16th Dec. Town Carol Service 23rd Dec. No Evening Service 24th Dec. Candlelight Service 25th Dec. Christmas Morning Service. 30th Dec. No evening 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.