CRBC NEWS 5th September 2004
Minister - Neal Smith CRBC News Team – Sharon, Roger L, Church Administrator Sharon Cooke
Steve Jones or Peter Carling or e-mail (Email: email@example.com)
CRBC - building the family of God in our neighbourhood
" … preparing God’s people for works of service so that the body of Christ may be built up." Ephesians 4: 12 – 13
We give you a warm welcome Neal will be leading the funeral of
after the summer break, Irene Swain, which will take place on Prayer Prompts
especially if you are a visitor. Clare Richardson - as she prepares
This mornings service is the Rev. Neal Smith Sharon Cooke to go to India with Oasis in a few
first of our new inclusive weeks. Pray for her family and Andy
Deacons Peter Carling as they build up to her departure.
services ‘One 4 All’. The theme Graham Abbott Yvonne Platten
is “God created us uniquely Tricia Armstrong Stuart Robinson Gavin Moss – as he starts his role as
part of the Ambassadors in Sports
and we are valuable to him”, Gareth Bailey Adrian Sutton
NR*G Programme to be involved in
based on Psalm 139v 1-16. Ruth Bassett Carol Ward Sports ministry.
This Evening’s service will be Treasurer Finance
led by Neal, the theme will be Ruth Bassett Administrator Pete and Liz Maycock –
“Dealing with the guilt of the Clive Spurgeon
past” - Psalm 32:1-5. Please Monday 2.30pm at the Old Cemetery People who attended summer mission
join us in sharing communion Chapel. Irene used to be involved in events. That seeds sown will promote
together. Church life before her health a deeper think about Jesus.
deteriorated. Please remember Joan
Picton, a life long friend of Irene, at Students – those are starting new
Visitors – Welcome, we this time. schools, college or university. Please
want you to enjoy fellowship pray about those who may be
Events & Dates for Diaries
with us. If you need any help uncertain about their future.
please ask a steward. Do September Diary is available in Russia – particularly for the children
stay and have a cuppa and Church. and families affected by the school
a chat afterwards. Today siege. Also for the political situation
Prayer meeting on Wednesday at there and worldwide with regards to
there will be cookies and 7.45pm led by Stuart Robinson dealing with terrorist threats.
muffins to share in the old and helpers.
church. Church activities – that people will
come back to groups after the
The Church meeting which takes summer break, and that we will see
Today’s Service place following the AGM has now
th new people too.
This morning is the first of four slightly been moved to 20 October Please pray for the teams as they
different services which aim to be 2004. (no meeting in September) meet together to pray, share, review
particularly welcoming and relevant to Please book this new date into and plan.
visitors of all ages and backgrounds. your diary and plan to attend. This
The hope is that they may provide will allow the Deacons more time Pray also for any in the
more opportunity for us to invite to come up with proposals for the
friends and relatives to Sunday
fellowship who are known to us
allocation of roles within the or unknown, experiencing difficult
Deaconate. times, health worries, or concern
As this is the first we would very much
appreciate it if you would give us th th for family members or friends.
feedback regarding today's service Church Weekend Away - 8 -10 Pray that they may know the
and the next three. Suggestions, October Lord's comfort and power at work
comments and any offers of help will in their particular situations
be gratefully received! Congratulations to
Please do talk to one of us. Anything missing?? - If you have
Martin and Jane Hull who were any news that you want to add to
The co-ordinating team is currently: married in Torquay yesterday. the newsletter, then either email
Rachel Bewley, Dorothy Carling, Sue
Carrington, Ian & Andrea Carron, Congratulations to Clare Richardson
firstname.lastname@example.org or contact
Clare French, Michelle Jones, & Carol and Andy Dungey who got engaged Sharon
Ward. Many Thanks two weeks ago.
Here is a list of all post holding Tearcraft- Please see Sue Carrington
members for your information if you would like to see a catalogue.
CRBC Children’s Thank You’s On Tuesday 7th at 7.30pm the Youth
CYM writes ‘thank you so much for the team are meeting, in the youth-room,
Holiday Club lovely gift of £100 towards Ben Wale’s to review and plan the Youthwork
Programme. Those already involved
Go For Gold is a 4 day children’s Slovakia trip. This is such a help and we
are so grateful to the church supporting please come along if you can. If you
holiday club we will be hosting, are interested in getting involved and
packed with creative teaching, games, Ben in this overseas missionary
experience. We continue to tell people just coming to the meeting to 'dip your
songs, bible stories, prayers, crafts toe' in, please speak to Graham A,
and drama. It is aimed at up to a that you have the best youth work in the
town. May the Lord bless, encourage and Geoff W or Martin S.
hundred 5 to 11 year olds, with a
significant number of non-Church use you to bring people to faith’.
goers. Generation X
On the table near the front doors are Ruth Carling writes ‘thank you ever so This is for people in the 18-30ish age
leaflets with a list of roles that need to much for the £100 from the Mission range. All are welcome to join in the
be filled. Whatever your age, ability or Opportunity Fund, it will be very helpful social held once a month. We hold an
gifts you will be able to help. If you and I will use it to cover the cost of the evening meeting normally the first
would like to make Go for Gold a rail fares in Hungary and other day to day Tuesday of the month.
success please pick up a leaflet and costs. I am also extremely grateful that the To confuse matters there will be no
consider how you could assist. church will be praying for us while we are meeting this month, and next months
Graham Carrington. away, and thank God that I am part of a will be on Tuesday 12th October
community which cares so much about (rather than the 5th).
it’s members’ This months social will be held in late
Can you help? September - date and event details to
If you could help be a driver Football News be confirmed next week.
occasionally, one Friday a month, Please pray for the leaders who will
The new season is almost upon us
and assist in the collection of be meeting on Tuesday 14th
again. The first game will be on
attendees to Sunshine Club, your September.
Saturday 18th September at 6pm,
help would be greatly appreciated.
against Holly Lodge. If you would like
Details of what is required can be If you want to know more, please
to get involved in playing in the
sought of Anita Evans, or Neal. speak to Karen or Adam Ghosh.
league, or just want a kick about, then
there will be a practice at St. Johns
Northgate Coffee Bar
Church on Monday 13th September Our Safe to Grow policy recommends that
We are looking forward to opening
from 7.30p.m. As well as your we have a minimum of 3 people
our doors again to the students
footballing accessories, please supervising in crèche. On a recent
from Northgate school (ages 15-18)
remember to bring along a pound coin occasion, there were only 2 people
this Tuesday lunchtime. We offer
to help pay towards the cost of hiring available to supervise. Normally there are
them free tea and coffee and sell
out the 'pitch'. Look forward to seeing 3 to 4 rostered supervisors/helpers every
snacks and our famous chocolate
you there. Gareth/Steve. week, however, situations do arise, albeit
cake!! Last year we were able to
infrequently, which prevent people from
donate £540 to various
Music Group and Technical team. attending church at the very last minute.
organisations from our profits. th
Thursday 9 will be a joint band A list of church members and friends who
Please, Please can you help us (on
practice. Please, if you can, try to be have been 'Safe to Grow' cleared is now
a regular or occasional basis) as
there, or chat to Graham A or Andrea. on display in the crèche room. I have
we get through at least 5 chocolate th
Thursday 16 at 8pm will be a asked members of the crèche team to refer
cakes/sponges a week. Please
technical team meeting, if you are to the list should they find themselves in
speak to Sue Robertson, Linda
involved or are interested in getting the position of requiring additional
Reynolds or Barbara Barker if you
involved please come along. There assistance at short notice. If at any time
can help or would like the recipe.
will be cakes and coffee. in the future you are approached to help
Cakes are important but even more
out under these circumstances, please may
we value your prayers for the
I am very conscious that over the I ask for your co-operation in assisting the
students and for us as we seek to
last few weeks, services have crèche team as required. This, obviously,
share Jesus with them. Thank you.
unintentionally been increasing in will be subject to your own availability
volume. We are seeking to adjust through other church commitments.'
Coffee Club will be using the main
church for Wednesday mornings, our playing and equipment so
please bear with us as we do this. Thank you,
please help stack away chairs on a
Thanks Graham A. Gareth.
Sunday evening to facility this
successful outreach activity.
Also, could you help on Sun 5 10.45 am Morning worship – One 4 All Service
Wednesday mornings to chat to 6.30 pm Evening worship – Communion - Neal
mums, make tea, or play with th
toddlers? All help is valuable, so Mon 6 7.30 pm Deacons’ meeting
please speak to Michelle Jones if Tues 7 12.00 noon Northgate Coffee Bar
you feel God calling you to service 2.00 pm Ladies Fellowship – Rev Neal Smith
in this area. 7.30 pm Youth Team Meeting in Youth Room
Wed 8 9.45-11.15am Coffee Club meet in Main church
If you would like to get involved 7.45 pm Prayer Meeting led by Stuart Robertson
in producing the newssheet, Thurs 9
then contact Steve Jones. Fri
10 12 noon For 12.30 pm Sunshine Club Meal
“The lord is good to everyone. Sat 11
10 – 3.00pm Deacons Retreat
He showers compassion on all 2.45 pm Torch
his creation.” Psalm 145 v9 Sun 12 10.45 am Morning worship – Neal
6.30 pm Evening worship – Neal