Forty Hill School                                                                     Jesus Church
    Strong links between the church and school
    Richard Yarwood & strong staff team                                              Prayer Evening
Prayer                                                                              Ash Wednesday 2010
    School expecting an Ofsted inspection
    Governors in the many decisions they take
    Lisa Chair of Governors
    Assemblies Ian takes each Wednesday                 Galatians 5:22
    Fund raising for school hall                        But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace,
                                                         patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness,
Wider Church                                             23: gentleness and self-control. Against such things
   New Area Dean Richard James and the lead he is
                                                         there is no law.
     giving on developing church life                    24:Those who belong to Christ Jesus have crucified
   Links with other LEP Churches and links through      the sinful nature with its passions and desires.
     clergy breakfasts                                   25:Since we live by the Spirit, let us keep in step
                                                         with the Spirit.
    Jesus’ Home of Hope in South Africa who we          We have been concentrating on the fruit of the
       supported with 8% of our income in Jan/Feb
    Haiti – Disasters emergency committee as they
                                                         Spirit in our morning sermons.
       spend our donations of £867 and gifts from many
       other churches in the enormous task facing them   Fruit of love is vital – Jesus says it is the key
    ALMA – linking Anglican churches in Angola,         identifying mark of his followers.
       London and Mozambique. They are seeking           “By this everyone will know that you are my
       support for important developmental work          disciples, if you love one another.” John 13:35
       including primary education. We are supporting
       them with 8% of our income in Mar/April
                                                         Let us be praying that we will all give the Holy
                                                         Spirit the freedom to continue to develop this fruit
                                                         in our lives.
Church members                                               Church Life
Thanksgiving                                                 Thanksgiving
    For those have recently joined Jesus Church                 Larger numbers attending our Christmas services
    For those who have served the church for many               Generous increase in giving during 2009 (up by
      years                                                        11%)
    Growth in morning & evening services                        Unity in PCC and other meetings
    Growth and development of Fellowship Groups             Prayer
    Increasing use of website by people listening to            Everyone and especially new members to feel part
      sermons                                                       of our fellowship
Prayer                                                           Drama group as they take part in some of our
    Openness to God’s Spirit that fruit of the Spirit may          services and as they prepare for Easter Sunday
       be evident in our lives                                   Continuing development of our music in worship
    People’s gifts to be recognised and used in life of         Good response to our gift information day on 28th
       Church and community                                         Feb. To cover our anticipated expenditure; our
    Those being confirmed on 7th March                             giving needs to increase from £819 to £919 per
    Those we recognise are under a lot of pressure                 week
                                                                 Mothers Union
Annexe                                                           New welcome and information sheets
    High standard of workmanship and way it is taking
       shape                                                 Children and youth work
    Many opportunities the Annexe will bring                Thanksgiving
Prayer                                                           Increasing numbers at Junior Church
    Tricky work being done in the vestries over the             Junior Church/Youth /Fellowship Group leaders and
       next few weeks                                              helpers
    Annexe Building Committee and other groups to be            Tea, Toast and Toys
       wise in many decisions they take                      Prayer
    Church members who are installing kitchen                   For the children to grow in their faith
    Wisdom over choosing equipment and furniture                Planning for use of the Annexe for Crèche, children
    Opening weekend. Sue, Barbara, Penny looking at                on Sunday and Tea, Toast and Toys
       flower festival interpreting key passages from            For children and parents in church with no crèche
       Ezekiel                                                      at present
    Discernment in the way we use the Annexe

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