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20140114-223031.jpgIt was lovely to see you all at Messy Church on Saturday. We had fun learning about Samson & taking part in exciting activities.

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Here is a picture from Saturday’s fun!

 


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Chris continued our series looking at Paul’s letters to the Churches in Galatia from the book of Galatians.

‘To the Churches in Galatia – Called to be an Apostle’

The sermon archive is full of many past recordings, listen or subscribe via iTunes or your favourite podcasting application, compatible on both iPhone & Android.


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The latest news, prayers & upcoming events, all in this weeks newsletter, take a look:

Newsletter for Sunday 12th January 2014

 


Events & Things to do in the coming months ahead

Sunday 19th January : 10:30 John & Beryl’s Home Group will be leading our worship & Chris will be preaching our third week of our new series series in Galatians, “Called to call the Gentiles”.
Evening Service : 18:30 Prayer & Communion Service led by Chris where we will pray for local issues & take part in Communion together.

Friday 24th January: Film night at the Church from 19:30, bring some snacks and some soft drinks



“I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”
Philippians 4:13

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Messy Church

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Don’t forget to come a long to our Messy Church this Month, where we will be looking at how Samson focuses on what is important in ‘New Starts.’

Messy Church is all about the whole family coming together to explore faith in a creative, playful & active way. Through simple crafts, games & activities the everyone can do.

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Chris began our new series looking at Paul’s letters to the Churches in Galatia from the book of Galatians.

‘To the Churches in Galatia – One Gospel’

The sermon archive is full of many past recordings, listen or subscribe via iTunes or your favourite podcasting application, compatible on both iPhone & Android.


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The latest news, prayers & upcoming events, all in this weeks newsletter, take a look:

Newsletter for Sunday 5th January 2014

 


Events & Things to do in the coming months ahead

Saturday 11th January: Messy Church – New Starts 15:00-17:00

Sunday 12th January : 10:30 Chris will be preaching our second week of our new series series in Galatians, “Called to be an Apostle”.
Evening Service : 18:30 Focus on Mission – A chance to catch up on the different work we support both locally & globally.

Friday 24th January: Film night at the Church from 19:30, bring some snacks and some soft drinks



“Teach me to do you will, for you are my God”
Psalm 143:10

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Happy New Year

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At the start of each new year many people set them self un-keepable New Year resolutions.

    These might include:

  • Eat more healthily
  • Exercise more
  • Give more of your time to others

You may start them well, but you always tend to break them. Why not try and come a long to our Messy Church this Month, where we will be looking at how Samson focuses on what is important in ‘New Starts.’

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Ben finishes our Christmas series by looking at when Jesus is presented at the Temple.

‘Christmas series 2013 – Jesus Presented at the Temple’

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The latest news, prayers & upcoming events, all in this weeks newsletter, take a look:

Newsletter for Sunday 29th December 2013

 


Events & Things to do in the coming months ahead

Sunday 5th January : 10:30 Chris will be leading our service and will be talking on the start of our new series in Galatians
Evening Service : 16:45 Cotswold Service lead by Carol at the Cotswold Community Centre, Dursley Road, Shirehampton

Saturday 11th January: Messy Church – New Starts 15:00-17:00

Friday 24th January: Film night at the Church from 19:30, bring some snacks and some soft drinks


“For I know the plans I have for you,” says the LORD. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope.’
Jeremiah 29:11

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Chris prepares us for the Christmas period & the story of the coming King.

‘Christmas series 2013 – Preparing for Christ’s Birth’

During our Carols by Candlelight service Tony brought us a message of making Jesus the centre of the festivities.

‘Christmas series 2013 – Joseph accepts Jesus as his Son’

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The latest news, prayers & upcoming events, all in this weeks newsletter, take a look:

Newsletter for Sunday 22nd December 2013

 


Events & Things to do in the coming months ahead

Wednesday 25th December : Family Christmas Day celebration at 10:30am

Sunday 29th December : A Bring and Share Lunch will be held after the morning service where we will share fellowship with one another
Evening Service : No evening service this week


‘She will bring a son to birth, & when she does, you, Joseph, will name him Jesus—‘God saves’—because he will save his people from their sins.’
Matthew 1:23

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Don’t forget to join with us for the last few special Christmas events coming up over the coming festive week.Christmas_13_v2
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Chris finishes our series ‘Praying the Jesus Way’ this time looking at Luke 22:39-46 & Praying at time of Crisis.

‘Praying the Jesus Way – Prayer at times of Crisis

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Take a look at this weeks newsletter for all the latest news, prayers & upcoming events:

Newsletter for Sunday 15th December 2013

 


Shirehampton Christmas Fayre

Get in the PictureA massive Thank You to the brave souls who ventured out last Friday through the stormy weather to join with us during the Shirehampton Christmas Fayre. We had the stable out again this year for the chance to dress up & have your photo taken in our nativity scene. Click here to view the many photos, while your there also read more about the meaning of christmas.

A big Thank You also to the volunteers how came out to make the evening happen, providing a warm drink & festive treats 🙂


Events & Things to do in the coming months ahead

Sunday 22nd December : Christmas Family Celebration 10:30am
Evening Service : Carols by Candlelight 6:30pm

Wednesday 25th December : Family Christmas Day celebration at 10:30am

Sunday 29th December : A Bring and Share Lunch will be held after the morning service where we will share fellowship with one another


‘… the shepherds said one to another, Let us now go even unto Bethlehem, & see this thing which is come to pass, which the Lord hath made known unto us.’
Luke 2:15

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A weekly slice of what you may have missed from the last week.

Don’t forget to join with us for some of our special Christmas events coming up over the festive season.
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For more information check out our special Christmas posts


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Caroline continues on from last week with part 2 of praying from the heart of Jesus, part of our series Praying the Jesus Way.

‘Praying the Jesus Way – Praying from the Heart of Jesus’ – Part 2

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Take a look at this weeks newsletter with the latest news, prayers & upcoming events:

Newsletter for Sunday 8th December 2013

 


Events & Things to do in the coming months ahead

Sunday 15th December – Morning Service : 10.30am Jess & John’s Home Group will be leading us in a time of worship & Chris Grant will be preaching during our service with the theme of Prayer at times of Crisis Luke 22:39 – 46

Evening Service : Chris & Heather will be leading our Focus on Mission with Prayer & Communion, praying for those we support

Sunday 22nd December : Christmas Family Celebration 10:30am
Evening Service : Carols by Candlelight 6:30pm

Wednesday 25th December : Family Christmas Day celebration at 10:30am

Sunday 29th December : A Bring and Share Lunch will be held after the morning service where we will share fellowship with one another


‘Glory to God in the Highest Heaven, and on earth peace to those on whom his favour rests.’
Luke 2:14

Inspire Weekly

A weekly slice of what you may have missed from the last week.

Join with us for some of our special Christmas events coming up over the festive season.
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For more information check out our special Christmas posts


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Tony contiued on our series on praying this week looking at a pray from the heart of Jesus in John 17
‘Praying the Jesus Way – Praying from the Heart of Jesus’

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A blend of this weeks latest news, prayers & up coming events all digestible in a lovely digital package.

Newsletter for Sunday 1st December 2013

 


Events & Things to do in the coming months ahead

Sunday 8th December – Morning Service : 10.30am Caroline will be both leading & preaching during our service with the theme of Praying from the Heart of Jesus part 2 John 17 v20-26

Evening Service : Cotswold Carol Service 4:45pm held at the Cotswold Community Centre, The Cotswolds Estate, Shirehampton join with others from the fellowships of Shirehampton Methodist Church & St. Mary’s Church

Sunday 22nd December : Christmas Family Celebration 10:30am
Evening Service : Carols by Candlelight 6:30pm

Wednesday 25th December : Family Christmas Day celebration at 10:30am


‘Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign: the virgin will be with child & will give brith to a son, & will call him Immanuel’
Isaiah 7v14

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Podcast_logo_13‘Praying the Jesus Way – Praying for your Enemies’

Chris, during this weeks family service spoke about loving our enemies & keeping them in our prayers.

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A blend of this weeks latest news, prayers & up coming dates for your diary in a lovely digital package.

Newsletter for Sunday 24th November 2013

 


Events & Things to do in the coming months ahead

Sunday 1st December – Morning Service : 10.30am Ruth & Tony will be leading our time together in worship looking at praying from the heart of Jesus

Evening Service : 6:30pm Cluster Advent Service on Light will be held at our Church from 6:30pm. Examples of how God’s light has shone through events within our community

Sunday 8th December : Cotswold Carol Service 4:45pm held with the Methodist Church & St. Mary’s

Sunday 22nd December : Christmas Family Celebration 10:30am
Evening Service : Carols by Candlelight 6:30pm

Wednesday 25th December : Family Christmas Day celebration at 10:30am


‘We can do no great things,
only small things with great love’

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‘Praying the Jesus Way – Praying with Humility’
Caroline talks us though how our prayers need to be merciful. 

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This weeks latest news, prayers & up coming dates for your diary in a lovely digital package.

Newsletter for Sunday 17th November 2013

 


Events & Things to do in the coming months ahead

Sunday 24th November – Morning Service: 10.30am Chris Grant will be leading our service on Praying for our Enemies as well as speaking
Evening Service: 6:30pm Sharing Service, joined with friends from Shirehampton Methodist church.

Sunday 1st December: Cluster Advent Service on Light will be held at our Church from 6:30pm. Examples of how God’s light has shone through events our needs; please contact Chris with any ideas


 ‘I am resolved this day to be a friend of love & liberty in service & humility with joy & great hilarity.’

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Sunday morning Ben continued our series on
‘Praying the Jesus Way – Praying Persistently’ 

For our Evening Service we were joined by the
Bristol Evangel Male Voice Choir & Neil Redwood from
Clevedon Baptist

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Latest edition full of dates, news & thoughts for the mind.

Newsletter for Sunday 10th November 2013

 


Events & Things to do in the coming months ahead

Sunday 17th November – Morning Service: 10.30am Tony & Heather’s homegroup will be leading us in our time together in worship, Caroline will speaking on Praying with Humility
Evening Service: 6:30pm Focus on Mission + Prayer & Communion

Sunday 1st December: Cluster Advent Service on Light will be held at our Church from 6:30pm. Examples of how God’s light has shone through events our needs; please contact Chris with any ideas


 ‘When We Come to Christ in Prayer, Whatever Gloom we Carry seems to Transform into Joy & Hope’ MATT6:28-30