Weekly Notices – 24th September 2017

Monday 25th September

First Governors Meeting at Riseley CE Primary School

 

Wednesday 27th September

3.15pm – First Aslan’s Club at the Primary School

 

Friday 29th September

(5th Friday of the month – No fusion or Omega+)

7.00pm – GYM Macmillan Coffee “Morning”  the Carters in Yelden

 

SATURDAY 30th September between 2.00 and 4.30ish

For Harvest Thanksgiving please bring your own  bunch of any kind and colour of  flowers – bought or from your garden –  foliage and/or a decorative fruit or vegetable, to be placed on the windowsills around the church. In a labelled vase if you have one, but don’t worry if not

SUNDAY 1st October

In addition to your generous harvest gifts suitable to support women and children in Bedford, you are invited to bring one example of something you like which inspires your own thankfulness ( fruit from your garden, favourite pack of biscuits, special coffee etc.) Small items are appreciated as well as large volume durables

 

Monday 9th October

Shoe Box wrapping evening  in Yelden at The Carters

 

Saturday 28th October

Church Away Day at Kimbolton School

Prayer Requests – 24th September 2017

Suggestions For Your Prayers…

 

  • For the individuals whose choice of words and actions are so critical for the conduct of international relations. Pray that God would make them attentive to wise advisers and grant discernment to see the path to peace and reconciliation along with courage and boldness to bring them about

 

  • For those in authority and individuals coping with the continuing impact of earthquakes in Mexico; hurricanes in the Carribean and USA; tens of thousands of children with cholera in Yemen; the ongoing flow of migrants, including the Rohingya fleeing Myanmar to Bangladesh

 

  • The first Governor’s meeting at the Primary School on Monday. Pray for those carrying responsibility during these important early stages of establishing effective management and a strong ethos for staff and pupils

 

  • For everyone with health concerns, awaiting or having received test results, working out practical implications of treatment. That carers may be sensitive to give the right support, That all involved would look to God for spiritual strength and learn how to lean on him with complete trust

 

  • The PCC developing our Mission Action Plan and considering the important questions of how to honour God as we work to know Christ and make Him known using the gifts and resources God has given in accordance with his word

 

 Know Christ and Make Him Known

Weekly Notices – 17th September 2017

Wednesday 20th September

ABC Mums and Toddlers: from 9.00 am

 

Friday 22nd September

Fusion: 7.30-9.15 pm

 

Saturday 23rd September

All Dads and Me: 9.00-10.30 am

 

Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th September

The Compassion Experience at King’s Arms – leaflets on back table

 

Friday 29th September

GYM: Macmillan Coffee “Morning”:  7.00pm at the Carters in Yelden

 

HARVEST: Special Notice TWO invitations

Firstly: on Saturday 30th September between 2.00 and 4.30ish As a change this year we would like to invite as many of you as possible to bring your own bunch of any kind and colour of flowers – bought or from your garden –  foliage and/or a decorative fruit or vegetable, to be placed on the windowsills around the church. Please bring them to church (in a labelled vase if you have one, but don’t worry if not). Questions to Alison Keating

Secondly: on Sunday 1st October, in addition to your generous harvest gifts suitable to support women and children in Bedford, you are invited to bring one example of something you like which inspires your own thankfulness ( fruit from your garden, favourite pack of biscuits, special coffee etc.) – Small items are appreciated as well as large volume durables

 

Monday 9th October

Shoe Box wrapping evening  at The Carters in Yelden

 

Saturday 28th October

Church Away Day at Kimbolton School – Julian Milson (Crosslinks Mission Partner) is our speaker

Prayer Requests – 17th September 2017

Suggestions For Your Prayers…

 

  • Give thanks that Riseley CE Primary School is now open and functioning. Pray for all staff and pupils learning how best to use the new and old buildings. Pray for the pupils and parents for whom it is a new feature, to be quickly reassured about fitting in to a Church School. Also for the school ethos to be positively and well established

 

  • The continuing impact of hurricanes in the Carribean and USA; earthquake in Mexico; continuing crisis (especially for chidren) in Yemen. The ongoing flow of migrants from one desperate place to another, including the Rohingya fleeing Myanmar to Bangladesh. For God to raise up peacemakers in political conflicts

 

  • All students and pupils beginning new courses. Pray for our returning students to continue in Christian fellowship and to grow as godly disciples. For Festive as they seek new staff and use opportunities to support individuals and CUs in 6th Form and Technical Colleges

 

  • For everyone with health concerns, awaiting or having received test results, working out practical implications of treatment. That carers may be sensitive to give the right support, That all involved would look to God for spiritual strength and learn how to lean on him with complete trust

 

  • Staff at the Stables bearing the emotional burden of caring for vulnerable clients. For and those with management responsibility

 

 Know Christ and Make Him Known

Weekly Notices – 3rd September 2017

Wednesday 6th September                                                                                                                                                7.45 pm in church room – Time to reflect and pray

 

Thursday 7th September

11.30am – Midweek Service and Lunch

 

Saturday 9th September

Riseley Village Show – Urgent – Please Sign up for a short slot to be on the All Saints stand in support of those leading activities (and perhaps allow them a short break)

 

Saturday 23rd September

10.00am – 5.00pm – The Compassion Experience  Free and family friendly – hosted by The King’s Arms, Ampthill Road

Sunday 24th September

11.00am – 5.00pm –The Compassion Experience – Day 2

 

Saturday 28th October

All Saints, All Together Church Away Day at Kimbolton School. The speaker is Julian Milson – our new Crosslinks Mission Partner

Prayer Requests – 3rd September 2017

Suggestions For Your Prayers…

 

  • People in places of physical threat. Hurricane Harvey. The millions affected by flooding in Nepal, NE India and Bangladesh. Cholera affecting large numbers of children in Yemen. All affected by terrorism.  For bold solutions to halt the constant flow of migrants from one desperate place to another and practical compassion for those being rescued. For Christian relief workers, ministers and churches to give help and loving  witness to the assurance that comes from trusting God

 

  • Festive have sent us this prayer request: Approaching the new term, pray that workers will be able to connect with lots of Christian students across the country to help inspire and equip them to share their faith and live for Christ whilst at college. Pray for new CUs to start up and current ones to grow and particularly pray for students starting in year 12 this term

 

  • Riseley CE Primary School. Still LOTS to be done in a very short time. Pray for the whole staff adjusting to a new set up, that they would work well together to quickly establish a  strong and positive ethos for the children’s learning. Pray for good management of logistics for the move and wise handling of any issues and glitches that may arise

 

  • All the bereaved

 

  • For those dealing with medical tests, treatment regimes, mental health issues: to look to God when fearful, in pain or distressed and be granted hope relief and peace

 

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Prayer Requests – 20th August 2017

Suggestions For Your Prayers…

 

  • People in places of physical threat. The landslide with great loss of life in Freetown Sierra Leone. The millions affected by flooding in Nepal, NE India and Bangladesh. Cholera affecting large numbers of children in Yemen. The residents and tourists in cities where terrorist attacks have taken place, especially in Barcelona. Also the high tension in Charlottesville USA fuelled by deep rooted prejudice. Please pray for Christian relief workers, ministers and churches to show love of neighbour and witness to the assurance that comes from trusting God

 

  • Students who have received A level results and awaiting GCSEs. Pray they would not become overconfident nor be undermined but discover a godly perspective as they look to the future

 

  • Festive have sent us this prayer request: Please pray for Festive as we approach the new term. Pray that workers will be able to connect with lots of Christian students across the country to help inspire and equip them to share their faith and live for Christ whilst at college. Pray for new CUs to start up and current ones to grow and particularly pray for students starting in year 12 this term

 

  • Restraint between nations fearful of attack. Pray that God would be at work among the people and leaders of North Korea and all other leaders engaged in diplomacy to avoid actual use of weapons

 

  • Pray for Riseley Primary School and the huge task of moving in. For staff and volunteers to have the stamina they need to give a really good welcome to the first pupils in the new buildings. Head teacher to make good decisions regarding many details

 

  • Leaders and members on all Summer Ventures

 

  • For those dealing with mental health issues

 

Know Christ and Make Him Known