HADDENHAM-cum-DINTON BAPTIST CHURCH

SUNDAY 23 rd February 2020

THE LINK

WELCOME TO WORSHIP

THE SERVICES FOR THIS SUNDAY

Prayer Room will be closed today.

10 15am              The morning worship service will be a joint service with our Methodist friends at their Church.

6.15pm              The evening worship service will be led by Revd. Ruth Bottoms and will include Holy Communion.

 FLOWERS

The flowers today have been kindly given by Nigel Jackman and arranged by Nigel in memory of his mother.

 FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT

Fairtrade Fortnight February 24th –  March 8th celebrating the farmers and workers who grow the food we eat, promoting a living wage and fair trade. Please look out for and buy these products in our local shops.

MESSY VINTAGE CHURCH

PLEASE NOTE.  The next meeting of Vintage Church will be held in the Methodist Church, not our Schoolroom.  It will take place on the 7th March, at 2pm.  It will last for about 2 hours. Come and watch demonstrations of climate change and a volcano, and discuss the changes we could make to help reduce the effects of climate change. We will have a short time of worship and of course we will have refreshments, tea and homemade cakes.

OFF TO INDIA

Paul Wright is going to India at the end of February to work in the schools with the street children.  If you would like to donate any of the following items he will be happy to take them.

Balloons, drawing pencils, note books, hair bands and multi packs of Haribo type sweets.

DOUBLE-KNIT YARN

Teresa needs double-knit yarn in either white, brown, or black to crochet the sheep for this year’s Posada.  Any unwanted toy stuffing would also be great.  Thank you.

JONNY FILLIS

The church meeting have agreed to invite Jonny Fillis and his family back to Haddenham for the weekend of 7 / 8th March. Jonny will visit the lent lunch, then pop into Vintage church at the Methodist Church. At 4pm Jonny and the family will be available in our schoolroom to have a chat with people, then at 5pm we will all gather for afternoon tea.

Jonny will take both services on the 8th March, the evening service will include Holy Communion. Please try to make yourself available to attend one occasion over the weekend.

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER

Friday 6th March at 7pm in the Catholic Church, the service has been written by the ladies of Zimbabwe

ACTIVITIES FOR THIS COMING WEEK.

Tuesday 24th February 2.30pm Day House Group at 3, Yolsum Close

Wednesday 26th February 3pm Jan’s Film afternoon showing ’Downton Abbey’.

Friday 28th February 3.45pm Messy Church.

Saturday 29th February 2pm – 5pm at the Village Hall, Haddenham Community Fair.

FORTHCOMING ACTIVITIES

Sunday 1st March 10.15am This Sunday is a Home Mission Service. The morning worship service will be led by Revd. Adrian Wood from London Colney Baptist Church.

Sunday 1st March 4.30pm The afternoon worship service will be led by Andy Hardy.

Wednesday 4th March Mission Meeting at 1, The Croft.

Friday 6th March 7pm Catholic Church World Day of Prayer.

Saturday 7th March CTiH Village prayer circle at Haddenham Methodist Church

Saturday 7th March Lent Lunches in the Baptist School Room.

Saturday 7th March Vintage Church at Haddenham Methodist Church

Saturday 7th March 4pm Meeting with Jonny Fillis and family over afternoon tea.

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