From young to old there's always something happening at or around Good News Church!
Sunday Meetings are at Good News Church and start at 10:30 am
You're invited to join us for coffee from 10:15 am
Sat 13th April 8.30 – 9.30am pray for our community meet at the car park by Drinkwaters
Followed by breakfast and work morning / spring clean at church.
Holy Week / Easter
Wed 17 April– Reflective service 7.30pm at Fernilee Chapel, Churches Together.
Good Fri 19 April – 4pm meet at church to walk to Eccles Pike for a 5pm Open Air service
Sat 20 April – Reflection and prayer followed by breakfast 8.30am at church.
Catch the Fire conference
Sat 4 May –– Father heart of God. At Buxton Community Church. 10.30am – 9.30pm. Leaflets available
Men’s meal Tue 7 May 7.30 for 8pm
The Hanging gate – 3 course menu £9.50 – book in advance with Rob.
Our speaker is Steve Brown who set up City Centre ministries in Manchester, working with people and sharing Christian faith with those who are homeless.
Shine a light on social media – Sun 14th April at church 5-7pm
Warrior – Sun 7th April 6pm – 8pm at Buxton Community Church
Deeper – Youth, Sun 12th May 6pm-8pm at church.
Over the next few weeks we will be looking at the “I am” sayings from John’s Gospel
I am He – 24 March - John 4 v 1-26
I am the Bread of Life - 31 March - John 6 v 35
I am the Light of the World – 7 April – John 8 v 12 / 9 v5
I am the Gate for the sheep and the Good Shepherd – 14 April – John 10 v 9-11
I am the Resurrection and the Life – 21 April – Easter – John 11 v 25
I am the Way the Truth and the Life – 28 April – John 14 v6
I am the True Vine – 5 May – John 15 v 1-5
5 things to pray for your church – by Rachel Jones, Good Book Company
We long for God to be working in our church fellowship, and we know we're meant to be praying for our church. But often when it comes to it, we don't quite know what to ask for. Or we feel our requests to God are shallow, repetitive and stuck in a rut.
That's where this little book is designed to help. It will equip you to pray powerful prayers for your church family—prayers that really change things, because they're based on God's word.
Each spread takes a passage of Scripture and suggests 5 things to pray for an aspect of church life. Because when we pray in line with God's priorities as found in his word, our prayers are powerful and effective (James 5 v 16)—and that's a truly thrilling prospect. Use this book in any number of ways: work through it as part of your daily quiet time, or pick it up whenever someone you know is in particular need of prayer.
Pick up a copy at the front of church. Donations welcome.
AGM – Reports and minutes from last week’s AGM are available if you want a paper copy see Rob
Safeguarding – online training has now been sent to all who have a church DBS check for work with children and young people.
Synergy Camp @ Lenchwood Christian Centre May 24 6:00 pm – May 27 12:30 pm
At Lenchwood Christian Centre, nr Evesham we’ll be pursuing Relationship, Mission & Adventure. Leaflets at front of church.
More details at http://www.synergysphere.org/event/synergy-camp/
Thought from our Lent course.
Augustine of Hippo, a fifth century bishop said:
You have made us for yourself, and our heart is restless until it finds its rest in you
Youth (11-18) -
Youth meets Fridays at 8pm to have fun, make friends and meet God. Contact Rob for more information.
We meet for a meal out with a short talk from a speaker, every few months.
Next meal Tue 7 May at Hanging Gate, Chapel 7.30pm for 8pm
With guest speaker Steve Brown from City Centre Ministries
March 2014 - Set up for Whaley Bridge Youth culture (above). Cafe Church Advent 2013 (below)
The Alpha Course
'What Alpha offers, and what is attracting thousands of people, is permission, rare in secular culture, to discuss the big questions - life and death and their meaning.' -The Guardian
We are hoping to run Alpha again soon. Please email to enquire
For more info click Alpha