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  News & Information

Watercolour on Wednesday Exhibition: Saturday 13 October at 10am in church.

Connections Harvest Praise Monday 15th October: Harvest Celebration Service for seniors, followed by tea and cake. 2pm in the church. Everyone welcome.
Prayer on Wednesday 17th October this week will be at the earlier time of 7PM to avoid a clash with home groups. Praying specifically for the Sussex Gospel Partnership.
VERVE GO: Friday 19 October we’re joining with other youth groups in our area for the Love E.G. Youth Celebration! It's at 19:45-21:00 at Jubilee Community Centre for ages 11-18. It sounds like it's going to be a fantastic night with an acclaimed messy games expert, tuck shop, great activities, live band for sung worship, and a short gospel talk. Our usual team of leaders will meet them there to sign in and look after them. Luke Markham with any questions.
Light & Neon Parties on Wednesday 31 October: An alternative to trick or treat. Children in school years R-4 are invited from 4.30-6.00. Children in years 5-9 from 6.30- 8.00. Come in bright clothes and enjoy games, activities and food in the church hall. Flyers available in church and see Diane Francis to book a place. 
Autumn Course 2018: We are hosting The Parenting Children Course at St John’s. It’s open to any who have/look after children aged 0-10, and runs on 5 Saturday mornings beginning 3rd November at 10am (followed by lunch at 12). The cost is £15/person or £25/couple, and there will also be children’s activities run by our fantastic team alongside the course. Please book your place with Jane in the office and think about who else you could invite. Flyers are available in church.
SGP Annual Conference: Saturday 10 November. Info leaflets available in church.
Chris and Veronica Bowes thank everyone who supported and looked after them during the 7 months they spent out of their flooded home. ‘We are delighted to be back home and have really felt supported by the church over the last months’
Tearfund Christmas Cards are available via Brenda and Gordon Wilkinson and a selection will be available to buy at both services on 21st October. The latest copies of Tear Times are available in church.


Sunday 14 October, Guest Speaker: Moira Astin, Archdeacon of Reigate

Each year, we designate one Sunday when we focus on our mission partners and seek to raise the financial support we give to them. We hope you agree that it’s a privilege to support and encourage people financially who have answered God’s call to go and help others in different places. We ask church members to factor in this day when you prayerfully plan your regular giving.

Envelopes for gifts are available and details of all our mission partners are in the latest issue of our magazine. Every penny goes to them. We will receive gifts at our services Sunday 14 October, or you can give via online transfer (and we will keep things open for a few weeks for any who wish to give but haven’t come prepared today).

Save the date:

Sussex Gospel Partnership Annual Conference: Saturday 10 November

Fri 12 October
5:30pm Rainbows/Brownies
7pm Guides
7-8:30pm VERVE

Sat 13 October
10am Watercolour Exhibition

Sun 14 October
5.30pm Youth Group

Sun 14th October

World Mission Gift Day

8am   Holy Communion

10am sundayten 

5.30-7.30pm Youth Group

6pm sundaysix  

The Week Ahead

Home Group Week

Sun 14 October

3pm Peace Service, Moat Church
Mon 15 October
2pm Connections Harvest Praise
Wed 17 October
9.15am Women’s home group
2-4pm Watercolour on Wed.
7pm Prayer on Wednesday
Fri 19 October
5:30pm Rainbows/Brownies
7pm Guides
7:45pm VERVE GO at JCC

Sun 21st October

Mark Francis  Title: Justice is served 

10am sundayten Holy Communion

5.30-7.30pm Youth Group

6pm sundaysix  

Prayer Diary

Friday Pray for Church Army's Marylebone Project, providing secure accommodation and training for homeless women in London; and for CPAS who, among other things, run Christian camps for young people.
Saturday Pray for our local partners - Welcare, who work with needy families in the local area, offering practical help and support; and St Catherine's Hospice who provide end-of-life support and care with compassion and dignity.
Sunday 14 October Pray that our World Mission Gift Day is a wonderful opportunity to meet the financial needs of our Mission Partners and to learn more about them and their work. Pray for our Guest Speaker, Moira Astin.

Monday Pray for the Connections Harvest
Praise service this afternoon, that it will be well-attended and an expression of our thanks to God for his loving care and provision for all our needs, spiritual as well as physical.
Tuesday Praise God for the response to our World Mission Gift Day on Sunday that all the money raised may be used for God's glory and to extend his Kingdom in the work of our various Mission Partners.
Wednesday Join in praying for the work of the Sussex Gospel Partnership at our monthly prayer meeting this evening (at 7pm). Give thanks for their provision of training, which especially benefits our Ministry Apprentices.

Thursday Pray for the planning and preparation for the Light and Neon Parties to be held for children of all ages on 31st October, as a great Christian alternative to Hallowe'en, with games, activities and food in the church hall.
Friday Thank God for the way that Verve is proving so popular among our young people on Friday evenings, and pray for Luke and his team as they think up amazing activities in conjunction with clear Biblical teaching.
Saturday Pray for good publicity for the Parenting Children Course which starts in November, that it may benefit and encourage many parents both from church and the wider community, and may build helpful friendships.
Sunday 21st October As we continue to explore the book of Ezekiel in our Sunday services, let us thank God that his justice was fully served through the death of Jesus on the Cross for our sin, so that we can have eternal Life.