MARCH 2019

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Welcome!

Simply Jesus.

I do hope by now that you've heard a lot about this! Simply Jesus is our all-church 2019 campaign that I'd love you to be fully involved in. Here are 5 things we can be doing:


1) Be part of a Sunday service each week so that you catch the whole series. We're running the series at 9.30am, 11.15am & 6.30pm (The Gathering), and also across all Youth & Young Vineyard groups. This series really is for everyone!

2) Be part of a Simply Jesus small group - either an existing group or a new group - there are special videos & resources that will only be available through small groups

3) Invite someone to come to a Sunday service with you, someone who doesn't normally do church. Be expectant that they would meet Jesus for themselves.

4) Pray for the series, that our church & our communities would be deeply impacted by Jesus

5) Read through a gospel in parallel to the series. The "Lent for Everyone" series by Tom Wright is an excellent devotional resource - details HERE

Please don't miss out on going deeper with Jesus because it's all about Him. Simply Jesus.


There's lots of other exciting things going on in the lead up to Easter. Please read on and click on links to read more.

Every blessing,

Andy

 
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CONNECT | SAT 2ND MARCH | 9:30AM

Join us for Riverside Vineyard Essentials this Saturday. An interactive morning exploring who we are, why we do what we do & how you can be a part of something here. Free childcare for under 11s. More details & sign up…

 
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SUNDAY LUNCH | SUN 3RD MARCH | 1PM

Sunday Lunch is this coming weekend. It takes place after the 11:15am service, and this month the menu is "Italian". This is also a great opportunity for us to be "Different Together" as a church family.

Everyone is welcome to come along. All we ask is for a donation of £3 per person / £10 for a family, but if cost is an issue, please chat to one of the pastoral team and we'll sort things out for you.

 
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WHAT IS BAPTISM? | SUN 7TH APR | 5PM

If you’ve said yes to following Jesus, baptism is the next step. If you’ve not yet been baptised, we’d love you to join us to explore why baptism is so important. Sign up at the Info Point or online. Next baptism service is on Easter Sunday, 21st April.

 
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LIGHTHOUSE PRJECT | FRI 8TH MARCH | 7:30PM

There is still time to donate!!!

This week is the last Sunday to bring along donations for the Lighthouse Project. Better still, why not bring your donations with you and join us on Friday 8th March, from 7.30pm, to make up gift bags and bless some ladies in our community. This will be a relaxed, social evening, with music and a cash bar.

It's a great opportunity to bring friends along - So, who can you invite?

 
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SOUL SURVIVOR | TICKETS ARE SELLING FAST!

23RD - 28TH AUGUST 2019

If you want to book your youth on for Soul Survivor this summer then please do get them booked on ASAP to avoid disappointment. Soul Survivor is very likely to sell out by Easter!

We are also Attending DTI festival in May please check out the links below for more info and bookings...

 
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EASTER SERVICES - WHO CAN YOU INVITE?

Easter is a wonderful celebration of good news. Is there someone you can invite to come along to a service with you?

- Good Friday: 3pm, - Reflective communion service (there will also be a group for 4-11 year old children)

- Easter Sunday: 8am, - A slightly more traditional communion service to celebrate Easter

Easter Sunday: 10.30am - All together in one celebration service plus Youth & Young Vineyard groups

 
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EGGSTREME! | 17TH & 18TH APR | 2-4PM

Save the date for our children’s Easter Holiday Club! 2 fun-packed afternoons of activities for 4-11 year olds. We will be getting to know Jesus better through stories, games, crafts and much more. More details to follow so watch this space!

 
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CAP: MONEY | 28TH MARCH | 10:30 - 11:30AM

Are your finances in need of a Spring Clean? 

CAP Money is a free 1 hour introductory course for anyone who wants to take a fresh look at money and spending habits. A chance to manage your money better, prevent debt along the way and learn to budget, save and spend well.

 
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LIFE BEYOND... SERIES TALKS AVAILABLE ONLINE

For the past few weeks, we've been teaching a series entitled "Life Beyond". There are things like guilt, shame, envy & bitterness that will kill us inside unless we embrace the freedom offered to us by Jesus.

We've been so encouraged by the feedback to the series and how helpful people have found it. If you missed any of the talks or want to listen again, you can do so here…

 

If you haven't picked up a copy of this months news sheet or would prefer a digital copy,
you can download below...