Newsletter 1 February 2015 - Birchwood Community Church

We Welcome You!
Please pray for those who are celebrating their
birthday or wedding anniversary this month.
Birthday Celebrations
Zia Muller
Ian Carroll
Ben Agnew
Julie Hobson
11/2 Andy Kevern
12/2 John Hughes
15/2 Doreen Armitage
24/2 Daisy Wray
25/2 Natasha Chahal
Crèche and Sunday school available.
Signed Services: Once a month, we run a BSL signed
service on Sunday morning at 10.45am.
Dates: 22 February, 22 March, 26 April
For enquiries: [email protected]
Ministry Rotas
1 Feb
8 Feb
Setup / Worship
Team 4
Team 5
Service Leader
John R
Dass C
Crèche Teacher
KFC Teacher
Rock Solid
Cleaning HG
God’s presence
in Worship
(Andy Jordan)
Morning Service at the
Encounter Centre: 10.45am
Birchwood Community Church
Sunday morning service: 10.45am
We meet on the first floor at the Encounter Centre.
Anniversary Celebrations
11/2 Bob & Ruth Agnew
Thank you for being with us today. We pray that
God has blessed your time here. Please stay behind
for a cuppa and fellowship after the service this
morning. We also have other activities during the
week. For info, please check
Birchwood Community Church
God’s presence
in Prayer
(John Rockley)
Ayanda S
Jess F
Jeanette C
Jeanette C
Andy K
Derek E
Setup team 4: Welcome: Derek E, Shona E, Dot S
Sound: Ste B, Songpro: May C
Refreshments: Stef S, Pat T, Chris E
Worship: Bob, Andy, Chris, Dass, Beth, Shona
Setup team 5: Welcome: Judy DB, Ayanda S
Sound: Allan S, Songpro: Roger N
Refreshments: Beryl L, Lindsay B
Worship: Bob, Andy, Chris, Dass, Ayanda, Jane
Café Encounter
Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday: 9.00am – 2.30pm
Saturday: 10.00am – 3.00pm
Opening Hours:
Wednesday to Friday: 10.00am – 2.00pm
Saturday: 10.00am – 12.00pm
Birchwood Resource Centre
Opening Hours:
Office: Mon, Thurs & Friday, 8.00am – 12.00pm
HeART: Tuesday from 10.00am – 2.00pm.
Our Address:
53 Dewhurst Road, Birchwood, WA3 7PG
Tel: 01925 850740
Call May to book the centre for any church activity
or for prayer.
Birchwood Community Church
God’s Presence
in Worship
(Andy Jordan)
Sunday 1 February 2015
Weekly Calendar 1 February
Su n da y 1
T h urs da y 5
Birchwood Community Church
10.00am Setup & Prayer
10.45am Encountering God’s Presence in Worship
– Hebrews 9:1-15 (Andy Jordan)
Encounter Centre, first floor
*Communion Service
Re:Use (Jane K)
10.00am – 2.00pm @ Re:Use
Fusion (Youth Group)
6.30 – 8.30pm @ Keverns’
M o n da y 2
Ladies Home Group (Jo T)
10.30am @ Thenjiwe’s
Coffee Morning (Pam, Doreen, Beatrice)
10.30am – 12.00pm @ Café Encounter
Culcheth Home Group
7.30pm, please check with Rockleys or Keverns for
Gorse Covert Home Group (Jeanette C)
7.00pm @ 11 Rossendale Drive, Gorse Covert
Frid ay 6
Morning Prayer (Dot S)
7.00 – 7.30am @ BRC
Mums and Tots (Stef)
9.30am – 11.00am @ Toddlerzone
Re:Use (Jane K)
10.00am – 2.00pm @ Re:Use
Sat u rda y 7
Re:Use (Jane K)
10.00am – 12.00pm @ Re:Use
T u es da y 3
HeART (Stef S)
10.00am – 2.00pm @ BRC
W e d n es da y 4
Re:Use (Jane K)
10.00am – 2.00pm @ Re:Use
Gorse Covert Home Group (Helen & Nigel R)
7.30pm @ 22 Hamsterley Close, Gorse Covert
GC & LS Home Group (Helen J)
7.30pm @ 58 Rockingham Close, Gorse Covert
Oakwood & Gorse Covert Home Groups (Beryl &Jeanette)
Church Cleaning today after the service.
Su n da y 8
Birchwood Community Church
10.00am Setup & Prayer
10.45am Encountering God’s Presence in Prayer –
1 John 3:19-20 (John Rockley)
Encounter Centre, first floor
Fusion (Youth Group)
Bowling & Laser Quest, see Derek for more details.
Encountering God‘s Presence in our lives
We have started a new series called ’Encountering
God’s presence in our lives’. Let’s pray that God will
use it to change us as individuals and as a church
family. May we learn to draw closer to Him.
Sign up list for Doreen’s 80th Birthday Party
Doreen has invited everyone to her 80 Birthday Party
on Sat 14 Feb. For catering purposes, please sign up
on the notice board if you are planning to come.
Announcing the safe arrival of Micah John Holland
Micah John Holland was born at 1.15am on 29 Jan.
We will be providing a gift in celebration of his birth.
Please see May or Jeanette after the service if you
would like to contribute to this.
Order for ‘The Real Easter Eggs’
There is a signup sheet on the notice board if you
would like to order any ‘Real Easter Eggs’. It is fairtrade chocolate and each box contains a booklet
with lots of colourful pictures telling the Easter story.
Fundraising Event for Warrington Foodbank
Join us for an ‘American Pancake Brunch’ on Friday
20 Feb, from 11.00am – 2.00pm at Oughtrington
Community Centre, Lymm, WA13 9JD
Tickets: £8 (adults), £6 (child) and £15 (family of
2 adults and 2 children)
Info and booking:
ReUse donations of good quality clothes
Any donations of good quality clothes, handbags,
shoes, accessories are welcome (no bric a brac).
Rags are welcome too. Please bring your donation
either to ReUse (Wed to Fri, 10.00am – 2.00pm or
Sat, from 10.00am – 12.00pm) or to church on Sun.
Passion Witnesses
Our Daily Bread Ministries 2015 Bible Conferences
will be held in Liverpool.
Date: Sat 7 March
Time: 10.30am – 5.00pm
Venue: Bridge Chapel Centre, Heath Rd, L19 4XR
or email: [email protected] or call 015395 64149