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Week of prayer 2015
Dates & times
7.30 - 9.00pm, Sunday 4th Jan
HEART - God’s heart for the church
7.30 - 9.00pm, MOnday 5th Jan
JOURNEY - discipleship & spiritual growth
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information about our church or
how to get more involved in
church life please complete the
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4th January 2015
1.30 - 3.00pm, Tuesday 6th Jan
EXTENDED FAMILY - overseas mission the persecuted church
New beginnings
7.30 - 9.00pm, WEDNESday 7th Jan
COMMUNITY - the community God has placed us in
7.30 - 9.00pm, FRIday 9th Jan
YOUNG PEOPLE - young people & children
‘’Not by might nor by power, but by my Spirit,’ says the Lord Almighty’
~ Zechariah 4:6
A reminder to people on the Refreshments rota:
11th January ~ Eric & Vera (1st), Margaret & Pearlyn (2nd)
18th January ~ Margaret & Jean (1st); Youth (2nd)
Senior Minister: Revd. Micky Munroe
Telephone: 01943 512394
Mobile: 07828189762
E-mail: [email protected]
Minister: Revd. Ann Chesworth
Telephone: 01943 968628
Mobile: 07743942816
E-mail: [email protected]
Youth Minister: Ben Lawrence
Tel:07979 636 289
E-mail: [email protected]
Church Offices - The Hub
Manchester House, 50a Oxford Road, Guiseley, LS20 8AB
Telephone 01943 884233
E-mail. [email protected]
4th ~ 11th January 2015
‘Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous.
Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the Lord
your God will be with you wherever you go.’
~ Joshua 1:9
Welcome to Guiseley Baptist Church!
It’s great to have you with us this morning at our covenant service!
If you are visiting us, we want to give you a warm welcome and trust
you will feel at home with us ~ please help yourself to one of our
welcome leaflets, which can be found in the foyer, if you’d like more
information about who we are and what we do.
Today, our Senior Minister Rev Micky Munroe is preaching and he
begins a new series of messages - The Adventure of Faith - on the
Old Testament book of Joshua and communion will follow at the end
of each service - there are gluten free wafers available on the plates.
Please stay for a cup of tea or coffee at the end.
There are a number of exciting mission and ministry opportunities for
GBC at the beginning of the year. Please make a note of dates.
Week of Prayer at GBC ~ w/c 4th January 2015
Today is the beginning of a week dedicated to prayer. Together we
seek God’s will and blessing for the year ahead. Hopefully you have
received one of the information cards, outlining the different times
through the week given over to prayer; if not the cards are available
in the foyer. More information is given on the reverse of the news
sheet or speak to Kenny Brown or Micky.
CAP Job Club @ GBC will be launched on the morning of Tuesday
20th January. This is an exciting new opportunity for GBC to partner
with Christians Against Poverty in serving our community and
making a real and lasting difference in the lives of those seeking
employment. Please pray for this date. For more information please
speak to Allan Stewart.
Alpha @ GBC ~ We will be running an Alpha course starting on
Tues 20th Jan, 7pm. Please help yourself to an invitation in the foyer
and prayerfully consider if this is for you or who you could invite
~ people have signed up already! Help needed ~ We are looking
for people to prepare a dish to be served as part of the meal at the
beginning ~ if that is something you could help with, please sign up
in the foyer or speak to Micky
Thinking about baptism? Don’t forget to speak to Micky, Ann or
Ben soon if you are thinking about baptism. Coming along to the
sessions doesn’t commit you to getting baptised!
Men’s Prayer Breakfast dates for 2015
31st Jan; 28th Feb, 28th March, 25th Apr, 30th May, 27th June,
26th Sept, 31st Oct, 28th Nov. These dates are all Saturdays.
We meet at 8 for 8.15am. As always, no need to book, just turn up!
Thank you for supporting the Giant Christmas card and Christmas
Day offering. The Christmas Day offering amounted to £400, which
will be split between BMS World Mission & YBA Home Mission and
an additional £118.25 was sent to Home Mission from the Giant
Christmas card. Thanks to all who gave so generously.
Deacon’s elections - nomination forms are in the foyer for our
forthcoming deacon elections, which will be held at the AGM on
Wednesday 4th Feb, 8pm. There are three vacancies and an
existing deacon who is up for election - Paul Cayton is happy to
stand again.
Nominations can be made by completing a
nomination form and returning it to Joy Liles by Sunday, 18th
January. If you are thinking of standing, it would be good for you to
speak to Micky or Ann, as well as talking to existing deacons to find
out a bit more about what it entails. Deacons Andy Thomson and
David Skeet are standing down and we are grateful to God for their
service to the kingdom and church.
More information
Please tick the areas you are interested in, detach this form and hand it
to the Minister, or send it to the Church
Office (address on back of this leaflet)
Please give me more info on:
 Finding out more about the
Christian faith
 Church Membership
 Baptism/Dedication
 Newcomers Tea
 House groups
New Year ~ regular groups restart
Cornerstones, our weekly luncheon club restarts after the Christmas
break this coming Wednesday, 7th January, 12~2pm
Mainly Music, our weekly music group for pre-schoolers and their
carers restarts on Friday 9th January, 10~11am. Please note there
is a waiting list so please speak to Carolyn Campbell for more info
The Connection restarts next Saturday, 10th January from
10.15~11.30am. The New Year can be a lonely time for some so
why not invite someone along for great refreshments, homemade
cakes and a warm welcome.
 Older people’s work
Please pray for the regular groups as they start back ~ that each will
know God’s guidance and strength in this coming year as they serve
Him here at GBC.
Please remember those who are sick within the fellowship and those
who have family members who are ill or in hospital at this time.
Church Meeting dates for 2015
Our quarterly Church Meetings are being held on the following dates,
Wednesday 4th Feb - AGM & Quarterly meeting,
Wednesday 22nd April , Tuesday 14th July,
Wednesday 21st October
Would you like someone to pray with you?
Members of our GBC Prayer Team, wearing badges are available to
pray with you in strict confidence, whatever your request or need.
If you would like someone to pray with you please come to the
prayer space at the front of the worship centre.
 Children’s/Youth work
I would be interested in getting
involved with:
 Welcoming/Stewarding
 Hospitality
 Children’s/Youth Work
 Sound-desk operation
 Community Action
 Prayer Teams
 Practical help with church