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Weekly Bulletin – 13 August 2023

St Andrews Baptist Church Weekly Bulletin

Sunday 13th August 2023

A warm welcome to all who are worshipping with us this Sunday—whether you are with us in person, online or joining us over the telephone!

For Sunday service information, see below. You can access our services through our website (; for access, see details at the bottom of this bulletin)

Reminder: the Lammas Market started on Friday 11th and runs to the 15th. August. There will be road closures/restrictions which will impact access and parking for the church. Leave plenty of time to find parking this week!!


10am,Learning to pray from Paul’s prayers”, based on 2 Thes. 1:1-12. Abi Ngunga will be preaching.

6:30pm, “Eating with the Lord”, based on Revelation 19:1-10. David Moffitt will be preaching. This service will include Communion.

Rooted & Impact youth groups: have finished for the summer and will resume in September. If you would like information about summer youth events, email



Ladies’ Bible Study Group: contact Judy Wray for more information.


ABC Toddlers: finished for the summer holidays.

Balnacarron Service: 2:30pm

Prayer Meeting: 7:30pm in the Fellowship Room


Postgrad and young adults: finished for the summer holidays.


Prayer Meeting: 9am on Zoom.


10am,Learning to pray from Paul’s prayers”, based on 2 Cor. 13:1-14. Eric Foster-Whiddon will be preaching.

6:30pm, “Praise & Prayer”. Janice Ross will be preaching.


Storehouse Special Collection: A quick note to say that the money raised during the special collection for Storehouse on 23 July 2023 amounted to £580.37.

Student Welcome Lunch and Hospitality Pairings: This year we would like to relaunch student hospitality pairings. If you would like to host a small group of students for lunch on 17 September as part of our student welcome or host students for meals on a semesterly basis (or both!), please contact Ethan at

Student Accommodation Requests: During the summer we often receive requests from students regarding accommodation. If you are aware of any available flats or receive an accommodation request, please email 

The Special Offering to be collected at our next Communion service on 27th August will be for the work of BMS World Mission (focus on Genesis Acaye, Uganda).

Transport Ministry: It is sometimes difficult to get to health care appointments, and this can bring added stress when facing health concerns. Help may be found within the church family – did you know that we have a list of drivers who are willing to be asked to help out? So, if you are anticipating an appointment and are unsure how to get there, we may be able to help you. Contact the coordinator through If you are a driver who is willing to be contacted by the coordinator (without obligation), please speak to Jane Harrison or email **Please note that this is not a taxi service, nor an ambulance service, but simply a way of helping to match those in need with church friends and family who may be able to assist with transport**


A few Sundays ago, we were truly blessed and challenged by what Caro shared at an evening service about her journey and life in Columbia. The first few prayer points focus on continue praying for her and Columbia.

Sunday: Pray for reconciliatory narratives/speeches instead of so much polarization in Columbia.

Monday: For church unity in Columbia, especially churches in main cities and those in little villages affected by the conflict.

Tuesday:For resilience and endurance for the communities within Columbia, churches, secular organizations, etc. that are in the middle of conflict and in general.

Wednesday: Pray for Caro, her studies here in St Andrews and her family back in Columbia.

Thursday: Pray for the children of our church (including those being formed in the wombs of their mothers), that they grow in wisdom and stature, and in favour with God and everyone.

Friday: Pray for the returning and new students as they prepare to return or join St Andrews for their studies. Pray that they may meet, learn and/or know Christ better during their time here besides their aim to get a good education.

Saturday: Pray for those in our Fellowship who are becoming/looking after someone who is becoming frail, and/or struggling with health issues of any kind. Pray for patience, protection, strength, grace and healing.


To join in church services & prayer meetings by telephone: Dial 0131 460 1196. When prompted for your Meeting ID, enter 726 034 6887 followed by the # key. You will be prompted for a Participant ID; just enter the # key again. When prompted for a password enter 777 followed by the # hash key. You will be connected to the meeting / service. (It is possible you will be given a different Meeting ID by the person arranging the meeting. If so, use the Meeting ID number you are given).

To join in online with video: Go to & follow the instructions given to join Zoom & download the APP(lication).

The morning service starts at 10AM, in-person & online, & includes creche & Beacons Kids’ provision. The evening service starts at 6:30PM.


Items for the bulletin should be emailed to (or leave a message on the church answer machine, 01334 472285) (by Wednesday 6PM) 


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