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Weekly Bulletin – 7 July 2024

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 (www.standrewsbaptist.org.uk; for access, see details at the bottom of this bulletin)

THIS SUNDAY:
10am: Abi Ngunga will be preaching on “Written for our hope: Introduction” based on Romans 15:4 and Genesis 12:1-9.
6:30pm: Paulus de Jong will be preaching on “Puzzling Prophets: Elijah and the drought” based on 1 Kings 17.
Rooted and Impact have finished for this term. Rachel is organising some youth gatherings throughout the summer, contact rhenry@ylinternational.org for more information!

THIS WEEK’S DIARY:
Home Groups this week. See a pastor after the service or contact Angus Ross on angus@standrewsbaptist.org.uk for more info.

TUESDAY:
Deacons’ meeting:
7:30pm

WEDNESDAY:
ABC Toddlers:
10-11:30am in the Fellowship Room.
Balnacarron Service: 2:30pm.
Awake has finished for the spring term. If you are interested in a summer student group, speak to Ethan or Tamara or emailstudents@standrewsbaptist.org.uk

FRIDAY:
Mums’ Bible Study Group:
10-12:30pm in the Fellowship Room.Admin Office Hours: 12:30-4pm

SATURDAY:

Prayer Meeting:
9am on Zoom.

NEXT SUNDAY:
10am:
Tyler Hoagland will be preaching on “God’s pledged promises” based on Genesis 15.
6:30pm: Abi Ngunga will be preaching on “Elijah and the fire” based on 1 Kings 18. This service will include Communion.

NOTICES:
Shipwrecked! Holiday Club: Volunteers needed! Our upcoming holiday club takes place at Canongate Primary School playing fields, mornings of Monday 12th August through Friday 16th August. If you like to work with primary school aged children and would like to join us in this week full of adventure, please contact Tiny. (tiny@standrewsbaptist.org.uk)

Transport Ministry: If you are struggling to get to church, or to healthcare appointments, email pastoralcare@standrewsbaptist.org.uk, and we will do our best to help.

PRAYER ITEMS FOR JULY:
Sunday: Give thanks to God for all His goodness to us and all His work among us and through His church. Pray for the growth of the church both numerically and in-depth of discipleship, for God wants His church to grow.
Monday: Give thanks to God for the recent peaceful UK general election. Pray for peace and healing for those who have lost. Pray for good governance from those who have been elected. Pray that the government will be just and compassionate and that we may live peaceful and quiet lives in all godliness and holiness.
Tuesday: Give thanks to God for all the youth camps (with Mihai in Romania and Young Life) that have taken place and pray for those still yet to take place. Pray for God to continue working in the lives of those who have been exposed to the Good News and those yet to be exposed to it.
Wednesday: Pray for the safety and success of the Shipwrecked Holiday Club (Monday 12 to Friday 16 August) taking place at Canongate Primary School playing fields here in St Andrews.
Thursday: Pray for healing, strength, and sufficient/sustaining grace for those who are struggling with health issues. Pray too for patience and strength for those who are lovingly caring for them.
Friday: Pray for peace, justice, and stability in countries from where people flee, so that fewer people are forced to leave their homes and seek shelter.
Saturday: Pray for the Lord to return – with just one word: MARANATHA!

HOW TO CONNECT TO OUR SERVICES:
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 https://us04web.zoom.us/j/7260346887 & follow the instructions given to join Zoom & download the APP(lication).
The morning service starts at 10AM, in-person & online, & includes crèche & Beacons Kids’ provision. The evening service starts at 6:30PM.

ITEMS FOR THE BULLETIN:
Items for the bulletin should be emailed to bulletin@standrewsbaptist.org.uk (or leave a message on the church answer machine, 01334 472285) (by Wednesday 6PM)

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