Notes And Notices
Hope that motivates Faithfulness.
As we begin the New Year, which promises to be challenging, St John’s and Holy Trinity will be starting a study of the Book of Daniel. This book gives us practical and personal help as Christians on how we can live with integrity in a society with a lifestyle radically different from that taught in the Bible. Daniel was a man who rose to a position of great power and prestige in the world system but remained loyal in his relationship with God. He shows us how to live a life of spiritual integrity in the crush of a secular world. Ultimately, Daniel contains a message of hope that motivates faithfulness. It is the story of God and his victory in the world. For God is the sovereign Lord of history, the one who established kingdoms and brings them down. From the opening chapter and the story of Daniel’s exile in Babylon, to the closing chapter and its vision of the future, we see how God achieves his saving work in the world.
We are recommending that you use the Lifebuilder Bible Study written Douglas Connelly published by Scripture Union for personal use and in your community groups.
This can be downloaded on Kindle or copies can be obtained from Eden.co.uk.
We also have some spare copies at church which we would be happy to drop off to you.
You might like to visit The Bible Project Website which gives a helpful introduction to Daniel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9cSC9uobtPM
Over 50’s on the phone
Monday – play reading – Winnie the Pooh.
Wednesday – general chat and charades.
Friday- bingo (non-gambling) and games.
Over 50’s are knitting squares for charity and creating a lockdown recipe book.
For information contact Janice Bessant 07715172568
On Thursday 4th February 2021 at 8pm we continue our series of group discussions via Zoom. We will be looking at Chapter 4: Disentangling Christianity from White Supremacy
People of colour are rightly feeling immense anger, grief and pain. Racism is a cancer that is evil and, in our country it is systemic. The outpouring of grief and anger over the death of George Floyd has been a wake-up call. We’re committed as a church to listening to one another, to understanding each other’s stories more fully and to hearing each other with soft hearts. As we travel on this journey, we’ll come face to face with the need to repent and to change the ways in which our biases and lack of love have and are negatively affecting people of colour, both in how we relate as individuals and in how we structure the church.
This is just a start of the journey and we’re committed to continuing with it together as friends and as one family in God.
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