Week commencing 11 October 2015

Sunday worship at 10.30am (No Communion): James MacKenzie will bring us God’s Word. Malcolm Webb will lead worship. Creche is available during this service.

Children@ACF. Our Sunday morning activities for children are: Age 3 – P1 in the DJ Team room (by the creche): P2-P3 in the coffee hall; P4, P5 & P6 are in the cube room; *Parents, please pick your children up after the service* ; Ignite: P7 – S2 Bible Study meets in the youth room at the front of the main hall. All groups run from 11am to 12 noon.

Home Groups: Held on the second and fourth weeks monthly. Groups usually meet on a Sunday afternoon, Sunday, Monday and Wednesday evenings and Thursday, early evening. For more information please contact Pete Henderson.


Women’s Bible StudyMondays at 9.30am. This term, the book by Jack Kuhatschek entitled ‘Pleasing God’ will be studied. Ladies, please feel free to join this group. Creche provided.

Prayer Meeting and Bible Study: Tuesdays 7.30pm to 9pm. Pastor Vijay Pillai will be leading a study of the book of Exodus. Calum MacKenzie will lead prayer.

Seniors Friday: Held every Friday from 10.30am to 12 noon. Food,quizzes,teas,coffees and laughter. Speak to Bert or Beth Wilson for further information.

PAPRIKA; Mother and Toddler’s for Hungarian families: This group meets every Friday from 10am to 11.30am. For further information, or to volunteer to help, please contact Tabita at tabitadoczi@yahoo.com

 Future Events at ACF:

Sunday worship at 10.30am on 18 October. (Communion).  James MacKenzie will bring God’s Word. Elaine Henderson will lead worship.

Youth activities: (Not held during the school holidays)

The Step, Youth Cafe (S1-S6) is on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday lunchtime from 12.30-1.20pm.

Fuel (P7-S3) Youth Cafe meets Fortnightly on a Friday Night from 7-9pm.

Diesel (S3-S6) Weekly Youth Bible Study is on a Monday Night 7-9pm.

On the 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month after the evening service all the youth meet around at the Webbs from 7.45-9pm for a social. It is open to anyone in P7-S6.
For more details on any of the youth activities speak to Gillian MacKenzie.

Messy Church: Is held on the first Sunday of every month from 4pm to 6pm. Next Messy Church is Sunday 1 November 2015. Messy Church is open to all children aged 3 to 11 years, and will include a wide range of appropriate activities for the children, who will also have some food together. Messy Church is a great opportunity for children to invite their friends to something where they will hear the gospel, and their parents might just also, so if you’re not in the habit of taking the children, please consider it.  See David Young for more information.

Sunday evening services are held on the first and third Sundays each month, commencing at 6.30pm. The next service will be on 18 October when Cheri Young will be speaking with Brian Boyd leading worship.

Mainly Music: Mainly Music is a fun music time for parents/caregivers and their preschool children, followed by coffee and free play session. It meets every Thursday from 10.00am -11.15am during school term time. If you are interested in coming along, please contact or speak to Donna Cuthill.

Future events outwith ACF: 

Following and Fishing:

Jesus promised that if we follow Him, He will teach us to fish for people. F & F equips people to make disciples among those who are far from God. Held under the auspices of Wildfire Scotland, F & F will be held on Friday October 23 , 7.30pm to 9.30pm and Saturday 24 October, 9am to 4pm at Drumoak Church Hall, AB 31 5EE, and tickets will cost £10.

If you are interested in attending please contact Dave & Angela Foster at fosterdg@btinternet.com or on 01330 811226/07855269679.

Clive Parnell in concert at Crown Terrace Baptist Church on Saturday 24 October at 7.30pm. Tickets are £5.

With the recent release of Christian music artist Clive Parnell’s album “Three Horizons” this evening, promoting the Mission Aviation Fellowship, will feature songs from the album with a indie/folk/soul vibe. With influences from Ryan Adams and Van Morrison if you are into singer/songwriters music then you will love the music and lyrics on this album and this gig.
Written over a year the album looks at themes such as migration, journey, rest, hope and belonging. The songs transpose to what is a welcoming and inspiring evening of music. Clive will be joined by a group of excellent musicians, David Lyon (Keys), Yvonne Lyon (backing vocals and percussion), Graeme Duffin (Wet,Wet,Wet – Electric Guitar) and Iain Wintour.
If you want to be inspired by great music and have your heart and mind engaged, then don’t miss out on seeing Clive and his band in Aberdeen.
Tickets are available exclusively from the Christian Box Office: www.christianboxoffice.uk


Aberdeen Street Pastors: SP’s urgently require volunteers to serve on Friday and Saturday evenings. Comprehensive training in advance of participation in this caring,  social action ministry. For more information please contact Eleanor Forbes on eleanor9forbes@talktalk.net or mob 07891136678.

ACF FOOD BANK: To support The Lighthouse and others in need, food items such as cereal, sugar,tea, coffee, biscuits, and tins/jars/packets of soup, meat, meals, vegetables, together with household cleaning items and toiletries, can be donated. Plastic collecting bins will be in the foyer for this purpose.

RECYCLING FOR TUMAINI: ACF is collecting clothes and drink cans for recycling, the proceeds going to support the work of Tumaini. There is a collecting bucket in the foyer. Every donation helps.