Week commencing 2 July 2017


Sunday: Morning Worship, 10.30am. Communion: Florence MacKenzie preaching. Leading worship: Elaine Henderson: Crèche,

Tuesday: Prayer Meeting

Friday: No Seniors Friday 

Step Out: Monday to Friday


Sunday worship at 10.30am  Florence MacKenzie will bring God’s Word and Elaine Henderson will be leading worship.Communion. Creche available.

Children’s Church @ ACF: 

Sunday morning activities for children are: Age 3-P1’s in the DJ Team room (by the crèche); P2-P3’s in the coffee hall; P4-6’s are in the cube room; *Parents, please pick your children up after the service* ; Ignite: P7-S2’s meets in the youth room at the front of the main hall. All groups run from 11am to 12 noon.

Annual ‘Step Out’ Holiday Club – “Treasure Seekers” – held during the first week of the summer holidays, July 3rd-7th. This week is open to children ages 4 up to current P6’s. Each day we will meet from 10am-12noon for stories, songs, games, crafts, competitions and much more, as we explore the life of Jesus in the Bible.

There are two ways you can sign your children up this year – either online via Eventbrite, or by downloading and returning the registration form by post. To access links to both, please head over to aberdeencf.com/stepout2017

Parents/guardians are also invited to bring their children along to our Step Out Service on Sunday July 9th at 10:30am, as we celebrate all the fun from our holiday club week.

The cost for the week is £10/child, but if you are signing up 2+ children the maximum you’ll pay is £20 total (if this applies to you, please contact us directly to arrange payment). If the financial cost would prohibit your child from coming to the club, please do also get in touch, as we have funds available to cover their place.

Youth Step Out: Monday 3rd July – Friday 7th July: 7-9pm at ACF

For those going into S1 after the summer holidays to those just finished S6 this month.

There will be different activities each night – Games night, Scrapheap Challenge, Glow in the Dark Rave, Quiz Night and a BBQ and Beach Party all at ACF! The theme for the week is the Lords Prayer with times of worship, teaching and discussion in small groups.

The cost is £10 per person. For more information or to get a consent form speak to Gillian MacKenzie on 07903508574 or fore_up@hotmail.com

Prayer Meeting and Bible Study: Tuesdays 7.30pm to 9.00pm. Our Pastor, Vijay Pillai, will lead the study,and Calum MacKenzie the prayer time. Held this week at 36 Viewfield Road.

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. NO SENIORS THIS WEEK. RESUME NEXT WEEK.

Future Events at ACF:

Sunday worship at 10.30am on 9 July. Step Out service with Malcolm Webb leading worship.

Sunday evening services are usually held on the first and third Sundays each month, commencing at 6.30pm. However due to the summer break the next service will be on August 20.

Home Groups: Meet throughout the city on the second and fourth Sundays, and Monday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings of the month. Please speak with Pete Henderson or contact the office for further details.

Youth @ ACF: Usual activities off for the school holidays

Diesel (S3-S6) Weekly Youth Bible Study is on a Monday Night 7.00-9.00pm.

Fuel (P7-S3) Weekly Youth Cafe meets on a Thursday night from 7.00-9.00pm.

On the 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month, after the evening service, all the youth meet at the Webb’s from 7.45-9.00pm for a social. It is open to anyone in P7-S6.
For more details on any of the youth activities speak to Gillian MacKenzie.

Women’s Bible Study: Meets every Monday at 9.30am during term time. This term the study is entitled ‘Living in Jesus’. Crèche available. All ladies welcome! Off for the school holidays

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 term time. If you are interested in coming along, please speak to Pamela Maclure or David Young

Future events outwith ACF:

Baptist Assembly in Scotland: Motherwell Concert Hall, Thursday 26 and Friday 27 October 2017.For more information and to register online, visit www.baptistassemblyinscotland.org


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.Suspended meantime due to imminent relocation of premises.

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