Week commencing 21 January 2018


Sunday: Morning Worship, 10.30am. Communion; James speaking

Monday: Ladies Bible Study

Tuesday: Bible Study & Prayer Meeting: Young Adults Group

Thursday: mainly music

Friday: Seniors@ACF


Sunday Worship at 10.30am: Communion: James MacKenzie, will be preaching, and Elaine Henderson will lead worship.

Children’s Church @ ACF. Usual Sunday morning activities for children are: Age 3-P2’s in the DJ Team room (by the crèche); P3-P4’s in the coffee hall; P5-6’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.

Youth @ ACF

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 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.

Ladies Bible Study: Every Tuesday from 9.30am to 11.30am. This session the group will be doing a lifebuilder study on Colossians and Philemon. The study is introduction says, “We all long for more – more wisdom, more maturity, more power, more faith. These New Testament books were written to meet our deepest needs. As you dig deeper into the depths of their wisdom you will discover how to find lasting fulfillment in Christ.”

New members are very welcome and we will have spare study guides available for anyone who hasn’t been before. It is a very relaxed group and we have tea and coffee before we study and a prayer time at the end. There is a crèche for preschool children. If you would like any more information about the group please see Annabel or Isabel after church or email Annabel on belle@belleturner.com

Prayer Meeting and Bible Study: Tuesdays 7.30pm to 9.00pm. This week Vijay will lead our Bible Study, and Aileen Johnstone the prayer time.

Young Adults Group (YAGS) is for those S6/17years old, students and young professionals. We meet 9-10.30pm every Tuesday for hot chocolate, a catch up and Bible study. For further information contact Gillian MacKenzie on gillian@aberdeencf.com

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 e-mail Pamela at maclure13@gmail.com

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 or contact the church office.

Future Events at ACF:

Sunday worship at 10.30am on 28 January. No communion: Pastor Vijay Pillai will be preaching and Brian Boyd will lead worship.

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.

Single & Parenting: Help and hope for single parents. 7.00pm every Tuesday from February 6th to May 15th. There aren’t many people who truly understand the unique challenges single parents face. You deeply desire to do what’s best for your kids, but sometimes it’s all you can do to survive from one day to the next. Single & Parenting is a special weekly group that will bring hope to your life. We’d love for you to join us. For further information please contact esther@aberdeencf.com, or the church office.

Future events outwith ACF

An invitation from Tumaini Scotland: 

Dear Friends and Supporters,
We would like to invite you to say a thank you for your contribution and support to Tumaini Scotland over the last year.We are hosting an evening to celebrate and reflect on all that has been achieved and to look forward with anticipation to what God will do in the new year.
We would love to see you there on the 27th January 2018, at Westhill Community Church, Old Skene Road, Westhill, Aberdeenshire, AB32 6AQ, 7.30pm -9.00pm

Light refreshments will be provided
Please RSVP to tumainiscotland@gmail.com and bring along any friends who may be interested.

Glorious Conference, 2018: Women from across Scotland are excited to be gathering together again for Glorious 2018, a day of dynamic teaching and worship on the 24th Feb 2018 in the Beach Ballroom, Aberdeen.

This year Glorious is delighted to introduce Arianna Walker as the key speaker. Attendees will also hear from local women doing incredible work, inspired by God. Come ready to be refreshed, encouraged and challenged to lay aside every weight that slows you down and run with perseverance.

For further information and to enroll, please go to  https://gloriousconf.com/

Saturday 10th February 2018
On Our Watch Aberdeen: Kings Community Church
312 King St, Aberdeen AB24 5LL
Doors open 7pm, Event starts 7.30pm, Tickets FREE

Tearfund Scotland, Bethany Christian Trust, 24-7 Prayer and CAP would like to invite you to ON OUR WATCH, an evening of prayer and worship. An interactive evening with opportunity to take part in different prayer stations as we join together to pray for an end to global poverty. ‘We won’t stop until poverty stops.’ #stoppoverty. Book your free place at.onourwatch.eventbrite.co.uk


Aberdeen Street Pastors is recruiting new volunteers for this invaluable outreach work in Aberdeen City Centre. If you are interested to find out more, please contact Eleanor Forbes or the church office.

Please check out our website, www.aberdeencf.com,for news about our church plant, Portlethen Christian Fellowship and continue to pray for that outreach.

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.