Week commencing 4 November 2018


Sunday: Morning Worship @ 10.30am: No Communion: Gillian MacKenzie speaking.

Sunday Evening@ 6.00pm Fellowship Choir Practice

Monday:  Ladies Bible Study: Diesel Youth Club

Tuesday: Prayer Meeting & Bible Study: Young Adults

Thursday: mainly music : Spark after school club: Fuel Youth Club

Friday: Seniors@ACF



Morning Worship at 10.30am: No Communion: Gillian MacKenzie will be speaking with Malcolm Webb leading worship. Creche available.

Children’s Church @ ACF. Usual Sunday morning activities for children are held from 11am – 12 noon and comprise: New born to age 3 – Creche in the Rainbow room. Age 3 to P2’s in the DJ Team room (by the crèche); P3 to P6 in the Cube room; For more information contact our Children’s Pastor, David Young.

Ignite: 11am-12 noon: P7-S2’s meet in the youth room at the front of the main hall. Foe more information contact our Youth Pastor, Gillian MacKenzie

The Fellowship Choir: Following the very successful tour of ACF and PCF at Easter, The Fellowship Choir has reformed to participate in the Christmas activities in, unsurprisingly, December. Choir practices will be held every Sunday from 6.30pm-7.30pm at ACF, up to the Christmas period. (On the third Sunday of every month the practice will be from 7.45pm-8.45pm to allow for the evening service). The Choir is open to all from aged 9 years upwards, and friends, neighbours, family are very welcome to participate. No auditions will be held, so come along and make a joyful noise.

Home Groups: Meet throughout the city and throughout the week. Please speak with Pete Henderson or contact the office for further details.


Ladies Bible Study: 9.30-11.30am. A study,entitled ‘Hearing God’ is being discussed this term, to which all ladies are invited for a great time of fellowship around God’s Word. There is room for new members to join and you will be warmly welcomed. The group runs during term time. No creche available meantime.

Diesel (S3-S6): Weekly Youth Bible Study 7.00-9.00pm. Led by our Youth Pastor, Gillian MacKenzie


Prayer Meeting and Bible Study: 7.30-9.00pm. Pastor Vijay Pillai will be leading the study. Mandy Garden will lead prayer.

Young Adults Group (YAGS)  is for those S6/17years old, students and young professionals. We meet 9.00-10.30pm for hot chocolate, a catch up and Bible study. For further information contact Gillian MacKenzie on gillian@aberdeencf.com.


Mainly Music: 10.00-11.30am. MM is a fun music time for parents/caregivers and their preschool children, followed by coffee and free play session. If you are interested in coming along, please e-mail Pamela at maclure13@gmail.com

Spark: Spark is a new after-school group for Nursery & P1-7’s that meets every Thursday during term-time from 4-6pm. We have crafts, games, Bible stories, songs, and more, and we even end each session with some dinner! Spark costs £2/family to attend. We’ll also have monthly ‘Spark Sundays’ where we’ll gather to present something in our morning worship service

Fuel (P7-S3) Weekly Youth Cafe 7.00-9.00pm. For more information contact our Youth Pastor, Gillian MacKenzie


Seniors@ACF :10.30am to 12 noon. Food, quizzes, teas, coffees and laughter. Speak to Rona Boyd for further information or contact the church office.

Future Events at ACF:

Sunday worship at 10.30am on 11 November. Communion. Pastor Vijay Pillai will be speaking and Elaine Henderson will lead worship. Please note this is Remembrance Sunday and we respectively request that those attending be in and seated by 10.30am.

Church AGM: 7.30pm, Tuesday 13 November in the church. This meeting is open to all, and both members and regular attenders are encouraged to to attend as together we rejoice at how God has been working in and through ACF in the last year.

Evening Worship @ 6pm: This service is held on the third Sunday of every month.The next service will be on 18 November, when our Youth Group will be telling of their recent outreach trip to Hungary

Future events outwith ACF

Care for the Family is hosting an evening entitled, ‘Left to their own devices’ – Confident parenting in a world of screens. To quote,

‘We’re passionate about supporting mums and dads looking to power up their parenting for the online generation. At Left To Their Own Devices? Katharine Hill and Philip Jinadu will honestly and practically discuss the opportunities and challenges the digital world brings, including:

  •  Safeguarding your family
    •    Selfies and self-worth
    •    Nurturing online resilience

You’ll come away with plenty of useful tips on how to embrace the good that technology has to offer whilst also protecting your children from the very real dangers’.

This event will be held at Deeside Christian Fellowship Church on Tuesday 6 November, from 7-10pm. Tickets can be purchased from Care from the Family on 029 2081 0800

Families Under Fire: Opposing state intrusion in family life.

The Christian Institute Scotland is holding an evening on the topics of Transgender lessons for 4 year olds| Named Persons|Criminalising loving parents|Freedom of speech, which will give attendees the biblical principles and the knowledge needed to respond with confidence.Tuesday 13 November 2018, 7.30pm – 9pm, Banchory Christian Fellowship


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