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Week commencing 25 March 2017

AT A GLANCE

Sunday: Morning Worship, 10.30am. Pastor Vijay Pillai speaking:

Monday: Ladies Bible Study: Diesel Youth Group

Tuesday: Prayer walk at Portlethen and around ACF: Young Adults Group

Thursday: mainly music;Fuel Youth Cafe

Friday: Seniors@ACF

Easter activities on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

IN MORE DETAIL

Sunday Worship at 10.30am: No Communion: Our Pastor, Vijay Pillai will be continuing the series on The Parables, preaching on the parable of the Lost and Found from Luke 15. 1-10. Brian Boyd 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.

Fellowship Choir: A choir has been formed to sing at Easter Sunday morning worship.Any one, aged 10 or over, is welcome to join the choir for practice every Sunday evening from 6.30pm to 7.30pm. Please speak with Vijay or contact the church office if you wish to join.

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

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.

For more details on any of the youth activities speak to Gillian MacKenzie.

Ladies Bible Study: Every Monday 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

Single & Parenting: Help and hope for single parents. 7.00pm every Tuesday 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.Creche/child minding facilities are available at the church if required. For further information please contact esther@aberdeencf.com, or the church office.

Prayer Meeting and Bible Study: Tuesdays 7.30pm to 9.00pm. There will be no meeting for the next two weeks. Invitations to the Easter outreach activities and services at both ACF and Portlethen CF are being distributed and supported by prayer walks at both locations. For ACF please meet at the church at 7.30pm and for Portlethen, please meet in the B&M car park (opposite Asda) at the same 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 Brian or Rona Boyd for further information or contact the church office.

Easter starts here.

Friday 30 March – 7.30pm: Good Friday Service of Scripture reading and song. Hot cross buns and refreshments will be served from 7.00pm

Saturday 31 March – 10am to 3pm: Fellowship Fun Day for all ages.

Sunday worship at 10.30am on 1 April. No Communion: Pastor Vijay Pillai will be preaching on the Lost Sons from Luke 15.11-32 at our Easter Sunday baptismal service. Malcolm Webb will lead worship

Future Events at ACF:

.Evening Worship services will resume on April 15, from 6pm to 7.30pm. Thereafter, these services will be held on the third Sunday of the month. Led by Craig Smith, there will be music, testimony, prayer, and preaching.

Christian Mindfulness Aberdeen Workshop, Saturday 26th May 2018, 9.30am to 4pm

For further information, or to book a place,  please speak with Rebekah Feria, or go to

Christian Mindfulness Aberdeen Workshop

Future events outwith ACF

None presently

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

Tumaini Fund Scotland A big thank you to everyone who has brought in their rags for Tumaini, we have appreciated every contribution. We have decided to stop collecting rags.However, if you would still like to support Tumaini in another way please speak to Donna.