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Week commencing 11 June 2017

AT A GLANCE

Sunday: Morning Worship, 10.30am. Preaching: Daniel Paterson. Leading worship: Elaine Henderson. Crèche, Children’s Church and Ignite are all taking place 11-noon.

Sunday: This week is not a Messy Church week

Sunday: No Evening Service this week

Monday: Women’s Bible Study and Diesel

Tuesday: Prayer Meeting

Thursday: mainly music and Fuel  

Friday: Seniors Friday 

This week is a Home Group Week

IN MORE DETAIL

Sunday worship at 10.30am Daniel Paterson will be speaking with Elaine Henderson leading worship.No Communion. Creche available.

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.

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.

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, 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!

Prayer Meeting and Bible Study: Tuesdays 7.30pm to 9.00pm. This week Aaron Harvey will be looking at Chapter 3 of the Book of Jonah. Aileen Johnstone will lead prayer.

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 Donna Cuthill.

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.

Future Events at ACF:

Sunday worship at 10.30am on 18 June. Our Pastor, Vijay Pillai, will be speaking, and James Packham will be leading worship.Communion will be served.

Messy Church: Is held on the first Sunday of every month from 4pm to 6pm. The next Messy Church will be on 2 July. 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 June 18 when David Maclure will be speaking and Malcolm Webb leading,

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

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

News:

Recruitment Drive for mainly music. Mainly music is a family outreach to the local community that has been running every Thursday morning during term time for nearly six years. Several volunteers are moving on at the end of this term and we are looking to replace them.

We are seeking those with a heart for connecting with families and sharing Jesus with them. Please consider if God is laying it on your heart to serve in this way. For further details please contact David Young, Pamela Maclure directly or via the church office.

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.