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Week commencing 29 January 2017

Sunday worship at 10.30am. Pastor Vijay Pillai will bring God’s Word to us and Matthew Smith will lead worship. Creche is available. Church Fellowship Lunch will follow this service. 

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 Webbs 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. This term the study is entitled ‘Living in Jesus’. Crèche available. All ladies welcome!

PAPRIKA; Mother and Toddler’s for Hungarian families: Meets every Tuesday at 10am in the coffee hall. For further information, or to volunteer to help, please contact Tabita at tabitadoczi@yahoo.com

Prayer Meeting and Bible Study: Tuesdays 7.30pm to 9.00pm. Led by our Pastor, Vijay, we will be looking at the subject of church planting. Brian Boyd will lead prayer.

Alpha: The Alpha Course offers an opportunity to explore the Christian faith through video presentations, including appearances by Bear Grylls, and discussion groups, and affords the opportunity to ask questions you’ve perhaps wondered about, all in a relaxed atmosphere. The course commenced on Wednesday 29 January, and will run for 10 weeks, from 7.30pm to 9pm. For further information please e-mail office @aberdeencf or call 07773724558

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.

Ladies Clothes Swap Evening: Friday 3 February at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £4 and includes tea, coffee and tray bakes. All money raised will go to Tumaini Scotland, supporting orphans in Tanzania. Clothes and accessories can be dropped off on the preceding week or up to 7pm on the night.

Future Events at ACF:

Sunday worship at 10.30am on 5 February. Florence MacKenzie will be speaking and Matthew Smith leading.

Sunday evening services are held on the first and third Sundays each month, commencing at 6.30pm. The next service will be on 5 February when Derek McHardy will be speaking . Malcolm Webb 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.

 

Messy Church: Is held on the first Sunday of every month from 4pm to 6pm. The next Messy Church will be on February 5thMessy 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.

Single & Parenting: Help and Hope for single parents, and includes video sessions which offer effective parenting strategies, and encouragement, followed by small group discussion. Every Tuesday evening from 7pm – 9pm, commencing Tuesday 7 February to 16 May. Each session is self contained, so don’t worry if you can’t commit to each one. Contact Esther Milne on esther@aberdeencf.com for further information or call 07773724558

Future events outwith ACF:

The Marriage Course: An evening with Nicky and Sila Lee. 7pm on Friday 3 February at City Church, Gilcomston Park, Aberdeen. Join the Lee’s as they share their vision for building healthy marriages within the church and community.

News:

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.

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