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Week commencing 29 March 2015

Sunday Worship at 10.30am. Communion. Pastor Vijay Pillai will bring God’s Word, looking, from Scripture, at the kind of church we would like to be. James Packham will lead worship.

Children@ACF. Our Sunday morning activities for children are: Age 3 – P1 in the DJ Team room (by the creche): P2-4 in the coffee hall; P5 & P6 are in the cube room; *Parents, please pick your children up after the service* ; Ignite: P7 – S2 Bible Study meets in the youth room at the front of the main hall. All groups run from 11am to 12 noon.

Church Lunch: This being the 5th Sunday of the month we will have lunch together in the coffee hall. There will be an Easter egg hunt with a difference for the children during this time.

Youth activities

The Step, Youth Cafe (S1-S6) is on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday lunchtime from 12.30-1.20pm.

Fuel (P7-S3) Youth Cafe meets Fortnightly on a Friday Night from 7-9pm. Diesel (S3-S6) Weekly Youth Bible Study is on a Monday Night 7-9pm.

On the 1st and 3rd Sundays of every month after the evening service all the youth meet around at the Webbs from 7.45-9pm 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 StudyMondays at 9.30am. This term the book by Joyce Meyer, ‘Battlefield of the mind’ will be studied. Ladies, please feel free to join this group. Creche provided.

Tuesdays at 7.30pm. Our usual bible study and prayer meeting will resume next week.

Mainly Music: 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 school term time. If you are interested in coming along, please contact or speak to Donna Cuthill.

Seniors Friday: Held every Friday from 10.30am to 12 noon. Food,quizzes,teas,coffees and a blether. Speak to Bert or Beth Wilson for further information.

PAPRIKA; Mother and Toddler’s for Hungarian families: This group meets every Friday from 10am to 11.30am. For further information, or to volunteer to help, please contact Tabita at tabitadoczi@yahoo.com

Good Friday Service of Scripture readings and song. Please join us at 7pm.

 Future Events at ACF:

Sunday worship at 10.30am on 5 April. No CommunionEaster Sunday. This will be an all age, hour long service. Malcolm Webb will lead worship as we rejoice that ‘He is no longer here (in the grave). He has risen’.

Home Groups: Held on the second and fourth weeks monthly. Groups next meet during the week commencing 12 April on a Sunday afternoon, Sunday, Monday and Wednesday evenings and Thursday, early evening. For more information please contact Pete Henderson.

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

Messy Church: Is held on the first Sunday of every month from 4pm to 6pm. Next Messy Church is Sunday 3 May 2015. Messy Church is open to all children aged 3 to 11 years, Messy Church will include a wide range of appropriate activities for the children, who will also have some food together. See David Young for more information.

Future events outwith ACF: 

Christian Mindfulness Day Workshop – Aberdeen: Saturday 30th May 9.30am to 4pm at Bridge of Don Baptist Church, Dubford Road, Bridge of Don , Aberdeen, AB23 8GS Early Bird Price £25 (Available up to 30th April). Full price (after 30 April) £30.

Click here  for further information.

Workshop Presenter – Richard Johnston, Director, Christian Mindfulness

www.christianmindfulness.co.uk

Jump Conference: Saturday April 25th at Oldmachar Church in Bridge of Don. David and Cheri are involved in planning the event and we would love for you to come along! Jump is designed for anyone involved in children’s work, be it at church or at school, as a job or as a volunteer, and also for parents too! However you are involved in bringing up a child in faith, this day will be jam packed with amazing talks & seminars to help and encourage you. For more information please speak with David or Cheri, or check out our Facebook page by clicking this link: www.facebook.com/JUMPAberdeen 

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.

 A21 Campaign: To raise awareness of human trafficking and to raise funds for the campaign a trek has been organised to climb the highest peak in North Africa, which is in Morocco. It will be from 6th to 13th June. For more information see the link below

http://www.humachallenge.com/Charity-Challenge/Morocco/The-A21-Campaign/A21-Mt-Toubkal-Charity-Trek

Anyone interested should contact Annemeike at AmiekV07@Gmail.com