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Week Commencing 6th May 2018

AT A GLANCE

Sunday: Morning Worship at 10.30am, with Pastor Vijay Pillai Speaking

Monday: Ladies Bible Study: Diesel Youth Group

Tuesday: Prayer Meeting & Bible Study: Single & Parenting Course: Young Adults Group

Thursday: Mainly Music: Fuel Youth Cafe

Friday: Seniors @ ACF

IN MORE DETAIL

Sunday Morning Worship at 10.30am: Communion service. Pastor Vijay Pillai will be continuing our series on The Parables, and Malcolm Webb will lead our 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.

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.

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.

Sunday worship at 10.30am on 13th May. No communion. Pastor Vijay Pillai will be preaching and Brian Boyd will lead our worship

Future Events at ACF:

Pink Breakfast, Saturday 12th May 2018, 10am-12noon. For all women, all ages, all faiths. This morning will include a talk, a testimony, and music by women expressing their Christian faith. This event is free, though donations to Grampian Women’s Aid are welcome.

Ladies’ Clothes Swap for Tumaini, Friday 18th May 2018, 7:30pm-9:30pm. £4 entry includes tea/coffee and home-bakes. How it works: bring 3 items or more of ladies’ clothing or accessories, take as many as you want! You can drop your things off at church the week before or on the night by 7pm. All ladies welcome – please do bring your friends along! You may also want to bring some extra cash for the raffle which will be held on the night. All proceeds will go to Tumaini (supporting orphans in Tanzania); left-over clothes will be well used by a Christian organisation in Romania.

Evening Worship Services are held on the third Sunday of the month from 6pm-7:30pm. These services include music, testimony, prayer, and preaching. Our next evening service will be held on May 20th.

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: http://christianmindfulness.co.uk/events/christian-mindfulness-aberdeen-workshop

Future events outwith ACF

None presently.

News

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.