Bon Accord Bulletin 5th September 2021

 

Services:

Services, for those not attending the church in person, can be found by logging in to the Bon Accord Free Church web site, bafreechurch.org.uk and then clicking “sermons” followed by “live sermons” or by logging on live.bafreechurch.org.uk. Both morning and evening services will be live streamed.

 

The services this weekend will be conducted by the minister, Rev. Joe Hall.

 

There will be a mid-week meeting using zoom this week.

 

BA Contact details:

Contact details for deacons and elders can be found in the congregational directory.

 

Activities during the week:

We are recommencing many of our regular activities in person. See below for details.

 

Crèche and Sunday School:

Creche and Sunday school will both run downstairs during the morning service.

 

Sunday evening prayer meeting:

The prayer meeting, which is held on a Sunday evening at 5.30pm, has started again in the church building. If possible, please enter by the back door. All are welcome.

 

Ladies Bible Study:

Ladies Bible study will meet this Wednesday at 10.00am in the foyer and will be held every two weeks after this. Please ring the bell at the back door for entry or knock on the front door to avoid climbing the stairs. All ladies are welcome

 

Guys Bible Study:

Guys Bible study meets on a Thursday evening at 8.00pm. Please ring the bell at the back door for entry. For further information speak to Chris Campbell This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Activities for Teens:

Bible class will take place this Sunday. Please leave the church at the same time as Sunday School.

 

Little Lambs (BA mother and toddlers’ group):

Little Lambs has started once again and runs on a Friday from 9.30am and finishes at 11.30am. The start time is flexible and entry is by the downstairs door. During this time we have play and crafts, snack for both children and adults and a time of singing.

 

Sole Mates:

The next walk will take place on Monday 13 September. We will meet at Johnston Gardens at 1.30pm. The walk takes around an hour and is followed by a cuppa.

 

Bon Accord Newsletter:

The next Bon Accord newsletter will be available on the first Sunday in October.  This will cover the months of October and November.  The deadline for submitting items will be Monday 27 September.  A reminder will be sent out nearer the time.

 

Ladies Book Study:

Our next meeting will be on Monday 27 September at 7.30pm, via zoom.  At present we are reading and discussing the Psalms from the book, “Tumbling Sky” by Matt Searles.

 

Blythswood Shoebox Appeal:

Just a wee reminder that the Christmas Shoebox Appeal is just round the corner. Please hold onto any average shoeboxes that you may have and drop them off at the church for wrapping up in the next few weeks. Leaflets for suggested shoebox items will be available at the church soon. More details to follow.

 

WFM Conference:

This will be held on Saturday18 September. Unfortunately, this year we are unable to be in Inverness as planned, but we are going to meet in the large hall to watch the conference!

Come along to the church at 10.30am and enjoy tea/coffee and baking. We will then join via YouTube to listen to the conference.

 

The programme for the morning is below.

 

Salt and light - Distinctive Living in a Hostile World

 

10.30 - Background singing and music

11.00 - Janet Murchison chair - formal welcome and prayer

11.10 - Psalm

11.15 - Ann Allen - Talk 1

11.45 - Project Information

11.55 - Interview with Andy Murray from Safe Families

12.00 - Ann Allen - Talk 2

12.30 - Vote of thanks, closing praise and prayer

 

After this there will be a time of prayer for Afghanistan

 

For more details about the morning’s events, and how to donate to this year’s project, visit womenformission.org.  If you are unable to join us in person you can watch online.

 

If you would like more information please speak to Wilma N