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All Saints Lindfield E-News:  14/10/22
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Here is your round up of the latest news from our church and beyond. Please read on to find out more.


Sunday 16 October

 

8.00am     Holy Communion                             Genesis 8:1-19
9.30am      Morning Worship                            Mark 10:17-31                                            

11.15am    Morning Prayer                               Mark 10:17-31                                             
6.00pm      Cornerstone* Holy Communion  1 Corinthians 8:1-13
*Sermon will be live-streamed
           
Mission Partner Focus: South Rwenzori Diocese and Kagando Hospital, Uganda


NEWS AND EVENTS


 

Funeral of Pat Newton

The church family are warmly invited to the funeral of Pat Newton here at All Saints on Monday 17 October at 1.30pm, the family believe that Pat wouldn’t have wanted everyone to wear black to the service.

*The funeral of John Stephens will be at Surrey and Sussex Crematorium (Memorial Chapel) on Thursday 27 October at 11.00am. Gerald Milton's funeral will be here at All Saints on Thursday 3rd November at 2.00pm.
 

Tiger@Ten

Our community of lively people over 65 is meeting this Tuesday 18 October at 10.00am in the church building. Our vicar Steve Nichols will be sharing his Thought for the Day. See you there! 


What's Your Question

The next session will be on Wednesday 19 October when the question will be: If God is both all-powerful and all-loving why does He allow suffering in the world? Food from 7.30pm. Start at 8.00pm, finish by 9.00pm. Please sign up at the back of church if you want to come and have a meal (free, but donation to cover food on the night). 


Youth Clubs next week

On Thursday 20 October Engage (school years 6-9, ages 10-14) are going ten-pin bowling. Click HERE for details and to book.
Immediately after half term, Engage will be meeting on Monday 31 October from 7.00–8.10pm for a Neon Party. There will be no Engage session on Thursday 3 November.
On Friday 21 October Encrypt (school years 10-13, ages 14-18) are going to Brighton Marina to play glow in the dark golf. All the places are now booked, but please drop me a line if you would still like to go and I'll see what I can do . . .
stuart.silk@lindfield.info  / 07866 487535.

 

Walk-in-worship night 


On Saturday 22 October our young people are leading a night of free-flowing contemporary sung worship. Join us anytime in the church between 7.30-9.00pm, for as long as you like to enjoy an extended, improvised time of worshipping with contemporary music! Chris Steynor

 
Fellowship meal for 11.15 congregation 

Everyone at 11.15 congregation invited. Sundays at church can be hectic – this is our seasonal opportunity to catch up with each other in a more relaxed setting. Sign up now online here: 
Fellowship lunch (30-Oct-2022) · ChurchSuite Events or at the back of church. Can you bring a pudding? First course provided. Contact Carrie to join our team serving on the day. 07902 285436. 


Neon Party 


Calling all children from reception to year 5. Come to our Neon Party on Monday 31 October. 
Click here to book: AllSaintsLindfield.org/Neon


Vacancies

Seniors' Pastor: We're looking to recruit a new Seniors' Pastor to start in 2023, with applications are invited by Friday 4 November.
 
Youth Pastor: We're looking to recruit a new Youth Pastor to start in 2023, with applications are invited by Friday 18 November.
Please do share this news with anyone who you think might be suitable for one of these roles. Full details and job descriptions for both roles can be found at https://allsaintslindfield.org/vacancies

 

Lindfield Christian Care Home Thanksgiving service

Lindfield Christian Care Home was set up 30 years ago by a team comprising members of Lindfield’s three churches. The staff continue to provide a warm, caring environment with a Christian ethos at the care home in Compton House. They are supported by volunteers including some from our church. Our annual service of thanksgiving will take place at the United Reformed Church on Sunday 6 November at 3.00pm, followed by refreshments. The speaker will be Rev Steve Nichols. All are welcome to come and celebrate our 30th anniversary.


Tearfund Big Quiz Night

On Saturday 19 November, All Saints are delighted to once again be one of the Churches from every corner of the UK taking part in the TearFund Big Quiz Night.  This is a ticketed event and the following drinks and nibbles options are available.
2 glasses of wine (red or white) / 2 bottles of beer (real ale or lager) with nibbles £7
Soft drinks with nibbles £4
You can book via  Tearfund Big Quiz (19-Nov-2022) · ChurchSuite Events
There will be opportunities to donate to the work of Tearfund via either cash or card on the night.
Andrew Newnham

 

Sound Engineer Training 

Are you interested in Sound Engineering at our Sunday services? On Sunday 20 November at 2.30pm our current sound team are meeting for one hour for a time of team building and training. If you're not on our team but would be interested in exploring the role, then you are welcome to join us on that day to get a sense of what's involved and meet others in the team. Please get in touch with Chris: chris.steynor@lindfield.info.
 

Women Together

If anyone was unable to attend last Saturday's Women Together breakfast, the talk and very powerful testimonies are available to listen to here: https://www.allsaintslindfield.org/Media/AllMedia.aspx?show_media=295307&show_file=323702
Please make sure you have our next event in your diary which is Saturday 26 November at 8.00pm. 

 


BEYOND ALL SAINTS
God's Better Story (SGP Conference)

The Sussex Gospel Partnership annual conference will be held on Saturday 5 November (10am-3.30pm) at All Saints Crowborough. This year's theme is "God’s Better Story: For a world wrestling with identity, sexuality and gender", with main speak Andrew Bunt from Living Out. The day includes a full programme for children and youth. Tickets are available for adults (£15) and children (£4) from the SGP website - BOOK HERE
 


MISSION 
Prayer Meeting for the Lunts

Simon Lunt will join us for the prayer meeting on Sunday 16 October. All are welcome. It's an opportunity to ask questions and hear news of Simon and Becky's life and work among refugees and others from the Middle East living in north London.  We will meet in the Tiger Stable at 4.30pm. Thank God that Simon and Becky have both now recovered from Covid.
Guy Rowland, Ropeholder


Prayer Meeting for South Rwenzori and Kagando Hospital 

There will be a prayer meeting for our Mission Partners in Uganda on Sunday 6 November. This will be held in the Tiger lounge from 4.30 to 5.30pm. I do hope that as many as possible will be able to come. Newcomers would be very welcome!
Sarah Beeston, Ropeholder


Wendy Gerster visit

All Saints Mission Partner Wendy Gerster will be visiting us again from Tuesday 22 – Wednesday 30 November. If you would like her to visit your Connect Group and share something about her work, or about missions in general, please drop her an email. Or you can invite her round personally (or together with a few friends) for a chat over a cup of tea or a meal. She is also happy to introduce groups of 4–8 people to missionary life in Japan with the legendary Japan Church Planting game! Email: wgerster@gmail.com
 

Mission Partner Focus: Diocese of South Rwenzori and Kagando Hospital, Uganda

As South Rwenzori Diocese experiences a time of growth:
  • Praise God that “the number of believers in South Rwenzori Diocese is growing every day” and pray that the new believers will continue to grow in faith and be established in truth
  • In response to the need for new pastors, 43 men and women have been selected as suitable for training as pastors. Ask for God’s selection and provision of resources for those of His choosing to begin their training in January 2023.
 
As Kagando Christian Hospital experiences a time of challenge:
  • Praise God for the many Christian staff who meet daily for prayer and worship in the chapel at Kagando Hospital
  • As salaries for medical staff in Government hospitals have been raised to a level that is almost twice that of current salaries at Kagando, pray for staff and management as they work together to find God’s way forward in response to this
  • As commodity prices rise steeply, there is need to limit expenditure and overheads related to the on-going Hydro Electric Project. Pray for wisdom in reviewing and rescoping the project.
            Sarah Beeston, Ropeholder
 


PRAYER
Praying for the church family

Please continue to hold in your prayers those known to you who may be especially in need of God's comfort at this time and especially for:

Betty Lloyd-Williams
Betty is very unwell in hospital, please pray for her and Rolf and the wider family, including their daughters Anne-Marie Prescott and Sue Porter.

Rosieta Burton
Please pray for Rosieta, currently in hospital.


Beth Leonard
We’re grateful for recent prayer. My return to work has gone well and my back seems to be continuing to heal really well. Thank you.

Al and Sarah Paxton           
Please continue to pray for Al.

Gordon Trew
Please pray for Gordon as he undergoes intense medical care

Angela White
Please pray for Angela, awating surgery for a benign tumour.

 
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