Bon Accord Bulletin 19th 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.

The Scripture passage for the morning service will be John 1:43-51 ('Come and See'), and the passage for the evening service will be Psalm 8 ('King of Creation').

 

Annual Business Meeting:

The Annual Business Meeting will be held on Wednesday 22 September at 7:30pm, in place of the usual Prayer Meeting. This will be an opportunity to hear from the Treasurers and approve the congregational accounts, as well as getting updates from others. This will be held on Zoom - please make every effort to 'be there'. Zoom details have been issued via the congregational email

 

The next Prayer Meeting (6 October) will be held in person at Bon Accord, in the large downstairs hall. There will also be the option to join the meeting via Zoom. Please contact Joe with any questions.

 

Communion:

Next Sunday 26 September we will share the Lord's Supper in our morning service. If you would like to partake in the Supper but you are not yet a member of Bon Accord, please contact Joe this week to speak more about becoming a member. Whether you are a believer who has recently moved to Bon Accord, or you would like to profess faith in Christ for the first time, it would be great to speak with you.

 

 

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.

 

Activities for Teens:

Bible class will take place this Sunday. Please leave the church at the same time as Sunday School. There will not be a Bible class next Sunday.

 

Guys Bible Study:

Guys Bible study meets on a Thursday evening at 7.00pm. Please ring the bell at the back door for entry.

 

Girls’ Bible Study:

Girls’ Bible Study will resume on Thursday at 7.30pm in the church foyer. Come along for an informal catch-up over tea and biscuits.

 

Lunch Club:

We will hold a lunch club for older folks in Bon Accord on Thursday 7 October at 12,30pm. If you have reached lunch club age it would be lovely to see new faces.

 

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.

We would love to see new faces.

 

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. Leaflets for suggested shoebox items are available now and the deadline for dropping off boxes or donated items is Sunday 31 October. Go on….do it.

 

Safeguarding Training

A reminder about the Safeguarding Training sessions being offered online by the Free Church. Everyone who works with young people and vulnerable adults in the Free Church should attend one of these training sessions at least every three years. The next available dates are Wednesday 27 October 7.30pm, Thursday 18 November 7.30pm (the latter date particularly for office bearers) and Friday 10 December 2pm. 

To book a place, go to the link below asap as spaces fill up quickly. If none of these dates suit, please check the website for future dates.

https://freechurch.org/safeguarding-training/