Newsletter & Prayer diary

Abbotsham Baptist Sunday Newsletter – 23.06.2024

Therefore, since we have been justified by faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.” Romans 5:1

Sunday Service with communion 10.30 am

Title – God’s salvation plan – Acceptance

Bible reading – Romans 5:1-11

Speaker – Alan Thorpe

Bible reader – David or Sara

Upcoming events –

Friday 28th June from 12.30 pm a BBQ at Gwendy’s home, Knivers Meadow, Woolsery, EX39 5RE.

Thank you to all those who have offered to bring a salad or dessert. If you have not done so and are able to please see Gwendy. Please note if it is bad weather on the day then the BBQ will be changed to a later date.

Sunday 7th July – We welcome Terry and Renee Dover to a shared lunch after the morning service.

They will join us in the service and afterwards share some of their stories during the bring and share lunch. Angela will have a list of contributions for the lunch for people to sign up on Sunday morning.

Prayer diary – Week beginning – 23.06.2024

But we have this treasure in jars of clay to show that this all-surpassing power is from God and not from us. 2 Corinthians 4:7

Day

BMS Recruitment: God’s hands and feet on earth are his people. We are grateful that he continues to send people to serve alongside our partners overseas. This week we pray for those God is calling and the people supporting them in that journey.

Household of the day

Sunday

Abbotsham Baptist: Pray that we will all deepen our confidence in Christ’s gift of salvation. BMS Recruitment: We praise God for hearing our prayers. We have been able to send people to fulfil some of our longstanding needs. Pray today for those who are settling into new locations and roles as they have followed God’s call on their lives.

Fay

Monday

BMS Recruitment: “He told them, ‘The harvest is plentiful, but the workers are few. Ask the Lord of the harvest, therefore, to send out workers into his harvest field’” (Luke 10: 2). Abbotsham Baptist: Pray that as a church we will be committed to prayer for our church and community.

Clare

Tuesday

Abbotsham Baptist: Please pray for those in the fellowship who are suffering from long term illness, who are regularly in pain and experiencing worry or grieving. BMS Recruitment: BMS sends people from all around the world to serve God alongside their partners. Pray that God will raise up the right people for the right roles at the right time.

Pat & Larry

Wednesday

BMS Recruitment: Pray that God will be prompting people’s hearts to explore using their skills in cross- cultural service, be that short- or long-term. Abbotsham Baptist: Pray for your two special people that they will come into a saving relationship with Jesus Christ.

June

Thursday

BMS Recruitment: We praise God that there are people who have heard his prompting and are exploring his call with BMS. Pray for wisdom and discernment in the application process for the candidates and for BMS. Abbotsham Baptist: Pray for God given opportunities to love and serve our friends and neighbours.

Linda H

Friday

BMS Recruitment: Pray for those in churches who are supporting people exploring a call to mission. Pray that God would speak powerfully through them. Abbotsham Baptist: Pray for fresh ways we can support the mission of Abbotsham Baptist Church.

Ann

Saturday

BMS Recruitment: The Mission Programmes Operations Team takes a lead on supporting those exploring their call with BMS. Pray for them to know God’s leading and guiding as they journey with candidates. Abbotsham Baptist: Please pray for John Symons as he prepares to lead our service on Sunday.

Jenny & Barry