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Sunday 11th December Service

This Sunday, 11th December only we are re-locating to Bradwell Primary School, Bounty Street, New Bradwell, MK13 0BQ.
The next service in our building will be Carols by Candlelight on Sunday 18th at 5pm and 7pm.
We hope to see you there.

Christmas at SSCC

 

Stony Stratford Community Carols – Saturday 17th December 5 – 6.30pm on Horsefair Green. Community carol singing accompanied by the Woburn Sands Band “Quintet of Six”. Mince Pies and Mulled Punch will be served throughout. The event is jointly organised by Stony Stratford Community Church and the churches of Stony Stratford.

Carols by Candlelight – Sunday 18th December 5pm & 7pm. Traditional carols and bible readings. The 5pm service is suitable for children. Please join us after either service for drinks and mince pies.

Christmas Eve Midnight Service – Saturday 24th December 11.15pm – Midnight. Bringing in Christmas day with modern and traditional Christmas carols and bible readings.

Christmas Day All Age Celebration – Sunday 25th December 10.15 – 11.15am.
Come and join us in celebrating the new-born King. The service is only an hour long and includes a time for the children to bring their Christmas presents and show everybody.

All Age Service – Sunday 1st January 10.15 – 11.15am

Men @ Curry

CALLING ALL MEN – Please join us at the Spice Hut in Deanshanger on Tuesday 22nd November at 7.30pm for a relaxed curry evening. The restaurant have offered us the banquet deal at £11.95 per person.

Please sign up as soon as possible, the last chance to sign up will be Sunday 20th November.

For more information contact Stephen Brazell.

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Alpha Course

What is Alpha?

Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith. Each session starts with a meal together and then followed by a short video talk. There is then a chance to share thoughts and ideas on the topic and ask questions about the Christian faith. For more information visit the alpha website.

Course Details

When: 7 – 9.45pm every Wednesday for 10 weeks.
The next course starts on Wednesday 28th September and runs until 23rd November.

Where: The Cock Hotel, Stony Stratford

More info or registration: Contact Ian Grant at ijg222@yahoo.co.uk or 01908 510679

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Summer Services

Over the summer, from 31st July until 28th Auguest, children will join the main service for worship for the first 30 minutes.

After this all the children will be in the hall for 25 minutes for drink and biscuit and a fun multi age activity. During this time there will be a sermon in the sanctuary.

The children will be back in the sanctuary for the last part of the service for worship. The children’s work will return to normal on 4th September.

Adventure Cruise Holiday Club

Join us on Saturday 6th August, 10am – 2.30pm for Adventure Cruise holiday club.

Adventure Cruise is for children in Reception to year 5 and they’ll be games, songs, craft and more.

Following the holiday club we will be running a family fun event for the whole family.

Places are limited. Book by 20th July. Click here to book.

Useful Resources for Parents and Carers

  1. The Barnabas Family Bible – 110 Bible Stories For Families to Share
  2. Parenting Children For A Life Of Faith by Rachel Turner
  3. Parenting Children For A Life Of Purpose by Rachel Turner
  4. Parenting Children For A Life Of Confidence by Rachel Turner
  5. The Five Love Languages Of Your Family by Chapman & Campbell
  6. Loving You Kids On Purpose by Danny Silk

Temporary Relocation of Groups

From 9th May several of our mid-week groups are relocating while the building work takes place.

Mini Mamites & Drop In – Meeting at Swinfen Harris Hall (map)

Fellowship Tea – Meeting Magdalen House (map)

Creative Threads are meeting at various houses

Souper Saturday & 635 Club have no more meetings until autumn.

All other groups are meeting in homes until further notice.

God’s Super Heroes Programme: Summer 2016

Our Vision for the Kids in God’s Superheroes is to equip them to be Connected – Purposeful – Powerful in their journey with God.

May

1st All in church for first 30 minutes for joint worship.
Worm farm for Bangladesh, Christian Aid.
GSH Making a difference

8th Passover Festival

15th All Together service: A Kiss Or A Wave?

22nd Feast of Unleavened Bread

29th Feast of First Fruits

June

5th All in church for first 30 minutes for joint worship.
Feast of Purim

12th Feast of Tabernacles

19th People around us affect who we are

26th Different ways to communicate.
How does God communicate with me?

July

3rd All in church for first 30 minutes for joint worship.
Holy Spirit: One size fits all

10th Fruits of the spirit: Kindness
A morning of Random Acts of Kindness

17th Kids’ awards / celebration service

24th Prayer stations

31st TBC

August

7th All in church for first 30 minutes for joint worship.
Story + Craft

14th TBC

21st TBC

28th TBC

New Associate Minister

Stuart Earl and family

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Revd Stuart Earl to the post of Associate Minister.

Stuart will move here with his wife Nicky and children Zeph and Jazmin during May half-term.

Details of the Induction will be posted later but it is likely to be in September due to our Building work.