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At a glance
October 9 - October 15
Monday 16th October 2017
2.00 pm Bowling Fellowship (McCaughey Hall)
7.00 pm Men’s Fellowship (McCaughey Hall
7.30 pm Shine Book Club (Oasis)
7.30 pm Exodus Influencer Academy Minor Hall)
Tuesday 17th October 2017
7.00 am Elders’ Prayer Meeting (Minor Hall)
10.00 am Tothers (Minor Hall and McCaughey Hall)
6.00 pm GB Tiny Tots and Explorers Sections
7.00 pm GB Company Section
7.45 pm PW Meeting (Minor Hall)
Wednesday 18th October 2017
10.00 am Christians Against Poverty (Prayer Room)
6.30 pm English Language Classes
7.00pm Films of Yesteryear (Oasis)
Thursday 19th October 2017
6.30 pm BB Anchor Boys
7.30 pm BB Company and Junior Sections
7.30 pm Kirk Session (Minor Hall)
Friday 20th October 2017
10.00 am Ladies’ Tea and Coffee (Oasis)
6.30 pm The Movement Social (Oasis)
6.45 pm Band and Musicians Practice (Sanctuary)
7.30 pm Bowling Fellowship (McCaughey Hall)
Saturday 21st October 2017
8.00 am Prayer Meeting (Minor Hall)
10.00 am Caterers Workshop (Minor Hall)
Sunday 22nd October
1130 am Café Church (Oasis and Reception)
3.00 pm Christian Foundation Course (Minor Hall)
4.30 pm Band and Musicians Practice (Sanctuary)
8.00 pm The Movement (Oasis)
Café church continues today @ 11.30am. Do pick up an invite from the Welcome Desk and give it to a friend.
DEEPER gathers tonight @ 8pm for all students year 12 & up. Come join us as we hang out & eat some pizza, worship together & unpack #SQUADGOALS.
Operation Christmas Child Shoebox:- Please return shoeboxes today.
The Shine Team invite any girls or ladies (church or beyond, aged 15-105), to a monthly book club– reading and chatting, in small groups of 5 or 6, over a cuppa and biscuits about the inspiring novel ‘Sensible Shoes‘ by Sharon Garlough Brown. The first night will be Monday 16th October 7.30 pm till 8.45pm in the Oasis. The other nights are planned for Mondays 13th Nov, 8th Jan, 12th Feb, 12th Mar and 9th Apr-same time and place. You can buy or download the book from amazon.co.uk or eden.co.uk (price £12.99 or you could consider sharing). Read the first 2 chapters for the opening night.
Tothers meets Tuesday at 10.00 am to 12.00 pm. All babies and toddlers bring your parents with you.
PW meets this Tuesday 17 October in the Minor Hall at 7.45pm. Guest speaker Mrs Norma Lockington will be giving a craft demonstration.
Christians Against Poverty (CAP):- HK Church has partnered with CAP to help with issues like smoking, gambling and alcoholism and other addictions. We are running an 8 week course on Wednesday mornings,, n a small group setting where everyone in the same situation can support and encourage one another. Contact Lorraine for more information.
Films of Yesteryear recommences on Wednesday 18th October at 7pm in the Oasis with ‘The Happiest Days of your Life’ (1950) starring Alistair Sim. All are welcome. Refreshments will be served. If anyone requires a lift please contact Lorraine McAllister.
The Movement : this Friday (20th October) is social night! Come, bring a mate & meet at church for 6pm, back for 10:15pm. Cost £5 (bring money for food, too). Only question is: Which will you choose? Ice skating? Or crazy golf?
Catering Volunteers Saturday 21st October (10.00am—12.00 pm) Anyone who helps out in the kitchen is asked to attend this meeting of catering volunteers. This includes those on tea & coffee rotas. There are several practices required by Food Safety Regulations which we will take this opportunity to clarify and aim to establish as routine for everyone working in the kitchen. Tea/coffee and scones will be served at 10.00 am. We plan to be finished by 12.30 pm. Please add your name, if attending to the list available at the Information Desk.
Scripture Union E3 Ballymena are holding a coffee morning in West Church Presbyterian Church on Saturday 21st October 2017 from 10.30am to 12.30 pm. All proceeds are for Scripture Union Schools Ministry in the Ballymena District. All welcome.
The Senior Section of Girls’ Brigade invite you to join them for “A Hug In a Mug” with Sweets, Treats & Smiles on Tuesday 24th October, at 7.30 p.m. in High Kirk. All proceeds in aid of the Smiles Foundation.
Bible Academy will return on 25th October – 29th November in the Minor Hall at 10.30 am. During this session we will be exploring the book of Revelation. All are very welcome.
Steve Morris is in India for the next three weeks. Please remember him in your prayers.
Harvest: Many thanks to all who contributed towards our Harvest Thanksgiving Services: to those who provided flowers, foliage, fruit, vegetables, and gifts of money it was much appreciated. Thanks also to those who decorated the church so tastefully and to the volunteers who distributed the produce on Monday.
Seamen’s Christian Fellowship Society: Christmas is coming. Can you help Colin Jenkins by supplying Christmas gifts for seafarers, visiting Cork. A box and list of suitable items will be in the vestibule over the next few weeks. This is a wonderful way to show God’s love in action.
BB Anchor Boys are collecting used stamps for the Leprosy Mission and also Guide Dogs for the Blind. Please place all your used stamps in the Anchor Boys Stamp Box in the vestibule. Please note we are no longer collecting bottle tops.
Bob’s Store: Thank you for your generous donations over the month of September. This month we would appreciate tinned meat, tinned soup, tinned beans and pasta sauce.