Week commencing Sunday 19 November 2023

This week please remember the following members of our fellowship: Susan S, Howard, Rev John & Dr Carole, Ted S, Kira T, Elizabeth W.

                                    Prayer points for this week

Sun      Revds Ross Maynard leading worship at South St & Simon Taylor Communion at Brampford Speke at 3pm  

Mon    Those suffering and dying in Gaza & for aid workers

Tue      The leaders of Ukraine as the war seems unending      

Wed    Our government and new cabinet ministers

Thurs   Those attending Sue’s café in Brampford Speke

Fri        Mark & Andrea facing new challenges in Chad

Sat       Rechal, who has started her new post in London         

Sun      10.30 United City Centre Churches’ service at the Mint  Methodist Church. Our Church will be closed.


Eco Corner: Children & climate crisis. 3. Education:

When floods hit, schools and health clinics are destroyed.

When droughts occur, children spend less time in school

Because they must walk miles to collect water. Unicef


Margaret and Peter Jackson will be ‘off duty’ from 20th–24th November inclusive. If you wish to put a message on the prayer chain then, please contact Rev Peter Woolway.

Next Sunday November 26th United City Centre Churches’ service at the Mint Methodist Church at 10.30. Our Church will be closed that morning, and we will join our fellow Christians in worship. The theme will be the COP 28 climate conference in Dubai from 30th November.

John Perkins’ funeral will be held on Monday 27th November at 2.30pm. There will be a live stream of the service from Charing at Palace Gate Centre for those who wish to watch it together. Simon will organise this and be there.

Mark & Andrea ask our prayers for their language learning and the Xray machine which has failed again. They pray: That COP 28 will lead to significant changes in the world's use of oil.

Here are several options for giving to help pay for the church’s ministry:

·         Donations by standing order to CAF Bank Ltd, account number can be provided

·         One-off gifts:

Online to CAF Bank Ltd, 

           cheque payable to South Street Baptist Church, or

           cash donations in the Offertory Basket, or

           with a mobile phone, using a QR code.

·      You can also support the church via the Giving Page of the church's website

If you are eligible for the Gift Aid Scheme, please make this clear to us, so that the church can claim the relevant 25% tax rebate.

We thank everyone very warmly for the contributions to this year’s Thank Offering. £6013.75 was given (including Gift Aid) toward the repair of the roof, and £1337.50 for the Disasters Emergency Committee appeal for Pakistan following the floods there.

The church is extremely grateful for any and all donations towards its running costs, and also for donations to its community hub - the Palace Gate Centre.                  Peter – Treasurer