Week commencing Sunday 31 March 2024

This week please remember the following members of the fellowship:           Suzy S, Devenia, Dave S, Garry & Caroline S, Patsy & Simon, Ruth T, Liz V.


                                    Prayer points for this week

Sun      Revds Ross Maynard & Peter Woolway leading our Easter service. Rev Simon Tayor leading Easter songs of praise at Brampford Speke at 3pm

Mon    People of Gaza where famine is imminent & with no ceasefire.  

Tues    Those affected by the bridge disaster in Baltimore USA

Wed    Those affected by the killings at a concert in Moscow

Thurs   All in the UK who have too little to eat and no safe place to live

Fri        The BMS village savings project in Uganda: pray for them*

Sat       Ministers in same sex marriage after the decision by BU Council

Sun       Revds Ross Maynard leading the Communion Service at South Street and Peter Woolway Worship at Brampford Speke.    Open Table at URC Southernhay at 6.30pm.

Eco Corner: Our Community Garden twinning pack has arrived with a smart plaque to display, thanks from the Ripple Effect charity with some posters and a small packet of wild seeds. Thanks to everyone who contributed. More news of frog development soon -no legs yet! Dave S

There will be NO Dove Café on April 2nd and NO Renew Refresh on April 4th. Just an extra break for the staff. Both will be back the week after: 9th and 11th April.


On 9th April the Lord Mayor Cllr Kevin Mitchell will make an informal visit to the café from 12.30 – 2pm, have lunch and see what we do.


Wednesday 10th April: Coffee Morning raising money for Headway Devon in Palace Gate Centre 10.3012.20. Tea, coffee, hot chocolate £1. Win a teddy – 50p a go. Run by Young Devon.


Chris Meech sends his greetings to all at South Street. Peter W has a photo of him that Chris would like you to see.


*BMS news of a project in Uganda: The village savings group has changed our life from a helpless situation where we could fail to provide food & other needs for our family,” says Siwako. “We are now respected in our community, & people have seen a big change in our lives. 


Rev Simon & Patsy Taylor will be off-duty from 3rd-14th Apri


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