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Springfield Park Baptist Church

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Sunday Service 20th December

Here is our thirty-ninth online service in the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. This week Alison leads the service in the church live at 10am, and you can also watch it online by clicking the live stream link below. Alison's Bible story time for younger children goes back to the beginning with the story of the creation in 7 days. View that any time on this page below the service.

If you are online at 10am you will be able to join in by watching our live stream. Just click on the live stream video window below.

Christmas services continue on Christmas Eve with our carol service at 5pm, and a short Christmas morning recorded message will be online here. Note there will not be a service on Sunday 27th December, so our next Sunday service will be on 3rd January 2021.

If you didn't see last week's service and would like to catch up, you can see it here. Links to all the services are also on the Listen Again page.

Don't forget, you can also take a look at last week's service again to see what comments have been left and to respond to them where appropriate.

If you would like to contribute an item for next week's service or for another week contact Alison or leave a message in the comments below. We will be continuing with our online services, as well as in church when we can, for the foreseeable future, and it would be good to get as many of you involved as possible.

Live stream

Join us live in church at 10am. We will leave the recorded clip here so you can watch it later if you woke up too late to join us live!

The copyright video clips we can't show in full on the stream are shown below. We will be muting the audio from the church while we play them and any other prerecorded music we use today.

Order

The service is expected to follow the order below but may change at the last minute!

Welcome & Notices

The fourth candle is lit

Song - 'Joy to the World'

The Little Story About Jesus - a video from the Aukers animation studio.

A pre-recorded song from the younger ones

Sketch from Alison and Dawn

quiz

A talk about stars, planets and their alignment by Gary Auker.

Talk by Carol, with a video clip

Prayers - Alison

Song - 'These Christmas Lights'

Matt Redman

Childrens Corner

Jump for joy

Preschool Worship Song
KidSpring Children's Ministry

The creation story

Jesus is born

Luke 2:1-20
Saddleback Kids

Creation Craft activity

Christmas According to Kids

Here’s a clip your grown ups will enjoy!
from Southland Christian Church

Prayer requests

If you would like to help others with prayer in their time of need, sign up to our mailing list and you will receive messages requesting prayer as the need arises.

Please add our email address info@springfieldparkbaptistchurch.org.uk to your address book so that our messages will be allowed through to your inbox.

Is there a song or hymn that would fit in with the theme and what God is saying? You can put a link to it in your comments to share it with everybody.

Thank you for leaving your thoughts on todays service for the encouragement of others. Please leave some feedback or reply to other comments if you feel the same way.

You can use a social media account to log in by clicking the appropriate icon, or not log in at all and post as a guest by clicking the 'Log in' link and ticking the 'I'd rather post as a guest' box.

You will still need to enter an email address for ID, but there is no need to log in with a password.

You can take part in our carol service at 5pm on Christmas Eve by following this link.

What's On?

Wet Your Whistle

Every first and third Wednesday in the month, join us for a chat and tea or coffee, biscuits and maybe even cake. Click the image for more information.

Wet Your Whistle graphic

Coffee Hub

Coffee Hub is every Thursday morning between 9.30 and 12.00. Please drop in for tea, coffee and a chat.

Toddler Group

To get us back into the flow, we will be limiting numbers for a little while, so BOOKING IS ESSENTIAL. Also, we would kindly ask for no more than 2 children per adult at this time. We will review the situation weekly, and relax these rules as soon as possible.

Please phone or text Alison on 07741 737351 to book your place. We look forward to seeing you!

Toddler group poster

Need Some Help?

If you are self isolating and struggling to get by we may be able to offer some practical help.

Use our request form here to give us your details and one of our volunteers will contact you.

Please note we are only able to offer help within our local community of Trinity Ward, Chelmsford.

Listen to a Service

You can download a selection of our pre-covid 19 services to listen to off-line on our Listen Again page.  All the services since that time can also be viewed again through links on that page.

The last recording made in the church before Covid 19 changed everything can also be found near the bottom of our home page where there is a player that can be used to listen to it or you may download it to listen to later.

From our Foreign Correspondent

India

At a service with IEM missionaries

See an account of John Lancasters 2019 visits to India here.

Follow Johns latest mission trips to India and see more pictures of the people and places he visits by joining John's Adventures in India on Facebook.

Tool Box Project

Do you have any spare tools or craft items? We are collecting them for Tools With a Mission. See the list on our Tool Box Project page for details of what we currently need.

Coffee Hub

Come to our coffee drop-in on Thursday mornings from 10am to 12 noon. All welcome for free coffee, tea and a chat.


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