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Springfield Park Baptist Church

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Sunday Service 7th February

We are into the fortyfifth week of our online services in the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. As we are in national lockdown and there have been increasing numbers of new cases of the virus the church is closed and the service will again be online only. This week the Brett's are leading and the service has been prerecorded. Don't forget that this week there will also be a live prayer meeting that you can join at 11am. You can join in the service by clicking the video links below. Alison's Bible story time for younger children continues with the story of the crossing of the Red Sea. See it below the service in Childrens Corner.

If you didn't see our last Sunday 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.

Welcome

Joshua 6: The fall of Jericho

A very warm welcome to our service today; please sit back, relax and join in with us as we think about the battle of Jericho and worship together.  There is also the opportunity to join us live(!) at 11am for half an hour to pray together.  (link at the end of the service).

Crossing Safely

Joshua

Have a look at the story of Joshua on one of these two links (depending upon your concentration level you could even watch both!)

1.) Video story: The battle of Jericho, animated highlights

2.) Full bible reading (with sound effects!)

Joshua had to be good at following Gods instructions.  How good are Sophie and Carl at following each other’s instructions?  Watch the video below to find out!

Please join in and sing our first song ‘Shout to the Lord’

Sermon

Keeping it in the family, this is Rachel's dad, John Dixon

Please click on the link to our next song below and sing with us as loud as you like (or as loud as your neighbours will let you) ‘Raise a Hallelujah’

Reflective activity for prayer

(you will need a pen and paper)

Thank you so much for joining us for the service today.  Please join us in real life from 11am-11.30am to pray together about anything that the service may have highlighted for you.

This is the link to join us at 11am.

Copy this into your browser if the link is not working for you, or open Zoom and enter the meeting ID and passcode below.   https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87671290195?pwd=czRtZkNuVXo1djdKMEVCTTZRbHVEQT09

Meeting ID: 876 7129 0195

Passcode: 1Wv7Hr

(Please make sure you add your name when you are joining because I will only let you in to the meeting if I know you!)

See you soon– The Brett family

Childrens Corner

Introduction

10 plagues

Ten Plagues

Care Bear's Bible Stories For Kids from the Beginner's Bible.

Crossing the Red Sea

Another bible story and craft activity from Alison.

How Did Moses Cross the Red Sea?

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 next week's service by following this link.

What's On?

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.

Springfield Stitchers

sewing

Can you knit, crochet or sew?

The Springfield Stitchers need help with various charity projects. If you would like to help or, if you would like to learn to knit, crochet or sew, or if you have unwanted wool or haberdashery (buttons, zips, thread, fabric, sewing machines) please pop along to find out more.

The Springfield Stitchers meet at “The Coffee Hub” every Thursday 9.30 till 12.00 at Springfield Park Baptist Church. Contact Alison for more information.

Chelmsford 24-7

As a church we believe in the power of prayer and that it makes a difference in situations and circumstances. We are part of Chelmsford 24-7 Prayer, joining with Christians from across our City to pray for the things God lays on our hearts. Please follow this link for more information about how you and your church can get involved: https://chelmsford24-7.org/. Plans for the near future at Springfield Park involve the setting up of a new prayer space and prayer walks around our local area. Watch this space for developments.


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