Sunday 24th October
The church is open, Covid restrictions have been lifted and our Sunday worship service will be both in-person and online. This week Cij is taking our service with the theme ‘Fruits of the Spirit - Faithfulness’. Please have your bible ready to read along with us as our readings may not be on the screen. Alison's recorded Bible story time for younger children is continuing this week with the story of Bartimaeus. See it below the service in Children’s Corner.
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.
Our YouTube playlist for this week, including the stream, can be found by clicking this text. The link will open YouTube in a new tab. You can also find our channel by searching for Springfield Park Baptist Church on YouTube and see the playlist there, or go to www.youtube.com/c/spbclive.
Join us live online at 10am. The recorded service will be available to watch later if you could not join us live.
There may be some copyright video clips that we may not be able to play in full sound and vision on the stream. There are links in the playlist so you may watch all the videos later if you wish.
from Emu Music
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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.
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You can take part in next week's service by following this link.
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.
Coffee Hub is every Thursday morning between 9.30 and 12.00. Please drop in for tea, coffee and a chat.
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!
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
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
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.
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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