Easter, London Marathon Party, BIG Family Meeting and more.
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What an incredible BIG Spring Weekend we had. I honestly can't wait until the next one in 2020! It's such a privilege to gather as God's family in East London and the great news is there's plenty of other opportunities in the coming weeks to do just that... Sundays, Groups, Easter celebrations, our BIG London Marathon Party (and don't forget Focus in July). So let me encourage you to keep diving in and exploring together in this adventure of life and faith with Jesus.

As I reflected on all the fun we've had this last month, I was encouraged by this verse from Isaiah 61:

The Lord bestows, "a crown of beauty instead of ashes, the oil of gladness instead of mourning, and a garment of praise instead of a spirit of despair. [We] will be called oaks of righteousness, a planting of the LORD for the display of his splendour."
 

Lots of love and joy and prayers


 

18-21 April, time to celebrate

One of our favourite times of year. Hang out, reflect and remember, celebrate and worship… because Jesus is alive! 

Maundy Thursday Dinners
Good Friday Interactive Experience (am)
Good Friday Worship & Wonder (eve)
The BIG Easter Garden Party!

Find out more: sps.church/easter

Sunday, 28 April

Every year at the end of April the highway gets shut and we get to support all the London Marathon runners (they run past our church, twice!) Join us to bbq, shout, laugh and cheer!

No 9am or 10.30am services that day,
5pm service only.

Find out more: sps.church/events



Monday, 29 April

Calling all men! Join us as we hang out together for a curry night on 29 April. It will be full of great chats and awesome food.

Find out more: sps.church/events



Tuesday, 30 April

(AKA. the APCM) this is where we talk about SPS family life, give thanks to God for all he's doing amongst us and appoint those involved in the governance of the church. An important part of all this is the creation of our electoral roll, read on to find out more...



St Paul's Shadwell, like every church in the Church of England, has an ‘electoral roll’ a list of its church members – a kind of census – which is important for our relationship with the diocese and the wider church.

Every six years this electoral roll is made void and a new one has to be created. And this is the year! So if you have worshipped at SPS regularly for the last six months or more, it would be amazing if you could sign up to the new electoral roll. It only takes 1 minute to do and is a digital form that you can access right from this email! 

Click here to sign up to electoral roll now
31 March
Mother’s day

18-21 April
Easter Weekend Celebrations

28 April
BIG SPS London Marathon Party

29 April
Men’s Curry Night

30 April
BIG Family Meeting (APCM)
 
6 - 7 May
Leadership Conference

8 May
Summer Alpha Begins

18 May
SPS Car Boot Sale

9 June
BIG Summer Garden Party

25 - 30 July
Focus
 
 
 



St Paul's Shadwell
The Highway, London E1W 3DH

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