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Sunday 2 October
10.30am Sunday Celebration
1 Peter: Confident in the world. Led by Carolyn Keats and Joe Warton
7.00pm Generation Rising
8.00pm Prayer Meeting
 on Zoom. Contact the Office if you need log in details (same as last month's).
Sunday 9 October
10.30am Sunday Celebration
1 Peter: Confident in relationships. Led by Daniel Beckett
4.00pm Families Venture at GBC.
4.30pm McCartney House service
7.00pm Generation Rising
7.00pm "What is Membership?" meeting
 See below for further details.
Study Guide to 1 Peter
The Sunday Morning talks on 1 Peter are based around the bible study guide "1 Peter: Confidence in a Complex World" written by Joe Warton. Some copies are available from the church office (price £3.60).
What is church membership all about?
If you would like to explore what membership at GBC entails, you are invited to join us on Sundays 9 and 16 October at 7.00pm at GBC. Over these two evenings you will have the opportunity to find out about the structures, ethos, and heartbeat of GBC, the responsibilities and privileges of membership as well as a time for questions. These are information sessions for anyone wanting to find out more. Some may then want to pursue an application for membership. If you would like to attend, please speak to Carolyn.
If Prison Walls Could Speak
A critically acclaimed professional theatre performance is coming to Godmanchester this Friday (30 September) at 7:30pm with the profits being used to help fund the arrival of a refugee family into the town. 

The play, If Prison Walls Could Speak, is based on the book "Imprisoned with ISIS" and tells the true story of a Christian aid worker who was imprisoned in Sudan. 

It is a production for Christians and non-Christians alike and has been stirring audiences since debuting in September 2021, including MP Fiona Bruce who reported “The skill and stage direction was phenomenal, hugely impacting for everyone [...] I thought I knew about the Persecuted Church, but this play brought it to life. A must-see."

 
Tickets, which cost £10, are available from the GBC Office or online at ticketsource.co.uk/godmanchesterbaptist or by scanning the QR code, or pay at the door on Friday.
Cakes and magazines needed!
Please contact Carolyn if you are able to bake some cakes over the coming weeks for the various events taking place.

We also need a collection of colourful magazines to be used for craft activities please!
David Taylor
The Thanksgiving Service for the faithfulness of God in the life of David will be held on Wednesday 12 October at 1.00pm at St Mary’s Church, Godmanchester.

A buffet tea will be served after the Service at GBC. To help with planning, please email Kathleen's daughter Helen (hratkinson1@aol.com) if you are able to join us there.

If you are unable to attend the Service in person but would like to receive a Livestream link, please also contact Helen at the above email.

The family have set up a Tribute site at https://david-taylor-1942-2022.muchloved.com/ where you may view pictures and share your own memories of David.

Any offers of help with stewarding etc would be gratefully received. Please contact Daniel if you are able to do so.
Rehoboth
Rehoboth is looking for someone to help with their finances.  For further information please contact Philip Thompson (413884) or Rosemary Steen (509632).
AIC Annual Service
Click here for the link for the AIC Annual Service broadcast last Sunday.
Kairos - CANCELLED
Please be advised that HMP Littlehey have cancelled the Kairos ministry due for 10-14 October. Very many thanks to all of you who volunteered to pray, provide accommodation, bake cookies, write prayer chains or donate money, but they will no longer be needed this time. We will keep you appraised of future ministries.
CAP Money Course
Christ Church in Huntingdon is running a 4-week CAP Money Course at the Coneygear Centre in Huntingdon, starting on Monday 17 October at 7.30pm.

The CAP Money Course is a free money management course that teaches people budgeting skills and a simple, cash-based system that really works. This course will help anyone to get more in control of their finances, so they can budget, save and prevent debt. People can sign up via the CAP website.
Happy Birthday
Birthdays coming up in the next few weeks are as follows

17 October - Marion Johnson
23 October - Thomas Webb


If you would like to join the birthday scheme, and receive a card from the church family and friends, (no cost involved) please email Liz Webb at birthdays@godmanchesterbaptist.org with names and dates.
Other Notices
Please note that Denise Hogg's email address is now denny.hogg71@gmail.com 
Sunday Parking
We ask that you do NOT park in East Chadley Lane or Lancaster Way and please also be careful not to park in front of the bus stop at the main road end of Tudor Road! Please check this separate e-mail which gives details of available free parking places in the locality and details of how to get a permit for the car park if you need one. 
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Godmanchester Baptist Church East Chadley Lane Godmanchester Huntingdon, PE29 2BJ United Kingdom
01480 458565
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