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Sunday 27 June
No Kids Kingdom or Furnace this week
10.30am All Age Sunday Celebration Broadcast on our YouTube channel
Led by Daniel Beckett
11.30am Zoom tea & coffee
1.15pm Songs of Praise on BBC1

2.00pm Sunday Celebration showing at Grace Fellowship, Little Stukeley
The GBC morning service recording will be projected at the church for people to watch together. Numbers are limited because of social distancing and booking is essential. To book, email the office or ring the office (458568).

7.30pm Prayer Meeting on Zoom
No Generation Rising this week


Login details for Zoom events are as previously advised. Reply to this e-mail if you would like us to send these to you.
There will be a Church members' meeting this Monday (28 June) at 7.30pm. The meeting will be held on Zoom. Log in details and papers for the meeting have been sent out. Please contact the office if you haven't received yours.
Friday evening at 7.00pm at St Anne's School 
Songs of Praise Tea and Chat time
On Sunday 4 July at 4.30pm we will be holding a Songs of Praise tea in the car park at Godmanchester Baptist Church. This will be a great time to meet up with some of those who you used to see at the monthly Songs of Praise.
Numbers are restricted in accordance with current Government guidance and so it is essential you book. To book, please email Holly or ring the office 458565 and leave a message with your phone number and we will get back to you.
General Meeting | Sunday 4 July | 7.00pm on Zoom
The purpose of the meeting will be to appoint Regional Ministers for the Association following nomination by the trustees.
If anyone is interested in attending this meeting, please let us know and we will provide the Zoom log-in details.
Our “Room to Reflect” is open on Fridays between 9.00am and 1.00pm.
The current theme is 'A' for Ask based on the P.R.A.Y acronym in the book ‘How to Pray’ by Pete Greig.  The room includes 3 walls with resources to help us reflect on issues for ourselves, for others we know and for those we do not know but are in need. Why not come and enjoy some peace and quiet as well as a stop for refreshment and a chat with others manning the marquee in the church car park?
You can book to come at other times if you cannot make it on Fridays – please contact the church office.
Building work on the Worship Area and Resources Room has started.
These areas are now out of bounds.
Please do not access GBC through the side entrance opposite Brian Searle's garage.
Marquee Meetings
The marquee is available for people to meet and catch up with each other from 9.00am until 3.00pm for one hour slots. Why not book a slot, come along, and see who else is here? For any bookings or enquiries about the marquee, please email Holly or ring the church office (458565)
The Littlefoot Toy Library is open Wednesday mornings between 9.00am - 10.00am. Lots of toys available to borrow for all pre-school ages. To find out more or to book a pick up/return slot, find the Littlefoot Facebook page and join the group.
 
Birthdays coming up in the next few weeks are as follows (addresses in Blue Pages):
3 July - Cliff Healy | 9 July - Martin Webb
31 July - Peter Johnson & Kayleigh Timmis

If you would like the church to celebrate your birthday, please email birthdays@godmanchesterbaptist.org with your birthday and address (if it isn’t in the Blue Pages). Unless you wish to opt out, your birthday (minus the year!) will also go in the weekly church news so others can help you celebrate too.
 
Cornerstone Hostel
Cornerstone is embarking on an exciting new initiative in Huntingdon. To find out more, you are invited to a BBQ lunch from noon to 2.00pm on Saturday 10 July at 1a The Causeway, Godmanchester. Booking is essential.
RSVP to Helen on 07399 151704 or email her.
Date for the Diary
This year the Godmanchester Gala Weekend is planned for 11 & 12 September. At 10.00am on the Sunday there will be Worship in the Park. Further details will follow in due course.
Personal News
Mary Pont
We are sorry to inform you that Mary died last Tuesday morning (22 June) while at Hinchingbrooke Hospital. Mary had had an operation on a broken ankle the previous weekend. Although the operation had gone well, Mary was taken into intensive care the following day. Details of the funeral arrangements will be shared when they are available.
Abe and Rachel Kalyapu 
We are delighted to let you know that Abe and Rachel welcomed their new baby boy, Isake Noah, to their family on Monday - a brother for Chizemo.
Jane Pardoe
Jane and Steve Pardoe, with daughters Jo and Emma, were part of our fellowship some fifteen years ago before moving to Canada. We have recently received sad news that Jane, after a month of increasing memory, sight and now motor symptoms, has been diagnosed with Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease, which is a degenerative brain disorder. It has a short life expectancy (months) and no treatment options. Jane is currently receiving palliative care. Emma has written to say, 'We are still praying for healing and believing God can do that but also understanding (or trying!) that healing Mum's body here on earth might not be part of His plan. If you feel so led please pray for us all as we continue to journey through this together'.
Rex Botham
Many GBC friends will remember Rex and Kirsty Botham, who were part of the GBC family for some time before moving to the Oxford area. We are sorry to inform you that Rex died on Wednesday 9 June. Rex had been suffering with cancer and had been in hospital for 5 weeks prior to his death. Funeral arrangements are being made and the funeral will be broadcast on YouTube.  Kirsty is happy for people to be in touch - please note that she has moved.
Blue Pages update
John Collinson has a new phone number: 07933 823897
Items for sale/free
Sue Hawkey has a Yamaha classical guitar for sale and a Z bed and an old hoover to give away.  Please contact her on 450106 if you are interested in any of these items.
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Our address is:
Godmanchester Baptist Church East Chadley Lane Godmanchester Huntingdon, PE29 2BJ United Kingdom
01480 458565
godmanchesterbaptist.org
Registered Charity No: 1188171

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