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Sunday 3 July
NO MORNING SERVICE AT GBC. Instead we will be joining Churches Together for Worship in the Park at 9.45am (see below for details)

11.30am Songs of Praise on BBC1
7.00pm Generation Rising
8.00pm Prayer Meeting on Zoom. Contact the office if you need the link (same as last month's).
Sunday 10 July
10.30am Sunday Celebration at GBC
The Gospel Brings Peace - within the Church community
Led by Carolyn Keats and Daniel Beckett
Creche, children's and young people's groups also taking place.

Songs of Praise on BBC1 (time tbc)
4.00pm Families Venture at GBC

4.30pm McCartney House Service
7.00pm Generation Rising
Godmanchester Gala Weekend 2 & 3 July
GBC will have its usual refreshments stall at the Gala Weekend on Saturday 2 July, starting at 1.30pm. Please contact Daniel if you are able to help set up from 10.00am or are willing to help serve on the stall during the afternoon or can help to clear up and pack away from 4.30pm. Offers of cakes would also be gratefully received - cakes delivered either to GBC on Friday 1 July or brought to the Gala on Saturday.
On
Sunday 3 July there will be a Churches Together Worship in the Park at 9.45am on the recreation ground just over the Chinese Bridge. Please note there will not be a morning service at GBC on that day.
 
FoodBank - Tesco Summer Food Collection
This Thursday (30 June) to Saturday 2 July
We need help with this summer's collection at Tesco's in Sapley. If you can help on any days, please contact Phil Jones (Phil.Jones@GBCFoodbank.org.uk).
Thank you.
Community Sponsorship 2 Project - Update evening
Monday 18 July | 8.00pm | at GBC
Come and hear all the latest news about the project
and the arrival of a family in the Autumn.

Want to help? We will have sign up sheets at the ready!
Want to help collect ‘stuff’ ? We have lists of everything needed!
Want to donate or fundraise? Here’s how: Donations can be made directly to Godmanchester Baptist Church; Sort Code 40-52-40; Account No 00023064. 
Please use the reference CS2.
The Mix 
Will be held on Sunday 4 September at St Anne's School, Godmanchester. This is an opportunity for the whole church to gather together for the day for fun, fellowship, worship and food!  Further information, including details of how to book, are on our website.
 
Children's Holiday Club 
Will take place from Monday 22 to Friday 26 August, from 10.00am until 12.30pm each day at Godmanchester Baptist Church. The club is for children in primary school years Reception – 6 as of July 2022. Cost: £10 per child (maximum of £20 per family). For further information and a booking form, click here.

 
Other Notices
Wedding of Kevin Burdett & Dorne Watson: Kevin and Dorne invite church friends to their marriage service at 12 noon on Saturday 9 July. Please be aware that parking at the church is restricted to those who have been issued 'permits' specifically for this occasion.
Aragon Singers Summer Concert: at Berkley Street Methodist Church, Eynesbury, St Neots on Friday 1 July at 7.30pm
(tomorrow!) Free entry but donations welcome for Dementia UK.  Interval refreshments.
Carolyn Keats' new address: 87 Stokes Drive, Godmanchester, PE29 2UW
Hanging baskets for sale: Danny Reid has some hanging baskets for sale - well stocked with lots of plants.  £13 each.  Contact Danny on 01480 413885.
Help needed in various ways
Washing Tea Towels: If anyone would be happy to wash church tea towels then please contact Kath Pickersgill on picksremlap@btinternet.com who will add you to the rota.
Mattress and Cooker Needed: A local furniture project are urgently looking for a double mattress and a cooker.  If you can help, please contact Jean Clark on robnjeanclark@tiscali.co.uk 
Storage Space needed A family are moving into temporary accommodation and need somewhere to store white goods and furniture, possibly for 3-6 months.  If you can help, please contact Daniel on daniel.beckett@godmanchesterbaptist.org
Laptop needed A Ukrainian family locally need a laptop.  If you can help please contact Carolyn on carolyn.keats@godmanchesterbaptist.org 
Happy Birthday
Birthdays coming up in the next few weeks are as follows

9 July - Martin Webb
22 July - James Ambler
30 July - Valerie Dyson
31 July - Peter Johnson

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.
Sunday Parking
A reminder that parking at GBC is very restricted. It would be helpful if you arrange to drop people off and then park your car elsewhere. We ask that you do NOT park in East Chadley Lane or Lancaster Way.

A limited number of permits are available for those who need to park at the church. Please contact the office if you need one.

Parking is available in the Community School car park on Park Lane from 10.00am to 1.00pm, as well as in the public car parks on Park Lane (opposite the school), on Post Street (by Cinta restaurant) and Queen Elizabeth School (by the Chinese Bridge). Further details can be found on our website.
Jesus People Revival presentation
God worked powerfully in transforming hippy types in the late 60s and early 70s, initially in the USA, but then in the UK and elsewhere, in what what most people call the Jesus People Movement. Andrew Whitman, GBC’s senior pastor from 1985-1996, was one of those, coming to faith in late August 1973 at a rock-musical. At 7.00pm on Sunday 10 July at the Crossways Christian Centre, 29a Ramsey Road, St Ives, Andrew will be giving a presentation that tells the story from half a century ago, together with lots of evocative images from back in the day. It will conclude with a brief time of Holy Spirit impartation, and drinks afterwards. All are welcome.
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Godmanchester Baptist Church East Chadley Lane Godmanchester Huntingdon, PE29 2BJ United Kingdom
01480 458565
godmanchesterbaptist.org
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