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Sunday 26 June
10.30am Sunday Celebration and Communion at GBC
The Gospel Brings Peace - within ourselves
Led by Delia Steer and Carolyn Keats 
The service will also include an update on the Community Sponsorship scheme.
Creche, children's and young people's groups also taking place.

1.15pm Songs of Praise on BBC1 featuring Baptists Together (see below for more details)
2.00pm Grace Fellowship Prayer and Vision afternoon - see below for further details
2.30pm Families Venture - out and about. Meet at GBC

7.00pm Generation Rising
Sunday 3 July
NO MORNING SERVICE AT GBC. Instead we will be joining Churches Together for Worship in the Park (see below for details)

1.15pm Songs of Praise on BBC1
7.00pm Generation Rising
Jonathan Thurley
Jonathan Thurley will be giving an update
tonight (Thursday) at 7.30pm at GBC. All are welcome.
Celebration and Commissioning Event
This Saturday (25 June) | 10.00am - 12 noon
All are welcome to this special event to give thanks to God for the completion of the OIKODOM 2 project, to rejoice together for the refurbished space, and to thank everyone who has been involved in bringing the project from planning to completion.
Please contact Daniel if you are able to help with setting up, hosting, or clearing up for this event.
 
Grace Fellowship
Prayer and Vision afternoon |
This Sunday (26 June) | 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Being able to use Grace Fellowship while the building work at GBC has been ongoing has been such a blessing. Praise the Lord! The question now is how does God want us to use the building now and in the future?  All welcome to join us at Grace Fellowship as we pray and reflect together on the way ahead. 
BBC1 Songs of Praise - Baptists Together
This Sunday (26 June) | 1.15pm
This Sunday's Songs fo Praise at 1.15pm on BBC1 and iPlayer will focus on Baptists Together. The aim is to give their viewers a real sense of who we are and the history that made us. We are a movement defined by our desire to tell people about Jesus and to show how Jesus works through us today. Please watch and pray into the ways God may use us with this opportunity, now and in the future. More informationon Baptists Together can be found here.
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 man 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.

 
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.

 
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.
 
FoodBank - Tesco Summer Food Collection
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).
Due to major changes in working practises the companies who were going to help are no longer able to do so.
Thank you.
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.
Happy Birthday
Birthdays coming up in the next few weeks are as follows

24 June - Jo Hitchins
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.
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.
Tea Towels: If anyone would be happy to wash church tea towels then please contact Kath Pickersgill who will add you to the rota.
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.
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Daniel Beckett, Lead Pastor, mobile: 07909 767505
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Godmanchester Baptist Church East Chadley Lane Godmanchester Huntingdon, PE29 2BJ United Kingdom
01480 458565
godmanchesterbaptist.org
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