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By: Message  11-11-2011
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1) Christianity Explored

Next term we’re launching into a 6 week investigation of the core beliefs of the Christian faith. Starting on Wednesday evenings (7.15-9.15) from 5th August, each evening involves a meal and an ‘any question goes’ approach to our discussion. Perfect if you’re new to Christian things or want to get settled on exactly what the gospel is. Sign up by speaking to Chris or Rob.

2) Message Church Camp

Another reminder that the annual Message Church Camp takes place from 28-30 August. Please diarise this and start saving for it. It is usually one of the highlights of the year.

3) Andrew Hoole’s Baptism
Andrew will be baptised on Sunday evening during the evening service. Baptisms are always great celebratory occasions and wonderful signs of God’s grace. So do join us for this special occasion.

4) Rusitu Mission

As you may be aware a number of folk from The Message are going up to Rusitu in Zimbabwe at the end of June on a short term mission. We asked Timothy Myambo to send us a list of things we could possible try and take up to them. I have included it below. Perhaps you can help with an item or two. If so, please drop off at the office or bring along on Sundays. The team departs on Monday 22 June, so make sure it is before then. Thank you to those who have already contributed.

Items required for Rusitu

Hardware

Globe (pin), Hard brooms, Mops (rubber), Bulbs for overhead projectors (Overhead projector model 80 and 90 Buhl industries Xerox), Paint (white) even oil paint, Ceiling nails, Painting tool, Grass mower. Adapter (round to square). Computers, Bow- saws (Big ones and blades). Hammers, nails, furniture vanishings, Door locks and padlocks Silver paint, White oil paints.

Stationary

Staplers, Punctures, Bond papers, Toner SXC-D4200A (3 in one Samsung printer), Gestetner toner series 2613, Cartridge (hp invent 21 black and 22 colour for D 1560 printers) Spiral binding machine

Library

Bible logos, Power Bible CD and the like, Commentaries esp. OT Books on subjects. Books on any subject like sociology, psychology, biology etc

For ministry

Balls for Sunday school, toys, and other material than helps the young

Others

Disinfectants, Floor polish. Blankets, bed sheets, second hand clothes

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