Sunday 2nd September 2018
Northolt Park Baptist Church Weekly Newsletter
Welcome to your weekly newsletter from Northolt Park Baptist Church. This week Jenny Lovejoy is leading the worship service with Rev Michael Lovejoy preaching.
This week's scripture reading
(1 Thessalonians 5:1-28)
Theme: 'Living Vigilantly'
'Rejoice always, pray continually, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. (1 Thessalonians 5: 16 NIV)
Regular activities held at Northolt Park Baptist Church Sunday Morning Service - 10.30am
Sunday Evening Prayer Meeting - 7.30pm
Tuesday Morning Bible Study - 10am
Wednesday Fellowship (1st Wed month) - 1.45pm
Wednesday Bread for Life (Alt Weds) - 8pm
Thursday Girls Brigade - 6pm
Friday Worship Team Music Practice - 7.30pm
Refreshments are served after the Sunday service, so please stay for a cup tea or coffee and a chat.
Contacts for Church activities
Tuesday morning 'Bible Study' - Sue Blake Wednesday 'Fellowship' - Hazel Gordon
Wednesday 'Bread for Life' - Paul Simpson
Thursday 'Girls Brigade' - Ruth Rego
Friday 'Worship Practice' - Dennis, Janet, Josephine, Jenny, Sue.
Contacts for Pastoral Issues Rev Michael Lovejoy, Josephine Morris and Janet Yau
Rev. Michael Lovejoy (Pastor)
Josephine Morris (Church Secretary) Janet Yau (Church Treasurer)
Sue Blake (Deacon) Yinka Falowo (Deacon)
Hazel Gordon (Deacon)
Nicola Grant (Deacon)
Josephine Morris (Deacon)
Paul Simpson (Deacon)
Janet Yau (Deacon)
Meet our worship team for this week
Worship Lead - Jenny Lovejoy
Piano Music - Dennis Nathanielsz
Vocals - Janet Yau
Vocals - Josephine Morris
Vocals - Jenny Lovejoy
Notices for this Week
Pastor Michael and Jenny will be on holiday for two weeks between 1st October - 14th October. Please do pray for a safe journey and a restful time as they plan a break to be with family.
Church 60th Anniversary Choir Practice
Choir rehearsal is held at the church on Wednesdays at 7pm. Talk to Jenny Lovejoy.
NPBC 60th Anniversary Celebrations Join us in our 60th Anniversary Celebrations Saturday 29th September 2018 (4.30pm – 8pm) Sunday 30th September 2018 (10.30am -12pm) We at NPBC are encouraged with words from Jeremiah 29:11: ‘For I know the plans I have for you," declares the LORD, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.’ We invite you to hear our faith journey.
You’ll also be invited to share worship with us in giving thanks to God for our past and for His participation in creating our future.
'We are a people who know and love Christ and want to make Christ know.'
If you’re available and want to share in our celebrations at NPBC we would love to have you join us in our 60th Anniversary celebrations. May God continue to bless all our efforts in His service.
Please see the notice board at the back of the church for any forthcoming local events.
Rota for this Week Sunday 2nd September
Music: Dennis (1st, 3rd and 5th Sundays only)
Worship Lead: Jenny
Scripture Reader: Nicola
Sunday Club: Janet
Greeters - Roy
Teas Coffees - Lisa
Rota for next Week Sunday 9th September
Music: Ising Worship
Worship Lead: Brett
Scripture Reader: Paul
Sunday Club: Family Service
Greeters - Letia
Teas Coffees - Sue
Sunday Services in September 1st Sunday 2nd September 2018
Theme: 'Living Vigilantly'
Speaker: Michael Lovejoy 2nd Sunday 9th September 2018 'Family and Parade Service' Theme: 'A Church – that understands its Service'
Speaker: Michael Lovejoy 3rd Sunday 16th September 'Communion Service' Theme: 'A Church –
that understands its Gifts'
Speaker: Martin Hopwood 4th Sunday 23rd September 2018 'Mission Prayer Focus' Theme: 'A Church -
that understanding its Mission'
Speaker: Michael Lovejoy 5th Sunday 30th September 2018
Theme: '60th Anniversary' Speaker: Michael Lovejoy
Prayer Focus - Church Family Pray for our pastor and his family.
Pray for teachers/staff and children as they return to schools, colleges and universities.
Pray for the Billington family as they settle into their new home, schools and ministry.
Pray for our speakers as they prepare to bring the ministry of the word to us each week.
Pray for our leadership team as they seek to serve other that they will also be serving Christ.
Pray for our worship team as they minister to us through the ministry of music.
Pray for our Sunday Club teachers/support staff and children.
Pray for those who maybe unwell in our number.
Notting Hill Carnival: A 72 second silence was held for Grenfell Tower fire victims.
Please continue to pray for the bereaved and a community that's still in shock.
Please continue to pray for the migrants and refugees. Almost 1.8 million people have migrated across the Mediterranean from the Middle East and Africa since 2014, according to UN figures.
Prayer Comes First Its all about prayerfully seeking God's guidance by the ministry of the Word. 'But we shall give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the Word.' (Acts 6:4)
Let's pray for you Please email your prayer requests to firstname.lastname@example.org If you have an urgent and important prayer concern, please
contact Pastor Michael Lovejoy Telephone
Send in your announcement for the newsletter by Wednesday to be included in the next issue by emailing email@example.com
Get more information on forthcoming activities at NPBC on the church website
Our mission prayer focus is on 4th Sunday of each month
Please continue to pray for our mission vision and outreach
Spurgeon’s Children’s Charity
Baptist Home Mission Fund
Worldwide Evangelisation Crusade (WEC)
Living Stones House of Prayer – Cyprus
BMS World Mission
See mission newsletters on the church notice board for prayer focus.
Please forward any mission prayer focus to firstname.lastname@example.org
Note personal and sensitive mission information cannot be published in this newsletter due to maintaining strictest confidentiality
Minister's Surgery at NPBC
The minister's surgery is open in the church on Tuesdays between 1pm and 3pm.
If you would like to speak to Rev Michael Lovejoy or visit, you can contact him by email@example.com by telephone on 020 8422 8446 (Church Office)