19th March to 4th April 2021
21st March 2021 (Zoom Service) at 10:30am
Merv Bamber

Summing up the Fruit of the Spirit

28th March 2021 (Zoom Service) at 10:30am
(British Summer time begins - Clock go forward an hour)

Tom Bowring
Palm Sunday

4th April 2021
Bryan Steele
Easter Sunday
Notice Board
You can now access the Sunday Services on the website, Youtube and Facebook. You can use the links below to go to your preferred platform.
Facebook
Facebook
YouTube
YouTube
Website
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REMINDER
There will be a Special Church Members Meeting on March 31st at 7:30pm by Zoom to discern whether to call Tom Bowring to become the Minister at Oakham Baptist Church.

Zoom details will be sent via email later.  
EMBA AGM
If anyone wants to go to the East Midland Baptist Association (EMBA) AGM on Saturday 27th March, 10.00am until 11.30am. Could you please contact Joy (secretary@oakhambaptist.org.uk) and she will give them the Zoom information.

The church is running the next Alpha Online course starting on 20th April.

If you are interested in being on the team that will be hosting it, please contact Bryan Steele (bryan@thesteeles.org.uk). The number of people needed will be dependent upon the number of attendees.

We have leaflets to deliver to local homes. The plan is to deliver to the whole of Barleythorpe and also to homes near where our Lifegroups meet or where you live. If you would like to help with reaching out in this way, contact Bryan for leaflets and to confirm which street(s) you will deliver to so that we don’t deliver to a street more than once 😊.


Riding Lights Theatre Company Presents:
Breaking Day
A Lockdown Passion Play by Les Ellison
Daybreak on Good Friday. The Governor’s grip on authority is slipping, his wife plagued by dreams, and their servant clearly knows more than she should. Torn between the Capitol, the Sanhedrin & the mob, the lines between personal & political begin to blur. The teacher at the centre of it all remains silent.

Filmed remotely in lockdown, Breaking Day is an innovative passion play for Easter 2021, immersing us with stark intimacy in decisions that led to crucifixion.
Available to stream 19 March - 15 April. Tickets are £10 per household, and can be purchased from the Riding Lights website: www.ridinglights.org/breaking-day
 
“Leicestershire at the Cross Event” is a Good Friday Service (2nd April 2021 at 6pm). There will be around 20 churches involved in the service itself and they expect hundreds of churches from many denominations to attend.
"We believe that this will be a wonderful evening lifting up the cross"


Click here to subscribe to Praying for Leicestershire YouTube Channel
REACHwomen Book Group
Our latest read was Sensible Shoes by Sharon Garlough Brown and it received pretty much a thumbs up from all who read it, perhaps because we could identify in some ways with the characters in the book and the spiritual journeys they had embarked on.

Our next read is “ Safely Home” by Randy Alcorn -and is the story of  two friends, reunited in China after 20 years and the choices they must make that will not only determine  the destinies of two men, but two families, two nations and two worlds.

We will be getting together on Zoom or hopefully in person in small groups in May to review the book so that gives plenty of time to read it.  If you would like to join in, please let any of the REACHteam know- Sue Bamber, Hannah Dodson, Madeleine Gilbert, Lorraine Harper, Helen Wells. 
Tuesday early morning prayer at 6.30am using the church Zoom details

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6744574540?pwd=WnRtZTJ1ek9JT0RLdkNzNkxlZ1ZqQT09

Meeting ID: 674 457 4540
Passcode: 7654321
All are welcome!
The prayer meetings are every Wednesday at 10:00 to 10:30 and every Sunday from 19:00 to 19:30, except the first Sunday of the month when there is Sunday Night at 6.

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no Sunday Night @ 6 on 4th April (Easter Sunday)
 
We do hope that you can join us by clicking this link using a PC, tablet or smartphone:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3434485374?pwd=MlZwckhKbTRLM1dPa0hpZlB0RmtnUT09
 
or starting Zoom and entering:
Meeting ID:  343 448 5374
Password: 7729
Prayer @ OBC

Confidential Prayer Line
 
If you would like confidential prayer for God's healing, peace, protection or any other matter at all, then please contact us using the following information and we will be delighted to talk and pray with you over the phone. 
 
Simply email ministryteam@oakhambaptist.org.uk giving your name and phone number and we will call you back.
 
Let us always remember, God has His strong hold upon us all. Psalm 91:14-16
 
With our love & prayers,
 
Peter & Kate

PRAYER CHAIN
Please contact one of the following people to share emergency prayer request:
John Donald john.donald3@btopenworld.com 07596 118036

If you would like to be added to the list to receive prayer chain emails. Please send an email to admin@oakhambaptist.org.uk
Next Newsletter Edition Deadline
The next Newsletter will be sent out on Thursday, 1st April 2021. All articles and updates to be included in that edition of the Newsletter should be received by Monday, 29th March 2021. This Newsletter edition will cover 1st to 18th April 2021. Please send your articles by emailing newsletter@oakhambaptist.org.uk or contact Ebe on 01572 724990.
Contact information
Ebe (Administrator): admin@oakhambaptist.org.uk
Church office: 01572 724990
Newsletter: newsletter@oakhambaptist.org.uk


Trustees
trustees@oakhambaptist.org.uk

Secretary: secretary@oakhambaptist.org.uk
Treasurer: treasurer@oakhambaptist.org.uk


Children and Youth Worker
Rhoda Gibson: rhoda@oakhambaptist.org.uk
Staying in touch

 
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If you would like to get a login or have forgotten your password, please contact Ebe
ebe.kangombe@oakhambaptist.org.uk
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