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Sunday, 25 May 2014

Notices: Sunday 25th May 2014


Today:
10.00am Sunday School
11.00am Morning Prayer with Baptism - We welcome the family and friends of Erin Miller, who comes to be baptised
7.30pm SNATCH - Colebrooke Hall

Next Sunday: Sunday 1st June 2014
10.00am Sunday School
11.00am Gift Day Service of the Word
7.30pm Favourite Hymns Evening: Very Rev Raymond Ferguson

This Week:
Saturday 31st Mothers’ Union outing

Coming Up:
Friday 6th Can’t Cook, Won’t Cook in Aghavea Hall
Sunday 8th SNATCH BBQ for members &P7s joining us in September!
Sunday 15th Children’s Day and Parish Lunch: Mr Johnny Beare
Sunday 22nd Parish Reader Commissioning of Mr David Atwell in Magheracross Church, Ballinamallard

Parish Lunch
Children’s Day: Sunday 15th June
Please sign up on the list in the porch for catering purposes

Can’t Cook Won’t Cook
Rev Gary McMurray v David Atwell: Friday 6th June at 7.30pm in Aghavea Hall
Tickets £5 from the SEFF Office (6772 3884)
Supporting young people affected by terrorism to attend an international conference this summer

The Barnabas Cup
Thursday 19th June at Fisher Park, Ballinamallard
Fermanagh Churches 7-a-side knock out tournament (18+)
Anyone interested in forming a team, please speak to Gary.

Sunday School Trip
Saturday 7th June Funtasia Waterpark, Drogheda
Please sign up on the list in the porch or speak to Linda.

Favourite Hymns Evening
Next Sunday at 7.30pm. Remember to nominate hymns today!

Brookeborough Methodist Church
Flower Festival: Hymns Through The Seasons
Today 2pm - 9pm; Tomorrow 10am - 6pm with Praise Service at 8pm
(Preacher: Rev Andrew Kingston, former minister)
Refreshments available. All welcome

Prayer Diary
Sun 25th Myrtle and the choir, leading our praise
Mon 26th Good weather to help farmers with their work
Tue 27th All who mourn the loss of a loved one, for God’s comfort
Wed 28th SAMS missionaries preparing for the World Cup in Brazil
Thur 29th Young families, as parents tell children about Jesus
Fri 30th For our church family to be known as a place of grace
Sat 31st Give thanks for God’s blessings in this past month
Sun 1st Bishop John, for faithfulness as he leads Clogher diocese
Pray without ceasing - 1 Thessalonians 5:17

Sunday, 18 May 2014

Notices: Sunday 18th May 2014


Today:
10.00am Sunday School
11.00am Church Family Service
7.00pm Evening Prayer - Brooke Memorial Hall

Next Sunday: Sunday 25th May 2014
10.00am Sunday School
11.00am Morning Prayer with Baptism - Titus 2:11-15 God’s grace
7.30pm SNATCH - Colebrooke Halls

This Week:
Monday 19th 7pm CDYC meeting in Ballinamallard
Tuesday 20th 8pm Select Vestry - agenda available today
Friday 23rd Brookeborough Methodist Flower Festival begins

Coming Up:
Saturday 31st Mothers’ Union outing
Sunday 1st Gift Day Morning Service & Favourite Hymns evening: pm preacher: Very Rev Raymond Ferguson (Kilmore)
Sunday 15th Children’s Day and Parish Lunch - preacher: Mr Johnny Beare (St Elizabeth’s, Dundonald)
Sunday 22nd Parish Reader Commissioning of Mr David Atwell in Magheracross Church, Ballinamallard

Can’t Cook Won’t Cook
Rev Gary McMurray v David Atwell
Friday 6th June at 7.30pm in Aghavea Church Hall
Tickets £5 from Sharon Clarke or the SEFF Office (6772 3884)
Supporting young people affected by terrorism to attend an international conference this summer

The Barnabas Cup
Thursday 19th June at Fisher Park, Ballinamallard
Fermanagh Churches 7-a-side knock out tournament (18+)
Anyone interested in forming a team, please speak to Gary.

Sunday School Trip
Funtasia Waterpark, Drogheda
Saturday 7th June
Please sign up on the list in the porch or speak to Linda.

Favourite Hymns Evening
Sunday 1st June at 7.30pm. Please use the forms and box in the porch to nominate your hymns by Sunday 25th May.

Parish Lunch
Children’s Day: Sunday 15th June
Please sign up on the list in the porch for catering purposes

Brookeborough Methodist Church
Flower Festival: Hymns Through The Seasons
Friday 23rd May 3pm - 6pm with opening service at 8pm
(Preacher: Rev Dr Heather Morris, Methodist President);
Saturday 24th May 10am - 9pm; Sunday 25th May 2pm - 9pm;
Monday 26th May 10am - 6pm with Praise Service at 8pm
(Preacher: Rev Andrew Kingston, former minister)
Refreshments available. All welcome

Mothers’ Union Outing
Saturday 31st May: Hillmount Garden Centre; The Somme Heritage Centre; shopping at Sprucefield Shopping Centre; dinner at Viscounts, Dungannon.
To book your seat on the coach, speak to Valerie Crawford.

SNATCH News
‘Growing in Faith through Fellowship’
End of year BBQ - Sunday 8th June at 7.30pm
Colebrooke Church Halls
For all young people of secondary school age.
P7s joining us in September are also invited to come along for the BBQ

It’s Your Move
RE Lessons to help P7s move from Primary School to Secondary School finish this week. Give thanks for Jeff Gawn and for the great reception in Maguiresbridge PS and continue to pray for the team in Brookeborough PS tomorrow. Pray also for all the P7s as they prepare to change school come September.

Clogher Diocesan Youth Council: The Way Forward
Following consultation events in January, the Youth Council are providing follow-up meetings to chart the way forward. These will be held on 19th May (Archdale Hall, Ballinamallard at 7pm) and 22nd May (St Patrick’s Church, Monaghan at 7pm.) All youth leaders welcome.

GFS All-Ireland Results
Winners in the Diocesan GFS Competitions are forwarded to Dublin for judging in the All-Ireland competitions. Well done to the following girls from Aghavea GFS for winning the following prizes:
Bible study: 3rd - Rebecca Beacom; Highly Commended - Kirsty Clarke
Crafts: 1st - Jemma Foster; 2nd - Abbie Walmsley; 3rd - Kirsty Clarke
Prizes will be awarded at our Children’s Day Family Service on Sunday 15th June.

Prayer Diary
Sun 18th Pray for our services, as well as the time before and after, as we seek to grow in love and fellowship
Mon 19th Bible Society translators working to bring God’s word to new people groups and languages for the first time
Tue 20th Select Vestry meets for the first time since the Easter Vestry - for God’s guidance & wisdom in discussions
Wed 21st Those who are preparing for marriage - that God’s love will be the foundation of their relationship
Thur 22nd Peace and safety during the elections being held today - and as votes are counted, for those elected as they serve the community in local councils and Europe
Fri 23rd Pray for our local schools: the teachers and staff; the pupils facing exams and preparing to change schools
Sat 24th Opportunities for evangelism in the local community - pray for someone you love to become a Christian
Sun 25th Myrtle and the choir as they lead us in our singing, and courage to join in with the hymns and songs as we praise the God of grace

Remember, O LORD, your great mercy and love, for they are from of old. Psalm 25: 6

Prayer Diary updates can be accessed each morning at our Facebook page or by downloading the free ‘PrayerMate’ app for your smartphone and adding the Aghavea Church feed.

Sunday, 11 May 2014

Notices: Sunday 11th May 2014


Today:
10.00 am Sunday School
11.00 am Morning Prayer
7.30 pm SNATCH - Colebrooke Hall

Next Sunday: Sunday 18th May 2014
10.00 am Sunday School
11.00 am Church Family Service - Titus 2:1-10 Living the gospel
7.00 pm Evening Prayer - Brooke Memorial Hall

This Week:
Tuesday 13th
7pm Mothers’ Union at Crom - tour and supper

Wednesday 14th
7pm CDYC meeting - Trinity Hall, Lisnaskea

Friday 16th
8pm Mothers’ Union Area Service in Aghavea - preacher: Rev James Boyd (Dromore)

Coming Up:
Tuesday 20th Select Vestry - items for agenda by Thursday, please
1st June Gift Day Service of the Word (morning); Favourite Hymns Evening - preacher: Very Rev Raymond Ferguson (Kilmore Cathedral)
15th June Children’s Day - preacher: Mr Johnny Beare (Dundonald)
22nd June Parish Reader Commissioning - Ballinamallard

Clogher Diocesan Youth Council: The Way Forward
Following consultation events in January, the Youth Council are providing follow-up meetings to chart the way forward. These will be held on 14th May (Trinity Hall, Lisnaskea at 7pm), 19th May (Archdale Hall, Ballinamallard at 7pm) and 22nd May (St Patrick’s Church, Monaghan at 7pm.) All youth leaders welcome.

It’s Your Move
RE Lessons to help P7s move from Primary School to Secondary School are continuing. Please pray for Jeff Gawn and the teams working in Maguiresbridge PS (14th May) and Brookeborough PS (13th, 19th May).

Clogher Diocesan Magazine
Notes for the June magazine should be with Gary by Wednesday, please.

Can’t Cook Won’t Cook
Rev Gary McMurray v David Atwell
Friday 6th June at 7.30pm in Aghavea Church Hall
Tickets £5 from Sharon Clarke or the SEFF Office
Supporting young people affected by terrorism to attend an international conference this summer

Brookeborough Methodist Church
Flower Festival: Hymns Through The Seasons
Friday 23rd May 3pm - 6pm with opening service at 8pm
(Preacher: Rev Dr Heather Morris, Methodist President);
Saturday 24th May 10am - 9pm; Sunday 25th May 2pm - 9pm;
Monday 26th May 10am - 6pm with Praise Service at 8pm
(Preacher: Rev Andrew Kingston, former minister)
Refreshments available. All welcome

The Barnabas Cup
Thursday 19th June at Fisher Park, Ballinamallard
Churches 7-a-side knock out tournament (18+)
Anyone interested in forming a team, please speak to Gary.

Southern Health Trust: Visiting Update
The Southern Health Trust (Craigavon, South Tyrone & Daisy Hill Hospitals) have reviewed their Data Protection and Confidentiality Policies. Visiting clergy will no longer have access to patient lists. Eventually, this may also be the case in the Western Trust. If you or a relative are going into hospital, or have arrived in hospital, please let the Rector know.

Prayer Diary
Sun 11th SNATCH members facing exams, for opportunities to come and relax and enjoy fellowship together
Mon 12th Those who are ill at home or in hospital, as they call on the Lord in their distress, to find him answering
Tue 13th Local churches as we live and grow together, seeking to reach Brookeborough and Fermanagh with the good news of Jesus
Wed 14th Clogher Diocesan Youth Council as plans for the future are shared and progressed
Thur 15th CMS Ireland as it celebrates its 200th birthday, and recommits to resourcing mission at home & abroad
Fri 16th Mothers’ Union in Aghavea, and in Clogher Diocese, working to promote the gospel in family life
Sat 17th Those who are hungry, and those who help the Pantry supply what is lacking
Sun 18th Pray for our services, as well as the time before and after, as we seek to grow in love and fellowship
Cast all your cares on him because he cares for you. 1 Peter 5:7

Sunday, 4 May 2014

Notices: Sunday 4th May 2014


Today:
10.00 am Sunday School
11.00 am Holy Communion

Next Sunday: Sunday 11th May 2014
10.00 am Sunday School
11.00 am Morning Prayer - Titus 1:5-16
7.30 pm SNATCH - Colebrooke Hall

Coming Up:
Tuesday 13th MU at Crom Castle
Friday 16th MU Area Service in Aghavea - preacher: Rev James Boyd (Dromore)
Sunday 1st Gift Day (am) and Favourite Hymns (pm)
Sunday 15th Children’s Day - preacher: Mr Johnny Beare
Sunday 22nd Parish Reader Commissioning - Ballinamallard

Clogher Diocesan Youth Council: The Way Forward
Following consultation events in January, the Youth Council are providing follow-up meetings to chart the way forward. These will be held on 14th May (Trinity Hall, Lisnaskea at 7pm), 19th May (Archdale Hall, Ballinamallard at 7pm) and 22nd May (St Patrick’s Church, Monaghan at 7pm.) All youth leaders welcome.

Southern Health Trust: Visiting Update
The Southern Health Trust (Craigavon, South Tyrone & Daisy Hill Hospitals) have reviewed their Data Protection and Confidentiality Policies. Visiting clergy will no longer have access to patient lists. Eventually, this may also be the case in the Western Trust. If you or a relative are going into hospital, or have arrived in hospital, please let the Rector know.

Scripture Union News
It’s Your Move:
RE Lessons to help P7s move from Primary School to Secondary School have begun. Please pray for Jeff Gawn and the teams working in Maguiresbridge (7th & 14th May) & Brookeborough (6th, 13th, 19th May).
SU Prayer Meeting: Special Prayer Meeting for local pupils and schools at the beginning of the summer term: Thursday 8th May at 8pm in the Bridge Centre (Enniskillen Presbyterian Church). All welcome.

Easter Vestry News
At the Easter Vestry last Sunday the following appointments were made:
Rector’s Churchwarden: Alan Johnston
Peoples’ Churchwarden: Frances Cartwright
Rector’s Glebewarden: David Atwell
Peoples’ Glebewarden: Kenneth Hall
Select Vestry: Blayney Cartwright, May Cooke, William Crawford, Wayne Foster, Linda Hall, Marlene Hurst, Albert McClelland, Norman McCoy, Shirley Morrison, Audrey Percival, Leonard Percival, Ernie Thompson
Diocesan Synodsmen: Frances Cartwright, May Cooke, Albert McClelland
Supplemental Synodsmen: 1. Blayney Cartwright, 2. Ernie Thompson, 3. William Crawford
Parochial Nominators: Blayney Cartwright, Kenneth Hall, Albert McClelland, Ernie Thompson
Supplemental Nominators: 1. William Crawford, 2. Alan Johnston, 3. Wayne Foster, 4. David Atwell

Can’t Cook Won’t Cook
Rev Gary McMurray v David Atwell
Friday 6th June at 7.30pm in Aghavea Church Hall
Tickets £5 from Sharon Clarke or the SEFF Office
Supporting young people affected by terrorism to attend an international conference this summer

Prayer Diary
Sun 4th Pray for hunger for God’s word as we gather together
Mon 5th Those who are housebound, for faith and hope
Tue 6th Jeff Gawn and It’s Your Move, beginning today in Brookeborough PS, and tomorrow in Maguiresbridge
Wed 7th Crosslinks mission partners serving in Africa
Thur 8th General Synod begins today in Dublin, continuing until Saturday - pray for faithfulness to God’s word & work
Fri 9th Horizon West staff and the families receiving care
Sat 10th Sunday School leaders as they teach tomorrow, and for the young people who come along
Sun 11th SNATCH members facing exams, for opportunities to come and relax and enjoy fellowship for a little while
Let us therefore approach the throne of grace with boldness, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help in time of need. - Hebrews 4:16