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Sunday, 31 August 2014

Notices: Sunday 31st August 2014


Today:
11.00am Morning Prayer

Next Sunday: Sunday 7th September 2014
11.00am Holy Communion: Genesis 12:1-20 Trusting the promise
7.00pm Ordination of Alastair Donaldson as Intern Deacon - St John's Church, Fivemiletown. Preacher: Rev Bill Press (Knockbreda Parish)

Coming Up:
Monday 8th
Bowling Club opening night

Tuesday 9th
Mothers’ Union - Val Irvine on ‘All kinds of everything’

Wed 10th
Bible Study begins - Vestry room in Hall
GFS Training Night - Aghavea Hall

Youth and Children’s Ministry Training
Saturday 13th Sept - Invest Training Day - postponed.
Tuesday 23rd Sept - Sunday School Teachers’ Training Evening in Maguiresbridge Church Hall at 7.30pm. Speaker: Julie Currie, Down & Dromore Children’s Officer

Ordinations
Please pray for our visiting preachers preparing for ordination:
31st August: Rev Andrew Thompson (Presbyter - Curate for Donaghcloney), 4pm, Shankill Parish Church, Lurgan
7th September: Alastair Dondaldson (Intern Deacon for Fivemiletown), 7pm, St John’s Church, Fivemiletown
14th September: Cameron Jones (Intern Deacon for St Nicholas’ Carrickfergus), 3.30pm, St Anne’s Belfast
Robbie Robinson (Intern Deacon for Dungannon) 7.30pm, St Anne’s Church, Dungannon

Organisation Start Dates
Monday 8th - 8pm Bowling Club
Tuesday 9th - 8pm Mothers’ Union (speaker: Val Irvine)
Wednesday 10th - 8pm Bible Study
Sunday 14th - 10am Sunday School; 7pm SNATCH - Aghavea Hall
Wednesday 24th - 6.30pm GFS

BBQ
Thank you to everyone who supported and helped in any way to make the BBQ on Friday night such a success.

Tea & Coffee
Refreshments after our morning services will begin again next Sunday morning. Please speak to Valerie Crawford if you would like to help in the coming weeks.

Autumn Series: Abraham - Believing the Promise
Next week we begin our new Autumn series, following the life of Abraham (Genesis 12 - 22). We’ll discover how Abraham heard and (mostly) obeyed the promise-making God. It might be useful to read those chapters in Genesis this week as preparation for the series.

Prayer Diary
Sun 31st Give thanks for God’s faithfulness in August
Mon 1st Bishop John, leading the diocese of Clogher
Tue 2nd All who are housebound, to know God’s presence
Wed 3rd Horizon West, the children and their families
Thur 4th CMSI, especially staff at Kiwoko Hospital, Uganda
Fri 5th Faithfulness to God’s word in study, pulpit & homes
Sat 6th Pray for our time together tomorrow - for encouragement and building one another up as tea begins again
Sun 7th Alastair Donaldson, being ordained Deacon tonight for the parish of Fivemiletown

In the day of my trouble I will call to you, for you will answer me.
Psalm 86:7

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.

Sermon podcasts can be found on iTunes.

Sunday, 24 August 2014

Notices: Sunday 24th August 2014


Today:
11.00am Morning Prayer

Next Sunday:
Sunday 31st August 2014
11.00am Morning Prayer - Psalm 87 Glorious things

This Week:

Tuesday 26th
8pm Fire Safety Training - for all organisations

Thursday 28th
8pm Rural Deanery Youth Leaders meeting - FMT Hall

Fri 29th
8pm Annual BBQ & music by the Alastair Scott Ceilidh Band. Tickets £12.50 available now

Youth and Children’s Ministry Training
Saturday 13th Sept - Invest Training Day - postponed.
Tuesday 23rd Sept - Sunday School Teachers’ Training Evening in Maguiresbridge Church Hall at 7.30pm. Speaker: Julie Currie, Down & Dromore Children’s Officer

Ordinations
Please pray for our visiting preachers preparing for ordination:
31st August: Rev Andrew Thompson (Presbyter for Donaghcloney), 4pm, Shankill Parish Church, Lurgan
7th September: Alastair Dondaldson (Intern Deacon for Fivemiletown), 7pm, St John’s Church, Fivemiletown
14th September: Cameron Jones (Intern Deacon for St Nicholas’ Carrickfergus), 3.30pm, St Anne’s Belfast

Organisation Start Dates
Monday 8th - 8pm Bowling Club
Tuesday 9th - 8pm Mothers’ Union (speaker: Val Irvine)
Wednesday 10th - 8pm Bible Study
Sunday 14th - 10am Sunday School; 7pm SNATCH - Aghavea Hall
Wednesday 24th - 6.30pm GFS

Fire Safety Training
It is essential for all organisations and hall users to be trained in fire safety - alarms, extinguishers, evacuation and prevention. A training evening for all is this Tuesday 26th August at 8pm.

iTunes

Sermon podcasts are now available on iTunes.

Prayer Diary
Sun 24th Sunday School preparations for the new school year
Mon 25th SAMS missionaries in South America - especially Tim Curtis & AsunciĆ³n Rojas in the Chaco, Paraguay
Tue 26th Emergency services - safety serving the community
Wed 27th The Pantry, showing God’s love to those in need
Thur 28th Teachers and pupils as schools begin again
Fri 29th Tonight’s BBQ: gospel opportunities as we love, share & serve; & a warm welcome found by visitors
Sat 30th Those preparing for ordination over the next month - especially Alastair, Cameron, Robbie and Andrew
Sun 31st Give thanks for God’s faithfulness in August

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Romans 12:12

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.

Thursday, 21 August 2014

Aghavea Church on iTunes


Our sermons are now available on iTunes podcasts! By subscribing to our podcasts you can automatically receive and download them on your phone, iPad or computer to listen in. Our most recent series of 'Summer Psalms' is now available, and more content will follow in due course.

Sunday, 17 August 2014

Notices: Sunday 17th August 2014


Today:
11.00am Church Family Service

Next Sunday: Sunday 24th August 2014
11.00am Morning Prayer - Psalm 85 Restore us, O Lord

This Week:
Tuesday 19th
8pm SNATCH leaders meeting

Coming Up:
Tuesday 26th 8pm Fire Safety Training - for all organisations
Thursday 28th 8pm Rural Deanery Youth Leaders meeting - FMT
Friday 29th 8pm BBQ & Ceilidh - Music by Alastair Scott Ceilidh Band. Tickets £12.50 available now

Fire Safety Training
It is essential for all organisations and hall users to be trained in fire safety - alarms, extinguishers, evacuation and prevention. A training evening for all will be held on Tuesday 26th August at 8pm.

Awesome Adventures Holiday Club
Thursday 21st & Friday 22nd August 10am-12.30pm in Brookeborough Primary School.
Organised by Brookeborough Methodist & Elim Churches.
Flyers and consent forms in the church porch today.

Prayer Diary
Sun 17th Ask God to open our ears and hearts as he speaks
Mon 18th All who are ill - to know God’s power in their weakness
Tue 19th SNATCH leaders meeting tonight to plan the new term
Wed 20th Married couples, and those preparing for marriage
Thur 21st Bible Society Botswana translating the Bible into Shekgalagari for the Bakgalagari people
Fri 22nd Pray for a growing hunger for God’s word among us
Sat 23rd Those who are unemployed - for perseverance and hope
Sun 24th Sunday School preparations for the new school year

You also must help us by prayer, so that many will give thanks on our behalf for the blessing granted us through the prayers of many. 2 Cor 1:11

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.

Tuesday, 12 August 2014

Titus: All the Audio


Running up to the summer, we listened in to Paul's letter to Titus, discovering how the truth of the gospel leads to godliness. Here are all the sermons from the series:

4th May: Titus 1:1-4 Introducing Titus

11th May: Titus 1:5-16 What to look for in a church leader

18th May: Titus 2:1-10 Living the gospel

25th May: Titus 2:11-15 God's grace

8th June: Titus 3:1-7 Heirs of hope

22nd June: Titus 3:8-15 Devoted to good works

Sunday, 10 August 2014

Notices: Sunday 10th August 2014


Today:
11.00am Morning Prayer

Next Sunday: Sunday 17th August 2014
11.00am Service of the Word - Psalm 84: How lovely is your dwelling place!

This Week:
Sat 16th Erne Vintage Club Rally visits Aghavea for lunch

Coming Up:

Fri 29th Aug Annual BBQ & music by the Alastair Scott Ceilidh Band - Tickets £12.50 available now

Youth and Children’s Ministry Training
Saturday 13th Sept - Invest - Training Day for all involved in youth ministry. Enniskillen Agriculture College from 10.30am - 4.30pm. Register your place by speaking to Gary or emailing Jonny Phenix at dyo@clogher.anglican.org
Tuesday 23rd Sept - Sunday School Teachers’ Training Evening in Maguiresbridge Church Hall at 7.30pm. Speaker: Julie Currie, Down & Dromore Children’s Officer

Diocesan Magazine
Notes for the September edition (including organisation start dates) should be with the Rector by Tuesday 12th August, please.

Prayer Diary
Sun 10th Joyful hearts as we hear of the hope of life in Jesus
Mon 11th Open Doors, working with persecuted Christians
Tue 12th Christians showing & sharing God’s love at work
Wed 13th Those who mourn - for hope in the midst of sorrow
Thur 14th Pray for peace where there is conflict
Fri 15th Pray for BBQ invitations, as friends get to know the church family
Sat 16th Myrtle and the choir as they lead our praise
Sun 17th Ask God to open our ears and hearts as he speaks

Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer. Romans 12:12

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, 3 August 2014

Notices: Sunday 3rd August 2014


Today:
11.00am Holy Communion

Next Sunday: Sunday 10th August 2014
11.00am Morning Prayer - Psalm 49 The Hope of Life

Coming Up:
Friday 29th
Annual BBQ & music by the Alastair Scott Ceilidh Band Tickets £12.50 available now

Youth and Children’s Ministry Training
Saturday 13th Sept - Invest - Training Day for all involved in youth ministry. Enniskillen Agriculture College from 10.30am - 4.30pm. Register your place by speaking to Gary or emailing Jonny Phenix at dyo@clogher.anglican.org
Tuesday 23rd Sept - Sunday School Teachers’ Training Evening in Maguiresbridge Church Hall at 7.30pm. Speaker: Julie Currie, Down & Dromore Children’s Officer

Diocesan Magazine
Notes for the September edition (including organisation start dates) should be with the Rector by Tuesday 12th August, please.

Prayer Diary
Sun 3rd David Atwell in his new ministry as a Parish Reader
Mon 4th Other local churches, for growth in partnership
Tue 5th Jeff Gawn (SU) preparing for new assemblies
Wed 6th Those lonely or housebound, to know the Lord is near
Thur 7th Our new mission partners as the relationship develops
Fri 8th Pray for sermon prep - for light and understanding
Sat 9th Crosslinks Junior & Senior Camps beginning today
Sun 10th Joyful hearts as we hear of the hope of life in Jesus
May the Lord direct your hearts into God’s love and Christ’s perseverance. 2 Thessalonians 3:5

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.