Sunday, 11 January 2015

Notices: Sunday 11th January 2015

10am Sunday School
11am Morning Prayer
7pm SNATCH - Colebrooke Church Hall

Next Sunday: Sunday 18th January 2015
10am Sunday School
11am Church Family Service - Luke 10:25-42
7pm Evening Prayer - Brooke Hall

This Week:
Monday 12th
8pm Bowls match at home v St Macartin’s
8pm CDYC meets at the Rectory

Tuesday 13th
8pm Mothers’ Union Holy Communion. Preacher: Rev Ngozi Njoku (Rector of Garrison, Slavin, Belleek & Kiltyclogher)

Wednesday 14th
6.30pm GFS
8pm Bible Study

Coming Up:
Tuesday 20th Select Vestry - items for agenda by Thursday, please
Saturday 24th Campfire - CDYC Youth Event in Ballinamallard - wear your onesie!

2015 Rotas
The Flower Rota and Cleaning Rota for 2015 are now available in the porch. Please sign up to serve in these important duties to keep the Parish Church looking well for visitors and worshippers alike.

Clogher Diocesan Youth Council

Saturday 25th January 2015 at 8pm in the Archdale Hall, Ballinamallard.
Strict policy: Wear your onesie! Consent forms available from SNATCH Leaders.

SAMS: Friday Night Live
Friday 30th January 2015 at 7.30pm in Craigavon Civic Centre
Hear of God at work in South America with worship and witness. All welcome!

Sermon Notes: Sent by Jesus (Luke 10:1-24)

The Job Vacancy: Ask for Labourers (1-2)
- Seeing the need: Plentiful harvest; shortage of labourers
- Praying: Ask the Lord of the harvest to send
Q: Do we pray for gospel workers to be raised up?

The Job Description: Go as Labourers (3-16)
- Answering their prayer - ‘Go!’
- Job description for the journey
- Bringing: peace (5); the kingdom of God (9,11)
- Delegated authority - speaking for Jesus, sent by the Father
Q: Will we go and speak for Jesus where he sends us?

The Job’s Rewards: Rejoicing as Labourers (17-24)
- Wonderful events, but don’t rejoice in those - rejoice that you’re in the kingdom (20)
- Jesus rejoices - God’s gracious will to reveal to ‘infants’
Q: Where do we find our joy in the Christian life?
Rejoicing as God’s children will lead us to ask and go for God

Register of Vestrymen
The Church of Ireland is democratic in its decision making. At the Easter Vestry, members elect the Select Vestry, Churchwarden and Glebewarden each year. If you are not on the Register of Vestrymen, you don’t have a say in the local Church. The Register of Vestrymen will be revised on Tuesday 20th January, and is open to all aged 18 and over who attend and have subscribed at least £50 to church funds in the last calendar year. The short form to be signed is available from the Rector and Churchwardens.

Prayer Diary
Sun 11th Young people at SNATCH as they grow in faith and love
Mon 12th Clogher Diocesan Youth Council, meeting tonight
Tue 13th Mothers’ Union members living for Jesus in the world
Wed 14th The Bible study - for fellowship and encouragement
Thur 15th All who mourn the loss of loved ones - for comfort
Fri 16th Crosslinks staff, bringing God’s word to God’s world
Sat 17th Residents in local nursing homes and their carers
Sun 18th Sunday School as they take part in the Family Service

‘The harvest is plentiful, but the labourers are few; therefore ask the Lord of the harvest to send out labourers into his harvest.’ Luke 10:2

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.

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