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Sunday, 5 July 2015

Notices: Sunday 5th July 2015


Today:
11am Holy Communion

Next Sunday 12th July:
11am Morning Prayer - 1 Thess 5: 12-27

This week:
Saturday 11th Wedding: Amanda Hall & Frainc MacManus

Coming up:

Friday 28th Aug BBQ & Dance - Tickets £12.50 available from end of July. Music by Alistair Scott Ceilidh Band

Crosslinks Camps
Junior Camp: A Great Escape - Castlewellan Castle 8th-12th August, ages 8-11.
Senior Camp: Rock Solid - Castlewellan Castle 8th-15th August, ages 12-17.
Reset: Dunluce Parish Centre, Bushmills 21st-23rd August, ages 18-30.
See flyers in porch for more information, or visit www.crosslinks.org/camps

Sermon Notes: Walking Worthy for The Day (1 Thes 5: 1-11)
The Day of the Lord will be sudden but not surprising - be sober as you wait for your salvation

The Day of the Lord will be sudden... (1-3)
- Like a thief in the night or labour pains - sudden, unexpected
- ‘They’ and ‘them’ - talking about other people

... but not surprising... (4-5)
- You, beloved, not kept in the dark - open secret, not surprised
- Children of light and the day - not of the night / darkness

... so be sober... (6-8)
- Don’t fall asleep - keep awake & sober - you’re in the day, not the night
- Put on the armour - breastplate of faith & love, helmet - hope of salvation

... as you wait for your salvation (9-11)
- The Day will bring salvation (not wrath) - Jesus has already done it!
- Encourage and build up because of our certain future
How does our life show that we belong to the day, with this certain hope?

Prayer Diary
Sun 5th Pray for a hunger for God’s word as we meet together
Mon 6th All who mourn the loss of loved ones - for God’s comfort
Tue 7th Preparations for Crosslinks Camps later this summer
Wed 8th The farming community - for safety in their work
Thur 9th Pray for all who study and teach the Bible to others
Fri 10th Pray for a peaceful time over the Twelfth weekend
Sat 11th Amanda & Frainc on this their wedding day
Sun 12th Give thanks for all God has taught us through 1 Thessalonians
Pray without ceasing (1 Thessalonians 5:17)

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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