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Purley Week

Welcome to the Purley Week, a round up of what's happening at PBC and beyond. Click on links to access more details on our website or externally. Check-in here on Fridays for latest update or go on our mailing list for reminder email.

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Sunday 1st August 2021

10.30am SUMMER SUNDAYS - 5 Things God Can't Do!!

He Can't Break A Promise (1)

Psalm 89:34 [Wendy Colpus]
In-person or livestream via website or YouTube
Sunday at Seven
7pm Food and Thought (in-person only during August)
All past recordings are in the Media Library

This Week and Beyond


You can give by standing order or via the online secure payment system on our Giving page. If shopping online, please use the options to give to PBC at no extra cost to yourself at Easyfundraising and SmileAmazon.
Church services are held in a Covid-secure environment. Please book your seat for Sunday morning services. No booking is required for 7pm services. The Sunday 10.30am service is getting busy - praise the Lord! Read more at
Come and meet each other - service for older people, although everyone is welcome! The group are taking a summer hiatus and will resume Tuesday 7 September.
We are carefully and slowly re-opening the building for people meeting together. See details in the PBC Roadmap. Are you getting out more now that restrictions are easing? PBC face masks can be purchased online and include a charity donation.
Do you want to attend a church activity that is hosted on Zoom? Our email broadcast sent out on Fridays contains all necessary Zoom details. Contact the Church Office with any queries.
August Sundays and Members' Me
Would you like to join the PBC Staff Team? We have three exciting new vacancies for the important positions of: Finance Officer, Administrator and PA to the Senior Pastor. Please see our Vacancies page for more information, job descriptions and an application form.
Mark has served as our Youth Minister for 19+ years and is now preparing to move on to his new role as Minister at Godstone Baptist Church in September! Please say your goodbye using this online greeting card
Is a charity on a mission to see an end to the cycle of human trafficking in the UK, restoring dignity and helping to rebuild the lives of survivors. They believe that no survivor of slavery should ever have to sleep on the streets, as such, they train and support volunteer hosts to welcome a survivor into their homes, preventing homelessness and re-trafficking. Hope at Home believes that everyone deserves the chance to find a hope and a future. Watch a short video for more information here.
Sam's Induction Service as Minister of Horndean Baptist Church will take place on 9 October at 2pm in Barton Hall, Barton Cross, Waterlooville, PO8 9PQ. There will be a buffet after the service, and there is car parking space on site - enough for 200 cars.
Listening to God. Praying to the tune of God's heartbeatGet connected with prayer activities at PBC...
  • Have you got a testimony of an answered prayer that could be shared as part of a Sunday service and/or online? Please tell us about it.
  • Use the Prayer Wall to post prayer requests and voice your gratitude, plus say AMEN to other prayers. Click Watch to get notifications as new prayers are posted!
  • Join us in praying for our Missionaries. This week we are praying for: Teddy and Didi Oprenov, who are serving at Sofia Baptist Church.
  • Come to a Prayer Meeting:
    • Fridays 12pm weekly (Zoom)
Can we pray for you? Call us to have your concern covered in prayer - Church Office (with answerphone) or Pam Davies or Jim Beacom.
Renew 23
Can you help to run Renew 23? Volunteers are needed, please contact the Church Office.
Terrific Thursdays NOTICES
Copy of Counselling (1)
bmsHappy Birthday from the BMS Birthday Scheme to Mrs Chris Chandrakumar who will soon be celebrating her birthday on 9th August! This birthday scheme supports medical and health work around the world and each year members give towards vital health care. Find out more
PFH-logo-roundel-blob-masterPurley Food Hub helps local people in crisis. Find out more, including how to support the Food Hub at purleyfoodhub.netPriority items for August: small bottles of squash, cartons of long life fruit juice, small packets/boxes of tea bags, small jars of coffee, jars of jam and honey, and tinned meals suitable for vegetarians. Along with, toddlers’ microwaveable meals and snacks, tinned and packet custard, unisex deodorant… and tin openers. 
The Hub is very grateful for your continued loyal support and generosity.
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Keep in Touch

We hope you are still connecting with PBC family at this time. Please make the most of:
Life Groups Central to church, offering Bible study, encouragement, fellowship and care for each other. Groups are currently exploring and using the latest technology like Zoom and Google Hangouts to stay connected. More HERE
This Website Popular web content: Media Library | Prayer | Pastor's Blog
Social Media Facebook -  Facebook PBC Congregation group (interaction between regular attendees)- Instagram - YouTube
Church Office Contact us at or phone 020 8668 0422.

COVID-19 Government Regulations. We are actively following Government Regulations and also guidance provided by Baptists Together. Thank you to everyone for their diligence in helping us all look out for each other. Everyone coming into the church building must sign in (track & trace). If you plan to let yourself in with church keys, please contact the Church Office before doing so.

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