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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 weekly reminder email.

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Sunday 17 October 2021


All services are held in a Covid-secure environment - please do remember your mask.
We are pleased to return to serving refreshments before/after services - please stay on for a cuppa and a chat!
 
9.30am & 11.15am - livestream via website or YouTube
Recalibrate 6: Building for Eternity Psalm 127, Zechariah 4:1-14 [James Collins]
  
Sunday at Seven
Y O U T H  H A N G O U T 6pm For School Years 9+ to spend time together ahead of the evening service.
7pm (congregation) The Protection of Love Part 6: It always protects, always trusts... 1 Corinthians 13:7a [Denzil Larbi, Selsdon Baptist Church]
All past recordings are in the Media Library

This Week and Beyond

CAMEO 10.30am-12pm 
Come And Meet Each Other, connect with friends and meet new people. Meetings start with refreshments, then a talk from a guest speaker and worship hymns/songs. Most people are older, however all ages are welcome!  This week's speaker: Michele Bailey, PBC
NEW TO CHURCH?
If you are new to PBC, you are very welcome! Please complete a Connect Card to introduce yourself. 
GIVING
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.
PBC face masks can be purchased online and include a charity donation.
Vacancies - we are advertising for 3 ministry positions: Youth Worker, Minister for Worship and Evangelist. Please pray for these to be seen widely, and for successful applications. 
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We are looking forward to the visit of Carolyn Skinner, CEO of Third Space Ministries. More information on the BMS 'I Will Stand Harvest' Appeal is HERE. Special envelopes will be available for monetary gifts or donations can be sent by bank transfer, reference HARVEST.
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COP26
Praying for our world
Our world’s climate is changing. And this is affecting people across the globe. We believe in a God who cares for and loves every human being on the planet. And as Christians we can join in fighting for change, by prayer and with action.
This November, world leaders will gather in Glasgow UK for the COP26 world climate summit. Tearfund, 24/7 Prayer and ‘Renew our World’ have joined forces to create an 8-week guide to help pray for COP26 and the challenges of climate change. Each week covers a specific theme with prayer points. There are also creative prayer ideas to equip you to pray in new ways, either as an individual or in groups. Access the prayer guide HERE.
PRAYER
Listening to God. Praying to the tune of God's heartbeat

Everyone is welcome at prayer meetings:
  • COP26 & Global Climate Crisis Prayer Meeting Wednesday 3 November 7.30pm Church Sanctuary
  • Friday Prayer Meeting  Fridays 12-1pm via Zoom (contact the Church Office for Zoom details)
    Praying for the life and activities of PBC: church members, the leadership and all ministries associated with the church. 
  • Prayer for Africa  Last Tuesday of each month: 8-9pm
  • Youth & Children Prayer Meeting  Last Friday of each month: 9.30-10.30am
Please join us in praying for the Churches Together in Purley & Kenley:
  • Thank God for the unity that we enjoy with the other churches and for the clergy who meet once a month to chat and pray.
  • Please pray for Purley Food Hub and Renew 23 which are Churches Together projects. Please pray for wisdom as we take a fresh look at how we can work, worship and pray together.
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Refreshing your Covenant
Tim Colpus is now on his travels in Peru. Read about his journey there and his experiences over his first week via Tim's blog.
Can we pray for you? Please call to have your concern covered in prayer - Church Office (with answerphone) or Phil Hartley (contact details in PBC online address book). 
FAMILY NEWS
  • We received news of a former member, Don Mann has passed away to be with his Lord. The service of thanksgiving is on Friday 5 November 3pm at Sanderstead Evangelical Church. His widow, Heather will be pleased go see anyone who can attend the service and stay for refreshments
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Renew 23
Can you help to run Renew 23? Volunteers are needed, please contact the Church Office.
Purley Food Hub 2021Purley Food Hub helps local people in crisis. Find out more, including how to support the Food Hub at purleyfoodhub.netPriority items for October: long life whole milk, raspberry & strawberry jam, small packets of breakfast cereals, tinned fish - tuna if possible, tinned dessert fruit, small jars of spicy pasta sauce, unisex deodorant, female sanitary pads. The Hub is very grateful for your continued loyal support and generosity.
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Keep in Touch

We hope you are staying connected with the PBC family. 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 office@purleybaptist.org 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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