Churches in Newport
E-Bulletin September 2019
This monthly Bulletin is sent out to help all the churches be more aware of our shared activities, and to keep people informed of news and events.
Newport Church Leaders Annual Breakfast
Saturday 14th September, 8.30am, at Cefn Wood Baptist Church, Rogerstone, and the speaker will be Mrs Ruth Jones, Newport West MP, on the theme, Faith & Politics. The cost is £5, booking essential. Reservations to [email protected] or 01633 891421, stating full English breakfast or a lighter breakfast, before 7th September.
For King and his Kingdom – a combined church event on 22nd September
Between 15-20 Newport churches will be supporting a combined Sunday morning service at the Newport Centre this month. Some of them will be closing the doors of their own churches in order to worship together. Other churches will stay open locally as usual but encourage people from their congregations to attend this special joint event. Hundreds of people are expected to gather, to declare their unity in Christ and to affirm that all we do as church is for the King and for his Kingdom.
James Aladiran will be the speaker. James is the founder and director of Prayer Storm and is an instrumental figure in the UK for catalysing the church into prayer. (He spoke at Spring Harvest this year on “Developing a passion for prayer”.) There will be a full children’s provision available, from Reception age to Year 6, run by a team of people from the children’s and youth work in the various churches. Other teams of people from across the churches will be involved in the set-up, welcome, car parking, media, prayer etc.
The morning event will be followed in the afternoon by a Leaders Time Together with James Aladiran (2.00-3.30pm). This is open to all ministers and church leaders, and in particular any who are unable to be there for the service in the morning will be very welcome to come along in the afternoon, to have the opportunity to meet with other church leaders, and to hear what James has to share. (Venue to be confirmed once numbers are known.)
The event is being organised by a team of ministers and leaders from various Newport churches, including Clyde Thomas, Justin Groves, Kobby Poku, Heath van Staden and Andrew Cleverly. For more information and/or to book in for the afternoon Leaders Time, please email [email protected].
Staff vacancy at Raven House Foodbank & Furniture store
The vacancy is for a retail assistant with some supervisory role in the shop, 24 hours/ week working Monday to Thursday, 9.00am – 3.00pm, £8.25/hour. The store is in Cromwell Road, Lliswerry. To find out more about Raven House see http://www.ravenhouse.org. For an application form, contact Margaret Smith at [email protected] / 01633 762999.
Bridge Christian Counselling needs extra receptionists for short-term help.
This autumn sees a large number of students doing placement with us. So we need extra receptionists to cover all sessions. If you can help, please contact us. 01633 258729 [email protected] Plus the search for our new home is on. Please pray.
Stow Park Church are doing a free lunch each Monday for those in need. Let people know.
Dates for the dairy
Wednesday 4th September, 2nd October (First Wednesday each month:) 8.00 – 10.00am
Christian Business Network meets to eat, share, and encourage one another.
at The Health Hut, 2 Canal Terrace, NP20 2BL See www.christianbusinessnetwork.co.uk
Tuesday 10th September 7.30-8.15pm Outdoor prayer at the Civic Centre car park
Saturday 14th September 8.30am Newport Churches Leaders Annual Breakfast
at Cefn Wood Baptist Church, Ebenezer Drive Rogerstone, NP10 9YX. See front page.
Saturday 14th September at Newport (St.Woolos) Cathedral, Stow Hill, NP20 4EA
10.00am – 4.00pm CADW Open Doors
12.00 noon Midday Organ Recital by Michal Szostak Admission free (leaving collection).
Tuesday – Thursday 17th – 19th September Election of new Bishop of Monmouth
Please pray for guidance and wisdom for all who are involved in the three-day process. Each day starts with the Eucharist in the Cathedral at 9.30am, and that service is open to anyone.
Saturday 21st September 10.30-12.00am Come and hear a Holocaust Survivor’s story
at The Vineyard Church, Mountjoy Street, NP20 2FA (Car park access via Alma St.)
Henry S. was a baby when World War II began. He was sheltered by Christians and has an amazing story of what happened to him during that horrific period. There are very few Holocaust survivors still alive and so this meeting is a rare opportunity and a real privilege.
Refreshments served from 10.00am. For more information ring 07972 561055
Sunday 22nd September 10.30am Church together – for the King and his Kingdom
at The Newport Centre, Kingsway, NP20 1UH See front page for details.
Wednesday 25th September 7.15-8.30pm Prayer meeting for Newport
at Nant Coch Church, 68 Fields Park Road, NP20 5BD
All church leaders particularly invited, but anyone who wants to pray for our city is welcome.
Thursday 26th September 7.30pm Concert in aid of Newport Street Pastors:
at St Julian and St Aaron Church, 41 St Julian’s Ave, NP19 7JT
Concert by City of Newport Male choir and Glan Usk Primary School choir. Tickets priced £6 available on the door, including refreshments in the interval. Please support Street Pastors.
Thursday 26th September at Newport (St.Woolos) Cathedral, Stow Hill, NP20 4EA
7.30pm [email protected] Baron Rose Duo on Marimbas Admission free, leaving collection
Saturday 28th September 7.00 – 9.00pm Cherished Women event
at Crindau Community Church, Malpas Road, NP20 5PA ([email protected])
An evening of worship, ministry time, refreshments and lots of cake! Lois will be preaching.
Deadline for October Bulletin: Tuesday 1st October 11.00am [email protected]
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