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Notices This Week

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GRAVITY GROUP will remain in the service today.
CLOCKS CHANGE: remember to put your clocks back next weekend!
NOTICES: Next Thursday the notices will be printed around 11 am, so please submit any notices or amendments by 10am on 26/10. Thank you
PRAYER: Please pray for the search team meeting on Wednesday 1st November
READING THE BIBLE PASSAGE IN OUR SERVICES: I am always looking for volunteers to read the Bible each week in our services. Please sign up on the sheet if this is something you enjoy or would be happy to do! I let you know the details in advance so that you can familiarise yourself with the verses. Thank you Caroline
THANK YOU: I would like to say a big thank you to everybody who was concerned for me after my heart episode. It just confirmed my admiration for the NHS, the speedy response of the Paramedics and the vast technology and expertise of St. Georges, Tooting. Praise God for all His care and direction and oversight. John Richards
INFORMAL SOUP AND CHEESE LUNCH Sunday 29th October: If you are able to help buy the food for this lunch, serve on the day or wash up please let Theresa know. PLEASE SIGN UP to give an indication of numbers.
CHRISTMAS LUNCH: Pat and John are willing to cook our Christmas Day Lunch for folk in the community who would otherwise be alone. However we really need an overall co-ordinator who will be here on Christmas Day. 12noon – 4.00pm If you feel able and would like to step into this role, or find out more please speak to Pat or Caroline Hubbard ( Caroline will do all the admin leading up to Christmas Day) We would also like volunteers to lead some entertainment for the guests and drivers to help with transport at 10am, 11.30am and 3.30pm. Thank you Caroline 
ADVANCE NOTICE: Women Aloud Taste of the Caribbean Sat 27th January 6pm.

UGANDA TRIP: Amy is now in Uganda with International Needs and is raising funds for their new sports inclusion project. She would be really grateful for any donations either in person or to her just giving page Thank you , Amy Davidson

Notices - Current

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NOVEMBER INSIGHT: The deadline for articles etc for the November edition of INSight was Wednesday, 18 October. The magazine will be available on Sunday, 29 October. Please send all contributions to or leave in the church office and let me know. Regretfully, late items cannot be included. Thank you. Eleanor.


HARVEST APPEAL: Thank you for all your donations of food and toiletries. These were gratefully received by the food bank and West Croydon Refugee centre. If you would like to contribute to the International Livelihoods programme, envelopes will be collected until 29th October . Please make cheques payable to International Needs.


NEW WINE WOMEN’S DAY: at Emmanuel Centre, London on Sat 11th Nov 9am-5pm with the theme "Saved, Strengthened, Sent". Cost £30. Please speak to Karen Harding if interested in attending.

NEW WINE MEN’S DAY: at High Wycombe on Sat 4th Nov 8.45am-4pm with the theme "Iron Sharpens Iron". Cost £22. Please speak to Paul H if interested in attending.

DEACONS ELECTION:A letter about this year’s deacons’ election has gone to all church members on email. Printed copies are available for members not on email to take TODAY. Closing date for returning nominations is 22 OCTOBER. 


THANK YOU:for the lovely farewell for Jen and I. We had a lovely weekend and it was just so nice to eat together with the family one last time. We are so grateful for the time we had at SBC it will certainly not be forgotten. We want to say thank you for the gifts which were very generous from the church family! We have put the money towards some last bits in the house including a guest bed for the visitors that will hopefully be coming up to see us! Rob


SHEILA WOOLLACOTT’S FAMILY: send appreciation and thanks for SBC’s warm welcome at Sheila’s Thanksgiving Service on 28 September, and to those involved in the service and catering. They are grateful for the love and support Sheila received from the church.

FIREWORKS: After last year's success Friends of Selsdon Primary are pleased to host their 2nd Fireworks Display on Friday the 3rd November. Gates open at 5pm, with the display at 7pm, and the gates closing at 8pm. We will have Fun Fair Rides, a BBQ, a Bar, Safe Sparkler Zone, a Glow Stall, Fun & Games Stalls, and our Sweet Stall (including the ever popular Toffee Apples and candy floss). Advance tickets cost £6 for adults and £4 for children (under 3s free). These can be purchased from the school office from Friday 6th October. They can also be purchased online now from Limited tickets will be available to purchase on the gate, these are priced at £7 for adults, and £5 for children (under 3s free). Sparklers will be available to purchase in our 'Safe Zone'. Please note no sparklers, fireworks, alcohol or dogs to be brought to the display.

CHRISTIAN FAMILY CONCERN in South Croydon are one of the local charities we support financially as a church through our Community Support Fund. You can read all about their work in their Autumn 2017 Newsletter available on the table in the Foyer.


ADVANCE NOTICE LADIES EVENT: Morning stroll and bacon roll Sunday 19th November 8am

CRECHE: Toys will be provided in the foyer at the front of the church each Sunday. Parents are welcome to take their pre-school children there and stay with them during the Service. They will be joined by a Church helper and refreshments will be available.  

FORGIVENESS, RECONCILIATION AND PEACE: You can read brilliant stories about these, along with other short articles about the work of partners of Feba in their latest voice magazine…and it won’t take you long! Pick up a copy from the GAT table by the window in the foyer.

FLOWERS: We are grateful to those who contribute towards the flowers each week. 

COUNSELLING SERVICE: here, at Selsdon Baptist Church, we offer a confidential counselling service in a safe and relaxed environment.For more information: call Jane on 07561 869620    


PLEASE DO NOT FORGET: to save any postage stamps (UK or overseas).  They can all be used to raise funds for Baptist Home Mission and enable small churches in the continue to remain open in needy areas.  Sometimes churches are unable to afford maintenance on their buildings or to organise outreach projects in the local area to serve their local community.  Last year over £6000 was raised from stamps etc. Please put your stamps into the red box on the Mission table in the foyer or hand them directly to me.  Thank you so much.  Kay Holman.

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THE NATIVITY: Aplay for all the family 13th—17th December


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