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STAMPS: Please remember to save the stamps to help raise funds for Baptist Home Mission which supports struggling churches. Thank you for your magnificent effort this year. I have already passed on three carrier bags stuffed full which is a lot of stamps. Stamps can be left in the red box on the Mission Table . Thank you Kay Holman
PRE SCHOOL OUTDOORS EQUIPMENT NOT TO BE PLAYED WITH ON A SUNDAY MORNING: Please could parents ask children not to play in the outside area beyond the large hall/Lasers room as the play equipment is getting damaged, left out in the rain and then rusting. We appreciate your co-
COUNSELLING SERVICE: open to all and run by Family Christian Concern. Please see notice board in the Foyer for further details.
SAINSBURYS ACTIVE KIDS VOUCHERS: Elaine Funnell and Paul Burns will be pleased to receive these for pre school and our local scout group. Also Jo Wheeler for Brownies and Guides. Please leave in their pigeon holes.
EXPERIENCED CARE STAFF, domestic and kitchen staff required for Burrell Mead Residential Home in West Wickham.
Why not visit the CHURCH BOOKSTALL after the service for good quality second-
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: The church website often mentions events at the church and people involved in them. If for privacy reasons you don't want your name mentioned or a photo to appear, you should email the webmaster, Alan Bedford , with your name (and a photo so that you can easily be identified). You may still be inadvertently included in a crowd scene, but can be removed on request. In addition, if you do not want you or your family's photograph to appear in INSight, our monthly magazine, please let the editor know at
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Coffee after Church (Addington Road): When going for coffee after the morning service it would be helpful if everyone could use the large square space in the foyer, or the Coffee Lounge, to chat, so that the area between the door out of the sanctuary and the exit is kept free. Thank you.
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THANK YOU: for your prayers, cards, letters, flowers, phone calls and visits, before and after the loss of David. Special thanks go to Diane and everyone who gave such loving support in many and varied ways on the day of the funeral. God bless you all Ann, Russell and Roger Chandler.
JUNE INSIGHT: The magazine will be available on Sunday 31 May. Please send all contributions for July to , or leave in the office and let me know! Regretfully late submissions cannot be included. Eleanor
REGISTRATION FORMS FOR SUMMER FUNDAYS ARE NOW AVAILABLE: Please register your children and your grandchildren! Forms in the foyer or online.
TODDLER GROUP: We have an amazing toddler group meeting Wednesday & Thursday mornings and have contact with approximately 16 young families for each session. From September we will be short of helpers to keep this really important activity running. If you could do either morning on a regular basis ( this could be monthly or fortnightly) please could you make contact,as soon as possible with Hilary West or Marilyn Newland.
PUPPET TRAINING: Run by One Way Uk at Faith Baptist Church 10-
LETTER FOR MEMBERS NOT ON EMAIL: regarding the progress of a new Youth Pastor
GIVE THANKS: Give thanks for the birth of:Charlotte Rose 7lb 4oz born at home Friday 1st May. Parents Sophie & Nick, sisters Ellie and Gemma all well. We give thanks too that our grandson Joseph 4 1/2 months was discharged from hospital on Tuesday following a general anaesthetic for an investigative procedure and is now recovering at home with mum Emily and dad Martin. God is good. Hilary and Charles Howard
NEWS FROM STUART COTTRELL: Many will know I run a theatre company in Exeter called PaddleBoat Theatre Company -
FUNDRAISING FOR 2ND SELSDON GUIDES: Micky Wheeler is running the Stockholm Marathon on May 30 to raise funds for the Guides trip to Switzerland in August where they will celebrate their 80th birthday. All donations will be gratefully received at www.justgiving.com/mickywheeler
PRAYER MINISTRY TRAINING WITH CHRIS CHAPMAN: being run by St Francis, Tedder Road. Saturday 13th June 10am-
BIBLE STUDY NOTES: Christian Aid week see http://www.christianaid.org.uk/resources/churches/prophetic-
COOK NEEDED FOR THE PRAYER BREAKFAST ON JULY 4TH: please speak to Magda if you can help in this way!
ICTIAC Prayer Meeting Wednesday 10th June 2015: Come and join us to pray for the life of our Borough on Wednesday 10th June 2015 from 7.30pm -
You are Welcome!
THANK YOU: to all who supported the hat and accessories sale, We raised £116. Then Pat and Oliver raised a further £110 at a boot sale for the Uganda trip.
BIBLE STUDY NOTES: on the Timothy series are available or ask Diane for a copy to be emailed.
PREMIER CHRISTIAN RADIO: On behalf of Premier Christian Radio I would like to thank everyone who signed petitions in favour of Premier being able to renew their broadcasting licence when it expired at the end of March. The good news is that the licence has been renewed until 2028. Bill Dixon
CHANGE OF ADDRESS: PLEASE AMEND YOUR DIRECTORY Sally, Charlotte and Lydia Hill have now moved to 106 Sorrel Bank, Linton Glade, Forestdale, Croydon, Surrey CR0 9LX. Telephone numbers remain the same.
ATTENTION WALKERS: Churches Together in Selsdon and Addington have organised 3 walks a year for many years now. These include a stop for lunch and have been very enjoyable times for walking and chatting with folk from our neighbouring churches. We need to recruit someone from Selsdon Baptist who would be happy to lead such a walk once a year. Could that be you??? If so, please contact Mike McFarlane. Details from church office.
BALLROOM DANCERS: The Holiday at Home team would like to know of any ballroom dancers that we might have in our church. If you are able to do ballroom dancing or know of folk who can, please could you speak to Pat Hasell or Michael Barbour.
DIRECTORY CHANGE: Please change the address for Hugh and Sheila Hamilton, and Imogen Hamilton, to 60 Beechwood Road. Thank you.
Prayer Box in the Foyer. In addition to choosing to pray with a member of the Prayer Team in the Vestibule after the Sunday Morning Service there is now the option to place any prayer requests you may have in the Prayer Box in the Foyer. Such requests can be put in the box at any time during the week. You are invited to join available members of the Prayer Team to pray for those needing pastoral care and for any other prayer requests in the Vestibule 5 minutes after the end of each Sunday Morning Service. Brian Reeves
IMPROVE YOUR HEALTH WHILE FUNDRAISING FOR UGANDA: For a limited period only, Anne Handley, who is a qualified Massage Practitioner (Dip.MTI), is offering to donate 50% of the cost of each treatment to the Uganda Trip Fund. A full body massage (1 hour) costs £40, a Back, Neck & Shoulder massage (1/2 hour) costs £20. This offer is only available between the following inclusive dates; 28th March -
SUMMER FUN DAYS NEED YOUR HELP: Please speak to Magda if you can help in any way.
SBC DIRECTORY 2015: The new Directory is now available. Please collect your NAMED copy from the foyer. Old copies should be destroyed responsibly, if you would to leave copies in the Church Office, we will shred for you.
HOME MISSION STAMP COLLECTION: Many thanks for your superb donations of stamps. Dinky Toys and jewellery towards funds for Home Mission. Last Year in excess of £6000 was raised towards projects and other support for smaller Baptist churches just by these collections. Since December we have collected several bags to be forwarded. Please keep up the good work by leaving smaller packets in the red box on the Mission Table or by handing them straight to me. If you have accumulated a large quantity it would be greatly appreciated if you could separate the UK stamps from the overseas ones as the ordinary UK stamps are sold by weight. Most of the others, including UK commemorative stamps are sold to dealers. Any stamp albums should be left complete if possible as they are easier to sort. Well done for all your efforts. Kay Holman.
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MUSIC MAGPIE: This is a fundraising opportunity for Uganda, please place your unwanted CDs, DVDs, electronic good and mobiles in the box in the foyer.
PARISH NURSING 2nd Weds of month, Sunbeams/toddler group -
E3 YOUTH HOMEGROUP: -
THURSDAY MORNING GROUP: Thursday’s at 10:00. All are welcome.
SBC NOW HAS A TWITTER ACCOUNT: You can follow us at https://twitter.com/SelsdonBaptist.
EMAIL UPDATES: If you would like to receive the 6 monthly news/prayer letter from Paul and Su East by email would you kindly send them your email ID (including those who have already expressed a wish to receive this mailing) Please send your details to
CREAM TEA: Imogen Hamilton and her Grandma will be hosting a Cream Tea on Sunday 7th June from 3 30pm until 5 30pm at the home of Trudy and John Bigwood, 34 Sundown Avenue, Sanderstead. Please come and support Imogen's fund raising event. Donations on the day. Thank you in advance.
CRICKET: Croham Road Baptist Church will be playing Emmanuel on Sat 6th June, a charity match for SLED. Would you like to play? Please see Gareth for details.
SANDERSTEAD UNITED REFORMED CHURCH 2014-
GARDEN PARTY FOR SENIORS: All seniors are invited to Pats on Wednesday 1st July 2.30-