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TPC enjoyed another exciting and busy holiday bible club. It was great to see so many children join us each night. The singing was loud, the bible story of Elisha was edifying, the craft and memory verses were great opportunities to learn biblical truths and the games was the usual high energy affair! The last night was exclusive to p6+ and was taken by the youth club leaders to show the older kids how the club works. Some of the existing youth club members came down to help that night which was really welcomed.
One memory verse from the week was from Proverbs 3 “trust the LORD with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding. In all your ways acknowledge him, and he will make straight your paths.” Our hope is that this verse will stay with the children and as they grow up they will see their need for Christ and learn to trust Him for salvation and for life’s paths.
The church BBQ will take place this Friday at the Faith Mission Centre, Mahon Road. The BBQ is open to all so we hope to see the whole congregation down. Food will be from 7pm and there will be games for the kids, big and small. Friends of the congregation are welcome so please feel free to invite people. You can share this blog or try the old fashioned way of just saying to someone.
GB display this Friday
Here’s a reminder that the highly anticipated GB display is on this Friday at 7pm. This means Youth Club will not be on but all are welcome to come a show their support to the GB girls.
Sunday School update:
Our Sunday School has produced a helpful information leaflet telling us what they are about, what they do and some important dates to remember. Click the link to access the leaflet.
SS website overview
“While they were worshiping the Lord and fasting, the Holy Spirit said, “Set apart for me Barnabas and Saul for the work to which I have called them.” Then after fasting and praying they laid their hands on them and sent them off.” Acts 13:2-3 ESV (italics added).
The reality that the Lord sets people apart for His work is evident throughout the history of the church. The great commission continues until Jesus’ return and the need for the gospel to be preached is ever urgent. The call has come to Chris and Rachel Humphries to go to Portugal. A country starved of the gospel and in need of workers to spread the gospel and disciple those who are saved by Christ. The departure of the Humphries will be keenly felt by the church family at Tartaraghan PC but the joy of helping and encouraging the Humphries in such important work is ours to be embraced. The task to uphold them in prayer and provide for them in anyway is ours to own. And it starts by sending them off.
Tartaraghan PC will be hosting this “sending off” through a service of commissioning, for details click here. It will be an opportunity to worship the Lord and encourage the Humphries before they set off to Portugal. A crèche and children’s church will be provided and there will be supper after the service.
Men @ 10:30 is a community event starting on Monday 4 February 2019 in Tartaraghan Presbyterian Church Hall. It is for men of all ages who have a little bit of time on their hands.
- Bowls, darts and table tennis (to get the blood racing)
- Board games (as competitive as you choose)
- Crafts (for those who are into making things) starting with a bird table
- Refreshments always on the brew
- A five minute Bible slot
- Two locals, one in February and one in March sharing their hobbies
This ten week session concludes on Monday 8 April with an Ulster Fry.
Contact: Leslie Brush Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel: 028 3898 8656
We had a great turnout for the final Family @ 4 of this term. The sun was out and so was the ice-cream!
Thank you to everyone who has come along this term to enjoy craft, songs, bible sketches and food with us. We’ve really enjoyed your company! We look forward to seeing you all again in October.
Tonight 7.00-8.30pm – Youth Fellowship in Tartaraghan – Diane Erskine
Monday @ 7.30pm – Ladies’ Keep Fit
Tuesday – Girls’ Brigade – Explorers: 6.30-7.45pm Company Section: 7.45-9.30pm
Wednesday 10.00-11.45am – TLC Parent & Toddler Group
Wednesday @ 8.00pm – Ir’n Men
Thursday @ 8.00pm – PW
Friday 7.00-8.00am – Prayer meeting in Minor Hall
Friday @ 8.00pm – TYC
Saturday @ 2.00pm – GB Explorers – Film afternoon
Sunday @ 9.30am – Sunday School and Bible classes
Sunday from 9.30am – Prayer meeting in Minor Hall
United Appeal/Mission Envelopes
January – United Appeal
Dates to Remember:
Monday 16th @ 7.00pm – Kirk Session meeting
Monday 16th @ 8.00pm – Congregational Committee meeting
Next communion service – 26th February
January – Chris Humphries & Thomas Ritchie
Children’s Church Next Week: Esther Lawson & Rhonda Armstrong