If you’re a chap, come and join us for a bacon butty and an opportunity to connect with God and other ACC guys, at the Wickbourne Centre this Saturday 24th January, 8.45 – 11.15am. During the morning we’ll be interviewing Ben Young. The cost is £4, payable on the morning, but please book your place for catering purposes here. For more info see Austin Wade, Gareth Nunes, Martin Watson, Phil Atherton, Flix Gillett or Cookie Knowles.
This Sunday we will be meeting for our family service at 10.30am at The Littlehampton Academy.
This week is ACCelerate Sunday, if you have children aged 2½ to Year 6 there’s Kickstart Cove and Mini Kickstart in the Drama Studios. If you’re Year 7 to 9 there’s Ignite straight after worship.
Please note that the Chapel is not available for parents with babies and toddlers this week.
A new 5 week ‘Expand’ series starts on Tuesday 27th January looking at some more ‘Jesus is’ topics from John’s Gospel. Meeting at the Wickbourne Centre at 7.30pm for a coffee and catch up, then moving into the Chapel at 8pm for an hour of interactive teaching. It would be great to have everyone there! The dates and topics will be:
Tues 27th Jan – ‘Jesus is a party goer’ John 2:1-11
Tues 10th Feb – ‘Jesus is compassion’ John 5:1-14
Tues 24th Feb – ‘Jesus is controversial’ John 4:1-42
Tues 10th March – ‘Jesus is a grain of wheat’ John 12:20- 50
Tues 24th March – ‘Jesus is a foot washer’ John 13:1-17
A prayer meeting for TLA will be held on Wednesday 28th January at the same time as the Parents Evening. We will be praying in 15 minute slots every half an hour at 5pm, 5.30pm, 6pm, 6.30pm, 7pm and 7.30pm. Everyone is welcome, you don’t have to be a parent to come along. For more info see Paul Sanderson (TLA Chaplain).
Kickstart Cove is hosting a cake sale after the service this Sunday 25th January to raise money for In Ministry to Children, a charity Joe & Carolina Gisbey have worked closely with. We are sending money specifically towards the children’s education.
Stew Smith is looking for a team of ten men from ACC to embark on the Xtreme Character Challenge in Scotland from 23rd – 26th April.
“This is a four-day ultimate endurance event that tests a man’s character, builds true friendships and ignites faith. The Scottish Highlands are the setting for men facing their fears, friends becoming brothers, and God revealing Himself intimately to wild hearts.The aim of the XCC is to lead men to the cross in a way they have never experienced before.”
For more information speak to Stew or click on the link above.
The Leadership Development course begins this year for all existing leaders, and those aspiring to leadership, in both the church and the work place. This includes all involved in Life Pod, youth and children’s work. All sessions will be held at the Wickbourne Centre, covering a variety of topics related to leadership. The dates are as follows:
Sat 7th February 10am-3pm
Thu 26th March 7-9.30pm
Sat 25th April 10am-3pm Day Conference with guest speaker Jarrod Cooper
Thu 14th May 7-9.30pm
Sat 6th June 10am-3pm
Thu 16th July 7-9.30pm
Please contact the Church Office or leave your name and email address on Info Point if you are interested.