BUC News Edition #785 (29 June 2012)
Email Newsletter of the Seventh-day Adventist Church in the United Kingdom and Ireland
27 DAYS TO OLYMPIC START
ADVENTISTS IMPACT CORK
LOCAL MP RECOGNISES MEMBERS OF TOTTENHAM CHURCH & ITS COMMUNITY
CHAMPION OF LOVE CONCERT: LEICESTER CENTRAL
MESSY CHURCH JUBILEE
A LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCE!
ASNA AGM AND RELAUNCH OF HANDS PROJECT
FAITHTALKS TO SHARE ADVENTIST BASICS
SEC CAMP MEETING VIDEOS NOW ONLINE
PROGRAMMES TO WATCH THIS WEEK
27 DAYS TO OLYMPIC START [Colin Stewart & Victor Hulbert]
With the Olympic torch currently being carried across the UK in the run-up to the commencement of the London 2012 Games, Seventh-day Adventists are joining in the excitement and enjoying the opportunity to witness. Special books have been published, events planned and church halls opened to the public. Members are part of Olympic hosting and greeting teams.
As a diverse Church, Adventists are already pulling out their flags in crowds and communities all over the country, showing their support for the Olympic Torch Relay. On day 1 of the torch relay, LIVE: St Austell, a Cornish church plant was in town, while by the time the torch reached Scotland, the Faifley church youth choir were invited by the local council and the Church of Scotland Minister to sing gospel songs as the torch went by. In Nottingham, 16-year-old Leon Squire, carried the torch. A keen footballer and sprinter, Leon gave up a potential footballing career with Lincoln City and in athletics in order to keep the Sabbath. He also has health issues but was delighted to represent his church and his school. Adventists are among many different denominations and churches that are maximizing the opportunity to be a part of the celebration and to share Jesus.
Although sport is the biggest aspect of the Olympic Games, the festival is much bigger than that. From as early as June, Horley-Gatwick Adventist church started a programme of community gospel singing and a cultural kitchen to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee. Following a great response and support from the community, they too have been invited back for the torch relay.
Youth Community Cafés have opened up in Chatham, Kent and Walthamstow, East London. Here neighbours and friends are welcome to watch the Games, engage with church members and enjoy refreshments. The Central London church will have a myriad of programmes and an open café running throughout the Games.
Members will not be short of literature to share during the Games. A special edition of LIFE.info magazine, 30,000 'Olympic Edition' Steps to Christ, and a small book, "The Christian Race" by Croydon pastor and Olympic chaplain, Richard Daly are just part of the resources the Church is making available.
Churches are also getting ready for the Games with sport and fitness programmes. These include a Basketball Camp in Islington, a bike ride in Edmonton, netball and football in South London; and sports days in Chelmsford, Chatham, Oxford and even down on the beach in Bournemouth!
With health being the biggest Adventist connection to the Olympic Games, organisers hope to inspire positive lifestyle changes encouraging healthy and active living. As a result many churches are organising Health Expos utilising the skills of the doctors and health professionals in their congregations.
Additional programmes have been specifically targeted for the children. In Peterborough and Cambridge Holiday Bible Schools are being planned during the summer break; while family fun days and festivals are organised for Bletchley, Dagenham, Clapton, and Plaistow.
Evangelistic teams are also in action with programmes running through the Olympic period. Adventist musical concerts are planned and some church members will be singing in the Olympic choir during the opening celebrations. This kind of witness is not just from inside the UK. Former Australian Youth director, Graeme Frauenfelder, an Adventist clown, is spending almost three months in the UK, sharing his creative talent to bring joy and laughter to everyone as he shares the gospel in his 'heart Olympics'. Two special Days of Fellowship on the first two Sabbaths in August will focus on 'Ignite the Flame' and 'Torch Bearers'.
Olympic drama will not just be on the field. Specially commissioned by the South England Conference of the Adventist Church, Mervyn Weir has developed an inspiring theatre performance that highlights important Gospel themes in 'Beyond Gold'.
Church members across the UK have also taken the opportunity to be involved in an Olympic Green Sabbath initiative. This promotes the idea of both being healthy and being visible in our communities. Members committed to walk at least one mile to and from church. Churches have used this opportunity to become more environmentally friendly including making clothes collections and recycling, car sharing, walking to church and much more. The aim is to produce many more 'Eco-Christians' as we care for our bodies and our environment while reaching out to our communities.
The aim of the Olympic Outreach team has always been to help the Church make this the biggest evangelistic outreach ever in the UK. However, while plans are being made for the summer, churches have also taken on the watchword 'legacy'. This summer is just the beginning of something big.
For more on Olympic Outreach programmes download the official Adventist Church Olympic Outreach app for the iPhone or visit www.live-uk.org.
Send details of your events to: <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
ADVENTISTS IMPACT CORK [Weiers Coetser]
Twenty youth, two weeks, and one small community in the West of Ireland will never be the same.
It's early in the morning. Fifteen or twenty young people are in a room busy putting on clothes...literally, but also figuratively. The first item that everybody puts on is a specially fitted belt for their waists. Then a breastplate, then some footwear, a sword, and a helmet. You would not be far off if you got the impression that they were preparing for battle. In reality, they are reciting the verses from the book of Ephesians which encourage them to put on the armour of God. This sequence of physical actions have become the daily ritual for this diverse group of young people who have made the Cork Seventh-day Adventist church their home for the last two weeks on an exciting community Impact programme.
Impact Cork, kicked off on Monday, 18 June, when Jeff Freeman a family counsellor, and founder of Lighthouse Counselling in Cork, met a group of ten Seventh-day Adventist Pathfinders from Florida at Dublin Airport. The Pathfinders had heard about Jeff's community projects in and around Cork and volunteered to spend some time in Ireland to help him with some of these projects. Jeff's Counselling organisation seeks to promote physical, mental, and spiritual health. In doing this Jeff has partnered with many community organisations and volunteers from diverse backgrounds. The visit from the Florida Pathfinders was just one more creative, multi-community partnership to promote the goals of the organisation. These young Americans were joined by young volunteers from across the island of Ireland. That a total of 20 people were prepared to travel so far from all over the world, to sleep on inflatable mattresses and to live together for up to two weeks is testimony to the inspiring effect that Jeff's passion for the Cork community has on people.
The Impact Cork project has kept the volunteers busy on a range of activities. This included working with the Innishannon Tidy Town project. The members of the Innishannon community were thrilled to have two car loads full of young people arrive in their village to help keep the town in a tip-top shape. They worked with the residents to touch up some public areas with paint. In return residents were very inquisitive to learn more about these young people and their motivation to travel so far to visit them and expressed their thanks by providing a very full meal for the young people. A local author presented each of the visitors with an autographed book that she had written about the history of Cork.
Following two days of leaflet distribution, members of the public also joined the Pathfinders for a screening of the informative health documentary, 'Forks over Knives'. A lively discussion followed on healthy lifestyle practices.
One of the biggest Impact Cork projects was a Health Expo organised in one of Cork's largest shopping centres. This project also involved several community members who have been involved in Jeff's Lighthouse Counselling project along with the Adventist volunteers. Following a day of training teaching the volunteers how to take blood pressure measurements, do lung capacity tests, and measure and calculate Body Mass Indexes, the expo material was carefully packed up and transported to the shopping centre and then set up, where it would remain for six days. This expo is still ongoing, but the most recent statistics indicate that 341 people have completed all the stations of the health expo. A primary purpose of the expo was to provide people in Cork with viable healthy lifestyle alternatives. As a result 16 individuals have expressed an interest in attending a Community Supper Club, 16 have indicated that they would like to attend a Natural Health Remedy seminar, 23 people signed up for a Cooking School and 15 people have requested a Stop Smoking programme.
Not all volunteers were busy with the health expo. Another group found themselves knocking on doors in the suburbs of Cork. They were armed with a variety of health and spiritual literature. Some of these books were offered for sale, others were handed out for free. As the week progressed several volunteers began to do community health surveys as well.
It may have been hard work but also fun and very rewarding. Volunteers report that there was never a dull moment during the Impact Cork programme. Every morning began with worship and then a busy day progressed until a tired group of young people made it back to their homes by 10:00 pm. They have all expressed a sense of accomplishment because they are making a tremendous impact on the members of a local community. One of the significant aspects of this project is that the Lighthouse Counselling organisation builds partnerships with anybody, regardless of their culture, religion, or background to help improve the health and wellbeing of people who live in the far South West of Ireland.
LOCAL MP RECOGNISES MEMBERS OF TOTTENHAM CHURCH & ITS COMMUNITY [Tottenham Communication team]
David Lammy MP, joined firefighters, police and a number of local community leaders at a special service of recognition on Sabbath, 23 June at Tottenham Adventist church. A dramatic Pathfinder parade preceded the platform party and the local MP for the Divine Service programme.
David Lammy gave a tribute to the church and a charge to everyone to continue the good work they are doing. He commented that he felt the warmth of the church and that it was a good place for young people to learn right from wrong. He emphasised that there are five things we should have to build any successful family or church: education, employment, parenting, aspiration and community. He gave awards to and took photographs with the individuals who were awarded.
The church sang beautifully including a number of special items including our own gospel choir who sang at the special request of the Tottenham MP.
Adventist elder-statesman, Pastor Cecil Perry, then focused the congregation's attention on 'The Unseen Heroes'. Using the first 11 verses of Psalms 147, he encouraged the church to say thank you to all the unseen heroes that are a part of our lives. He further pointed out that we may not always be thanked here on earth but there is a reward for us in heaven.
CHAMPION OF LOVE CONCERT: LEICESTER CENTRAL [Philip Herbert]
During recent months, talented singer, Peter Tabornal, had been busily organising a concert to support the newly proposed building of the Lucena Adventist Elementary School in the Philippines.
On the evening of Saturday, 16 June, he was the main solo artist performing sets of contemporary gospel songs, under the central theme of the song, Champion of Love, that was a very fitting climax for the concert which ascribed the following to Jesus: 'He is higher than the highest, greater than the great. No one will ever take His crown away He's mightier than the mightiest, He reigns from above, He's the all-time undisputed, undefeated champion, of love'.
Compèred by Pauline Matturi, the concert was supported by other talented artists, including Spencer Williams (saxophonist), vocal soloists including Thenji Banda, Camryn Joseph, Joel Casayuran and Philip Herbert (pianist). In addition, a delicious spread of food was laid on in the interval by Peter's mother, Redeem, Suzette Jeannon and helpers.
As a result £500 will now go towards the proposed building of the new Lucena Adventist Elementary School. Part of the old high school building was demolished to extend the church building, which in the past was used to accommodate a multi-education system, where grades 1-3 would be taught in one classroom and grades 4-6 in another. Subsequently, the Department of Education stopped this style of education and the high school was transferred to a distant region. This has resulted in problems for grade six pupils not having the option of a high school to attend. With the high school now far from Lucena, pupils only have the option of attending non-Adventist schools, resulting in Sabbath-keeping challenges. Now a new junior academy is becoming more than just a plan, but a reality where pupils are educated towards a holistic life, grounded in Biblical values, growing in the likeness of God and ready for the soon coming of Jesus.
MESSY CHURCH JUBILEE [June Coombs]
The monthly Messy Church meeting at Stanborough Park church on Sabbath, 16 June had a decidedly Jubilee theme that culminated in an indoor street party. Normally everyone meets for a final meal together before going home, but this time the large hall was decorated with balloons, bunting, lanterns, Union Jack tablecloths and napkins while the tables were laid out in a street party design. With pizza fingers, sausage rolls, hot dogs, burgers, potato wedges with crisps, dips, salad bits, jelly, scones and ice cream, the indoor location was wise in view of the weather. Messy faces and happy grins testified to the joy of the event both for the children and their carers.
Messy Church has now entered its fourth year at Stanborough Park church, Watford. Intended as an outreach activity for children aged 0-13 and their carers, the programme caters for four different age groups spread around various halls and meeting rooms. It regularly attracts around 200 children and their carers, some of whom are the children of church members but most come from the local community. The current leaders, Estelle Elias, Emma Stickland, and Judy McKie are both excited and grateful to the army of helpers from teenagers to grandparents who ensure that the children and their carers find that learning about Christianity and attending church doesn't have to be boring.
A LIFE CHANGING EXPERIENCE! [Nancy-Josee Ciakudia]
What are you doing today to gain personal growth? What are you doing today to overcome fear, laziness, apathy, anger or denial? These were some of the questions that were answered at the All Power three-day seminar at the Advent Centre, 1 - 3 June 2012. Leo Schreven, a dynamic international speaker and life coach, encouraged the congregation to not only live a life full of meaning and purpose, but also to live a life of personal power. This personal power is to transform you so that you are able to experience the promise of joy and peace that God has given us.
It was a weekend filled with enlightenment and new faces as people enthusiastically came from all over London to experience the true meaning behind success and achievement. Christina Quionquion from Paris stated "A few years ago he had a seminar in Paris and I heard that he was having a seminar at the Advent Centre through the BUC website and so I decided to attend. He speaks with a lot of energy, really fantastic." Mora Young explained that she had missed a bus on Friday that was to take her to a church retreat and thus believed that she was able to attend the seminars for a reason: "I needed to hear this message, my dream has just started. My dream is to build a church in Epson and I think God really wanted me here to help me realize this dream." Andre Green added "It would be good for me to take up some of his recommendations and start applying them to help me make life changing decisions." Leo Schreven ended the three-day seminar by reminding the congregation that with God's help and power we can gain personal power.
ITAP [Andrew Davis]
The South England Conference Camp Meeting has become renowned for the early morning prayer and praise sessions, but it is at night that the youth come alive – and their late night iTap programme continued prayer, witness and testimony both in the hall and online.
The preacher may have concluded, appeal has been made, closing song has been sung, but no one seems to move from their seat. iTap is about to start ‒ praise and worship with testimonies from the young people about life and the goodness of God. This included interaction from online users from around the world with testimonies flooding in from the audience as well as from as far away as Russia. The youth didn't just feel that they needed to share their experiences of the goodness of God, they started to praise God in advance for what they believed He would do in their life. The praise team sung their hearts out with a mixture of hymns, choruses and their own written and composed material. There were tears and laughter and lives given to God. It was truly a wonderful experience, no one wanted to go home. We truly look forward to Camp Meeting 2013.
ASNA AGM AND RELAUNCH OF HANDS PROJECT [Sophia Nicholls]
The Adventist Special Needs Association is pleased to announce the relaunch on Sunday, 24 June of HANDS, a programme developed to increase access for people living with deafness, at its annual general meeting. Speaking at the Stanborough Park Adventist church, Watford, Dr Larry Evans, World Church Liaison for International Deaf Ministries stated that "the value of a person begins in their heart not in the use of their limbs, speech or hearing." He encouraged ASNA to continue its work in reaching and valuing everyone no matter their ability ensuring access to the gospel as well as encouraging leadership for all. The HANDS project aims to increase the number of qualified BSL signers, increase awareness of people living with deafness and provide resources towards making the gospel accessible for all and is supported by ADRA-UK and the BUC and SEC administration. For further information about the HANDS project or to register an interest email <email@example.com> or call 07768298297.
FAITHTALKS TO SHARE ADVENTIST BASICS
A new programme to start airing on Revelation TV next week will highlight the basic premises of Adventist faith. 'FaithTalks' aims to explore and discuss questions and issues relating to faith and God in life today.
Pastor Kirsten Øster-Lundqvist, who produces and hosts the 28-minute debate, has based the programme on the proven track record of 'Moor Close Talks', an interactive live streamed programme that she ran with Pastor Patrick Johnson as part of the Newbold church outreach programme.
Now in her role as South England Conference Communication and Media director she has taken the concept into a studio setting where, together with Pastor Johnson, she is joined by a variety of guests to discuss issues such as: Does disability impact your faith? Why can't I believe anything I want? Why is Christianity so divisive? And Can your faith save your marriage? Kirsten states, "FaithTalks aims to deal with real questions that can be perceived as an obstacle in coming to faith."
The programmes, a partnership of SECmedia and the Adventist Media Centre-UK start to air on Thursday, 5 July at 8:30 pm, and are repeated Sundays at 1:00 pm.
SEC CAMP MEETING VIDEOS NOW ONLINE [Kirsten Øster-Lundqvist]
Alysse Frazer wrote to BUC News, "Thanks to a friend who shared with me the SECmedia site I was able to watch / hear Dr Adams and Pastor Finlay's messages…." She lives in Dorset but was blessed by Camp Meeting and wants to watch the sermons again. Now she can. The videos of Pastor Mark Finley at SEC Camp Meeting are available for viewing on the <www.secmedia.org
> website. The remaining messages from the Adult meetings will be available from Sunday, 1 July.
PROGRAMMES TO WATCH THIS WEEK
Here are some programme highlights for the coming week:
On Revelation TV (Sky 581 or Freesat 692): FaithTalks with Kirsten Øster-Lundqvist and guests. Thursday, 5 July at 8:30 pm. Repeated Sunday lunchtime, 8 July, 1:00 pm.
On Hope TV you can watch a wide variety of programmes on the satellite and website. Next week's schedule includes the following UK produced programmes among its much larger international output:
Friday 29 June: 8:00 pm & Midnight: Richard Poulton – Finding faith and grace
Sabbath 30 June: 9:00 am & 7:30 pm: Richard Poulton
Monday 2 July: 12:30 pm: Dejan Stojkovic ‒ a story of war, hope and ministry.
9:30 pm: Viewpoint: Technology: Good or bad?
Wednesday 4 July: 8:00 am: Viewpoint: Technology: Good or bad?,
Midnight: Jim Huzzey – The reluctant watchmaker
Thursday 5 July: 00:30 am: Searching for a God to love, (Illusions are us II)
Friday 6 July: 8:00 pm & Midnight: Paul Lockham – The reluctant Christian,
8:30 Searching for a God to love, (Suffering: Why so much? I)
Sabbath 7 July: 9:00 am & 7:30 pm: Paul Lockham
SMETHWICK CHURCH YOUTH DAY. Sabbath, 30 June. "Everything I Need". Sabbath School: 10:00 am. Divine Service: 11:45 am. Lunch provided! AYS 5:00 pm. Fellowship social and ice skating/bowling afterwards. Venue: West Smethwick Methodist Church, Corner St Paul's Rd/Holly Lane, Smethwick, West Midlands, B67 7JG. Contact: Yanique Parson <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Phone: 07939213777.
BRIXTON MUSIC DAY. Sabbath, 30 June. From Every Corner ... Sing! Join us at Brixton Adventist Church, Santley Street, Clapham, London, SW4 7QG for Music Day. Morning service: 11:00 am. Afternoon programme: 5:00 pm with the London Adventist Chorale. Contact: Joanna Eyeson <email@example.com>. Phone: 07958049097.
ADVENTIST MUSLIM RELATIONS CERTIFIED TRAINING PT2. Sunday, 1 July. Part 2 of 4 AMR training days. Historian Jay Smith will give tools and techniques on how to reach Muslims. Price: £10 including lunch. Time 10-4:30 pm. Location: The Advent Centre, 12 Crawford Place (off Edgware Road), London, W1H 5HD. To book your place email AMR Secretary Zinze Bishop <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Phone: 01923 232728.
DA MANS DEM (NEW PLAY FROM ALAN CHARLES). Sunday, 1 July. Focus Arts Promotions Presents ‒ Love Sax and all that Jazz 2 (Da Mans Dem) UK tour. Love Sax and all that Jazz Chapter 2 (Da Mans Dem) is the sequel to the hit comedy play Love Sax and all that Jazz. Written by MOBO nominee gospel artiste Alan Charles, Da Mans Dem takes an informative and humorous look at men and relationships exploring those age old questions what do men want? Why do men cheat? And what defines a man? Drawing on Christian values Da Mans Dem tackles some sensitive issues in a sensitive way. In chapter one the girls were explosive in chapter 2 Da Mans Dem will get their say. Get ready for another explosion of humour in this production that will inform, uplift and educate. Broadway Theatre, Catford, London, SE6 4RU. Doors 7:00 pm – Show 7:45 pm. Tickets £17.50 Adv or £20.00 at the door. Box office: 020 8690 0002. Contact: Alan <email@example.com>. Phone: 07989574066.
GUYANA DAY 2012. Sabbath, 7 July. A day of praise and worship hosted by the charity UCAG (UK Chapter of Adventist Guyanese). Join us from 9:30 am. Preacher: Pastor Wilfred 'Monty' Blake. Hear of the work of UCAG in Guyana and get info on how you can help. Enjoy an afternoon of praise hosted by our youth and friends starting at 4:00 pm. Venue: Parliament Hill School, Highgate Road, NW5 1RL. Buses C2 & 214. Contact: Terrence Blackman <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Phone: 07507643366.
AFRICAN SKIES FUNDRAISING CONCERT. Sabbath, 7 July. Please come along to a concert to raise funds for the Mboe Seventh-day Adventist church in Zimbabwe to help them build a church. Come join us for an exciting evening of cultural praise and worship. The concert will be held at the Holloway Adventist church on 7 July, doors will open at 6:00 pm. Contact: Rumbi <email@example.com>. Phone: 07403136129.
THOU SHALT NOT ‒ LONDON. Sabbath, 7 July. Thou Shalt Not, a collaboration between the SEC and Agape to raise the profile and awareness of the Adventist Church as the world foc
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uses on London for the Olympics. Thou Shalt Not is an examination of the complexities of human behaviour; the addiction of transgression, and the ultimate joy of finding Redemption. Thou Shalt Not is a character study into the lives of five individuals who have it all. They are at the top of the tree and the envy of all their friends. But they want more, and are prepared to do whatever it takes to get it. A pact so casually brokered comes at a very high price... now it’s time to pay. Reviews from the press: “Intense. An engaging well written, well acted drama.” – New Christian Herald. “A strong cast with an intensity brought about by the quality of the acting.” “You are actually in the room with them gaining an insight into their minds” ‒ Kentish Times. Oxford House, Derbyshire St, Bethnal Green, E2 6HG. http://thoushaltnot.eventbrite.com.
Contact: Carmel Greystone <email@example.com>. Phone: 07930 331961.
NEWBOLD CHURCH'S QUARTERLY ALL-NIGHT PRAYER. Saturday, 7 July. All are invited to Newbold church's quarterly all-night prayer and revival series from 10 pm to 5 am. Come and have your prayers answered. Hear testimonies of young people returning to church and the sick being healed, (just a few of the testimonies). Contact: Florance Mckinde <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Phone: 07903234243.
STANBOROUGH SCHOOL SUMMER FETE. Sunday, 8 July. A fun-packed event,12 noon to 3 pm, in the beautiful grounds of Stanborough Park, Watford, WD25 9JZ. Delicious food from around the world, games and activities, face-painting, and much more will be on offer! Adults and kids alike can get some brilliant bargains in the books, clothing, toys and bric-a-brac stalls. Contact: Helia Mateus <email@example.com>. Phone: 07702408994.
REVIVAL AND REFORMATION. Thursday, 12 July to Saturday, 14 July. Featured speaker: Christopher Kramp. Join Wallasey Adventist church, 1 Clarendon Road, Wallasey, Wirral, Merseyside, CH44 8EH. Contact: Gift <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Phone: 07872113672.
CROYDON EVANGELISTIC CAMPAIGN. Sabbath, 14 July to Sabbath, 28 July. 'Proclaiming the Everlasting Gospel' Evangelistic Campaign with guest evangelist Pastor Michael Kelly, USA and singing evangelist. Two weeks each night 7:30 pm except Thursday. Venue: 95 Selhurst Road, South Norwood, London, SE25 6LH. Contact: Pastor Daly <email@example.com>. Phone: 07958 433744.
TAKE ME HIGHER GOSPEL CONCERT. Sabbath, 14 July. Fundraising concert in aid of the church building for children, youth and community projects. Featuring Jeharna South ‒ nationally acclaimed recording artist as seen on the BBC's Songs of Praise, also Mark Bunney ‒ international recording artist and gospel jazz performer. From the north, The Tuckley Twins. Also local artists including Nicole Baptiste, Amana and Andy Kydd & family. 14 July, 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm. Venue: Wycombe Community Adventist Church, Victoria Street, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP11 2LU. Cost £10:00 per ticket. Contact: David DaSilva <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Phone: 07850329613.
NEWBOLD COLLEGE AWARDS CEREMONY. Sunday, 15 July. Newbold College 2012 Awards Ceremony, Sunday 15 July at 11:00 am, Newbold Church Centre. For tickets please contact Debbie McReynolds, PA to SMT by email: email@example.com or Tel: 01344 407420.
BALHAM CHURCH ANNUAL COMMUNITY FAIR. Sunday, 15 July. This free event has many features for a fantastic day out for the whole family including health talks and checks, know your body mass index, natural health products, Vegan cooking and bread baking demonstrations, outdoor and indoor games, arts and craft activities, face painting, bouncy castles, hair and fashion show and entertainment. Venue: 83 Elmfield Road, Balham, SW17 8AD from 1 - 6 pm. Contact: Joan Robinson <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Phone: 07702799309.
PRE-OLYMPIC COMMUNITY FUN DAY. Sunday, 15 July. The Peckham Seventh-day Adventist church is having a pre-Olympic Community Fun Day at the park behind its church at 149-159 Ivydale Road, Nunhead, Peckham, London, SE15 3DX. Contact: Johnny Wallace <email@example.com>. Phone: 07570333770.
BUC RESIDENTIAL EVANGELISM TRAINING WEEK. Sunday, 15 July to Sunday, 22 July. The BUC in conjunction with the Conferences and Missions is pleased to offer you the third residential evangelism training week 15- 22 July at Leicester De Montfort University. Track A: Evangelism Training Field School with Pastor Louis and Sis Carol Torres. The Leicester church will host two weeks of evangelistic outreach. Pastor Torres will conclude the second week and use it to also demonstrate some evangelism principles taught in the field school. Track B: Literature Evangelism Training. This continues the resurgence of the Literature Evangelism Work. This “forgotten pastoral type of worker” sees a special value in the distribution and sale of literature for the salvation of people. Pastor Abraham Obaya, Elisabeth Sanguesa, Paul Thompson, Pastor Peter Sayers and Roger Blake make up a dynamic training team for those serious about LE work. To apply please visit http://bucevangelism.eventbrite.co.uk.
Contact: Catherine Palmer <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Phone: 01923 672251.
JOB VACANCIES: Lab Assistant, Stanborough Secondary School, Watford. ADRA-UK Team Assistant, Watford, Youth Secretary, p/t maternity cover, British Union Conference, Watford. For full details of these and other vacancies visit: <http://www.adventistnews.org.uk/vacancies.php
ROOM TO RENT: Double room in Lewisham very near to local amenities and transport. Monthly rent £370 including bills. Interested tenants can call Ivland on 07907956125.
ROOM FOR RENT sharing a 3 bed house with 2 other Christian young ladies. Single female required age 23-30. Rent inclusive of all bills: £350.00 monthly. Fully furnished in London N4, 10 minutes from Manor House tube. Contact 07847599614 for more information.
SPANISH ADVENTIST FEMALE SEEKS JOB AS AN AU-PAIR. Yasmina is in her thirties and would like to look after children in an Adventist family. She aims to improve her English and is a psychologist with experience of caring for children. She is kind and reliable. Contact: Yasmina Sole (Burton) at email@example.com or on 01903730295.
ROOMS FOR RENT in Shenley, Radlett WD7. Double room £120.00 and single room £80.00 per week inclusive of bills. Contact Marcia on 07852110211 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACCOMMODATION NEEDED: Adventist postgraduate student attending Goldsmiths University in September would like house/flat share with other Adventist students or Adventist female. One year commitment. Please contact email@example.com.
HOUSE TO RENT IN THE SOUTH OF FRANCE. Delightful house with pool near Béziers in Languedoc. 35 min drive from the sea and 30 min from the Orb River for canoeing. 600 euros/week + 50 euros for bed linen and towels. Photos available. For more details contact Gladys Castella, firstname.lastname@example.org, +4122 368 14 80.
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