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FREEDOM IN CHRIST Discipleship Course – May to July 2014

FREEDOM IN CHRIST ?Discipleship Course - May to July 2014

The award-winning Freedom In Christ Discipleship Course is a proven and effective way for churches to help Christians become fruitful disciples. It’s been used by around 200,000 people in the UK.

It will be held on Wednesdays 7.30pm to 9.30pm at The Hub and repeated on Thursdays 2.30pm to 4.00pm at MBC.

  • Session 1 – ‘Where did I come from?’ Wed 7th May (The Hub); Thu 8th May (MBC)
  • Session 2 – ‘Who am I now?’ Wed 14th May (The Hub); Thu 15th May (MBC)
  • Session 3 – ‘Choosing to believe the truth’ Wed 4th June (The Hub); Thu 5th June (MBC)
  • Session 4 – ‘The world’s view of truth’ Wed 11th June (The Hub); Thu 12th June (MBC)
  • Session 5 – ‘Our daily choice’ Wed 18th June (The Hub); Thu 19th June (MBC – to be confirmed)
  • Session 6 – ‘Demolishing strongholds’ Wed 25th June (The Hub); Thu 26th June (MBC)
  • Session 7 – ‘The battle for our minds’ Wed 2nd July (The Hub); Thu 3rd July (MBC)
  • Session 8 & 9 – Sunday 6th July at MBC 3.00 to 4.00pm ‘Handling emotions well’? & 4.30 to 5.30pm ‘Forgiving from the heart’
  • Session 10 – ‘Walking in freedom every day’ Wed 9th July (The Hub); Thu 10th July (MBC)
  • Session 11 – ‘Relating to others’ Wed 23rd July (The Hub); Thu 24th July (MBC)

Rev Andrew McCausland will be leading the sessions, but they will be participative and interactive so bring your bibles and notebooks. Come with an expectation and desire to grow. There will be opportunities for prayer ministry and everyone will be encouraged to develop small ‘triplets’ which will offer support, care, encouragement and accountability between sessions.

Through faith in his victory on the cross over sin, death and the devil, Jesus Christ has set us free from these things and offers to us life in abundance – Jesus said the truth would set us free. However, sometimes we don’t feel free and many suffer from low self esteem, habitual sin, negative thoughts, fears, unforgiveness or condemnation. Many are bogged down by the cares of life. The Freedom in Christ course is not a quick fix but it will help us lay some good, biblical foundations for our life of discipleship; it will remind us of the truths that set us free; and it will help us develop some spiritual habits (or disciplines) which will help us build a new life in Christ.

Duggie Dug Dug’s Crazy Science Praise Party – Friday 20th June 2014

Come along to The Hub on Friday, 20th June 2014 at 6.00pm for a fun filled time!

Although it’s aimed primarily at children aged 5-11, slightly younger and older will really enjoy it as well!

Children need an adult responsible for them attending the event.

There are limited numbers (restrictions on numbers in the building) so make sure you get your  tickets before the night!

Tickets from thehub@minehead-baptist.com and 01643 707598

Here’s a preview of what to expect!

Job Opportunities: Church and Community Youth Worker / Deputy Manager of ‘The Hub’

Minehead Baptist Church - Youth Worker Advert - March 2014

Minehead Baptist is a Church with a vision to be a channel of God’s blessing into our community. We have been challenged to make disciples of children and young people.

Part of our response has been to develop a Childrens and Families Centre (including a Soft Play facility) called The Hub. To further develop our vision we are seeking to appoint:

  • A Church and Community Youth Worker (28.5 Hours p/w)
  • and Deputy Manager of The Hub (11.5 Hours p/w)

Together these roles can form a full-time position (combined remuneration package circa £23.5K to £25.5K).

For an application pack, contact the Church Office:
Minehead Baptist Church, The Parks, Minehead, TA24 8BS
E: office@minehead-baptist.com
T: 01643 709764

Application deadline: Friday, 25th April 2014

WHEN RAIN FALLS LIKE LEAD – CANCELLED

When Rain Falls Like Lead - 5th April 2014 at The Hub

UPDATE: Sadly, due to illness, Andy Percey has had to pull out of the event so sadly it’s been CANCELLED.

Andy Percey is a Minister and author who has just had a book published – “When Rain Falls Like Lead” – which considers the subject of suffering; why people suffer and where God is in our suffering. This is a wonderfully written and very accessible theological reflection on some of the biggest and most commonly asked questions in our society.

Find out more about Andy and the book at: www.whenrainfallslikelead.com

A New Manager Needed for The Hub

The Hub

A New Manager is required for The Hub, an indoor soft play area, coffee bar, public hire venue and versatile performance and worship space for children, young people and their families in Minehead and surrounding areas.

This paid role is part time (around 17.5 hrs a week) and will include overseeing the daily running of the Centre.

The post has a Genuine Occupational Requirement (GOR) that the postholder is a Christian and actively involved in a local Church.

For full details and information on how to apply, please download an information pack (pdf 250kb) or contact Rev Tim Langdon on tim@minehead-baptist.com

The closing date for applications is Friday, 21st February 2014 with shortlisting on Saturday, 22nd February and interviews scheduled for Friday, 28th February.