I will tell of the LORD'S unfailing love. I will praise the LORD for all he has done. I will rejoice in his great goodness to Israel, which he has granted according to his mercy and love. Isaiah 63:7 (NIV)
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Praying With the Apostles: Thessalonica
There are several prayers of Paul in the two letters to Thessalonica. They show the importance of the biblical triad of faith, hope and love in the lives of the saints. The faith, hope and love of the Thessalonians are the qualities that inspire Paul to pray for them. As a result, his prayer in 2 Thessalonians is outstandingly ambitious, comprehensively embracing all our intentions and actions toward fulfilment in the power of God with a view to the glorification of God, and ourselves. Wow!
 
10am: Facebook Live welcome
10.15am: Worship on YouTube
10.30am: Zoom Prayer
11am: YouTube Premiere:
Praying With the Apostles: Thessalonica
11.30am: Sunday communion, plus Chatrooms


Details for accessing the Zoom meetings on Sunday mornings are below:
Sunday Morning 10.30am 

https://zoom.us/j/93320292295?pwd=bnNKN2xvVVIreXNSQ3JjSTB1U29mdz09
Meeting ID: 933 2029 2295
Password: 7MhV5K


Sunday Morning 11.30am
Life Church Communion & Chatrooms

https://zoom.us/j/91151809535?pwd=QjdPQkpIVHVxV1FXVml1ekd2dkxVZz09
Meeting ID: 911 5180 9535
Password: 8X50QP


If you have any problems with these or the daily prayer Zoom codes, please contact Peter or email office@lifeonline.org.uk.
The Filling Station

We are delighted to say that this summer’s Filling Stations – the joint services with the 2gether Renfrewshire network of churches – will be going ahead online! 
Although it will not yet be possible for us to come together in a large gathering, we will pre-record these six services, and they will be premiered on the 2gether Renfrewshire Facebook page at 7.30pm every Wednesday from July 1st - 5th August 2020. This year’s theme is Battle Lines 
www.facebook.com/2getherRenfrewshire/  It will also be uploaded to the Mossvale Church YouTube channel. www.youtube.com/mossvalechurch

 Life Church Daily Prayer
7pm Daily Prayer
https://zoom.us/j/93474336131?pwd=OC9hVkU1b2c0elpoQ3Urb2dNRG8vQT09
Meeting ID: 934 7433 6131
Password: 9az6mA

Lessons from Lockdown will be taking a break. The 50th lesson will be published this Friday.

The Neighbours Prayer
Father, I ask you to bless my neighbours.
Protect their bodies from sickness.
Protect their hearts from fear.
Protect their minds from distraction.
Fill their hearts with peace
Give me an opportunity to serve them with my hands, and share your love with my mouth 
Amen

Your Neighbour

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Life Church is a recognised Scottish Charity no. SCO10956. Speak to any member of the Core Team about anything in the newsletter. The Core Team is Chris, Ruth, Peter, Irenée & Phil. You can sign up to receive the newsletter by email by registering on our website: www.lifeonline.org.uk. Or text 07475 944311 if you wish to be added to the church WhatsApp group. 
 
Lockdown Easing
Although the Scottish Government have announced that churches may open for services with limited numbers from 15th July we are not ready to do so. A decision  regarding this will be made when Chris and Ruth return from holiday. Meantime, we will continue with online church, and this will at least continue for the month of July. 
In preparation for opening the building needs cleaning. Therefore another session is planned on Tuesday (14th) 10am - 1pm if anyone is able to help.

Pray for Indonesia

The Republic of Indonesia's 17,500 islands (6,000 inhabited) stretches over 9.5 million sq km of the Indian/Pacific Oceans, with 33 provinces, 5 of which have special status. They also include the world’s second-largest rain forest and vast coral reefs. Indonesia has a population of 273.5million people spread over 779 people groups.
A spiritual conflict rages for Indonesia. Ancient and strong occult powers seek to oppose the influence of the gospel, while modern Muslim stratagems seek to eliminate Christianity and remove the presence of the Good News. Pray specifically for the binding of these powers and for the continued growth of the Church in the midst of intense opposition and growing persecution.
Sumatra is the largest unevangelised island on earth. Most of its largest people groups are strongly Muslim. Others practise folk Islam. Many spiritual strongholds must be broken, Christianity is strong here among previously animist peoples (the Batak, Nias, Mentawai), and among the Chinese. Pray for these Christians to reach beyond their own ethnic groups and witness to the non-Christian peoples around them without any hindrance.

For more information see www.operationworld.org
WEEKLY / UPCOMING
Sundays
10am: Facebook Live welcome
10.15:  Worship on YouTube
10.30: Zoom prayer
11am: YouTube video premieres
11.30am: Communion on Zoom, plus Chatrooms


Midweek
7pm each evening: Life Church Daily Prayer
7.30pm Wednesday: The Filling Station - Battle Lines

Prayer
The following prayer challenges are still being posted on our Facebook page:
Joshua Project Unreached of the Day Audio Digest
Operation World Prayer Calendar
30 Days of Prayer for the Muslim World

Coronavirus Update
It is now possible for 3 households to meet up inside, in groups of up to 8 people, as long as they stay 2 metres apart. Also, a maximum of 15 people from up to 5 households may meet outside, also staying  2 metres apart. I encourage you to make use of this relaxation in restrictions to reach out to anyone who may be isolated and see how they are doing. In the spirit of Jesus’ teaching to not just look out for our friends, or invite those who can repay us, think about those who you might be able to bless who are not in your usual circle of friends. Be the Church!

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