A quick summary of what is on this week at Linton Free Church
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Linton Free Church - Whats on this Week?

Here is another edition of our weekly 'Whats On' email. If you would like anything included in future emails, please email Al Wood at al@alandang.com.

As well as the usual activities (see prayer meetings and house group details further down this email) we have the following additional activities and notices:

  • Passover Meal - Tuesday 7:30PM - SOLD OUT! - a special evening celebrating Passover and hearing from Rev Alex Jacob who will guide us through the Passover story and meal. 
  • Coffee Morning - Wednesday 10:30am - our much anticipated coffee morning returns this week and all are welcome.
  • Jelly Beans Pram Service - Thursday 9:30am - in a follow up to our successful Jellybeans Christmas pram service we have a special Easter Pram Service this Thursday at 9:30am just before Jellybeans. Spread the word!
  • Duggie Dug Dug Praise Party - Saturday 3pm - 4:30pm - This will be a fantastic event for children 5yrs an older. The tickets are selling like hot cakes, book your tickets by heading over to http://www.lintonfreechurch.org.uk/party
Next Sunday (20th March, 10:15am) Its a Palm Sunday cafe service!
To book your tickets head over to http://www.lintonfreechurch.org.uk/party

Can you help with the baptism service?

We are delighted that we have a Baptism to look forward to on Sunday 17th. April. It will require a work group to set up the baptistery in the Hall at 11am. on Saturday 16th. April. It should take less than an hour, depending on how many turn up. 

If you are available to assist please contact John Pearson. No experience is necessary and it would be good to share the expertise and pool our knowledge.
Future dates for your diary
  • Passover Meal - Tuesday 15th March, 7:30pm - SOLD OUT!
  • Kids Event - Duggie Dug Dug - Saturday 19th March 3-4:30pm - A fantastic event for our young kids to come along to. See www.lintonfreechurch.org.uk/party for more details.
  • Good Friday Service - Friday 25th March - our Good Friday service.
  • Easter Sunday Morning Walk & Bacon Butties - Sunday 27th March, 7:45am - join us on Easter Sunday for a walk with St Marys up Rivey Hill, and then back to the church for a bacon buttie before the Easter Sunday celebration at 10:30. Further details will follow.
  • Junior Church Social - Debs and Dan are organising a special Junior Church Social. Watch this space for more details!
  • Baptism Service - Sunday 17th April
  • Church Meeting (Spring) - 21st April, 8pm Green Room - Come along to our open quarterly meetings where we discuss the future vision and strategy for our church life together.
  • Not the Eurovision Song Contest - Saturday 14th May - back by popular demand, Steve Munday will again be organising our annual quiz night as an alternative to the Eurovision Song Contest!
  • Church AGM - Thursday 19th May, 8pm in the main church building
  • Fundraiser Lunch for REACH - Sunday 26th June - join us after the morning service for sausages, mash and beans as we raise money for REACH, a local charity helping the community.
  • Church Meeting (Summer) - 14th July, 8pm Green Room - Come along to our open quarterly meetings where we discuss the future vision and strategy for our church life together.
  • Bring and Share Lunch - Sunday September 11th - join us after the service for a bring and share lunch.
  • Soup Lunch - Sunday October 9th - join us after the service for a soup lunch.
  • Church Meeting (Autumn) - 10th October, 8pm Green Room - Come along to our open quarterly meetings where we discuss the future vision and strategy for our church life together.
To listen to recent sermons, click on the link below: Alternatively, if you'd like to see the back catalogue of sermons either login or register on our church website and then head over to the download sermons section to listen again.
Haverhill Food Bank     

REACH have requested  the below this week. Thank you all for your continuing support.

Juice, tinned tomatoes & pillows.

There is no charge for collection. Please contact REACH on 01440 268003 or John or Linda Pearson.

House & Small Groups

The following small groups meet regularly. They are a great way to get to know people in the church, learn more about God through Bible study, and support each other through the ups and downs of life.
  • Monday’s 8:00-9:30pm – Venue: Alex & Mandy Jacob @ 2 The Rookery, Balsham – Contact: 01223 892274 Email: amandajacob5@aol.com 
  • Tuesday’s 7:30–9.00pm – Venue: Chris & Lucy Kemshell @ The Manse, Linton – Contact: 01223 892991 
  • Wednesday 10.30am - 12noon. This is a Seniors Group which normally meets every other Wednesday in the Green Room. This week they are having a coffee morning. Contact Janet Crowhurst on 01799 584483, or Muriel for further information.
  • Wednesday’s 8:00-9:30pm – Venue: Al & Angela Wood – For details please contact Al & Angela: 0777979359 or 01799 585721 Email: al@alandang.com

Prayer Groups & Times

Meeting together to pray is so important! Below are the times when we pray together as church.
  • Sunday’s 10:15am-10:30am Prayer for the Sunday Worship – Venue: Vestry.
  • Tuesday’s 9:00am-10:00am Church Prayer Meeting – Venue: Vestry.
  • Friday’s 9:00am Church Prayer Meeting – Venue: 27 Parsonage Way.
  • Linton Christians Together â€“ This is a new group that meets with other Christians in the village to pray for our community. It is meeting this week on Thursday at 20 Finchams Close at 7:30pm. Contact Donna Searle for more details. 

Other Regular Activities

Here are some other activities to be aware of this week:
  • Jelly Beans (Age 0-4), every Thursday 9:30-11:30am in the LFC church hall. Jelly Beans is a fun and friendly play-group for children in the Linton area – Just £1 per child 
  • Belleplates - Tuesday's at 7:45pm till about 9:-9:15pm in the Green Room. A great way to meet people and play a musical instrument together. All people welcome. Contact Peter Wheeler: 01223 971057.
  • Ladies Darts - every Monday @ the Wagon & Horses – Contact Julia for more details.
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