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   Purley Week

Here is a round-up of what's happening at PBC on Sunday and beyond. Click on links to access more details on our website or externally. Check-in here on Fridays for the latest update or go on our mailing list for a weekly reminder email.

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S U N D A Y  S E R V I C E S
23 January 2022

Come to church or watch online. All services are held in a Covid-secure environment. Please do remember your mask - this is now required by law (unless you are exempt). 
9.30am & 11.15am Communion Services
Matthew 5:1-12 [James Collins]
Youth, Children's Church & Creche during the 11.15am service - please listen for the announcement to go to groups 
Y O U T H   H A N G O U T  6 P M for School Years 9+ to spend time together ahead of the evening service
Sunday at Seven
7pm Service 
Treasures in Jars of Clay - 2 Corinthians 4 [Phil Knox]
If you are new to PBC, you are very welcome. Please introduce yourself by completing a Connect Card at church or online. The next Newcomers Lunch is on Sunday 23 January - we'd love to have you join us!
Use our online giving pages for secure payments or give at church placing your gift in the internal letterbox. The Christmas Offering: Embrace the Middle East remains open throughout January.
If shopping online, please use the options to give to PBC at no extra cost to yourself via Easyfundraising and SmileAmazon
This Week and Beyond
CAMEO 10.30am-12pm
[Nick Lunn]
Come And Meet Each Other, hear God's Word, connect with friends and meet new people. Meetings start with refreshments, then a talk and worship hymns/songs. Most people are older, however all ages are welcome! 
Members' Meeting
Wednesday 26 January 7.45pm for 8pm in the Sanctuary or via Zoom 
The agenda includes: consider the resolution to appoint Chris Roe as Minister for Worship.
2022 meeting dates for your diary: 16 March, 18 May, 6 July, 21 September, 9 November
August Sundays and Members' Me
Watch the intro video to Hope Explored HERE
B A P T I S M (5)
Walk - Talk - Exercise - Fresh Air - Relax - Series of walks: Saturdays 22 & 29 January 2022. More details and book your space
August Sundays and Members' Me
CAN WE PRAY FOR YOU? Please call to have your concern covered in prayer. Church Office: 020 8668 0422 (with answer phone) or Jenny Ginger on 07971 194954.
Please join in praying for each other as we pray through the membership. This week we are praying for Kevin & Yvonne Henry, Michael Hill, Kerry Howard, Avis Hunt, Deepak Idnani.
Please remember the Giles family in your prayers as they mourn the loss of George Giles who died peacefully on Tuesday 18 January. George faithfully served his Lord his Lord for many years, for most of his life this was at Streatham Baptist Church. George was a gentle, loving and generous who has now gone Home, to be with his wife. Details of a thanksgiving service for George and Audrey Giles will follow.
If you are interested in supporting homeless people through a telephone befriending service, Evolve are hosting an introductory session on Tuesday 1 February 7pm on Zoom. Meeting details will be sent out with our weekly email on Friday 28 January - Contact Us to go on the distribution list. You are not committing yourself to the project by attending the session but rather it is just an opportunity to find out more and ask any questions you may have. If you cannot make this session, please email Louisa Bull, Volunteer Co-ordinator and she will arrange to contact you separately.
A service of commemoration and thanksgiving for those we have loved and lost.  
Sunday 13 March 4pm - more details to follow
  • Spinnaker Christian Schoolswork have four vacancies and opportunities to serve schools. Full details are at Closing date: 27 January 2022
  • Leader of Youth and Young Adults Ministry (full time) at Warlingham Methodist Church. More details or to receive an information pack, please contact either Nigel King or Rev Faith Nyota at: or jfnyota@btinternet.comDeadline 11 February 2022
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PBC face masks can be purchased online and include a charity donation. Last few remaining!
CAPJobClubOur latest Job Club started on 13 December with 13 people, 4 more people are planning to come along. Clearly there is a big demand for this service at this time! However it also highlights a big need for extra volunteers so that the course can function fully. We are needing 2 or 3 people to help Job Club Members use laptops to search for jobs via the internet and use Microsoft Word to refine their CVs, at the sessions on Mondays: 17 January to 7 February, 12noon - 1.15pm. Can you help? Please speak to Nick Waters or contact the church office to volunteer or request more information.
We received a 'Thank you' from the BMS for our Harvest Offering: We gave £816.25 to BMS 'I Will Stand' which helps ensure that the message of a living Lord Jesus is shared across Asia, the Middle East, North Africa and all around the world, equipping bold believers to live out their faith in hard places. It's a privilege to stand together with these sisters and brothers. THANK YOU!
Purley Food Hub 2021Purley Food Hub helps local people in crisis. Find out more, including how to support the Food Hub at purleyfoodhub.netPriority items for January: long life whole milk, small bags of sugar, jars of peanut butter, tinned meat meals (not spicy), packet soup, small bottles of squash, small washing up liquid and washing tablets/capsules.
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Keep in Touch
We hope you are staying connected with the PBC family. Please make the most of:
Life Groups Central to church, offering Bible study, encouragement, fellowship and care for each other. Groups are currently exploring and using the latest technology like Zoom and Google Hangouts to stay connected. More HERE
This Website Popular web content: Media Library | Prayer | Pastor's Blog
Social Media Facebook - Facebook PBC Congregation group (interaction between regular attendees)- Instagram - YouTube
Church Members contact details are in the Address Book available to members when logged in to the website
Church Office Contact us at or phone 020 8668 0422.
COVID-19 Government Regulations. We are continuing to follow Government Regulations and also guidance provided by Baptists Together. Thank you to everyone for their diligence in helping us all look out for each other. Everyone coming into the church building must sign in (track & trace). If you plan to let yourself in with church keys, please contact the Church Office before doing so. Our latest communication is HERE.

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