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  Purley Week

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

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Sunday 20 June 2021

Communion Service
10.30am A UNITED COMMUNITY [4] 1 Corinthians 3:1-15 [Mark Humm]
In-person or livestream via website or YouTube
This service includes British Sign Language 
4pm FAMILY SERVICE Holy Habits: Dazzling Disciples & Father’s Day [Wendy Colpus]
PBC Lower Hall book in advance
Sunday at Seven
7pm AMOS: LET JUSTICE ROLL [11] Interlude from Amos - Luke 4:18
In-person or livestream via Facebook or YouTube. 
All past recordings are in the Media Library

This Week and Beyond


Come and meet each other - service for older people, although everyone is welcome!
Tuesdays 10.30am in the Church Sanctuary
You can give by standing order or via the online secure payment system on our Giving page. If shopping online, please make the most of options to give to PBC at no extra cost to yourself at Easyfundraising and SmileAmazon (NB. Increase in donation rate for Prime members on 21-22 June)
Church services are held in a Covid-secure environment. Please book your seat for Sunday morning services, family services and Cameo. No booking is required for 7pm services. The Sunday 10.30am service is getting busy - praise the Lord!. Read more at
We are carefully and slowly re-opening the building for people meeting together. See details in the PBC Roadmap. Are you getting out more now that restrictions are easing? PBC face masks can be purchased online and include a charity donation.
Do you want to attend a church activity that is hosted on Zoom? Our email broadcast sent out on Fridays contains all necessary Zoom details. Contact the Church Office with any queries.
MEMBERS MEETING Wednesday 30 June 8pm
Church Members will have received notice of the upcoming church meeting, to be held in-person and via Zoom.
58:12 PRAYER & VISION MEETING Wednesday 7 July 7.30pm via Zoom
The second of our meetings is again open to everyone, and is an opportunity to find out more about the building project and how to get involved. We will also be spending time praying together and seeking the Lord’s blessing and guidance. Here is the background information
Listening to God. Praying to the tune of God's heartbeatGet connected with prayer activities at PBC...
  • Have you got a testimony of an answered prayer that could be shared as part of a Sunday service and/or online? Please tell us about it.
  • Use the Prayer Wall to post prayer requests and voice your gratitude, plus say AMEN to other prayers. Click Watch to get notifications as new prayers are posted!
  • Join us in praying for our church members. This week we are praying for: Mary Bryden, Naomi Burnett, Darryl Cabral, Robert Cambon, Choren Campbell and Eugenia Campbell.
    • Thy Kingdom Come Wednesday 23 June 7.30pm (Zoom)
    • Prayer for Africa Tuesday 29 June 8pm (Zoom)
    • Fridays 12pm weekly (Zoom)
Can we pray for you? Call us to have your concern covered in prayer: Church Office (out of hours answerphone) or Pam Davies.
Positive Life CoursesPositive Life Course: Building Positive Relationships The course will provide the knowledge and interpersonal skills to build more effective relationships of all kinds. Register in advance to attend on Zoom. Full details are HERE.
Sam Ackerman's Induction Service as Minister of Horndean Baptist Church: this has been postponed due to the delay in the lifting of Covid restrictions. New date tba.
bmsHappy Birthday from the BMS Birthday Scheme to Maria Gajjar who celebrated her birthday on 10 June!  This birthday scheme supports medical and health work around the world and each year members give towards vital health care. Find out more HERE.
CHILDREN Children's Church is on Sunday mornings via Zoom. 2-6 year olds (School Year 2 and under): 9–9.30am, 7-10 year olds (School Years 3-5): 9.45–10.30am. These Zoom meetings will continue until the end of July.
We will also be starting a Family Service every Sunday afternoon in the Lower Hall from the 13 June onwards (4.00pm to 5.00pm). Click here for more details.
YOUNG PEOPLE LIVE LOUD (School Years 6-8) / BIG PICTURE & VIBE (School Years 9+) meet-ups via Zoom for discussion, teaching and fun - Sundays 11am UNDERGROUND meets bi-monthly Thursdays 7pm on Zoom for chat, talks and discussion
Renew23 logoA place where 'it's ok not to be ok'. The Renew 23 Wellbeing Cafe is open on Thursdays 11am-1pm on Zoom to chat and provide support for each other - bring your crafts along to do during the time. Zoom link details available from the Church Office.
international needs iconInternational Needs Golf Day 2021 is on Wed 7 July at Singing Hills Golf Course in Sussex, and will be raising funds for an ambulance vehicle for the medical centre that they partner with in Burkina Faso. Click the link for more details including how to register.
PFH-logo-roundel-blob-masterPurley Food Hub helps local people in crisis. Find out more, including how to support the Food Hub at purleyfoodhub.netPriority items for June: small jars of coffee • cartons of long life whole milk • small tins of plain meat - corned beef, chicken • tinned carrots & sweetcorn • jars of 7 months & 10 months baby food  jellies & tinned dessert puddings • baby wipes • washing powder tablets/pod • small bottles washing up liquid.
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Keep in Touch

We hope you are still connecting with PBC family at this time. 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 Office Contact us at or phone 020 8668 0422.

COVID-19 Government Regulations. We are actively following 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.

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