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Missions Evening - Saturday 20 March
A really enjoyable evening was held recently when
Mike and Sylvia Fawdry of Mission Aviation Fellowship (MAF) came and
gave a presentation, including video, of the wonderful work carried out by
this organisation. A tasty two course meal was served and all
profits from the evening were donated to MAF. On Sunday 21 March Mike and
about the work of MAF during the morning service.
On Friday March 5th the Teddy Club celebrated its 15th birthday. All the children and families went into the church for a short service and singing with Jem. Margaret Brown kindly made a large birthday cake. Thanks to all the helpers on a Friday and thank you to the Boys Brigade who put all Teddy Club equipment out after their Thursday meetings.
On Sunday 14 February at St Stephen's a special service was held where we had our first baptism by full immersion.
St Stephen's once again supported Samaritan's Purse shoebox appeal helping underprivileged children in various parts of the world.
JMA -The presentation of badges and certificates for junior collectors took place recently. 11 adults and 29 children raised £756.66 this year.
Our Boys Brigade Anchor Boys have been collecting 20p pieces in Smartie tubes and have raised £80 for Birmingham Children's Hospital. Well done boys!
A retiring collection was held for the Haiti Earthquake appeal and £600 was raised. We continue to pray for all those who have suffered as a result of this disaster.