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Sunday 4 May 2003

MOTUEKA CHURCH OF CHRIST
374 High St., Motueka.
Pastors: Fred & Colleen King.

Welcome to our Father's House.  We trust you find this a great time of sharing together around the Lord's Table, in His Word, and enjoying fellowship with the Saints.  If we can assist you today please make your request known to the door stewards or one of the Elders.  If you have no church home and you wish to consider this as: "the place of the planting of the Lord" please see Fred or Colleen, ph xxx xxxx.


Call to PRAY
"Knowing that intercessory prayer is our mightiest weapon and the supreme call for all Christians today, I pleadingly urge our people everywhere to pray.  Believing that prayer is the greatest contribution that our people can make in this critical hour, I humbly urge that we take time to pray -- to really pray.  Let there be prayer at sunup, at noonday, at sundown, at midnight -- all through the day.  Let us all pray for our children, our youth, our aged, our pastors, our homes.  Let us pray for our churches.  Let us pray for ourselves, that we may not lose the word 'concern' out of our Christian vocabulary.  Let us pray for our nation.  Let us pray for those who have never known Jesus Christ and redeeming love, for moral forces everywhere, for our national leaders.

Let prayer be our passion.

Let prayer be our practice."

-- Robert E. Lee, Civil War General.


Today at 10am: M. Whyte
Tonight at 5pm: C. Greaney


The week ahead:
Today:

9:15am - Music at the church.
9:30am - Prayer for the service.
10:00am - "Worship Service" M. Whyte
10:30am - Kids Church.
5:00pm - "Tonight at 5" C. Greaney
Tuesday:
9:00am - Intercessory Prayer meeting at the church.
10:00am - "mainly music" - church foyer.
5:00pm - Elders meet at the church.
7:30pm - FuGen meet at the church.
Wednesday:
12:00pm - Elders luncheon at the Pickworth's. Net Work Study.
2:00pm - Senior Saints home group in recess for a few weeks.
7:30pm - King's Home group at the King's home, 9 Motueka Quay.
7:30pm - Fuez It (19-30's) Meet at Pickworth's home. Net work course.
Thursday:
9:00am - Intercessory Prayer meeting at the church.
1:15pm - Women's Home group meet at Gweneth's home 456a High St.
7:30pm - Young Marrieds at the Troughton's, 44 Grey St.

PLEASE NOTE: EVENING SERVICES START AT 5PM.

WEDNESDAY WORSHIP with GRAEME:
Wednesday, 4th May at 10:00am at the Church of Christ.
ALL WELCOME to bring a friend.



IMPORTANT:
A SPECIAL OFFERING
for the new renovations will be on Sunday, 18th of May during the morning service where you are invited to share in this exciting work with monetary gifts.

Coming Events:
Expressions, the local talent scan held on Sat 10 May at Annesbrook Community Centre - see Tracey to register
Get Smart Youth Conference July 8th-12th 2003.
Ask for time off now, start saving, and prepare for the best "God" time of your life.

Pursuit of Excellence conference from 18th May-21st.  At Christchurch.

We invite you to join us for:
OUR FAMILY SERVICE
Family Service:
Mother's Day
11th May - Next Sunday.
All WELCOME: Sunday 11th May...
* Sunday School songs
* "mainly music"
* Dance of the "flowers"
* Johnny on the Sax
* Emma & girls dance
* Rose & friends in song
* Brent with the Word.
Morning tea to follow.
Sunday 11th May
10am service, 11:15am morning tea.
Where?  Motueka Church of Christ.
374 High St.
We look forward to sharing with you.
Theme: "Celebrate the Love of Jesus"

At "Seifrieds" Mon 5th May
Business by the book seminar!
Principles on operating your business as set out in the Bible.  G. Walshe.
See notice on the wall.


Our prayers must mean something to us if they are to mean anything to God.
-- Maltbie Babcock

Seven days without prayer makes one weak. -- Allen Bartlett


Please pray for:
* The various Home Groups.
* Fred & Colleen, Graeme & Heather, the Elders, the Board, Brent & Tracey, Leon & Leanne, and team leaders and their safety.
* Tim, Emma, Jonathan & Melanie as they begin to lead & minister to the Tuesday FuGen group.
* the Kid's Church/Sunday School children and Staff, helpers and Kool Kids leaders and Kool Kids as they continue with their programme.
* Gwen, Floss, Cynthia and Win who are unable to attend church most days; visits would be welcomed.
* Martin and Carolyn as they bring the "WORD" today.
* The mainly music team and the Mums/Dads as they continue in the new year.
* Those who are or have not been well.
* Please try to add to your prayer list and pray for the two families above your name in the phone list and for the two families below your name.
* All of those on the phone list.
* The youth and new Christians as new programmes continue.
* Win while she is in the Motueka Cottage Hospital for monitoring.
* Concilia as she waits for word to see if she is able to bring her children to N Z.
* The World Impact Tour preparations as we begin this outreach venture.
* T. Yaxley as he speaks to people in other parts of N Z regarding I W T.

Our mission:
-- To see souls saved.
-- To worship & glorify God.
-- To equip the Church to grow into unity, maturity and wholeness.

(Our Mission in a nutshell - Save Worship Equip Build Empower)


It's a GIRL!!!!!
Congratulations to Nina, Andrew and Douglas on the safe arrival of their little daughter/sister,
Celia Alice Mc.
and to Margaret & David, the excited & proud Grandparents.
Birthdays & Anniversaries
R. Bartlett 6 May
-- Everyone else, have a neat week.
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The Service Plan for 11th May 2003:
Preaching: 10am B. Pickworth; 5pm P. Dwyer
Helpers: R. Fowler, L. Fowler, G. Creighton
Greeters: J. & L. Hansen
Host Family: M. & H. Jeffries
Crèche: G. Didcott & Christine
Cleaning & Flowers: G. Didcott, N. Hovenden
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Church ministries:
Fred King ph xxx xxxx (Pastor/Elder/Facilitator)
Graeme Benjamin ph xx xxx xxxx (Pastor/Elder/Ministry to the Elderly)
Neville Greaney ph xxx xxxx (Church Elder/ Men's Ministry)
Max Jeffries ph xxx xxxx (Church Elder)
Martin Whyte ph xxx xxxx (Church Elder)
Brent & Tracey Pickworth ph xxx xxxx (Youth Leaders)
C. & N. Greaney ph xxx xxxx (Alpha Teens)
L. Smits ph xxx xxxx (Kool Kids/Kids Church)
N. Hovenden ph xxx xxxx (Encouragement Ministry)
G. & L. Didcott ph xxx xxxx (Food Bank/ Senior Saints Ministry)
G. Rua ph xxx xxxx (The Christian Reporter)
J. Overbeek ph xxx xxxx (Prayer requests/ prayer chain)
C. King ph xxx xxxx (News letter Editor & "mainly music")
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MOTUEKA CHURCH OF CHRIST
374 High Street, Motueka. ph 528 9795