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Saltbox Noticeboard
edition: Oct/Nov 2014
North Staffordshire Hate Crime
Conference… Tuesday 21 October 2014
Project Gateway Fundraising Concert… “Just because I’m different...”
Saturday 4 October 2014 7.30pm,
The Bridge Centre, Birches Head Road,
St Marys Church Alsager, Tickets £15,
Stoke-on-Trent, ST2 8DD. 9:30am to
Charity concert ft Gordon Giltrap in aid of
3:30:pm, Lunch & refreshments provided.
Project Gateway, For tickets  01270
E-mail: [email protected]
Serving as Senders’ Led by Mike Frith…
875139 or The box office in St Marys
Saturday 25 October 2014 Equipping the
Church, Crewe Road open Saturdays
30/08, 13/09, 27/09 10.30am-2.30.
local church to care for overseas
UNITE - Bringing together the people of Missionaries. 09.30: Registration
Jesus… Saturday 4 October 2014
10.00–16.00: Training. At Newcastle
With FIONA CASTLE 7pm at Cheadle
Baptist Church, Stafford Ave, Clayton,
New Life Centre, ST10 1BG. Fiona was
Newcastle-Under-Lyme, ST5 3BN
introduced to her international celebrity
Donations are invited. To book your place
husband, Roy, by Morecambe and
email: [email protected]
Wise. A much less famous person introor  01782911203. Closing Date for
duced her to Jesus! As a result, Fiona and booking Wednesday 22nd October.
Roy's lives were radically changed. Come SPACE FOR GOD… Friday 31 October
and hear this amazing Christian lady. God 2014 Praise and Light evening 7.30 pm.
promises a blessing when Christians meet ST Pauls Church, Longton Hall Road,
together in unity. Contact Cedric Barber  Longton.
07815 830123 www.christiansunite.org.uk
November
Discover Torch Morning Conference
and Workshop… Saturday 4 October
2014 Mobilising the church to care about
Remembrance Concert… Sunday 9
and reach to people who are experiencing November 2014 A time to remember, an
sight loss in Stoke on Trent.
evening of music song and reading.
10am-12.30pm (Registration and coffee
At Victoria Hall, Hanley, Stoke on Trent.
from 9.45am). Hanley Baptist Church, 53
7.30pm. Presented by The Daleian
Regent Road, ST1 3BT. To register & find Singers, male voice choir with special
out more: e-mail [email protected] /
guest: Foden’s Band. Tickets - Stalls and
 01858 438260
upper circle £10, Circle £12.50.
“ENABLING CHURCH”… Tuesdays
Contact The Victoria Hall box office 
from 14 October 2014 This short course
0844 8717649 www.daliansingers.org.uk
looks at how local churches can share in
www.atgtickets.com/venues/victoria-hall
mission and ministry with all those who live Faith In The Fog tour with Jeff Lucas…
Thursday 13 November 2014 Start at
with disability, and with their carers.
Tuesdays, 10am-4pm. St Thomas,
7.15pm, Swan Bank Church, Swan
Aldridge.14 October, 28 October,
Square, Stoke-on-Trent, Stoke,
11 November, 25 November. For more
Staffordshire, ST6 1ES. The ‘Early Bird’
ticket offer ends 10th October 2014 , book
information from David Primrose e-mail:
[email protected] Registration £20, online: www.searchlighttheatre.org/jefflucas-tour/4584655634
bring your own lunch. Book with:
'Fig Leaves & Fur Coats' One day
[email protected]
'freedom' conference… Saturday 15
The John Young Foundation Annual
November 2014 Quality Hotel, Hanley,
Lecture… Thursday 16 October 2014
£10 (discounted price for 5 or more
‘Dignity and spirituality: do they have a
delegates) For both men and women.
place in contemporary healthcare?’
“I will say to the prisoners ‘Come out, I am
7.30pm,St Bertelin's Church, Holmcroft
giving you your freedom’, and to those in
Road, Stafford. ST16 1JB. Entry Free,
darkness ‘Come into the light’” Isaiah 49v9
Retiring collection, all welcome! For more
Guest speakers: Lynn Mort, John Brown &
information contact  01785 258428 or
Christine Lewis. Details:  01782 761096
visit: www.johnyoungfoundation.org.uk
or E: [email protected]
UCB Leaders’ Meetings … Thursday 16 John Young Foundation: Annual
October 2014 Guest speaker: NORMAN
Service of Thanksgiving and Healing…
BARNES Future dates 2014: Wednesday
Saturday 29 November 2014 12.00 noon
12 November – SIMON BENHAM
Annual Review Meeting, bring and share
Wednesday 3 December lunch 1.00pm. Celebration of the Ministry
DAVID WESTLAKE UCB, Burslem Annex. of Healing. St John the Baptist Church,
Tea and coffee available on the day.
Bedford Avenue, Littleworth, Stafford,
Details email: [email protected]
ST16 3RP. Free Entry! All Welcome!
Three Witnesses produced by
Saltmine… Friday 17 October 2014
Future Dates
In this remarkable modern retelling of the
gospel of Luke, a driven writer seeks to
piece together the true story of Jesus and
Tour of the Holy Land… 30 August – 8
his quest to the save the lost.
September 2015 The trip of a lifetime…
Recommended for age 12 and over.
Walk where Jesus walked.
7.30pm start. Newcastle Baptist Church,
Led by John & Linda Marshall (Retired
Stafford Ave, Clayton, Newcastle-UnderPastor: Church Lane Evangelical Church,
Lyme, ST5 3BN . £8 Adults. Concessions
Stafford) Visiting Jerusalem, Galilee,
£5 For further info email: newcastlebapBethlehem, Nazareth, Mount Carmel &
[email protected] or  01782 911203 much more. Cost £1450 inc. all fares, entry
Riding Lights Theatre Company Preto all sites, 4* hotels (half-board), coach &
sents - FANTASTIC ACTS… Saturday
guide. No hidden extras! EARLY BOOK18 October 2014 Riding Lights take on the ING RECOMMENDED TO ENSURE
book of acts ...and beyond. 7.30pm
AIRLINE RESERVATIONS For details:
St. Andrew’s church, Pilkington Avenue,
01785 242635 / [email protected]
Westlands, Newcastle Under Lyme, ST5
A Christian Holiday People Tour organized
3RE, £10 (groups buy 10 get the 11th free) by Worldwide Christian Travel.
Box Office:  01904 613000 /
01782 621793, ridinglights.org/acts
Listen to the Saltbox
sponsored daily events’
updates on Cross Rhythms
during Breakfast and
City Drive shows
October
GENERAL
CHRISTIAN VISION FOR MEN Supports
local church men’s groups. If you wish for
Jon Stockley to visit your men’s group
please contact him  07885 472248
[email protected]
SANCTUS ST MARK’S Weekly drop in
centre for female Asylum Seeker or
Refugees. Wednesdays 10.30am to
12.30pm at St Mark’s Church, Shelton,
ST1 4LJ. Refreshments & supervised
crèche facility available. Contact
Rev’d Sally Smith for more information on
 07715107014 or Vanessa Renshaw
 07715 107014 e-mail:
[email protected] or
[email protected]
FOUNTAINS COUNSELLING SERVICE
Qualified volunteer Christian counselors.
Service available to adults, individuals or
couples, of any or no faith.
To book  07980 387847 Or visit:
www.fountainscounselling.org.uk
STOKE-ON-TRENT FOODBANK
Based at Wesley Hall Methodist, Sneyd
Green. More information from Mary-Anne,
Sue or Ron  01782 281818 or visit
www.stokeontrent.foodbank.org.uk
NEWCASTLE FOOD BANK Operating in
Newcastle, Kidsgrove and Chesterton.
For info  07599 124886 [email protected]
newcastlestaffsfoodbank.org.uk.
WHEN DISTRIBUTION CENTRE
Providing clothes and food for people
across the city. E-mail
[email protected] for more info or
visit www.breathecitychurch.com
THE LOUNGE FOR HIRE
Why not book The Lounge in the heart of
the City Centre Hanley? With its own:
Kitchen and WC facilities, comfortable sofa
seating area, Space for 30-35 people,
Small prayer booth that can also be used
for 121 sessions. It’s perfect to hire for
meetings or training days. £10 per hour!
Contact Cordelia:  01782 207200 or
email [email protected]
SALTBOX PAYROLL SERVICES
We are now running a payroll service for
churches, emerging or established faith
groups & also non-faith based
organizations. We offer competitive rates
for our personal and professional accounts
& payroll service. Please contact Lisa for
help and more information  01782
207200 or e-mail [email protected]
NIGHTCHURCH A chill out lounge for
clubbers in Hanley, open Fridays 10:30pm
-2:30am. Nightchurch seeking new warm
and friendly volunteers with a heart for
18 - 30's. No previous experience required.
All ages welcome.  07535 242906
[email protected]
WANTED
VOLUNTEER TO BE A FRIEND ON THE
PHONE Do you like to chat? Do you have
some spare time? If so, then why not
become a PhoneLink volunteer? Help to
make a difference in someone’s life.
PhoneLink makes telephone befriending
calls and undertakes home visits to elderly,
vulnerable and some of the most socially
isolated people around Stoke-on-Trent.
We offer full induction and on-going
training to support you. If you would like to
become a volunteer call Zi for an informal
chat on  01782 207200
DEADLINE
If you want us to consider an inclusion in the next Saltbox
mailing for Jan/Feb 2015 you must contact us BEFORE
05 December 2014. Special arrangements are available
to enclose leaflets  01782-207200
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