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2nd Sunday of
Acts 18: 1­23
Leader: Tim Lewis
Speaker: Roger Chilvers
Creche is available for under 3‘s led by Kate & Naomi
Children's activities:
Rainbow Club (3yrs ­ reception)
Kids Club (Y1 ­ Y2 & Y3 ­ Y5)
A­Live (Y6 ­ Y8) Risen (Y9 ­ Y12)
Worship & Communion
ACF [Y9+]:
at Tim & Christine's home
A loop system is available in the main worship area for the hard of
10.00am ­ 1pm
Table Tennis
6.30 ­ 7.30pm
Coffee 'n Chat
Speaker: Caroline Anderton followed
by TEAR Fund Lunch
Noah's Ark
parent & toddler group
Life Matters: Jonathan Berry
Noah's Ark
We are pleased to pray for individuals needs at our morning service. Hand us
a note on Sunday morning, call us or message us through our website by
We take an offering during the Morning service, usually to the General Fund
(including support for Mission work, our paid staff, and operating costs of the
church). Alternatively, there is an offering box in the foyer as well as forms if
you prefer to set up a standing order with your bank.
The Elders are always pleased to help with any practical or spiritual issue.
Please contact Martina Jolley or Ruth Westall in the Church office if you wish
to see an elder.
We regularly arrange: Discovery Groups / Baptismal classes / Marriage
classes / Care for the Family courses / ‘21st century parents’ / ‘How to Drug­
Proof your kids’ / CAP money. Please see our website for more details.
10 ­ 11.30am
Please email the office or message us through the website with items for the
bulletin no later than noon on Thursday.
Parent & toddler group
Youth Discipleship Course
7.30 ­ 9.00pm
Prayer Breakfast
6.30 ­ 8.00am
Tea & Toast
9.00 ­ 11.00am
Thanksgiving Service for Mark
Women's World Day of Prayer
Youth Clubs
3rd Sunday of Lent
'Ephesus ­ Badly Born?' Acts 18: 24 ­ 19: 7­
Speaker: Simon Duan
1ST MARCH 2015 (WEB)
We welcome all who have come to Hillview this Sunday to
worship with us. We trust you will feel at home with us and find
the services challenging, a help and blessing to you. Those who
would like a CD of any of the messages, please see Rob
Foster, or listen to the MP3 online at
The elders are very pleased to let you know that Simon will
be coming back to preach again next Sunday, 8th March. He will be here with his wife Natalie and their children
Bethany and Jacob. Although we recognize that it's short
notice, we would encourage as many as possible to stay for a
'bring your own lunch' (the simplest thing to do with short
notice) and then to have an opportunity to be involved in a
Q&A session with Simon from 2pm for an hour or so. Please
note this in your diaries and plan to attend if at all possible.
Youth Discipleship Course on Thursday, 5th March from
7.30pm ­ 9pm in the Church Flat.
Thanksgiving Service for Mark Biddlecombe will be at
1pm on Friday, 6th March at Hillview Church, followed by
burial on Chosen Hill. Everyone is invited to both services.
There will be refreshments in the church hall afterwards.
Please pray for John and Kate, Anne and Carl and the wider
family at this time and especially on Friday.
Women's World Day of Prayer Service ­ 6th March,
7.30pm at Hillview. Please see Jenny for further details.
Please pray for the following people this week:
Kate, John and Anne ­ pray they will know the Lord's
presence and peace following Mark's homecall. We
rejoice that Mark is with his Saviour but know how much
he will be missed by the family and all who knew him
and cared for him.
Kathy's father, David, did not have his planned liver
cancer surgery due to lack of suitable beds. Please
pray this will go ahead soon and remember Kathy's Mum
during this anxious time of waiting and whilst David is
on intensive care following the operation.
George has had a further admission to hospital this
week with a chest infection. Please pray for his ongoing
Gary recovering from surgery. Pray he will soon be fully
Gillian ­ please continue to pray for a decrease in pain
in her eye and that the recent injections will be
Lily is improving from her acute back pain ­ pray that
this will continue.
Pray for our housebound friends, Esther and Olive,
that they will not feel forgotten.
Counties Day Conference ­ 7th March at Winterbourne
International Academy, Bristol. 10­30am ­ 4pm. Lunch
Hustings Event: Thursday 12th March, 7.30pm at
Christchurch Abbeydale. Richard Graham MP will be
attending and the parliamentary candidates for 4 other main
parties have been invited. Let David Whitaker
([email protected]) have any questions for the
candidates by Friday 6th March.
DDIY and Spring Clean. Please book 14th March in your
diary to help with this annual event. We plan to start at
9.30am. Numbers needed for breakfast and lunch please.
Ladies Quiz Night ­ 28th March at 7pm. Tickets £3.50
including refreshments. From the ticket sales we want to give
a donation to Sue Ryder Hospice. Please see Julia, Claire,
Jan or Daphne for tickets.
Wedding news ­ on 4th April Becky and Tom will be
married at Hillview and, as is customary, we want to give
them a monetary gift from the Fellowship. If you would like to
contribute there will be a special box on the shelf in the
entrance area to receive your gift.
Interserve Conference ­ St Andrew's, Churchdown ­ 11th
April, 10am ­ 4pm. ­ "Together building God's Kingdom"
Mike C ­ an evening of celebration ­ 25th April at 7.30pm
at Hillview. Book this date in your diary and come to hear
about future plans.
Continue to pray for:
If you are new to Hillview and have been attending
regularly over the last few months, we warmly invite you
to join us at a Newcomers' Lunch on Sunday, 22nd
March after the morning service at church. Please let
Paulette or Liza know if you would like to come.
"Thank you immensely for your love and generosity in
these painful and sad moments, that beyond any doubt, our
Lord Jesus Christ has put in the hearts of each one of you
for the gift of £558.60. Thank you very much. My husband
loved Hillview Church very much and he was always
grateful for your love and involvement in the ministry that
our Lord Jesus Christ gave to us in Mexico. He also gave
this ministry to you, and you have been faithfully caring for
it. Eidi, Saulito, the Armonia people, the indigenous
students and I, pray that Hillview Church keeps shining for
God's glory. With much love and gratitude, Pilar "
There will be a Thanksgiving Service for the Life and
Ministry of Saul on Saturday, 21st March at 11.30am at
All Souls Church, Langham Place, London, W1B 3DA.
Some from Abbey Church will be attending and if any
from Hillview wish to go please let David W know as
soon as possible.
HILLVIEW EVANGELICAL CHURCH: Colwell Avenue, Hucclecote, Gloucester, GL3 3LX, (01452)618485 [email protected] | | Company No. 5899178 | Charity No. 1115938 | Registered Office: as above