“Fulwood Scattered” Update – 29th March 2020

“Fulwood Scattered” Update – 29th March 2020

We really enjoyed gathering together online again this Sunday – if you didn’t manage to join us live the gathering is available here. We mentioned a number of things in the gathering and wanted to give you the details.

Kibogora Gift Day

A few weeks ago we heard about the work of Kibogora Hospital and in particular the work of the Social Work team.

Today is our gift day towards that work.

If you would like to give you have a few options:

  • Click on “Donate” on fulwoodfmc.net and follow the instructions. This will allow you to select a “One Off Donation” and take you through the process. These screens will, this time, say that the money is going into “Regular Giving”, please be assured that your money will go toward Kibogora.
  • Make a bank transfer to the Kibogora Initiative directly:
    • Sort code: 40-23-66
    • Account: 40001279
    • Reference: Please use the Reference “GD Your Name
  • Send a cheque to the church building.

The donate page is currently using a Direct Debit method of payment to collect your donations, we are working to have a Card Payment option available also.

Book and CD Reviews

Please find below a CD review and a couple of book reviews from the Christian Resources Centre in Preston. You can still ordeer from them via email on cbcpreston@aol.com which is now the only way to get in touch with the Christian Resource Centre, the shop is closed as per the Government guidelines. Some of their suppliers have closed so they are limited to what they can source but they have a few of each of these in stock. 

Let There Be Wonder –  Matt Redman CD £12.99

New album from Matt Redman, he says of the album “Worship songs will never be able to paint the full picture of God’s glory, but it’s so important that we aim high and give our best effort to conveying Him as fully as we can. When we do this, it’s much more honouring to God and it’s much more helpful to us. My hope and prayer for this new record is that we’d find ourselves caught up in the life-giving worship of the true and living God. Let there be wonder!”

Let There Be Wonder

Love Does: Discover a Secretly Incredible Life in an Ordinary World

Bob Goff

What fuels Bob Goff’s impact? It’s Love. But not the kind of love that stops at thoughts and feelings, Bob’s love takes action!

Light and fun, unique and profound, the lessons drawn from Bob’s life and attitude might just inspire YOU to be secretly incredible too.

Love Does will push you to refocus your life and energy on what is most significant and become part of what God can do with your potential.

Love Does

Disappointment with God

Philip Yancey

In this book Philip Yancey poses 3 questions that Christians often wrestle with:

  • Is God fair?
  • Is God silent?
  • Is God hidden

This insightful and deeply personal book points to the odd disparity between our concept of God and the realities of life.

Why does God seem so distant sometimes?

If He cares for us, why do bad things happen?

Yancey answers these questions with biblical assurance that takes us beyond the things that make for despair and disillusionment.

Disappointment With God

Energize Resources

Emma mentioned a number of resources for you this morning:

In Energize we use The Little Worship Company and they have a YouTube channel.

This is the introduction to the channel:

Here are some of the stories that you will love at Bible time:

Here is a compilation of the songs that Emma was encouraging us all to learn:

Ignite Resources

Dan and Nicki highlighted some resources for those of you of Ignite age:

The Cross Rythms web site has loads of resources for you to use: https://www.xrhythms.co.uk/

We’d also like to encourage you all to use the YouVersion bible app and start to use the daily plans.

The plan that we are recommending for this week is a really positive, upbeat plan called ‘Prime’ http://bible.com/r/16b

“Fulwood Scattered” Update – 29th March 2020

Corona Virus Update #3 – “Fulwood Scattered” Gathering Online 29th March 2020

This week we will, again, be meeting on YouTube as we look towards Easter and the hope that Jesus death and resurrection brings.

The link for this week is here, or simply watch below – see you there at 10:00am. The video will be available for replay a short time after the end of the gathering.

We will probably meet afterwards on Zoom for a virtual coffee, look out for comments on YouTube and Facebook for details.

“Fulwood Scattered” Update – 29th March 2020

Corona Virus Update #2 – “Fulwood Scattered” Gathering Online 22nd March 2020

Tomorrow morning at 10:00am we will be gathering together online via YouTube.

This won’t be church as you may be expecting it. We were planning to broadcast from the church building, but have decided to take extra care and will be running a service where we are all at home.

You’ll still be able to sing along in worship, join us in prayer, and Pastor Andrew will be considering the times that we are living through.

We won’t be serving refreshments after the service, that’s down to you 😀🥐🍪☕️

Watch along below from 10:00am:

“Fulwood Scattered” Update – 29th March 2020

Corona Virus Update #1

Dear FFMC Family,

The staff team met for a long time this morning discussing potential strategies for our church events and programmes in the light of the Coronavirus Outbreak.

This has since been reviewed in light of the Prime Ministers announcement this afternoon that “Everyone should avoid gatherings and crowded places, such as pubs, clubs and theatres.”

After discussion with the Church Board of Trustees we are putting the following in place:

As of Midnight tonight, Monday 16th March, we will be cancelling ALL our church events and ministries until further notice.

We hope to live stream a service on Sunday but again we will let everyone know how and when.

If you or anyone you know is struggling in anyway please get in touch and if we can help we will. The church mobile will be with a staff member at all times – 07850 269328

Please continue to pray.

The Staff Team and Board of Trustees