Notices

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There is a monthly notice sheet outlining weekly activities and upcoming events.

Latest Notice Sheet:

Notice Sheet November 2017

Community Lunch

Wakefield Baptist Church provides a free community lunch approximately once a month. These are highlighted on the church notice sheet in the foyer, but also a sign will be posted on the main entrance door during the week leading up to the next lunch.  Everyone is welcome.  The next lunch is Sunday 12th November 2017.

December:

Family Christmas Film Nights run through advent, starting on Thursday 30th November at 7pm @ WBC and then run on 7th, 14th and 21st of December 2017 – everyone is welcome.

Sunday 3rd December = Youth and adults bowling trip (tea time)

Sunday 10th December = Community Meal after the morning service

Sunday 17th December = Nativity

Sunday 24th December = Carol Service + refreshments at 4pm

Sunday 24th December = Midnight Service at 11.30pm

Monday 25th December = Christmas Day Family Service at 10.30am

Friday 29th December = Community Christmas Party at WBC at 5.30pm

Volunteers needed to help with Sunday service duty rotas

Can you help with any of the Sunday service duties? In particular, we need volunteers to operate the projector and sound system at Sunday services. Training will be provided for this.

We also need people to:

  • Prepare/serve refreshments
  • Greet people on the door

Please speak to Kathy Smith, Centre Manager if you are willing to help on any of these rotas.

Volunteers needed to help Asylum Seekers

Volunteers needed to help with transport for asylum seekers.
Due to policy changes, recent arrivals at Urban House (seeking asylum) are quickly moved elsewhere, but are required to return to Leeds for their initial UKBA assessment, which causes additional stress.  If you are able to collect/transport people for these meetings, please speak to Florence Bradley.

Time to talk and pray

On Mondays and Thursdays at 3-4 pm there will be an opportunity to chat or pray in the chapel. This is a time open for anyone. The time is very flexible but on Mondays the emphasis will be on individual conversation and praying with the WBC Daily Prayer, Thursdays will offer a short time of teaching on ‘Starting as a follower of Jesus’.

Community Council Meetings

Any regular visitors are welcome to join us for our Community Council Meetings where we make decisions as a fellowship.  The meetings are held in the chapel and form part of our morning worship service.  The service commences with prayer, worship and a talk.  This is followed by a short coffee/tea/snack break and then our Community Council Meeting starts.  We aim to finish these at 1pm.

Agenda and minutes may be available on request from the Centre Manager.
Further dates for 2017 are planned for:-

  • 12th November 2017 (a listening meeting)
  • 21st January 2018
  • 11th March 2018
  • 20th May 2018 (Annual General Meeting)
  • 15th July 2018 (a listening meeting)
  • 16th September 2018

These may be subject to last minute change in extenuating circumstances. Check with Kathy Smith, Centre Manager, the week before the meeting.

Covenant Sunday

Each year we aim to have a Covenant Sunday where we commit ourselves to the worship of God and work of His church at WBC.  The next Covenant Service is Sunday 4th March 2018.

Baptisms at WBC

Baptisms occur periodically following baptism preparation classes.  If you are interested in adult baptism please speak to the Centre Manager who can forward your interest to the appropriate person.

Membership at WBC

Membership at Wakefield Baptist Church is a serious and healthy commitment, as part of your faith life.  Kezia Robinson can offer you advice and information about the next membership classes coming up.

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