All Saints News – April 2nd onwards

All Saints News – April 2nd onwards

All Saints Anglican Church, part of the Diocese of Europe.

All Saints seeks to be a church of Up, In, Out. At our core we have the importance of Up – Worship and Prayer, In – Deep Community and Life Long Discipleship, and OUT – (local and global) Service and Evangelism.

Next Sunday – Palm Sunday – the start of Holy Week.

Sunday 2nd April  at 9:30 – a service of Holy Communion with Sunday School and Creche.

 

Lent Course ‘Going deeper with Jesus’ – cancelled for this week. No meeting.

 

 Chaplaincy Annual General Meeting

Sunday 23rd April  at 12:15

At Holy Trinity Utrecht, in the parsonage hall. At this meeting the Chaplaincy Council is formally appointed, as are the proposed Leadership Team from All Saints, the synod reps for the chaplaincy and churchwardens. We will discuss the finances of the chaplaincy and Revd David and Revd Grant will share briefly their reports from the past 12 months and looking ahead to the year ahead.

 

Anglicanism Course – the final two sessions: on local mission (Tuesday 16th May) and engaging with Islam (Tuesday 20th June). The Course is DVD based followed by discussion. Begins at 8pm and ends at 9.30pm. Held at Holy Trinity Utrecht (in the parsonage hall, next door to the church).

 

Church Overnighter in May!

We have booked Leusden YMCA to camp overnight and use their tents, hold a BBQ, have a camp fire (within the guidelines of the staff). There will be plenty of activities for the children. We will feedback from the February Away Day. Main theme: ‘Growing deeper as a Community’. All Welcome!

Friday 26th May 16:00 – Saturday 27th 16:00

 

Pilgrimage to Taize 7th – 16th July: All young adults (15-29) of the Anglican congregations in Utrecht and Amersfoort are invited. Friends of people within the age group are also welcome to attend the trip. For more information please contact Angela Berben (berbenangela@gmail.com, 0651937672) or Andre van der Werk (andre@vanderwerk.net), 0621158958

Summer Plans? What about New Wine? 

New Wine Netherlands Summer Conference Link (Dutch)

Saturday 22nd – 28th July in Biddinghuizen (50 minutes away by car). A great week of teaching, sung worship, a variety of speakers on biblical and practical topics. We will camping together as a church group. Speak to Andre and Ninke, Ron and Nienke, Adrian or Danielle Los, or Grant and Jolanda to know more – as they are going. New Wine is establishing an International Camping field which we will be on. And the main meeting venue will offer English translation through headsets for those who would struggle with Dutch. Interested, talk to the folks going. If you book before May 1st, it is a cheaper rate.

 

Holy Week and Easter Services (see our calendar of events on this website).

Palm Sunday – 0930 – 9th April

Maundy Thursday (Thursday 13th April) Holy Communion – 8pm

Good Friday Service (Friday 14th April) – 8pm.

Easter Sunday 0930 All Age Holy Communion with Big Brunch

Prayers for the week, (let us use this prayer points during this week)

  1. For Saralynn as she has been baptised today, and for Annalyne and Bram, as they love and care for her and as they seek to guide her into the ways of Christ.
  2. For preparations for our May Away 24 hours;
  3. For William and Caroline confirmed last weekend.
  4. For our ongoing search for a suitable building to meet as a congregation.
  5. For the negotiations for Brexit – which will have many effects. But especially we pray for the Dutch nationals living in the UK, and the British nationals living and working across the EU, during this unclear time.

 

To find out more about the other Anglican Churches in the Netherlands. http://anglican.nl/

 

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