SUNDAY, 16 June 2019


Scripture Verse for the week

Romans 5 verse 1

Therefore, since we have been justified by faith,

we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.’


What's on this week

House Groups

We really believe that belonging to a house group is essential to find out who we are,deepen our relationships and support one another in our walk with God.  To this end, we would strongly encourage you to join one of the house groups below:-


Mondays: House group at 7.45pm.  The next house group will meet at Helen’s.


Tuesdays: House group at 7.45pm will meet at Yan and Ruth’s.


Tuesdays: House group at Adam & Amy’s at 7.30pm.  Please call Amy on 07908253726 for more information.


Wednesdays:House group at Rosie and Stephen’s at 7pm; contact Rosie on 07507099326 or Stephen on 07818405104 for details.



Dates for your diary


Activities’Week in GWP

Please note that the Activities’ Week in GWP runs from Monday, 29 July to Sunday, 4 August. There is a full programme of events with lots to do for the whole family.  Do try and get involved.  If you are able to, do volunteer to help. All tickets are via Eventbrite:https://gwpchurch.eventbrite.co.uk.  Any questions,contact Mark. 



For your information


Safeguarding Policy

A copy of our Safeguarding Policy is available to view on the noticeboard.


Our Ethical Purchasing and Waste Management Policy

In case you are wondering, we try as much as possible to purchase Fairtrade products.  We are also adopting a system where church food waste is collected and taken home to be recycled.  Other products are also recycled wherever possible.


TRAIN Youth Project

A new monthly newsletter from TRAIN is available to read on the noticeboard.


The wider community


CTDD Prayer Spaces at Ladygrove Park School

There is one session which needs to be covered on Thursday between 1pm and 2.30pm this coming week.  If you are able to help, please email hugh@theladygrovechurch.org.uk or phone him on 819036.


Didcot/Vauxhall Barracks Play & Activity Day
On Saturday, 22 June there will be a celebratory Play Day &Armed Forces Day bringing armed forces and local communities together through play at Edmonds Park from 11am – 3pm.   Entrance and activities are free.  Food and refreshments are available to purchase or you can bring a picnic lunch.  For further details please contact Oxfordshire Play Association Tel: 01865 779474 or www.oxonplay.org.uk/ martin.gillett@oxonplay.org.uk


Didcot Choral Society Concert

St Peter’s Church will be the venue for an evening of opera choruses, spirituals and musicals by Didcot Choral Society on Saturday, 29 June.  Start time is 7.30pm.  Tickets cost £10 or £8 for concessions and accompanied children go free.   Tickets can be bought on the door; by calling 07915 094842; from Didcot Civic Hall or online www.trybooking.com


Didcot Divas’ Concerts 

Didcot Divas are holding two concerts to raise funds for Helen & Douglas House Hospice on Saturday, 6 July at Harwell Village Hall and on Saturday, 20 July at East Hagbourne Church.  Both concerts start at 7pm.  Tickets cost £10 or £5 for children and students.  To book or for further information, contact Judith on 01235 798387 or email Judithsawyer2010@hotmail.com


Summer Band Concerts

Wantage Community Brass Band and The Titanic House Band (Jazz Band) will be playing at The Northbourne Centre, Church Street, between 3pm and 5pm on 7 July and 4 August.  Admission is free although there will be a collection towards costs.  Refreshments are available.


All Saints’ Church, Didcot – ‘The Big Tidy Up’

If you enjoy gardening and have some time to spare helping All Saints’Church folk tidying up the churchyard, then please pop along anytime between 10am and 5pm on Saturday, 20 July when they will be carrying out their ‘Big Tidy Up’.  There will be a bring your own picnic lunch break between 1pm and 2pm.


Didcot Food Bank

The Food Bank continues to be busy.  All donations of food and toiletries are gratefully received.  


Prayers

Pray for all those in the UK who have had to leave their homes this past week due to flooding.



Church Address
Great Western Park Church
UTC College Café, Greenwood Way
Harwell, Didcot
Oxfordshire OX11 0DL
The Vicarage
The Vicarage
1 Holly Lane, Didcot
Oxfordshire OX11 6DA