Following the interest taken in our Children’s Holliday Club in August, it was decided after much thought and prayer, to set aside the Harvest Thanksgiving Service in September (2017) as a special children’s Sunday. This was a step of faith as we had no idea how many, if any, children would come.
Contacts from the Holiday Club were followed up and a large banner displayed on the front railings. The space in the church was re-organised, a corner set aside with toys for the youngest children and large table erected. On these were piled fruits and vegetable, which made the church look very ‘harvest’.
The service included songs, a Bible story told by Lily the puppets. The children and adults were then invited to use the fruit and veg on the tables to make their own designs. This was done with great enthusiasm and later the children, with their parent’s permission, had their photos taken with their ‘harvest creations’. The service concluded with the singing of the favourite harvest hymn, ‘We plough the fields and scatter’.
Of course, no such event is complete without refreshments, and these were enjoyed by everyone before they left.
We give praise and thanks to God for His goodness, not just for His generous provision of our daily food, but for the inspiration and enabling of His Holy Spirit without which we could not have achieved such a happy morning.
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The Third Sunday
Join us for fun with singing, craft, puppets, games and much more.
On Sunday 15th October 2017 10:30pm
Once a year, all members of our church family and friends are invited to make a special donation to a Gift Day collection. We call it Amazing Gift Day This year, the money for AGD will be used for the needs of the church.
Amazing Gift Day is taking place on Sunday 22 October 2017 as a part of our usual services but can be done also through internet.
Account Name: Salem Baptist Church
Account Number: 80991360
Sort Code: 30-97-13