Christmas

Christmas Market – Stalls to Enjoy

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If you’d like a little preview of the stalls available on Saturday the full list is now available:

Avon
Avon Products and Handmade Cards

 

Beth Crane Art
Prints, Badges, Stocking Fillers

www.bethcraneartetc.wordpress.com
www.facebook.com/bethcraneart

 

Buymeplease-uk
Christmas Items and Cup Cakes

 

Clara
Hand Made Earrings

 

Harlington Hospice
Hand Knitted Baby Items and other goodies

www.harlingtonhospice.org

 

Helen
Christmas Decorations and other Hand Made Items

 

Kimmieskrafts
Bath bombs and soaps

www.facebook.com/KimmiesKrafts1

 

Lindsey
Handmade Items and Christmas Crafts

 

Nenuco Bambino
Nenuco Hampers for every occasion, bath body and home products
www.facebook.com/nenucobambino

 

Phils Pens and Bobbins
Pens and other Handturned Items
www.philspensandbobbins.co.uk
www.facebook.com/PhilsPensandBobbins

 

Pine Willow Crafts
Pine Wreaths, Pine Cone Crafts, Book Hedgehogs, Book Xmas Trees, Picture Frames

 

Purple Meadow Candles
Scented Candles

www.facebook.com/purplemeadowcandles

 

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks
Promoting a free priority customers service

www.ssen.co.uk/priorityservices

 

Shirley
Knitted Tops for Children

 

Sweet Scents and Events
Christmas Flowers, Plants and Trees

 

Sweetheart
Sweet Cart with all kinds of sweet Christmas creations

 

Weaving Hope
Unusual, bright, fun Fairtrade toys made from cotton woven on traditional handlooms in Sri Lanka

www.weavinghope.co.uk
www.facebook.com/weavinghope

 

Yiewsley and West Drayton Foodbank
Cakes

www.yiewsleywestdrayton.foodbank.org.uk

 

 

Yiewsley Cornerstone Centre
Donated DVDs/CDs, Jewellery, Knitwear and prize draw tickets for sale with a general tombola

www.yiewsleycornerstone.co.uk
www.facebook.com/yiewsleyCCentre
www.twitter.com/YiewsleyCCentre

 

In addition to all the stalls there will be refreshments, Father Christmas in his Grotto, Face Painting, Craft Table, and a Raffle.

For more information please get in touch or visit www.yiewsleybaptistchurch.com

Christmas

What’s On – November 2017

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November is a month of transition, the heating is on for increasing lengths of time, woolly jumpers, hats and scarves are dug out from wherever we left them in the spring. The clocks have changed and we have loud and colourful fireworks, followed by the silence of Remembrance before the hustle and bustle of Christmas preparations begin.

In addition to our regular activities and events this month we will be holding a short Service of Remembrance on 11th November to remember those we’ve known and loved who have died in conflict. Whether this was a World War or a more recent conflict all are invites to submit names of those you wish to remember that these will be read out during the service and we’ll include a 2 minutes silence at 11am.

We excited about our new Christmas Market on 25th November. We have a good number of stalls selling crafts, candles, knitted items and pens as well as a few fun activities such as the Nativity Photo Shoot and a visit from Father Christmas.

As a church we remember that Jesus lay down his life for each one of us so that we can have a relationship with God and look forward to Christmas as a time of celebrating his light shining into darkness.

 

It is now possible to sign up for emails to help you know what we have on each month – subscribe here.

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Christmas Market: Book Your Stall Now

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This year we are kicking off our Christmas festivities with a Christmas Market on Saturday 25th November from 11am to 3pm

A Christmas market with local crafters, carol singing and Christmas songs, festive food, nativity photoshoot, raffle, crafts for children and adults alike and a visit from Father Christmas.

If you would like to have a stall to sell your goodies or perhaps you’d like to perform some Christmas songs then please get in touch (info@yiewsleybaptistchurch.com | 01895 449898).

To reserve a stall a £10 deposit is required.

Stall holders are invited to raise money for them self or a cause of their choosing though the church is seeking to raise funds for its development fund to improve our facilities and enable increased community engagement.

For more information please get in touch or visit www.yiewsleybaptistchurch.com

 

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YBC – What’s On September 2017

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After a what has hopefully been a restful summer with fewer church activities and picnicking in the park we are gearing up for a new season at Yiewsley Baptist Church. There will be a new preaching series on Sunday mornings exploring The Art of Discipleship, children’s groups all begin afresh, there are some special events and things to look forward to later in the year…

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES

Over the coming weeks Nursery Rhymes returns on the second Thursday each month from 14th September (9:30am-10:30am) so parents/ carers bring your under 5’s along for a sing and a dance. Our weekly Coffee Morning opens it’s doors from Friday 15th September with a fresh pot of coffee, friendship, occasional craft and toys for the children. Tea Time Church will take place on 17th September at 4:30pm with a friendly family worship service and a bring and share tea which is always a real treat.
For children in Years 1, 2 and 3 our Monday evening Anchors group reopens, if you are in these school years and would like to come along new children are welcome to come and try it out from 25th September (5-6:30pm).

     

SPECIAL EVENT

Thanks Giving Lunch

Sunday 1st October see’s us celebrate with a service of thanks giving (10:30am) and an opportunity to bring donations for the young, single homeless in our area. Items such as packets and tins of food, toiletries and things for baking are gratefully received. Following our morning service (approx. 12:30pm) we will share in a simple community meal of soup and bread, remembering those for whom food poverty is a daily struggle. To help with catering it would be helpful if you could let me or one of the others in the leadership team know if you are coming. The meal is free but it is suggested that in keeping with the theme we all consider how much we might spend on a meal out with family/ friends (whether that’s fish and chips or a 3 course meal in a 5 star restaurant) and donate this amount to the cause of the young, single and homeless too.

FURTHER AHEAD

 
On Saturday 25th November we are planning to hold a Christmas Market… would you or anyone you know be interested in having a stall, selling home made creations or getting involved in some way or another, if so contact info@yiewsleybaptistchurch.com. You may just want to put the date in your diary ready for coming along to pick up some pre-Christmas treats as we launch our advent and Christmas celebrations.
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YBC – What’s On July/ August 2017

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The sun has been shining and we have been busy. As the school summer holidays approach we will be quietening down a little. This doesn’t mean there is nothing on during July and August but we will be having some time to rest.
 
Thursday 13th July (9:30am) we have Nursery Rhymes for the under 5’s with their grown ups. Come along and sing, dance and shake. We’ll be taking August off but will be back 14th September, 12th October, 9th November and 14th December so get the dates in your diary and be ready for lots of fun.
 

 
There is a charity quiz night in support of Shooting Star Chase Children’s Hospice on Saturday 15th July at 7:30pm. Bring a team or bring yourself and join with others. There is no fee to join in but donations will be taken for the charity.
 
 
Sunday 16th July (4:30pm) will be Tea Time Church – a fun, friendly, family service with a bring and share tea to follow. All are welcome whether young or old so why not come along and enjoy some time together as a church family.
 
Friday 21st July will be the last Coffee Morning of the Summer but we will be back serving teas, coffees and occasionally cakes and other delicious goodies from 15th September.
 

As we did last year we’ll be heading over to Langley Park for a fun day out (if it’s dry) on Thursday 17th August, meeting from about 11:00am and sticking around for a few hours. Bring your picnic, Frisbee, deck chairs, picnic blanket and come hangout in the park. If it’s raining we’ll keep dry and stay at home… check the website/ facebook on the day if you are unsure.