Welcome to the EBA monthly e- bulletin. I hope you find this helpful in being kept up to date with
News from around the region and events that are happening.
We are seeking to appoint a Regional Minister
Following the announcement of Simon moving on to a new ministry the EBA are seeking to appoint a new Regional Minister. Full details of the role, person specification and an application form can be found on the EBA website. https://www.easternbaptist.org.uk/news/we-are-seeking-to-appoint-a-regional-minister/ Closing Date 3 June 2018
Wave of Prayer (initial idea shared at the minister’s conference)
Details for the Wave of Prayer will be available on the website from next week.
In early July the regional team would ask that we come together to pray for our churches and local areas.
Association Events/ Dates
EBA Annual Gathering
7 July 2018, Histon Baptist Church, more details to follow later this week. The gathering will include the association AGM. Who will be coming as your church’s representative?
To book please visit the Eventbrite page on this link BIT.LY/ebagathering2018
Combined Level 2 and Level 3 Training
Dates for 2018
19 June, Shoeburyness and Thorpe Bay Baptist Church
22 September, Wymondham Baptist Church, Norfolk
13 October, Garland Street Baptist Church, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Cost £10 per person per level attended. Please book with firstname.lastname@example.org
EBA Mentor Training
12 June 2018, Grace Fellowship, Little Stukely. This training is for all current mentors, and any ministers interested in becoming a mentor. The training is being led by Belinda Smith from Grace Coaching. Places still available
Please book for these with email@example.com
Other Events and Information
Are you getting the most from the New Testament?
2 June 2018. Cranham Baptist Church, Cost £14 including workbook. Hosted by Walk thru the bible. To book www.bible.org.uk
Rural Ministries Annual Conference
8-9 June 2018, Hayes Conference Centre, Swanwick, Derbyshire
Sharing our God led experiences in a missional sense should inspire and encourage us. We should be challenged to view the culture and community that we are part of through God’s eyes, how might that change your church mission activities? What might you be led to stop and engaged to start something new? Together, we will enjoy two days of fellowship, discussion, learning and sharing based on John’s Gospel.
The conference cost is just £90 per person including accommodation on the 8th June, all meals and delegate packs. Full details of the event and booking information can be found on our website https://www.ruralministries.org.uk/annual-conference-2018
“Dead and Buried? attending to the voice of the victim in the Old Testamant and today. Delivered by Helen Paynter
20 June 2018, 7.30pm, Shoeburyness and Thorpe Bay Baptist Church, ,
5 November 2018, 7.30pm, Tyndale House, Cambridge. To book please click here
We all Share – exploring communion with under 5’s
21 June 2018, 7-9pm, Michaelhouse Chapel, Trinity Street, Cambridge. With author Mina Munns. To book please email firstname.lastname@example.org
ACAT Foundation training course (for church treasurers)
23 June 2018, St Neots Evangelical Church, More details, how to book and cost can be found on the EBA website.
Celebrating, Surviving and thriving Women in Baptist Ministry (the EBA have funds available to pay for attendance please contact Beth Powney for more details)
28-29 June 2018. IMC Birmingham. A 24 hr conference for Baptist women ministers, Non ordained women in qualifying office, MITs and those exploring a call to ministry. With Pat Took, Gale Richards, Dion White and Helen Roberts. £100 bursaries available. Contact Mary Taylor email@example.com
Intro into Prayer spaces in schools
2 July 2018, 7.30-9.30pm, Earls Hall Baptist Church, Essex. For more information or to book please contact KatieStanton: firstname.lastname@example.org
7 July 2018. Pilgrimage from 10.30am, Gathering from 12-4pm
Celebrating Norfolk Service
27 July 2018, 9.30am St Peter Mancroft Church, Norwich. An ecumenical celebration for Christians on Norfolk Day. To book your place please contact Revd Graham Kirk Spriggs email@example.com
Equipping Youth workers course
Starting September. Equip Youth work Practice run by CYM is coming to Ipswich. For more information about this course please visit their website www.cym.ac.uk
Mission Shaped Ministry Course
Sept 18-June 2019. A part time learning journey in a supportive community. £190 for more details please email firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to Simon Goddard.
The Art of Spiritual Direction Course
Sept 2018-May 2019. Course based in Cambridgeshire. To find out more about the course please visit www.cc-sd.net
Latitude festival runs from 12-15 July in Henham Park, Suffolk. The Town Pastor Family from both Norfolk and Suffolk schemes work as Festival Pastors. They are asking for people to join with them in prayer. If you would like more information or would like to be added to the list of people praying for the festival please contact Clare Jessup email@example.com