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June 2018

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.

June 2018

News

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

Safeguarding training

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 secretary@easternbaptist.org.uk

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 secretary@easternbaptist.org.uk

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

Whitley Lecture

“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 carolynnpritchard@cantab.net

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 mary.taylor@yba.org.uk

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: children@earlshall.com

Bradwell Gathering

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 graham.kirk-spriggs@outlook.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 david.pawson@cofesuffolk.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

Opportunities

Love Latitude

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 coordinator@festivalpastors.org.uk

 

 

 

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2nd October 2018


Monthly Update September

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Monthly Update July

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