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Thursday Café

Join us for Thursday Café on 23rd May at 12 noon at the Baptist Church.

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Everyone of all ages is very welcome to come along and share a free lunch with us.

Please click here to see some Thursday Café photos.
 

Give and Makeup and Smalls for All 

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To all ladies out there, if you are having a clear out, please consider the following two charities and place items in the boxes at church. Give and Makeup accept lightly used make up and toiletries. They give them to women in refuges who have next to nothing. They say if it’s good enough to give your friend, they’ll accept it. We are also collecting for Smalls for All who give new or ‘gently worn’ bras to women at risk in Africa.

Find out more at www.carolinehirons.com/page-give-and-makeup  and www.smallsforall.org
 



 

News from Our BMS Partners

We support two couples, Linda & Tim Darby and Joe & Lois Ovenden,
who are working for BMS in Uganda.

 


 

CAP Money Course

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The CAP Money Course is a free course that will teach you budgeting skills and a simple, cash-based system to help you manage your money better.

You will be supported by our local, trained coaches to take practical steps towards getting in control of your finances.

The 3 week course will be held at Long Buckby Baptist Church after Easter. To register your interest, or find out more, please email eastleigh814@gmail.com

You can find out more on the CAP website at capmoneycourse.org.


The Nutcracker Production


The Saltmine Trust Christian theatre company gave an amazing performance of their production inspired by The Nutcracker. 

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Please click here to see more photos from the evening.
 


Street Pastors - Volunteers Needed

We have received the following message from Daventry Street Pastors. You can find out more about the national organisation on their website: www.streetpastors.org.

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"For the last eight years Street Pastors have patrolled Daventry town centre and estates at weekends offering support to any one they meet. These volunteers from local Christian Churches who care about the community, have provided conversation, water, First Aid and their famous Lollipops; as well as defusing conflict and making the streets safer by picking up cans, glass and other potentially dangerous items. In the 12 months to 31st December 2017 the patrols interacted with 452 people.

Unfortunately due to retirement and ill health, the number of Street Pastors available for Patrols has reduced making it difficult for us to be on the street as often as we would like. In the last quarter of 2017 we were only able to put out seven patrols. Despite this we liaised with 112 people of both genders and different ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

To continue to serve the community in Daventry as we would wish, more volunteers are essential. Street Pastors need to be good listeners and stay calm in tense situations. Street Pastors are blind to differences of all kinds between people and treat everyone they meet with equal respect and courtesy. Patrols are carried out on foot on Friday or Saturday evenings from 8.00 until about midnight. All Street Pastors are fully trained and provided with a uniform.

Anyone who is over 18 (there is no upper age limit) and want to know more about what it is to be a Street Pastor, may be able to join a team as an “Observer” and get some experience of what a patrol is like.

Anyone who would like to join a patrol or just wants some more information, should please leave their Name and Postal Address together with their Email address and/or telephone contact number with our Group Co-ordinator and Senior Street Pastor on either of the following:-

Email: daventrystreetpastors@gmail.com or

Telephone: 07474 545 785

We aim to respond within 48 hours. "



 

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