Dear Friends,

Psalm 34 is a Psalm of David written at a time of danger to his life. He even faked insanity, because of his fear of a Philistine King. Remember this same David had earlier in life, slain Goliath, the Philistine giant. But life can get complex and complicated, with faith tested in new trials. The Lord refines our faith, which is more precious than gold (1 Peter 1:7). 

David makes s statement of faith in Psalm 34:7, which is also a precious promise from God. "The Angel of the Lord encamps all around those who fear Him, And delivers them". The Angel of the Lord  can refer to the pre-incarnate Jesus or to angels created by the Lord who minister mostly unseen in this fallen world. The verb “encamps” (around God's people), can also be translated, to lay siege. The sense is of permanence, protection and continual watching. As one writer puts it, the Lord is that for His people till we swap this battlefield for our eternal home of rest. What a comfort to know that we are surrounded by our Lord and His army. May our eyes of faith be opened. What a comfort especially in times of trouble. So let us continually commit ourselves into this care. 

This Saturday/Sabbath, we meet again at the Lowestoft Church building for Adult, Children and Teen Sabbath Schools, starting at 10am. That is followed by our Worship Service at 11.15am. Social distancing will be in place and face covering are to be worn unless exempt. The Worship Service will also be on Zoom and Facebook. Mike Clarry will be sharing a message. We also look forward to Helen and Janna Wilkinson singing the hymns for us. There will be a children's story and some supervised activities for children that require support during the service.
Be Blessed,

Pastor Mark
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Saturday Children’s Sabbath School at 10am at Lowestoft Church Building.  Make sure your children come along for fun and bible learning!  Paul and Sini Manogaran will lead out.

Saturday TeenStudy Sabbath School at 10am at Lowestoft Church Building. Janna Wilkinson will lead out in the discussion.

Saturday Adult Sabbath School at 10am at Lowestoft Church Building.  Join the class to review and discuss the lesson this week.

Saturday / Sabbath Worship Service at 11.15am at Lowestoft Church Building. This will also be on Zoom and Facebook. Mike Clarry will share a message. There will also be a children's story and supervised activities for children that require support during the service.

Monday Night Bible Study and Prayer Meeting at 7.30pm at Great Yarmouth Church BuildingWe will continue the Gospel of Mark and Chapter 6. This will also be available on Zoom. 

Other Upcoming Events   
  • Tuesday, July 13th, Great Yarmouth Board Meeting at 7pm, on Zoom and the church building.
  • Saturday/Sabbath July 17th, Baptismal Service. 

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Prayer Requests

“Do not worry about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known unto God” - Phil.4:6.
  • Pray for Pastor Michael Walker who is back home and recovering well after a mild heart attack.
  • Pray for Kenny Murphy who is asking for prayers as he seeks to give up smoking. 
  • Pray for Elma and Philip, after the passing of Ernie, also as Elma deals with his final affairs. 
  • Pray for Christine after the loss of her father. 
  • Pray for Elma’s daughter, Laurna, who is dealing with some serious medical problems. 
  • Pray for the family of Samir who has died. He is survived by his wife and 2 young children. 
  • Pray for David and his cancer treatment. 
  • Pray for our vulnerable and elderly, especially for Edith Newman, Jean and Eric Baker.
  • Pray for our young families, children & young people.
  • Pray for Daniel and his concentration at school.
  • Pray for the children of Kenny Murphy. 
  • Pray for the Victorio family are now on their long-term mission in the Philippines
  • Pray for those who have shown interest in the church
  • Pray and thanksgiving for our ongoing return to our church buildings. 
  • Pray for the leadership of our church, and for our Government.
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The Victorio family are now on their long-term mission in the Philippines, working alongside the South Central Luzon Conference.  View their latest Newsletter Here. All expenses will be paid from their own pockets, estimated at £350-£400 per month.  One-off donations or a monthly commitment, are greatly appreciated.  Donate Here

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