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Dear Friends,

What does it mean to assemble together as a church in times like these?  For the bible is clear in Hebrews 10:25, we should assemble together to encourage each other, and we should do this so much more as we see the return of Jesus getting nearer!   The words "so much more" are of particular import for these days. Let's be clear, the exhortation is for us to assemble together and not apart.  We need to be intentional, determined and creative in fulfilling this command. We used to measure the assembling by who turned up inside the church building. That definition was blown away by Covid-19 as we became an online church in less than two weeks. This Saturday/Sabbath, we will reopen the Lowestoft Church building for a service at 11.15am.  All are welcome and encouraged to come along.  But we will assemble together as a church with people in the building, with people online, and even with some who will listen later online or via CD/DVD.

Joan Frost’s funeral will be on Friday, October 9th at 12pm at Lowestoft Church.   We are planning to livestream it on Zoom and Facebook, at the request of the family. There is space for 15 people to attend from the church, given the number coming from Joan's family. Those officiating at the funeral do not count in the numbers.  Please contact Pastor Mark if you wish to attend so we can make sure we don't go over 15. Because of the funeral, it has been decided that on Saturday/Sabbath, October 10th, we will be back on Zoom for our Family Service at 11.15am out of an abundance of caution.  We agreed in our risk assessment to leave 72 hours between any events at church.  

Blessings to you all in the name of our Lord and Saviour, Jesus Christ.

- Pastor Mark Borrett
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Lowestoft Church Building
54 Saxon Rd, Lowestoft, NR33 7BT
 
Friday Night Children’s Sabbath School at 6pm on Zoom. Michael and Pearl Walker will lead out. Make sure your children join for fun and bible learning!  

Friday Night TeenStudy@GYL at 6pm on Zoom. Janna Wilkerson will lead the discussion in a break out Zoom Room.

Friday Night Adult Sabbath School at 7pm on Zoom. Elma Hayes will lead our study. 

Saturday Sabbath Service at 11.15am at Lowestoft Church Building and on Zoom. Pastor Mark Borrett will continue the mini seres on Faith and share a message about Jonah. There will be a children's story and a special music item.

Monday Night Bible Study and Prayer Meeting at 7.30pm on Zoom.  We will continue our study of the Epistle of James. Pastor Mark Borrett will lead out looking at James Chapter 4.
 
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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.
  • Continue to pray for protection of all those serving on the frontline. 
  • Pray for our elderly and infirmed members - also vulnerable at this time.
  • Pray for our young families, children & young people, to stay close to the Lord and each other.
  • Pray for the family of Joan Frost and the upcoming funeral. 
  • Pray for the Rogers Family after a loss. 
  • Pray for Phillip Franklin and his health, both mental and physical. 
  • Pray for David Nichols, who is having treatment for cancer.
  • Pray for Colin who has undergone a leg amputation, and for his rehabilitation. 
  • Pray for Christine Matthews after the loss of her son. 
  • Pray for those who have shown interest in the church.
  • Pray for our return to our church buildings this Saturday/Sabbath. 
  • Pray for the leadership of our church & for our Government for wisdom in directing the affairs during this critical period.
Do you have a prayer request?  You can contact us by clicking below.  Tell us if it is private, we will pray but not share it.
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Click here for the latest Pastoral Newsletter and Click here for the latest COVID-19 YouTube update from Dr Emmanuel Osei, President, South England Conference (SEC) of Seventh-day Adventists.
Thank-you for your giving to the South England Conference of Seventh-day Adventists and to the Local Churches. As you can see from the figures below giving is well down compared to last year.  We ask for your prayerful faithfulness and consideration in this matter. You can give on-line at https://sec.adventist.uk/contact-us/donate/  You can also send cheques to our Church Treasurers or contact the Pastor or Elders if any help is needed. Tithes and Offerings are an act of worship and an act of faith. 
2020 Tithe Report - Jan through July
Great Yarmouth.  £14,324. 18.6% down from same period last year.
Lowestoft.  £3563.  33.8% down from same period last year.

2020 Local Giving Report - Great Yarmouth
              2019              2020
June      553.24           382.85
July        547.90           346.20
August   834.34           529.81     
Totals    1935.48         1258.86

 
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