Welcome!

It’s great to share this weekly update with you, providing news and information to help you participate in church life in person and in prayer!  Please do get in touch if you’d like to speak to us for any reason, or have any feedback or suggestions to make!

Sunday
23 August

Join us at 10am (webstream or dial-in.)
See details below
All physical meetings at Gold Hill and Hope sites are currently suspended.

THIS SUNDAY

KIDS’ CHURCH

Agents of God:
‘The Healing of the Lame Beggar’ – 
Acts 3:1-11
9am livestream on YouTube:
Join our amazing children as they lead us in worship and prayer.
During August we’re training alongside Peter to be a ‘Special Agent for God’
www.goldhill.org/kidschurch

10am Livestream on YouTube

‘Priority of a Pause’
www.goldhill.org/sunday
Or dial-in access to morning service:
Dial: 0333 01 10 945
Room number: 84528918#
Guest PIN: 2409#

CONNECT AFTER THE SERVICE

Sunday at 11:15
This week join together in one zoom room to share Communion.
(Bring your own bread and wine!)
http://goldhill.org/communion

SEMINARS FOLLOWING JOSHUA SERIES ('STEPPING OUT')

DIGGING DEEPER IN THE BOOK OF JOSHUA!

Wednesday evenings (8 – 9pm): two more sessions on 26 August and 02 September
Would you like to dive deeper into some of the themes, issues and ideas found in this book? A great chance to meet back in the building and address some of these which are not included in the Sunday broadcasts. Find out more and sign up for any or all of the sessions.

GETTING BACK TOGETHER - PLANS FOR SEPTEMBER

Breathe Youth Service

Saturdays from 5 September onwards: 7pm in the main church. A gathering for young people, led by young people.  Sign up here.

8.30 or 11.00 gathering.

Join us in the building from 6 September onwards for teaching, prayer, worship group, fortnightly communion. Click to sign up for 8.30 or 11.00.

Sunday 7pm gathering

Sundays from 6 September: 7pm in the main church, with a specific focus on ministering to and reaching an Emerging Generation: Millennials and GenZ.  Sign up here.

Tuesdays 10.30am (Vulnerable Categories)

A gathering specifically for those in Vulnerable Categories.  Extra precautions in place – including more spacing between seats, and shorter meeting (45 minutes.)  Click here to sign up.

ONLINE, ONLINE+ (or PHONE) GATHERINGS!

Our online service will continue to be presented via YouTube.  You will be able to access this from 7am onwards each Sunday to join at your preferred time.  Sign up to watch as a single household or invite another household to join with you and sign up for online+ (Dial in details will remain as above for telephone access.)

A PEOPLE OF PRAYER

Prayer Gathering

Can we encourage you to step into the building and pray together – Thursday 27 August: 11.15am – 12 noon for those in vulnerable categories; 8pm – 9pm open to anybody.  Sign up here so we can be sure to accommodate you!

Prayer with Someone

Would you like someone to pray with you or for you?  Our prayer ministry team would love to know!  Simply text or call 07961 815 388.

For prayer

 ‘And pray in the Spirit on all occasions with all kinds of prayers and requests’ (Ephesians 6:18) 
Our nation to turn back to God, and for the church to be bold in proclaiming the gospel message.
Church families across South Bucks, to seek God’s heart and share the Good News of Jesus.
Gold Hill and Hope Church families & leaders as we reach out to our neighbours and communities.
Local initiatives (Community support and Foodbanks) supporting people practically and leading them to our Lord.
Gold Hill Seniors and all the team as they continue to love and support all their regular guests.
Children & Young People and their leaders (Natalie, Shona, volunteer teams) as they continue to connect and disciple one another over the summer break.
 Maria Bond speaking at Newfield Community Church, Marlow – Sunday 23 August

NOTICES

BREADHOUSE and UNIQUE LIKE YOU are OPEN!

Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 9.30am – 12.30pm.
The team in Market Place would love to see you as they are open for
coffee & cake, smoothies & milkshake.
Try your hand at pottery painting there too – (Booking required.)
Visit Dan’s Refill Store, and top up your household liquids/products in an eco-friendly manner!

THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY
– especially in this challenging season! If you have not had chance to donate recently, or would like to set up a regular donation, several options are available – more details here! Or, please email ghct@goldhill.org for any help or advice.

CHILTERN FOODBANK

Gold Hill are  partnering with Chiltern Foodbank as a distribution centre. This regularly provides vital support to many in this area, and is vital at present! Click here for more information.

BOOKSHOP: We are changing the way in which books are available for purchase at Gold Hill: we will be hosting a periodic bookstall (to coincide with specific events/occasions/teaching series) instead of holding a permanent stock.  Cards will be available throughout the year.

GOLD HILL FOOTBALL CLUB : THE NEW SEASON is almost underway. Interested in training with and/or playing for us (men’s team, aged 16+) in what is set to be our final season playing on Gold Hill Common (before the new building move)? Please contact Peter Gledhill – 07732 607602 or contact@goldhillfc.co.uk (see www.goldhillfc.co.uk for more details)

SPRING HARVEST 2021!  Booking for this event opens 22 September, and capacity is reduced compared with normal! Interested in joining the Gold Hill party to be part of ‘Unrivalled’ – Minehead Week 2, 10-15 April?  See Chris or Joyce Gledhill for more details.