Weekly News 7 December 2017

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The Point Panto
The Point Panto is this Sunday at Burgess Hill Girls, RH15 0EG at 11am and 2pm
Book your tickets now HEREThere is no service this Sunday morning at St Paul’s Catholic College.


The Point Christmas Appeal 2017
This year we are supporting three wonderful projects:
Wendy and Paul Young at Off The Fence work with the homeless, women at risk and vulnerable young people in Brighton and Hove.  They support hundreds of vulnerable people every week.  We are supporting their latest project which is a mobile sanitation unit for rough sleepers.  This will comprise of two vans containing showers, washing machines and a mobile pharmacy…….READ MOREYou can give through Just Giving HERE


Carol Services
Join us at 10.30am on Sunday 17 December for an all age Carol service. Then at6pmfor our Evening Carol Celebration. Both services at St Paul’s Catholic College.

Sunday Morning 17 December
On Sunday 17th December we have an all-age service at10:30amin the morning and we would like to invite all the children (from the youngest to the oldest) to dress as a character from the Nativity story. At this service we will be inviting all the children to lead the singing of ‘Away in a manger’ from the stage, please have apractiseat home in the week leading before. All of our ‘all-age’ Christmas services are a great opportunity to invite friends to come along with you, who are you inviting? I hope you have a wonderful Christmas celebrating our amazing Jesus! From Liz


Point Kids T-Shirts
We have some Point Kids T-shirts available for £7 each. If you would like one in time for Christmas Please email liz@thepointchurch.co.uk Payment can be cash or cheques made payable to ‘The Point Church’

Men’s Christmas Curry
Thursday 14th December sees our annual men’s Christmas curry extravaganza.
Venue: Masala Club, 6-8 Mill Road, Burgess Hill, RH15 8DR. Time: 19.30 hours. Price: £18.00 per person (including service). Drinks are extra – ordered and paid for individually on night.
Included in price:- Starter: Mix Platter (Somosa, Onion Bhaji, Sheek Kebab, Chicken Tikka)
Sundries: Plain Naan and Pillau Rice (Shared between two)
Side Dishes: Bombay Aloo and Saag Aloo
Main Dishes – Choose one: Chicken Tikka Masala, (Prepared in special flavoured sauce with coconut, almond, fresh spices and cream) Naga Chicken, (prepared with green chilli sauce which is marinated for 3 days producing a mouth-watering dish, served with onions and coriander) Lamb Bhoona, (Sliced onion,green pepper and fresh pan fried tomatoes. Medium strength) Lamb Balti, (Cooked with sliced onions, green pepper, herbs and spices then blended into a rich curry with our special paste) Mixed Vegetable Rogan (An aromatic spice blend, served with fresh tomato, green pepper, onion and garnished with coriander)
Book the date in your diary, invite your friends and sign up on the sheet with your choice of main dish on the Info desk on Sundays or contact Graham Short (“planitshort@hotmail.com” or 07977 491616)
Also, if anyone has specific dietary requirements, contact Graham Short.

Julie and Nigel are going to be performing songs from their new Christmas album on Saturday 16 December, 8pm at Emmanuel Centre (formely Emmanuel Chapel) in Ditchling. Tickets are £5 (all proceeds are going to Off The Fence). You can book tickets here – www.celtish.org/concerts

WHEN: JANUARY 14th to 20th, 2018.WHERE: EMMANUEL CENTRE, 24 SOUTH ST, DITCHLING, BN6 8UQWe are wanting to start the new year with Prayer. Nothing happens without prayer and we are therefore wanting to spend a week in prayer. Seeking God, listening to his voice and praying for the year ahead. We want as many of the church to come and join us, so please put the dates in your diary. More precise information will follow shortly as to times etc. Blessings, John Naudé

Men’s Conference
We are excited to announce that next year we will be holding a men’s conference – “The Point Men’s Conference 2018: United in Strength” will be held on Saturday March 10th at Holmsted Manor. We hope it will be a time of real encouragement together, using the wealth of talented resources that The Point is blessed with, to build and strengthen us all as the Men @ The Point.  Save the date, but in the meantime we’d love to hear from you about what kind of activities you would like to see in the programme of the conference. We have set up a survey on the Men @ The Point Facebook group and would love you to join this closed group/community and share your answers to the survey plus any other thoughts you might have.