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Wednesday Prayers

Malcolm leads our prayer time:

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Join Margaret as she leads us in a prayer for Advent:

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Verse of the week

The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of deep darkness a light has dawned.”

Isaiah 9 v 2 (NIV)

Remember: As we start the beautiful season of Advent, remember that the greatest blessing to us is the coming of Jesus.

Challenge: Let’s be ready as we prepare to celebrate Christmas and as we anticipate His coming again!

The verse of the week is inspired by the teaching the previous Sunday.  If you would like to listen to a recording of the service then head to:-

DBC Greengrocers – Christmas stock has arrived!

Shop opening hours are as follows:

Monday – 9-1pm
Tuesday – 9-4pm
Wednesday – 9-1pm
Thursday – 9-1pm
Friday – 9-1pm

Hopefully Saturday soon!

We have a 2 customer limit in the shop at all times.  Please respect social distancing rules to safeguard yourselves and the fab team of volunteers working very hard to keep the shop open. If you would like to volunteer please pop in and have a chat with Sue, the Shop Manager.

Orders can be phoned through on 01273 300441 between 8.30am and 1pm. Initially, leave ONLY your name and telephone number and we will call you back for details of your requirements or you can email your orders to with your telephone number so we can call you with day of delivery and any items we are unable to provide. You can also phone in and collect orders during the opening times provided to help us out.

At present we can only accept cash payments for deliveries but are working to try and accept BACS payments in the future. We will talk to you about this when letting you know the details re your delivery.

Why not pop in and check out our new Christmas stock; there are lots of  things to choose from.

Thank you for your continued cooperation, support and patience through these difficult times.

Stay safe and stay well.

Centring Prayer

Wednesday Prayers

Malcolm leads us in worship this evening followed by prayers from Kathy and Margaret.  Just click on the links to play the videos.

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Meditation – Experiencing God’s love

Wednesday Prayers

Meditation – Thanksgiving

Harvest Donations

Once again, we are looking to support the Brighton Food Bank run by our friends at the Brighton & Hove City Mission.

Obviously things have to be different this year as it is not practical to have a harvest service and collect produce on the day.

DBC Community Greengrocers has a large collection basket in the shop and we have been invited to take any food donations along there to add to their collection.

The sort of items they are looking for are as follows:

Tinned meat
Tinned fish
Tinned vegetables
Long life milk (Full cream & semi-skimmed)
Instant coffee
Pasta sauces
Couscous & rice
Tinned fruit
Sweet treats
Rice pudding
Jam, marmite & peanut butter
Toilet rolls
Cleaning products
Hand wash

Please do ensure that your items are at least within 6 months of the best before date. Thank you kindly.

Heavenly Father, as we begin to think of harvest, we thank you for all the good things you give us. As we thank you for our food and your abundant provision, we remember all those who do not have enough for even one proper meal each day. Lord, comfort and bless all those who suffer because of the greed of others.   Thank you too for the work of the Brighton & Hove City Mission.  Please use the team mightily in these days and bless all of the clients who use their Food Bank. In Jesus’s name, amen.

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