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WHAT IS MENTORING?

Learning, growth and spiritual development occurs in relationship. C.S. Lewis describes it well, ‘Think of me as a fellow patient in the same hospital who, having been admitted a little earlier, could give some advice.' Mentoring at PBC is an informal ministry that practices a simple principle: ‘Those who walk with the wise grow wise' (Proverbs 13:20). The goal is encouragement. Mentoring is not about a carefully outlined curriculum. It's about life-on-life relationships. Being mentored or being a mentor is one of the most important investments of time we can make.

WHAT'S THE TIME COMMITMENT?
This can be decided by you, but an hour, once or twice a month for one year is a good aim.

HOW DO I FIND A MENTOR?
Prayerfully think of people of your gender who you admire and would like to spend more time with. Approach them personally or contact Pastor Dave Baxter to talk it through. If there is no one you think you can approach, please speak to Jennifer on 01892 825590 or office@pemburybaptistchurch.org. Please let Dave or an Elder know that mentoring is taking place.

 

News & Announcements

The Alpha Course - Invitation Supper Saturday 23rd September

PBC is running the Alpha Course this autumn. The Alpha introductory supper is being held on Saturday 23rd September starting at 7.30pm.  There's a meal for you to enjoy and an introduction to the Alpha Course.  The Alpha Course itself takes place over 10 Thursdays from 28th September starting at 7pm, including a meal.  There is a Day Away on Saturday 11th November.  More information will be available at the introductory supper.  Do book in now, bring your friends, for the Supper Night through the Church Office on 01892 825590 or office@pemburybaptistchurch.org.


Women2Women Italian Meal - Wednesday 13th September

Ladies, Women2Women invite you to an Italian meal on Wednesday 13th September at 7.30pm.  We are very pleased to have Hennie Nijman sharing something of her inspiring story on the night.  Tickets are £10 per person.  For more information and tickets, please contact Jennifer on jfroberts1958@gmail.com or 07830367382.  Alternatively speak to the Church Office on 01892 825590.


Kingdom Cafe - monthly every 3rd Saturday

The Kingdom Cafe will be open every third Saturday of the month throughout the year between 11am and 3pm.  Cake, coffee and conversation are free.  There are books available to borrow and browse.  Children have their own table for colouring. Do come along, bring a friend or come alone, be quiet or enjoy the company - just relax!


PBC Prayer Meeting - 1st Tuesday of the Month

PBC's Church Prayer Meetings in 2017 will be held on the first Tuesday of every month in the Church Foyer, starting at 8pm.  Do come along and worship our living God through prayer and word. For more information on prayer at PBC, click on the heading, then on 'here'.


PBC Family Barbecue - Sunday 25th June at the Hills

On Sunday 25th June, after the monthly family morning service, everyone is invited to the Hills' home in Henwood Green Road for a Family BBQ! It's a time to relax together and enjoy some family fun time! Please sign up if you would like to come along and bring friends and family.  More details will follow but in the meantime, get the date in your diary, sign up and ask friends and family.