Contraflow e-News - September 17

Dear Friends
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Soul Survivor - 19 young people and 4 adults camped at Soul Survivor this year for 5days, with another 7 young people and 2 adults coming as day visitors - it was a fantastic opportunity to spend time worshiping God and learning through seminars.

We are already looking forward to next year.

Summer Holiday Clubs - our theme in both Helensburgh and the Peninsula this year was Space Academy based on the stories of Daniel. Both clubs were well attended and thoroughly enjoyed by the young people.

Chaplaincy 'Drop in' at Hermitage Academy - A new venture from the Chaplaincy Team at Hermitage Academy this year, is a café style space for free Hot Chocolate is served, and Chaplains can get to know the pupils - we meet every Wednesday lunchtime in the Library.

Prayer Time at Hermitage Academy - 3rd October - to pray for the school - After a successful first prayer time in August, a number of people expressed an interest to do this more often, hence the next prayer time is the 3rd October at 4.30pm -please encourage other to join us.

Dates for your Diary

Saturday 28th October - Light Party - In Helensburgh Baptist Church - 6pm - 8pm - Fun for all the Family
Saturday 18th November - Coffee Morning -- In Helensburgh Parish Church Hall - 10am to 12noon - please come along and support the project - With Stalls selling lovely Christmas Gifts & Ideas
Saturday 25th November - Snowman Drive at Helensburgh Parish Church - raising money for Soul Survivor 2018 - Fun For ALL Ages

Bubblegum & Fluff - is being held in few different venues this year to enable even more schools to attend - from Arrochar to Cardross. The pupils and Teachers all enjoyed their time with us. We enjoyed working with the various churched to make this happen. Pupils and Teachers all enjoyed their time with us.

Volunteers - We are so grateful for all our volunteers who help run these events, but we really do need more helpers - if you feel you could help with one or more of these sessions this time, please contact us as soon as possible - the sections are fully scripted so no need to worry you don't have 'enough' Bible knowledge - just a genuine longing to work alongside the children and share your love of Jesus with them

Fiver for Contraflow - there is still plenty of opportunities to support Contraflow - If you would like to join in this initiative there is a form available on the Contraflow Website to download or if you would prefer we can post out a copy - please let us know.

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