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November 2021- Prayer News

Prayer News – November 2021 “God spoke: ‘Let us make human beings in our image, make them reflecting our nature so they can be responsible for the fish in the sea, the birds in the air, the cattle, and yes, Earth itself and every animal that moves on the face of the earth”  [Gen 1:26  The Message, emphasis added] COP26, the UN Climate Conference which officially opens on 31 October, will bring around 190 world leaders and their delegations plus thousands of activists, demonstrators, lobbyists, company representatives, and members of many faith groups and organisations involved in climate, justice, development,
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September 2021 – Prayer News

“Give thanks to the Lord for he is good; his love endures forever.”  [Ps 107:1 NIV] Regular readers of these prayer e-letters and attenders at our monthly prayer gatherings will have noticed that we spend part of the time ‘giving thanks’.  Thanksgiving is, or should be, part of our daily prayer times – it is a key part of building intimacy – our vital relationship with God, with Jesus, with the Holy Spirit. Part of the Every Day With Jesus reading for 28th August says this:  “Thanksgiving is the bass note for God’s constant communication with us because the bass plays
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August 2021 – Prayer News

A ‘Safe Place’ “How good and pleasant it is when brothers live together in unity!……..For there the Lord bestows his blessing, even life forevermore.”  [Ps 133 NIV] A key element of the Sannox vision is that it is a ‘safe place’ where all are welcome.  There are no ‘labels’ – as was once said in another Christian context, ‘the labels fall off when we come through the door’.  Whatever our church or theological background, when we are at Sannox we are the ‘family of God’ gathering to pray, worship, fellowship, love, encourage, support and learn from one another.  We focus
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July 2021 – Prayer News

THE IMPORTANCE OF PRAYER “Prayer –  The sinew that moves the muscle of God”  [Summary of Charles Spurgeon quote] “We must begin to believe that God, in the mystery of prayer, has entrusted us with a force that can move the Heavenly world, and can bring its power down to earth.”  [Andrew Murray] There are many, many quotes about the unique importance and power of prayer.  We know that spending time in prayer on our own is a key part of developing a ‘Christ-like’ character within us as disciples of Jesus. However we also know that there is a special
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Latest News February 2018

Latest News and further details: 1. Maintenance Programme – As I write this I am enjoying being part of a team of 8 who are carrying out a list of tasks during the week of the 26 February to 2 March. The work included erecting the accessible decking and ramp for the Gatehouse, painting, other joinery work, electrical work and general DIY. We are having a great time and a full report will be included in the April Prayer News. 2. Events at Sannox: a. Teaching Programme 2018 – Here are links to the flyers with details of all the teaching events throughout the year.
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Latest News December 2017

Latest News and further details: 1. Next Phase of Building Works – Continue to pray for our architects Stuart and Allan Carr and our Clerk of Works, Stuart Yates, as they plan the next phase of building. We are waiting for the breakdown of costs from the Quantity Surveyor. Once we have these we will send the tender documents to three contractors on the island. Please continue to pray that God will release the remaining £75,000 of the £125,000 we need to complete the next phase of building; ie completion of the church, bell tower and vestibule, stripping out of the manse
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Annual General Meeting 2016

Sannox Christian Centre  Annual General Meeting  –  18 June 2016   Present: George Hazel (Trustee and Chair) Stuart Carr (Trustee) Moira Shirreff (Trustee)   Francis McFall (Member) Jim MacKay (Member) DG Weir (Member) Stuart Yates (Member)   In Attendance:               13 Others   George opened the meeting with prayer. Welcome and Introduction: George welcomed everyone to the meeting. Minutes of the 2015 AGM and Matters Arising: The minutes of the 2015 AGM were proposed for acceptance by Francis, seconded by Moira, and approved by the meeting. Report by Chair on the activities of the Charity / Company: George reported on a number
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Faith Mission Week 2015

____________________ For a review of this past event, please click here _______________________ “The Faith Mission exists to reach people with the good news of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. As an interdenominational agency, it works closely with all Christian churches that share a similar concern for passionate evangelism and evangelical truth, especially in areas where there is little or no biblical witness.” This year the faith Mission will be coming to Sannox Christian centre for a week of evening meetings, daily prayer and community.  Meetings will start at 7:30pm each day following tea and coffee in the marquee from 3pm.
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