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Hi Folks,

Here's a list of our morning services for the next few weeks:

Sunday 21st August, 10.30am:

Sunday Morning Family Service - Led by Phil Bowden

Sunday 28th August, 10.30am:

Sunday Morning Family Service - Led by Pamela Haslam-Jones

Sunday 4th September, 10.30am:

Sunday Morning Family Service (with Communion) - Led by David Clegg

Sunday 11th September, 10.30am:

Sunday Morning Service - Led by Rev Stephen Crook

 

Prayers for Ukraine

On Sunday 27th February 2022, at 6pm, we joined with friends from Kay St Baptist and Longholm Methodist, and other churches in the valley, at the Cenotaph in Rawtenstall for a candlelight vigil of solidarity and prayer for all those affected by the terrible events in the Ukraine.

Those of us who could not attend in person joined the vigil in thought and prayer, and lit candles in our windows.

Please do continue to remember all the innocent lives caught up in this terrible war - and lets all pray that it will come to an end quickly and that no more lives will be lost.

Jesus said, “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called children of God” (Matthew 5:9) and "Blessed are the meek: for they shall inherit the earth" (Matthew 5:5)

The Baptist Union have released this short prayer video which might be of help to you - Prayer for Ukraine (this will open YouTube)

The European Baptist Federation continue to provide a situation report which includes a Baptist Response in the Ukraine and it's neighbours - Situation Report (this will open EDF.org)

Want to support further?

Various Charities are mobalising to help those in need at this time, here are some that a number of friends at church are supporting:

Tearfund - a member of the Disasters Emergency Committee (this will open Tearfund's webpage)

British Red Cross - a member of the Disasters Emergency Committee (this will open British Red Cross webpage)

 

And we continue to send our thoughts and prayers to all those being affected by this terrible war

 

Please do not hesitate to get in touch if you need anything, support, prayers or more information. 

God Bless and Take Care

 

Our Church is 150!!

In October '21, we celebrated Acre Mill’s 150th Anniversary.
Have a look at our History Page for more information on our church’s past

 

 

 

 

Acre Mill Baptist Church

Hammond Avenue
Stacksteads
Bacup
Lancashire
OL13 8LN

 

Church Text 2022

 

Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice!
 

 Phil 4:44

 

...the Joy of the Lord is your strength.
 

 Neh 8:10

We have produced a Risk Assessment and a Guide with information about the safe opening of Acre Mill for services.

Covid-19 Risk Assessment

Covid Guide For Services

We are open!

Great news, we are open!

Sunday morning services and most meetings are now being held as normal

(However, please note that we are  NOT currently holding evening Services on a Sunday).

Although no legal restrictions are now in place around Covid19, we want to ensure all can feel confident in entering, and safe within our Church.

To support this: Hand Sanitiser remains widely available throughout the building, and Face Masks are available, which you are welcome to use if it makes you feel more comfortable.

Let's stay safe together!!

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