Needham Market Evangelical Church
A Thought for The Month
Imagine a very rich man who went to a penniless man and said, “I will supply you with everything you need for the rest of your life – food, clothes, shelter – and I won’t charge you a thing.”
Suppose the penniless man simply ignored the rich man, treating him as though he wasn’t there. How ungrateful that would be, but also, how harmful to the poor man’s own interests.
Now imagine the rich man went to another penniless man with the same offer. This poor man turned on the rich man and attacked him violently, leaving him severely injured. That, too, would be against the poor man’s interests, but much more than ungrateful!
What the two penniless men had in common was their own loss. The first poor man wasn’t violently hostile to the rich man, but he was still just as poor as he had always been.
Do you see the point of this story?
You may not be hostile to God. You may not attack him with words. But even so, if you ignore him and refuse to accept what he offers you, you are the loser – and it won’t just be for your lifetime.
SERVICES AND MEETINGS IN MAY
Sunday Services: 10.30am and 6.30pm
Now held in the chapel but also relayed on YouTube and Zoom. If you don’t have internet access, you can still join us by telephone using Zoom.
Bible Study and Prayer Meeting: Every Tuesday at 7pm
For the time being, these meetings take place on Zoom.
Ladies Together: Wednesday 5, 10.30am
A time for ladies to encourage and support each other, which includes fellowship, Bible study and prayer. Until the chapel is open again, please use Zoom or phone in using the connection information below.
Coffee Plus Online: Friday 21, 10.30am
Please make yourself a cup of tea or coffee and join us on Zoom or telephone for a time of friendly chatter.
Boys and Girls, have you found our Children’s Corner?
Look on our church website and click on the tab marked ‘Children‘. Then follow the link to Children’s Corner where you’ll hear exciting stories from the Bible. You can find how to access these services and meetings on the Home Page.
Those without internet access can join the services by telephone. Please dial 0330 088 5830. The meeting ID is 678 027 3322 and the password is 828694.
For further information, please contact Peter:
07570 558072 / [email protected]