Announcements 31st October 2020

Hello Church family, here are the latest announcements for this week.
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Breast Cancer Awareness
Today marks the end of Breast Cancer Month, and in appropriate fashion,
The Holloway Women’s Ministries Department will be hosting a Breast Cancer
Awareness presentation on Friday 6th November from 7.00pm to 7.30pm, via
Zoom. The evening will include topics such as: the importance of early
detection, signs and symptoms, lifestyle and risk factor myths and more. You
will also have an opportunity for a Question & Answer session.
Remember to save the date! To log in on the day, either visit the Zoom website or tap into
your Zoom app, entering Meeting ID: 892 5251 1561, Passcode: 342697. You can also dial in on:
0203 481 5240.

Sabbath Quarterlies
If you require Senior, Teacher, Large Print or Children’s quarterlies for 2021,
please submit your order to your Sabbath School Teacher or directly to Sis.
Lina Castor on 07958193140. Please ensure you make your orders before 21st
November. Please be reminded also that there is no Standing Order option so
you simply need to make all your orders directly.

SEC Communicator Magazine
The SEC Communicator is a magazine providing news and updates
pertaining to the South England Conference. The magazine is published
every quarter, and this quarter’s issue celebrates 25 years of Women’s
Ministries in the Adventist Church. The view this quarters edition, all previous
and future electronic publications visit: www.seccommunicator.com

Adventist Discovery Centre
The Adventist Discovery Centre are providing postal courses once more, in
addition to various other online courses. Visit www.discoveronline.org.uk for
further details.

Rise in COVID cases
We are slowly beginning to see more and more reported cases of COVID 19
across various parts of the country, at this time we are asking everyone to
please remember to follow guidelines set by the government, protect
yourselves and others during these uncertain times. Nobody knows the future,
however it is our prayer that the Lord with stretch forth His protection over His
people as we keep out eyes firmly on Him.

Gift Aid
If you are a UK resident and a taxpayer, we’d like to encourage you to
consider joining the Gift Aid scheme. It is a scheme which enables charities
like Holloway Church reclaim tax on donations made by you as a taxpayer.
Joining costs absolutely nothing and it releases additional funds from tithes &
offerings which can be used for evangelism! To complete an online Gift Aid
form, follow the Gift Aid link which is on the Giving page on the Holloway
website. If you require more information prior to doing so, please email:
treasury@myholloway.org.

Prayers Needed?
This is a reminder that during the month of October, our team of Prayer
warriors within the Prayer Ministries department are taking prayer requests to
the Lord. If you have any prayer requests, either for yourself or someone you
know, contact either Sis Rose James on 07940 203840, Sis Ann Weekes on
07939 838618 or Sis Helen Decoteau Grant on 07958 669804 and they’ll be
happy to speak with you.

2021 Calendars
This is a reminder that the Personal Ministries Department are in the process of
collating and distributing 2021 Advent calendars. If you are a member of
Holloway and wish to receive copies of the calendar, please contact Sis
Anderson on 07547 639862.

Volunteer drivers needed
The Covid 19 Response Team are now providing cooked meals and other
services to our elderly and vulnerable members on Wednesdays only. We are
also grateful to God that they were able to provide delicious fruits to children
in the local community during this half term break!
To continue the weekly provisions for our elderly and vulnerable members,
the team are in need of drivers with their own vehicles who can assist with the
delivery of cooked meals and other activities, particularly now where
restrictions are being tightened due to COVID. If you are willing and able to
assist please contact our Church Clerk, Sis Althea Bailey-Perkins on 07832 521
577.

Survey
The Trans European Division are conducting a COVID-19 survey to gauge the
effect the pandemic may have had on church members’ mental wellbeing,
in light of the devastating impact of COVID-19. In order to measure the
experience of church members, and the level of support we may or may not
have received, all members are invited to complete an anonymous survey,
which can be accessed via the link below:

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/7KCQQN7

The data collected will be fed back to our church to help us to assess the
local needs and to help us signpost individuals who may require help to seek
relevant support systems, in order to safeguard their mental health and
wellbeing.

Men’s Ministries Volunteer Mentoring Programme
Men’s Ministries Dept are setting up a volunteer mentoring programme
specifically geared towards guiding, mentoring and supporting our Holloway
male teens and youth. If you are a male and would like to be part of this
programme please contact Bro Lincoln Moyo on 07961 032719.

Outreach Request
On Wednesdays and Sabbaths, a team of members go out into the
community in Holloway sharing the Word of God with the locals, handing out
tracts, offering Bible studies and generally trying to meet the needs of our
community. The team are out from 1pm to 3pm on Wednesdays and from
3.30pm to 5pm on Sabbaths. As much as it is a blessing to be out in the
community, the team are in need of additional support, both in man power
as well as donations of items for winter and agreed tracts and books.
If you would like to support this evangelism please contact Cresha
Walkinshaw on 07939 347923 or Helen De Coteau Grant on 07958 669804.

Holloway Prayer Line
At this time on uncertainty, please be reminded that the Holloway Prayer Line
is now available seven days a week. It will operate on Sundays from 9 a.m.
and Mondays to Sabbaths from 6 a.m. To join the call, dial: 03330 112318. Key
in the conference room number: 38 32 42 18#. Key in the password: 8305#
Answered prayers
If you have an answered prayer, whether small or large and would like us to
celebrate with you, please contact the Communications team at:
communications@myholloway.org.

South England Conference Prayer Line
The SEC also operates a prayer line each morning from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. for
you to join a conference call or to receive prayers or to engage in a routine
morning prayer. To take part, please call 0330 088 1937 and key in the access
code: 619 764# when prompted.
Prayer is the perfect tonic to start our day and guide us through our week, so
do make an effort to join the various prayer sessions when possible as we take
all our troubles to God in prayer.

Cornerstone Counselling Service
The Cornerstone Counselling Service have counsellors and trained listeners
who continue to offer telephone and online support through Zoom, Skype,
FaceTime, and other mediums. They have a new, dedicated number for the
listening service; as well as listeners who can speak French, German,
Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, Romanian, Bulgarian and a number of African
languages.
Call the dedicated listening line from 8am to midnight, seven days a week on
0330 133 2495; Call the office on 0207 723 8050 for counselling appointments,
from 9.30am to 5.30pm, Monday to Thursday, and 9am to 12 noon on Fridays;
Email connect@ccscounselling.org.uk or visit their website to chat online, and
obtain emotional support resources at www.ccscounselling.org.uk

In other news…

Men’s Ministries Zoom Meeting
Real Men Real Talk – Monday 26 October (7.30pm-9.30pm) This week’s
speaker is Leslie Douglas.
https://zoom.us/j/92646456142?pwd=VzZmWDViQ3FzcnJNZmo0OXdud0VCdz
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Zoom Meeting ID: 926 4645 6142
Passcode: MEN2025
For more information contact Devon Boyd on dboyd@secadventist.org.uk or
07956 383222.

An Anthology of Short Stories, Essays and Poems
Members of the Seniors’ Connect Club here at Holloway Church have put
together An Anthology of Short Stories, Essays and Poems. The book consists
of varied pieces of writing by Sis Iris Walkinshaw, the late Sis Alexteen Roberts,
Sis Doreen Scott, Bro Roy Cunningham, Sis Joyce Goddard, Sis Eve Adams, Sis
Joycelin Spellen, Sis Blossom Adebayo and Sis Vanessa McDaniel, and is rich
in authentic accounts relating to their personal experiences, educational and
religious upbringing, stemming from their Caribbean roots.
For more information on how to purchase the book, please contact Elder
Keith Davidson on 07958 723000 or Sis June Alexis on 07956 246517.

This concludes the announcements this week, God bless you
Holloway Communications