From Rev Iain Baxter, All Saints Chiang Mai
Bon Voyage to Kelly, Jacob, and Lillian!
Yesterday Kelly phoned me to say that their visa number for Afghanistan had come through, and so consequently she, Jacob, and Lily, will be leaving for Dubai this Saturday. We are therefore going to have a short service of prayer and blessing for them at the church on Friday evening at 7:00pm. This will give us a chance to say goodbye, and will be followed by dinner at Hinley Curry at about 7:30pm. Please let me know if you will be joining us for dinner so we can reserve a big enough table!
They have volunteered to continue working on the church directory from Afghanistan!
Then on Saturday night we are all invited to the home of Michael Allman to watch the movie The Lady Eve with Barbra Stanwyck and Henry Fonda. Its a romantic comedy gem from 1941 and one of Michael’s favorite movies. This is a basic plot – A trio of classy card sharps targets the socially awkward heir to brewery millions for his money, till one of them falls in love with him. The movie is a trim 94 minutes so if we start the film at 7:00 it shouldn’t be too late for people. (Directions to Michael’s place below.) It will also be a celebration of Michael’s birthday which is this Thursday. Those who want to share dinner before the film, will meet at The Salad Concept on Nimmen Haemin at 5:30pm.
This week our worship for the Easter season continues with readings from Acts 8:26-40, 1 John 4:7-21, and John 15:1-8, and we will be singing the hymns O for a Thousand Tongues to Sing, Jesu Jesu Fill us with Your Love, Jesus Thou Joy of Loving Hearts, and Lift High the Cross. The readings can be found via this link! Our sermon will be entitled All You Need is Love!
It is on Sriwichai Road off of Suthep Road, between Nimmenhaemmin and Sri Mangkalajarn Road and quite near to Wat Suan Dok. Opposite the beginning of Sriwichai road there is a big pastel purple drug store (on one side it says Drug Store at the top of the sign and the other side says University Pharmacy). He is on Soi 3. Go to soi 3 and turn right (you can’t turn left) and he is about a hundred feet down the soi on the right – there is a green gate in need of painting. If you get lost his mobile is 084-336-0279.
A map is below with an x at the location of the house for those who like maps. Michael’s e-mail is firstname.lastname@example.org so that people can reply directly to him with any questions.