Stefano & Jennifer Mariotti

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church-planting in Budrio, Italy

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Friday, 30 December 2016

End of Year Family Time and New Year Service

Tomorrow evening we'll have an End of Year Family Time @ Justin & Carli's home.
As church-family we'll have a bring&share evening meal and then we'll join Budrio's community for the traditional Midnight 
Cheers & Bonfire to celebrate the 2017!

On Sunday afternoon we'll have a New Year Service @ Stefano & Jenny's home.
We'll celebrate the Lord's Supper and
His steadfast love expressed in His missional call for His church in His world! 
For I know the plans I have for you, declares 
the LORD, plans for welfare and not for evil, 
to give you a future and a hope.
Jeremiah 29:11 (ESV)

Saturday, 24 December 2016

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year


Christmas Family Service

Tomorrow we'll have a special
Christmas Family Service
to worship God together as a church-family and to proclaim His Word in Budrio.






We are glad for the Lord's provision of the main room in
Le Torri dell'Acqua, the theatre&modern art-gallery right at the centre of Budrio, well known as a cultural meeting point.

At 10.30 we'll start our service with some traditional Christmas Carols and Justin 
will lead us in engaging with Isaiah 9:5-6, Micah 5:1, Luke 2:1-20 in order to glorify God for the incredible gift of the Incarnation of our Saviour the Lord Jesus Christ!
We'll also have some activities for children that we'll realize together!

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Mid-week meeting - Being Church

Tomorrow evening we'll continue our mid-week series of studies on Confession of Faith & Church Membership.
During this year we've interacted with every statement of
The Gospel Coalition Confessional Statement!

Tomorrow we'll conclude with Stefano the series about church membership engaging with: Living out our being church! 

We'll engage with the practice of: Caring, Discipling and Participating!

Saturday, 17 December 2016

Christianity Explored - Mark 2:1-12

Tomorrow afternoon
we'll have our monthly
Christianity Explored Course,
for every age-group!

Christianity Explored is a great way to give people space and time to think about the big questions of life.


Over 10 sessions in Mark's Gospel, we'll find out more about the life of the person at the heart of the Christian faith - Jesus Christ.

Tomorrow with Stefano we'll engage with Mark 2:1-12 The Son of Man has authority to forgive sins!

Sunday Service: Genesis 9

Tomorrow we'll have our morning service
to worship God together and to proclaim
His Word in Budrio.






We are glad for the Lord's provision of the main room in
Le Torri dell'Acqua, the theatre&modern art-gallery right at the centre of Budrio, well known as a cultural meeting point.


At 10.30 we'll start our service continuing our series on the book of Genesis.
With Justin we'll engage with Chapter 9 -
God's Covenantal Love! 
We'll be exposed to the beauty of Christ
who is the mediator of the New Covenant and of the Spirit who is the seal of the
New Covenant!








Nino & Jenny will lead our children's programme based on
The Gospel Project, in which week by week kids will engage with the same passages from Genesis and families will have activities to keep engaging with God's Word during the week!

Thursday, 15 December 2016

MySpace Club 4 Teens - Christmas Unwrapped Party



Tomorrow afternoon we'll have
the My Space Club 4 Teens
we offer during the school-year.
We organize this club for local kids,
in partnership with Budrio Town Hall
as part of their after-school programme.
In this way we have a fantastic room with a courtyard in Budrio Library and the social workers are sending some of the kids they follow. As part of our club, we also offer help
with their English home-works.









Tomorrow we'll engage with the YfC Rock Solid material,
interacting with the theme: Christmas Unwrapped Party!

We'll play lots of fun & interactive games like: The Christmas Bauble Race, Wrap it up, The Nicest Things, A Social Network Christmas, Finding Jesus in the Christmas mess, What do you know? & Share the Joy which will serve as illustrations to the Talk given by Justin from Luke 2:1-20!

Then we'll have a special guest from afar...

Wednesday, 14 December 2016

App Genesis - Mid-Week Bible Study

Tomorrow evening we'll
continue with App Genesis
(Applying Genesis), our series of Mid-Week Bible Studies in which we'll keep interacting & applying what we're learning through the preaching in our Sunday Morning services.

Justin will lead this time where the church will be free to ask questions about what we are learning from the book of Genesis chapters 6-8!

Saturday, 10 December 2016

Uncover Luke 4 older teens - Jesus wants you to be like the prostitute!

Tomorrow afternoon we'll have our Uncover Luke,
a programme 4 older teens to engage with the Gospel!
We'll run these meetings one a month in the Café of the theatre we use for our Sunday meetings as church.

Uncover - See for Yourself!, is an interactive Bible Study for Young Adults created by UCCF to engage with Luke's Gospel, which was written as an investigation into the life and purpose of Jesus Christ. Uncover will help us to investigate Jesus’ claims and experience the life he offers.

Tomorrow with Justin, we'll engage with Luke 7:36–50 and we'll see why Jesus wants us to become like the nameless prostitute!
 


Sunday Service: Genesi 8

Tomorrow we'll have our morning service
to worship God together and to proclaim
His Word in Budrio.






We are glad for the Lord's provision of the main room in
Le Torri dell'Acqua, the theatre&modern art-gallery right at the centre of Budrio, well known as a cultural meeting point.


At 10.30 we'll start our service continuing our series on the book of Genesis.
With Justin we'll engage with Chapter 8 -
God's Word gives us Rest! 
We'll be exposed to the beauty of Christ who is our once-for-all atonement which gives us God's everlasting Rest!







Giovanni & Maria will lead our children's programme based on
The Gospel Project, in which week by week kids will engage with the same passages from Genesis and families will have activities to keep engaging with God's Word during the week!

Saturday, 3 December 2016

Sunday Service: Genesis 7

Tomorrow we'll have our morning service
to worship God together and to proclaim
His Word in Budrio.






We are glad for the Lord's provision of the main room in
Le Torri dell'Acqua, the theatre&modern art-gallery right at the centre of Budrio, well known as a cultural meeting point.


At 10.30 we'll start our service continuing our series on the book of Genesis.
With Stefano we'll engage with Chapter 7 -
The Sovereign God of salvation! 
We'll be exposed to the beauty of Christ who enters in our storms and gives us His life!







Justin & Maura will lead our children's programme based on
The Gospel Project, in which week by week kids will engage with the same passages from Genesis and families will have activities to keep engaging with God's Word during the week!

Thursday, 1 December 2016

MySpace Club 4 Teens - Blocked



Tomorrow afternoon we'll have
the My Space Club 4 Teens
we offer during the school-year.
We organize this club for local kids,
in partnership with Budrio Town Hall
as part of their after-school programme.
In this way we have a fantastic room with a courtyard in Budrio Library and the social workers are sending some of the kids they follow. As part of our club, we also offer help
with their English home-works.









Tomorrow we'll engage with the YfC Rock Solid material, interacting with the theme: Blocked!
 
We'll play lots of fun & interactive games like: The Chair-wink-run game, Shoes in piles, The video story, The One Person, The newspaper challenge, The Inclusive Circle, Block or Follow, Room 101, Healthy Blockage?, The Secret Rule Game, The Key, Exclusive/Inclusive Ideas which will serve as illustrations to the Talks given by Justin & Stefano from Luke 14:15-24!