Compassion Mark 6:30-44 David Thompson Sunday 27 th April 2014

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  • Compassion Mark 6:30-44 David Thompson Sunday 27 th April 2014
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  • How do we get the right balance between telling people about Jesus and meeting their physical needs?
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  • compassion | km paSHn | noun deep awareness of the suffering of another coupled with a wish to relieve it. ORIGIN Middle English: via Old French from ecclesiastical Latin compassio(n-), from compati suffer with.
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  • he saw a great crowd, and he had compassion on them, because they were like sheep without a shepherd. Mark 6:34
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  • He shows you what to do He taught people He healed people
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  • They went out and preached that people should repent. They drove out many demons and anointed sick people with oil and healed them. Mark 6:12-13
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  • Philip went down to a city in Samaria and proclaimed the Christ there. When the crowd heard Philip and saw the miraculous signs he did, they all paid close attention to what he said. Acts 8:5
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  • He shows you what to do He taught people He healed people He fed people He makes an unreasonable request He supplies the power
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  • www.trusselltrust.org WELCOME TO CHICHESTER DISTRICT FOODBANK
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  • www.trusselltrust.org The Need for Compassion
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  • www.trusselltrust.org Chichester Foodbank is a local Christian charity which started in September 2012. The project aims to tackle poverty by providing 3 day emergency parcels for families and individuals who do not have enough money to buy food.
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  • www.trusselltrust.org Main Centre Distribution Centre: Chichester Family Church, Orchard Street. Open: Mon/Wed 2-4 p.m. Friday 4-6 pm
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  • www.trusselltrust.org Satellites Selsey- Friday 4-6 Methodist Church Petworth Friday 10-12 URC Midhurst to be opened in September
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  • www.trusselltrust.org What have you got in your hands? Donate food Donate time Donate finance
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  • www.trusselltrust.org How does it work?
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  • www.trusselltrust.org People are given a red voucher which they exchanged at the Foodbank centre for an emergency 3 day food parcel.
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  • www.trusselltrust.org While they sit down to have a cup of tea and a chat someone else makes up the food parcels in the stock room.
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  • www.trusselltrust.org Impact on the community Since we have been open we have fed: 2630 people. (2116 13/14) 1612 adults 1018 children
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  • www.trusselltrust.org Impact on the community
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  • www.trusselltrust.org Impact on the community Since I visited the Foodbank I can now sleep again knowing I have food in the cupboard to feed myself and daughter. I was also able to allow my daughter to have her friend round to tea which has not been possible for a long time M
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  • www.trusselltrust.org
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