Brian Latham: October 2015
A BIG THANKS to everyone that contributed goods for the refugees in Calais. The response from church members and friends has been overwhelming. On Sunday I will be taking a Luton Transit van full of items to a new distribution warehouse in Slough. For your information we will be taking boxes of trousers, hats, underwear, shirts, coats, shoes, jumpers, sleeping bags, blankets, pots & pans, 10 tents, 243 pairs of socks, 2 large boxes of soap/shower-gel, 110 toothbrushes, 55 tubes of toothpaste and 60 razors. All items that were too large will be handed on to our collection for the Whitechapel Mission for London's homeless at next Sunday's Harvest Service.
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Writing in our Annual Report, our minister Rev. Helen Kirk said, "Once again, we come to the end of another busy year and as I read this report I find myself astonished and grateful for the myriad of volunteers who contribute to the life of Aylesbury Methodist Church and community centre. At AMC, we seek to be more than a town centre building...but an inclusive and welcoming community."...
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Our Candlelit Carol Service is this coming Sunday, 17th December at 5pm. It is a festival of lessons and carols telling the story of the nativity with readings from the Bible and traditional Christmas carols. Congregational singing will be accompanied by the Organ, Choir, Music Group and Youth Choir. Readings will be by members and friends of the church and the service will be led by our...
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