Ruth Watkins: April 2017
It is that time of year again when the Methodist Church is asked to contribute towards the work of the World Church through the Easter Offering. The envelopes will appear on Palm Sunday and be collected over the following 3 weeks. The World Mission Fund supports God's mission in 65 Partner Churches outside Britain and Ireland through:
Without the generosity of church members the work cannot continue, so we are asked to prayerfully consider what we might contribute. This year's theme is 'Shine like Stars' (Philippians 2:15), and will feature stories from nationals in mission appointments (NMAs) in Brazil, Ghana and Pakistan.
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Next Friday, 28 September between 10am and 12noon, we will once again take part in the Macmillan Cancer Support World's Biggest Coffee Morning. Please join us in our church vestibule and be part of the world's largest coffee (and tea) morning (plus yummy cakes!) to raise funds for this amazing charity. Many thanks to Jean Hamlin who has been involved in coordinating this event here...
This is a diary alert for our Christmas Tree Festival on Friday to Sunday, December 7th, 8th and 9th. Following the great success of the festival last year we are planning for an even bigger and better one for 2018. We are inviting all user groups in our community centre as well as our church groups to take part, as so many did last year. For this year we have a theme, Christmas Carols or...
The shops have started to sell Christmas goods so I thought I'd better remind everyone about the Link to Hope Shoebox Appeal. Leaflets are now available from the coffee bar. Please remember that if you can't fill a shoebox, I'm happy to receive any cash to go towards buying goods to fill a box. Many thanks in advance, Margaret MiskinFor the Link to Hope website...
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