Posted: December 2015
At the last count, Aylesbury Methodist Church members came from 19 different countries of origin. Granted, four of them were England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales! None-the-less, we come from all corners of the globe — a globe in which there are some 80 million Methodists.
So it seems appropriate, as we celebrate the birth of Christ on Christmas Day, to wish you a 'Happy Christmas' in a choice of languages, as shown in the graphic. May you be blessed with the gifts of love, peace and hope and find fulfilment in the New Year. We look forward to being in touch with you again on 1st January in that New Year. Until then, here is a Christmas Day prayer:
Lord Jesus, Wise men traveled for miles to bring you the first Christmas presents. So may we, too, remember with thankful hearts the love that comes with each present we open. We also thank you for the amazing love you have for each of us, and we thank you for the many gifts that you give us. Amen
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The Aylesbury-based charity Karibuni Children are delighted to welcome The Wycombe Community Choir to our church on Saturday 8th December from 6.30pm. Doors will open at 6pm, admission is free but donations are invited.Started in 2016, the choir now have 80-90 people regularly rehearsing. They sing all sorts of stuff from pop, musicals, classical, gospel — you name it they love to sing it...
Next March may seem a long way away but we have managed to secure excellent seats for the Royal Philharmonic's concert entitled 'Lets Face the Music' — a tribute to the great Musicals. The date is Sunday March 17th at 2.30 p.m. Coach booked, leaving either from the Church, Bedgrove or Wendover with time for a coffee after church and time to enjoy your packed lunch on the coach. ...
Here is a true story you may like to share with any children you know. It relates to the first day of term at a Canadian High School, when one class found they had no desks. The teacher, Martha Cothren, explained that they couldn't have their desks back until they told her how they had earned the right to sit at one.Throughout the day, they came up with suggestions such as their grades or...
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