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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Our Christmas Tree Festival is THIS Saturday 7th December, from 10am to 4pm.There will be Craft, Cake and Produce Stalls, Raffle and Tombola! Refreshments are available all day. FREE ADMISSION, but donations welcome! There will also be a performance of traditional Christmas carols by the saxophone group Old King Cole's Merry Old Souls, starting at 11.00am. Do come along and enjoy...
The Christmas Post Box is now in the Welcome Space. The cards are not delivered to people, so if they are not collected, they are disposed of after Christmas. If you're unsure if your friends and colleagues come to Church often, please send your cards by ordinary post instead. Please make sure you write surnames on your cards! There is also a board in the Church Welcome Space where...
The next BIBLE STUDY is TOMORROW, Wednesday 4th December at 2pm in the Hall. Richard looks forward to welcoming you. Richard's next 'morning' will be Friday 6th December, when he will be in the Church, Welcome Space or office if you would like to talk to him. This is your last chance to buy a Missions Christmas Quiz sheet- £1 . Answers are to be returned to the card...
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