Derrick Matthews: June 2016
Great hymns based on the psalms will be the theme of our Songs of Praise 2016. Hymn singing will be presented by the Circuit Choir, together with friends from other local choirs. The service will be led by Rev. Helen Kirk at our church on Sunday, 17 July at 6pm and all are welcome. We especially welcome our friends from the other Methodist churches in the Vale of Aylesbury Circuit.
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A few years ago, I started talking to Tom, a young homeless man, and when I asked if there was anything that I could do to help, he said that he had been given food and drink, but his hands were freezing (he said that hot drinks helped as you can wrap your hands around them until the drink goes cold). Whilst he was talking, I thought of my own hands — all snug inside my woolly gloves. So, I...
This Saturday at 2pm in the Welcome Space at the front of the church, the Good Faith book Club will be meeting. The book for discussion is Another Christ: Re-envisioning ministry by Andrew D. Mayes.Traditional images of Christ are as the good shepherd or the servant king. But Mayes offers other images of Jesus as builder, hermit, rebel, mystic, reveller, jester, iconoclast, revealer and...
It was the turn of our church to be the focus of prayers within our Vale of Aylesbury's 17 Methodist churches. Senior Church Steward Gill Marks wrote:"The Christmas activities at AMC started this year with our Christmas Tree Festival at the beginning of December, when many of our church and community centre users joined together to decorate their Christmas trees, and a successful day...