Mel Brown: March 2019
82 children and young people from around the district attended Act 29, which took place in Bicester in February. The day was filled with engaging and exciting activities which encouraged the participants to explore what it means to be courageous. The theme was incorporated within the four elements of the Methodist Church: Courageous in worship; Courageous in learning and caring; Courageous in service and Courageous in evangelism. The Youth President Jasmine Yeboah who was the guest speaker for the day, challenged the children and young people to dare to be different, to be courageous and to be themselves. It was a very exciting event from start to finish with the participants taking part in worship, drama, sports, a Lego workshop, and sessions on exploring the Bible, service and evangelism.
Hannah shared her thoughts on how she thought the event went: "I thought it was a fun and thought-provoking event which had a great atmosphere. It was lovely to meet lots of new people from around the district and hear their views which consequently made me reflect on my own. I would definitely recommend for people to go next year as the enthusiasm and caring approach made the day highly enjoyable,"
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Coming out of lockdown into tier two, enables us to resume Covid-secure services of worship from church. So our 10.30am Sunday morning worship this coming Sunday, December 6th, will be live-streamed from Buckingham Street, rather than from the manse.With the more restrictive seating layout and reduced capacity, to be sure of a seat it is best to phone Richard (01296 339899) by tomorrow night...
Continuing this week's theme of Psalms of Ascent, Ken looks at Psalm 121.A song of ascents.1 I lift up my eyes to the mountains-- where does my help come from? 2 My help comes from the LORD, the Maker of heaven and earth. 3 He will not let your foot slip-- he who watches over you will not slumber; 4 indeed, he who watches over Israel will neither slumber nor sleep. 5 The LORD watches...
With a week that looks at Psalms, Arthur begins with thoughts on Psalm 120.A song of ascents.1 I call on the LORD in my distress, and he answers me. 2 Save me, LORD, from lying lips and from deceitful tongues. 3 What will he do to you, and what more besides, you deceitful tongue? 4 He will punish you with a warrior's sharp arrows, with burning coals of the broom bush. 5 Woe to me that I...
Community centre - Cards for Good Causes: 30 local and national charities