Week 63: 30.5.21
Dear Earlsdon Methodist Friends,
This Sunday, 30th May, morning worship will be a Circuit Service at Central Hall.
You can attend in person at 10.30am and there is ample capacity, so no need to prebook. Alternatively, you can join in via the ‘Youtube’ link and there is a flyer attached with details.
On Sunday 6th June Worship with Holy Communion will be live in the church building and led by Revd Doreen Koffie-Williams. You must book in advance, due to restricted numbers; details are attached. The phone line will be open from Tuesday 1st– Saturday 5th June.
Teddy Bears Picnic. We are inviting you to a virtual Teddy Bears Picnic on Zoom on Sunday 30th May at 4pm – 5.30pm. Details and zoom link are on the attachment. Or email Trevor Gay for the link - firstname.lastname@example.org.
Coffee Shop Sunday . New Prayer Book: This latest prayer booklet is called ‘Emerging From Lockdown’ which seems appropriate as we gently move forward. I hope you may find these booklets helpful as a prayer gift.” Trevor Gay.
If you would like a printed copy, please contact Trevor or one of the Church Stewards. The cost is £2 per copy and £1.50 per copy for orders over 10.
Ordination Services: Our Minister, Revd Doreen Koffie-Williams is to be ordained into full presbytery ministry on 27th June at this year’s annual Methodist Conference. The ordination services will be live streamed and access information will be available on the Methodist Church website : Ordinations 2021 (methodist.org.uk). Also her Testimony Service is on 13th June, 6.30pm at Coventry Central Hall. We understand it will be live streamed and open to attend. Details will be published later as they are available.
We continue to support Doreen in prayer as she prepares for her Ordination.
Wellspring: As restrictions slowly life, we are making plans for the re-opening of Wellspring for drinks and light snacks. This is a much appreciated service for the people of Earlsdon. More volunteers will be needed as some folk who have faithfully served for many years are no longer able to continue. If you could consider helping out – maybe just for a couple of hours each week - please contact Viv or Will or Helen and Bill. It may be that we will start up with a limited menu to keep things simple.
You are invited to the following meetings and activities during the coming week
Sunday Coffee meeting The zoom meeting will be open from 12.00 – 12.30pm.
Intercessory Prayer Group meets on Tuesday mornings at 11am by zoom.
Wednesday Morning Prayer is held at 8.30am for 15 minutes. A time of quiet reflection to start the day. The zoom link is the same as for Sunday worship. From the following week, this will meet on Tuesdays at 8.30am. If you would like to participate, but find this time inconvenient, do let us know. If there is sufficient interest, we may consider recording the sessions so that they could be viewed later in the day.
The June Church Magazine / Newsletter is planned for next weekend. Please send any items for publication: prayers, poems, pictures or ponderings…by Thursday 3rd June. (Early submissions are appreciated if possible)
We have 4 attachments: ( * Available to logged in Members only)
Circuit website: http://covnunmethodist.org.uk/
District website: https://www.birminghammethodist.org.uk/
District Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Birminghammethodistdistrict/
Church Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/EarlsdonMC/
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