Week 66: 20.6.21
Dear Earlsdon Methodist Friends,
We enjoy the variety of summer weather, appreciating the joys of warm sun and the necessity of rain! A time to value and connect with, perhaps more fully, the wholeness of creation and God’s abundance.
Sunday 20th June, worship will be led in church by David Kershaw. Spaces continue to be limited due to restrictions, so please book in using the phone number as usual. Further information is on the attachment. The phone line closes at 7pm on Saturday.
Next Sunday, 27th June worship will be led by Heather Mills.
Decisions about how the church moves forward with patterns of worship in the building and ‘zoomed’ online are pending. We will keep you as fully informed as possible around this process.
Church Family News:
Good news that John Horsler is home again after his recent stay in hospital. We hold John, Lynne and Daniel in our prayers and love.
We are sad to hear of the death of Lilian Leonard, a member of our church community who attended regularly prior to lockdown. Our condolences to her family and friends.
We have received a letter from Jill (church cleaner) who wishes to thank everyone for their messages and support following her accident. A photo of the card and message are attached.
Messages from the Youth Pastors
The young people have an opportunity to engage with the wider District. For more information, please read the message from Charlotte Hambly attached.
Week of Prayer for Youth Ministry, reminder and zoom link attached.
Training event for worship; a circuit letter from Mary Hobbs is attached.
Methodist Modern Art Collection – coming to Coventry, including EMC !
Stories of Change: Hope, Faith and Love
Saturday 4 September to Sunday 3 October 2021
The Methodist Modern Art Collection will be displayed as an Art Trail across churches in Coventry and Nuneaton for City of Culture. The trail exists of carefully selected works, providing unique moments of healing and contemplation. You can view the Art Trail on selected days from Saturday 4 September to Sunday 3 October 2021. For more information and timings for each church, please visit www.methodist.org.uk/cityofculture
‘Methodist Way of Life’ booklets These are now being handed out to those attending worship in person. Could Pastoral Visitors please collect booklets for any in their group who are not able to get to church at present and add the names to the list in the vestry (or tell one of the stewards). If as a PV you are not able to attend at the moment, please let us know and we can try to arrange distribution to your members. Thank you.
The booklet is a useful resource in our learning, praying, serving and communicating together.
You are invited to the following meetings and activities during the coming week:
Sunday Coffee meeting The zoom meeting will be open from 12– 12.30pm.
Monday Fellowship Group meets at 7.30pm on 21st. The zoom link is the same as Sunday Worship and all are welcome.
Morning Prayer on Tuesday at 8.45am (NB slightly later time) for 15 minutes. A time of quiet reflection to start the day. The zoom link is the same as for Sunday worship.
Intercessory Prayer Group on Tuesday at 11am by zoom.
Coffee Shop Sunday Zoom Online Worship Gathering is this coming Sunday 20th June at 4pm. All are welcome – Hope you can join us.
Pull up your chair at home, grab a coffee (other drinks are available) and enjoy worshipping our EXTRAORDINARY GOD.
We are blessed this week that our gathering will be led by Rachel Moss who is training to be a Methodist Minister. As part of her training, Rachel is currently with us for a month in Coventry and Nuneaton Circuit – please do come along to support Rachel …. And why not invite a friend? ??
For those joining from overseas please check time difference.
The Zoom link, for security, is on an attachment below - much love from Trevor and Annie.
We have 10 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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