Week 67: 27.6.21
Dear Earlsdon Methodist Friends,
It’s a bumper edition this week, so put the kettle on and buckle your seatbelts before you start reading! Lots going on, including of course Revd Doreen’s Ordination service this coming Sunday - more below…..
Sunday 27th June, All Age worship will be a zoom meeting online and led by Heather Mills. The link is the same as usual and can be found on the attachment. We have a message here from Heather in advance of Sunday worship:
I will be leading our all age worship this Sunday. The "all age" part becomes tricker to deliver effectively under our current circumstances of operating in a "Zoomed" world, however I have endeavoured to involve as many people as possible in contributing, in advance, to our worship.
It is my hope that we will all find ourselves both able to worship and to deepen our understanding of our relationship with our Lord and the things he is calling us to, whatever stage we are at in our journey of faith.
Can I ask that when you log on to worship this week you have with you a piece of paper. It doesn't matter what size, but if there is more than one of you worshipping together you will need a piece each. Don't worry, there will be no quiz!
I look forward to worshipping with you.
Next Sunday, 4th July, worship in the church building will be led by Revd Doreen Koffie-Williams. Restrictions continue to apply and booking in advance by phone is needed. The number and details are on the attachment. The phone line will open from Monday 28th June.
Ordination Service for Revd Doreen Koffie-Williams is this Sunday, 27th June at 4pm. held within the annual Methodist Conference, which is in Birmingham this year. The service from Shirley Methodist Church will be live streamed via a You tube link: https://youtu.be/UDmhVaeQ9To
Church Family News:
Ruth and Steve Fox and family prepare for the Wedding of Jake and Mel this coming Wednesday 30th. We wish them all well for a wonderful and very happy day.
The Funeral of Lilian Leonard will take place on Wednesday 30th June, 12noon at GreenHaven Burial ground, Rugby. A notice from the family is attached. Due to ongoing restrictions, the indoor gathering will be limited to 30 people, mainly family and close friends of Lilian. We hold them all this week in love and prayer.
Circuit Events and wider News:
Accreditation Service for Tendai Munemo as a Local Preacher: 4th July 4pm at Coventry Central Hall. There is a flyer attached with further information and link.
‘Working/Living together with Cross Cultural Differences’: a training event to be held at Bedworth Methodist Church. Attendance is required on both Friday 23rd July and Monday 26th July from 1pm – 4.30pm. Flyer with information is attached.
Arley Methodist Church celebrates its delayed centenary (101 years!) in July including special services and a Flower Festival. Posters and details are attached.
Circuit Newsletter for May / June – also attached
‘Walking with Micah’ is the two year project of the Methodist Church Connexion focussing on Social Justice. You can find out more, including a link to watch the lecture given by former PM Gordon Brown, launching this project:. Walking with Micah
Birmingham Methodist Circuit Administrator (Finance). Please find attached a job advert for this role. The application deadline is 12 noon, Friday 2nd July 2021.
You are invited to the following meetings and activities during the coming week:
Sunday Coffee meeting The zoom meeting will be open from 11.30am – 12.30pm.
Morning Prayer on Tuesday at 8.45am for 15 minutes. A time of quiet reflection to start the day. The zoom link is the same as for Sunday worship.
We include attached the reflection from last Tuesday morning.
Intercessory Prayer Group on Tuesday at 11am by zoom.
Church Council meets by zoom on Thursday 1st July. Anyone may attend this meeting; Church Council members only are entitled to vote.
We have 11 attachments (not quite a record!): ( * 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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