"…at the name of Jesus every knee should bow,
…and every tongue confess that Jesus Christ is
Lord, to the glory of God the Father"
Philippians 2 vv 10&11 (ESV)

What's On!

Notices for w/c Sunday the 20th of July

Tuesday Prayer Fellowship


171 Balmoral Drive
All welcome.
Yoga with Jools

19:30 - 20:30

Church Lounge - £5 per person - 07879 853094
Tuesday 22nd
Coffee & 'Thought for the Day'

10:15 -

Church Lounge. All welcome.
Thursday 24th
Tai Chi

10:00 - 11:00

Church Lounge

Beginners welcome

contact Pat on 224379 or Joan on 220436
Friday 25th
Morning Worship


Mrs Heather Draper
Sunday 27th

Additional Notices

Working party for decorating the hall. It is hoped to complete this with voluntary help so we are asking you to give this some thought to see if you can spare some time to give a hand. The proposed dates are Wednesday July 23rd - 26th and August 18th - 22nd Even helping for a couple of hours at a convenient time to you will be very much appreciated. Please bring a container for paint & any brushes you may have especially 2". Please give your name to Geoff Lynwode tel. 220864 if you can help (or if you only find at the last minute you can spare some time, just turn up during those periods. You will be very welcome).

Connell Court Garden Party Saturday 2nd August from 2pm at Connell Court. Tickets £1.00 from Audrey Baxter or pay at the door. Come along & support Connell Court.

Holiday Club 2014 - "Mission Rescue" Takes place here from Monday 11th August - Thursday 14th August. Pass the word around.

Outing to Shugborough 11th August Money is now due for this trip (£20) There are a few seats left if anyone would like to go. Please phone Dorothy Mitchell tel. 228430.

The Big Tea Party & Treasure Hunt (& other activities) in aid of 4 Life Thailand will take place here on Saturday 16th August. Activities 3-30pm - 4-00pm & afternoon tea at 5pm. This is our missions project for this year and a suggested donation for the event is £5.00. Please book the date.

Desperate Appeal The Holiday Club team are desperately in need of someone with an up to date first aid certificate who is willing to attend Holiday Club as the named first aider. If you can help, please contact Doreen Gillam or Pat Rees. It will be necessary for the person to also have or be willing to have an up to date CRB/DBS certificate which our Safeguarding Officer, Lin Mayor would help with.

Safeguarding Training Foundation Module for all holding office in the church & who have not yet done the course. Two dates in September have been arranged - please make a note of the dates: Tuesday 23rd September 7-15pm - 9-30pm & Saturday 27th September 10-00am - 12-30pm. Both courses will be held at Leyland Road Methodist Church. Please let Lin Mayor know which course you will be attending.

Methodist Church Prayer Manual for 2014-2015 "Partners In Sacrifice" can be ordered from me (Dorothy Simpkin) price £3.75. Please let me know as soon as possible if you would like one.

Extended Holy Communion If you know of any friends who are not able to attend worship and would like to receive Holy Communion in their own homes, please pass their details on to Rev. Jan Fraser or Mrs Joanna Simpson.

Fair Trade We are a Fair Trade Church and use only fairly traded tea & coffee. If anyone has a preference as to which tea or coffee is used, please speak to Sheila Jones, Lin Mayor or Avril Merone.

Paperback books wanted to sell on the stall in the lounge and at Thought for the Day in aid of church funds. If you have any, they will be very welcome.

Outings The following outings have been arranged. To book, contact Dorothy Mitchell (228430)

August 12th - Shugborough National Trust House & Gardens - £20

Keyholders If you no longer require your keys for the church, could you please return them to me. The keys for the church are expensive to replace so any surplus ones will cut down any unnecessary expense. Thank you. Bob Owen.

Southport Food Bank Please continue to support the Southport food bank by placing items as listed in the box in the church porch. Foods urgently needed: Tinned fruit; Steamed puddings; tinned meat; long life milk; fruit juices; sugar.

Refreshment List A new list for the coming three months is on the hatch door (kitchen/lounge). Please add your name to the list for the dates you are able to help. More help is needed and if those who are able could do two Sundays in the 3 month period, s that would relieve those who have to regularly step in to cover dates not covered. Please try to help so that this time of fellowship after services can continue.

Wanted - For Queenscourt Hospice Shop Churchtown DVDs, clothes, bedding, bric-a-brac, jewellery, toys and furniture. Many thanks. Tel. 225466.

Memorial Book For all enquiries and to arrange entries into the Memorial book, please contact Pat Rees tel. 226520.

Church Letting Office is Mr David Goldson tel. 514390. e-mail: elisda@btinternet.com All booking of rooms etc. to be made through him.