"Seek the Lord while he may be found;
call on him while he is near."
Isaiah 55 v 6 (NRSV)

What's On!

Notices for w/c Sunday the 28th of June

Parent, Baby and Toddler Group

09:45

Church Lounge
Monday 29th
Tuesday Prayer Fellowship

19:00

171 Balmoral Drive

All welcome.
Yoga with Jools

19:30 - 20:30

Church Lounge - £5 per person - 07879 853094
Tuesday 30th
Girls' and Boys' Brigade

further information from Kay Owen 225126

or Heather Jackson 532977

18:30 - 21.30

Church Hall
Wednesday 1st
Coffee & 'Thought for the Day'

10:15 -

All welcome.
Thursday 2nd
Morning All Age Worship & Parade

10:30

Rev David King
Sunday 5th

Additional Notices

Firefest(Formerly Southport Methodist Holiness Convention) This starts on Thursday 25th June which is also the date of the start of the Methodist Conference in Southport. The event runs until Wednesday 1st July. The evening events start at 7.30pm each evening in the Marquee on Mornington Road with a Bible Study at 3-00pm. There are excellent speakers at each event and renowned worship leaders. Full details of speakers etc are available on the handouts in the church porch.

Please pray for the Methodist Conference which is taking place at the Southport Theatre and Conference Centre until Thursday and for Firefest. Come along to the meetings of Firefest and enjoy the blessings of this special event.

Methodist Prayer Handbook 2015/2016 (Pilgrims on a Journey) will be available from August. If you would like to order a copy, please sign the list in the lounge by 12th July (Price £3.75)

Safeguarding on Saturday 11th July at 10am at Liverpool Road Methodist Church there is a further Foundation Training session for anyone who has not yet attended the foundation course and holds office in the church. Please let Lin Mayor (tel. 212059) know if you are attending.

Salmon & Strawberries Lunch Sunday 12th July following the morning service (in the lounge). Tickets priced £6.50 (Children £3.00) from Joyce Smith, Dorothy Simpkin or Dorothy Taylor. Alternative menu available on request at time of booking. In aid of Bible Society.

Outing To The Hot Ice Show Tuesday 14th July. Please note: The coach leaves the front of the church at 9-30am.

Food Hygiene course It is becoming more essential that those involved in church catering attend a food hygiene course. A course has been arranged in the Liverpool District on Monday evenings 6th & 13th July OR the whole day Saturday 11th July. Please book the dates if you are interested and for details of venue please refer to the notice board outside the lounge.

December 7th: Browsholme Hall, Trough of Bowland to see it dressed for Christmas & a Christmas meal – Hall £5.50, meal £19.50 , coach £12. Total cost £37. (Deposit £10) All enquiries & to book to Dorothy Mitchell tel. 228430.

Franky's Pizza On the 1st & 3rd Friday of each month, you are welcome to go along to the Church of St Francis of Assisi, Kew, to make Pizza between 11am – 1-00pm. The cost of ingredients is £2. This is a time of fellowship, food and fun. All are welcome.

Food Bank Please continue to support the Food Bank by placing items as listed in the boxes in the porch or lounge or contributions towards the cost of the necessary extension to the food storage space at the Lakeside Centre in the box provided.

Flowers & Pastoral Care If you know of anyone who is ill or housebound please let Joyce Smith (Tel. 224122) know so that Church Flowers can be taken to them. Also please let Joan Owen (Tel. 220436) know when people are admitted to hospital or are sick at home so that the Pastoral Visitors and Minister can be contacted.

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.

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.

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 Bob Rowlandson tel. 224689. e-mail: shebob5@talktalk.net All booking of rooms etc. to be made through him.