"All praise to our redeeming Lord,
Who joins us by his grace,
And bids us, each to each restored,
Together seek his face.
Hymns & Psalms 753

What's On!

Notices for w/c Sunday the 17th of May

Parent, Baby and Toddler Group

09:45

Church Lounge
Monday 18th
Bible Study Fellowship

Speaker Mr Cliff Hill -
"The truth about Jesus' return"

10:30 -

Church Lounge - All Welcome
Tuesday Prayer Fellowship

19:00

8 Croston's Brow

All welcome.
Yoga with Jools

19:30 - 20:30

Church Lounge - £5 per person - 07879 853094
Tuesday 19th
Girls' and Boys' Brigade

further information from Kay Owen 225126

or Heather Jackson 532977

18:30 - 21.30

Church Hall
Wednesday 20th
Coffee & 'Thought for the Day'

10:15 -

All welcome.
Choir Practice

New members welcome.
If anyone would like to join with the choir, please
come along to choir practises each Thursday
You will be very welcome
contact Glenn Howard (Organist) 840485.

In Church

19:30
Thursday 21st
Brunch for Boys' Brigade

10:00 - 13:00

See Additional Notices

Church Lounge
Saturday 23rd
Morning Worship (Includes Church AGM)

10:30

Rev Jan Fraser
Evening Praise

18:30

Church Lounge

Rev. Peter Hughes
Sunday 24th

Additional Notices

Brunch for Boys' Brigade Funds As our Boys' Brigade company continues to grow and more boys want to experience the loving, caring environment and come closer to God, the costs of running the company also increase. To help raise funds for the company, the Officers and boys of the company are holding a brunch on Saturday 23rd May from 10am until 1pm. The usual fare will be on offer, e.g. bacon, sausage, egg butties, soup, toasted teacakes etc. See you there! Thanks Kay Owen and the other Officers of Boys' Brigade.

Sunday 7th June 4-00pm at Crossens Methodist Church. Worship and Afternoon Tea in aid of Christian Aid. All welcome. Numbers needed nearer the time for catering.

Saturday 13th June Bible Society Event at Lakeside Christian Centre when Mark's Gospel will be told in Story telling form. Admission free but donations for Bible Society. Refreshments.

Needed for Conference Sunday 28th June, Help to run the Creche for the Conference Service. This will mean missing your own church service but if you can help, please phone John Cass tel. 01704 562697.

July 14th Hot ice Show (Matinee) £10, Fish & Chips £9.95, coach £12. Total cost £32. (Deposit £10) 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.

Methodist Conference Ordination Service Subject to final approval from the Connexion, Rev. Patrick Evans’s ordination service will be at 4pm on Sunday 28th June 2015 at Leyland Road. In anticipation of this, tickets for the ordination service will be available on line and by phone from 9am on Monday 30th March. Details can be found here

Urgent - Accommodation Required Have you got a spare room and would be prepared to accommodate a young person (possibly from abroad) from September until July 2016? The young person will be working with the Schools Workers Trust but also helping with the youth work here at Marshside Rd for the year. If you can help, please speak to Rev. Jan or one of the Leadership Team.

Methodist Conference 25th June – 2nd July at the Southport Theatre & Convention Centre (Floral Hall). Volunteers are needed for Stewards, the Help Desk, Collators & Drivers. This is a great opportunity to be a part of the team supporting the Methodist Conference. If you can help or would like to know more, please contact: Iain Henderson tel. 0151 638 4362 or e-mail (see poster outside Lounge).

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.

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, 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.