Marshside Road Methodist Church

Notices for w/c Sunday the 21st of May

"Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly....
and whatever you do, in word or deed,
everything in the name of the Lord Jesus,
giving thanks to God the Father through him.
Colossians 3 vv 16&17 (NRSV)

Monday 22nd May

Parent, Baby and Toddler Group

09:45

Church Lounge

Tuesday 23rd May

Bible Study Fellowship

Speaker Mr Cliff Hill -
"Jesus, the Light of the World"

10:30

Church Lounge

Tuesday Prayer Meeting

19:00

171 Balmoral Drive

All Welcome

Yoga with Jools

18:30 - 20:30

Church Lounge - £5 per person - 07879 853094

Wednesday 24th May

Girls' and Boys' Brigade

Further information from Kay Owen 225126 or Heather Jackson 532977

18:30 - 21.30

Church Hall

Thursday 25th May

Coffee & 'Thought for the Day'

10:15

Church Lounge

All welcome.

Sunday 28th May

Morning Worship

10:30

Church

Mr Clifford Hill

Evening Praise

18:30

Church Lounge

Local Arrangement

Additional Notices

Circuit Prayer Meetings will be held as listed below. Please come along as you are able.

  • May 25th 7-00pm – PPW (Ascension Day)
  • June 7th 12noon – Lord St West
  • July at bescar Lane (to be confirmed)

Rosie's Cards for Christian Aid will be available in the church lounge next Sunday morning, 28th May after the service. Donations for the cards will go to Christian Aid with the emphasis on supporting refugees.

Spring Revue Variety Show in aid of Christians Against Poverty will be held at Lord Street West Church on Saturday 3rd June 7-00pm. Tickets £5.00 including refreshments. All welcome.

Re-Imagine Forum This is a day for those interested in revitalising and starting churches and is hosted by the Liverpool District of the Methodist Church. It will be held at Maghull Methodist Church on Saturday 10th June 10th JUNE 10-00am – 4-00pm. Full details on the notice board outside the lounge. Booking essential.

Worship Consultation Group Please note change of date, now Tuesday 13th June.

NEXUS (Churches together in North Meols) The next meeting will be on Tuesday 13th June 7-30pm at St Cuthbert’s Church. This will be led by members of Marshside Road Church

Safeguarding Training Dates Refresher Courses (for those who attended the course 5 years ago): Tues. 27th June 9-30am – 12-30pm Liverpool Rd; Tues. 4th July 2-00pm – 5-00pm Liverpool Rd. To book, please contact Lin Mayor tel. 212059

Duggie Dug Dug's Crazy Science Party will take place on Saturday 24th June 3-30pm – 5-00pm (Church Garden Party/Youth Weekend). This is for children year 6 and under and will be held in the church hall. Tickets are limited and must be booked in advance. Please book on line – www.mrmcddd.eventbrite.co.uk or speak to one of the youth leaders for more details.

URC Big Worship Event will be held on 8th July at the Southport Convention Centre. All are welcome. Please refer to the notice on the notice board for more details. Booking form available from the vestry.

First Aid Refresher Course Date to be confirmed. This will be at Leyland Road & the cost £20. If interested, 'phone Leyland Road church office 536648 to reserve a place.

The Southport Food Bank Please continue to support the foodbank by placing items in the boxes in the church porch or lounge. The foodbank is currently short of the following items: Pasta; tinned tomatoes; puddings; long life milk; tea, tinned cold meats. Thank you. Carol Drury

Homestart in Southport are urgently looking for volunteers to help support struggling families. Please refer to the leaflets in the porch and phone the number given for more information.

Come Dine With Me at your local hospital We need your help to make a difference - why not become a 'Dining Companion'. Please see notice on the board for further details

Transport There are a few Church Members who, for various reasons are no longer able to come to Church, but would really value some transport. To make this possible we need to put together a rota of volunteer drivers If you are willing to help with this please speak to Joan Owen (220436) or Margaret Boston (211548). Thank you.

International Aid To assist with the refugee crisis, International Aid (situated on the A59 on the LongtonBusiness Park) are desperately in need of clothing, shoes, bedding & blankets and dried foods including rice and pasta. If you can help, please take your items to the centre or if this is not possible, let me know and I will arrange to take them over. Thank you. Dorothy Simpkin

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 foodbank with items as listed and don’t forget the appeal for carrier bags. Please note: Foodbank is short of the following: Toilet rolls, cat/dog food, fruit juice (long life or cordial), cold meat, puddings (not rice), long life milk and tins of macaroni. Thank you.

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.



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