Church Notices

   

 

 

Dates for the diary.

12 November - Tuesday - 12.30 - Lunch Club.  

12 November - Tuesday - 19.30 - House group at 5 Dalewood Drive

14 November - Thursday - 09.15 - Prayer meeting

General Notices 

Our World Church Service at 10.15 on Sunday 17th November will be led by Rev Deborah Marschner.

Messy Church -  

We were very pleased to use material from the charity ALL WE CAN for our Harvest Messy Church on Saturday 5th October. We enjoyed making Super Spuds and taking part in potato-related activities as well as arts and crafts relating to the weather and climate change. During the worship time we acted out the Parable of the Good Samaritan, and watched the All We Can video about their potato planting project in Ethiopia.

We were pleased to use the excellent worship resources produced by All We Can during our Sunday service and look forward to hearing about how the project progresses.

The weekend raised over £220 for the project, and we also collected items for the Gleadless Valley Foodbank. Our next Messy Church will be on Saturday 21st December from 10.30 to 12.30, which will include Christmas arts and crafts and Christingles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

The total now raised towards the £5000 target to help the Mills family get their extra bedroom for Sam is £4520. 

This year we have raised £82.15 for Water Aid from the sale of vegetables. Many thanks to Richard and Jane and John, and to everyone who enjoyed the splendid produce, and made a contribution   . 

Minion would like to say thank you to everyone who supported Lifeblood Thrombosis UK for the table-top sale last weekend that raised £90 for this special charity. Your support was very much appreciated.

 

 

Action for Children Just a reminder that this is the time of year that collecting boxes would normally be collected. However it was decided to make a regular collection in place of boxes, and so Hazel will gratefully receive any donations to Action for Children. There will also be a box at the back of Church on Sundays

The theme for the 2020/2021 Prayer Handbook is The earth is the Lord's(Psalm 24:1). Prayers are welcomed to be considered for the handbook on themes of thanksgiving, penitence, intercession and the healing of creation. Please email your contributions, of fewer than 120 words, by Monday13th January 2020 to: prayerhandbook@methodistchurch.org.uk   

Flower Rota -  Please note there are still lots of blank spaces on the flower rota! Please add your name if you wish to donate flowers.

Envelope Giving Scheme  Packs of envelopes for the Envelope Giving Scheme, are available from Christine Gagan. Please enquire from her if you are not part of the scheme but would like to join. 

Foodbank at Gleadless. The Food Bank wish to say thank you for the contributions from Woodseats over recent months. However they are still appealing  for contributions to the Foodbank. There is a box and list of items required in the porch (as well as the list below).If you can continue to supply any of the items, the families in financial difficulties will be most grateful. 

Notes for use of Church Premises 

Please note that it is essential for any group or individual that wishes to use any of the Church's accommodation to contact the Booking Secretary on 07437 353 109. This is to avoid inadvertent double booking of the same room.

When organising a meeting can you please ensure that the Bookings Secretary is made aware of the date & time, particularly if the meeting takes place in the evening. If the meeting is to take place in a room on the lower floor please also advise Wendy, manager of the pre-school. Will the organiser of such meetings  please arrange for the rooms to be left in the state in which they were found - clean & tidy & ready for the next user.

Please help with economies by ensuring lighting & heating are not left on when not required.

Please ensure all food waste, including teabags, are disposed of at the end of the meeting. (There is a black bin near the Linburn Road entrance that can be used for this purpose). Other waste will be disposed of by the Premises Steward on a regular basis.

There is a plastic box in the kitchen that is reserved for used glass, cans and plastic bottles only. Please do not use it for discarded plastic bags, or broken glass or ceramics. 

Thank you,

Church Resources Committee