BISHOP STREET METHODIST CHURCH
SUNDAY AUGUST 12th 2018
Lectionary Readings for Sunday 12th August
Tea, coffee, squash will be available
Organist: Bob Rees
ROTA FOR AUGUST: Please sign up on the ROTA SHEET : two welcomers and two people for refreshments each week to keep things running smoothly. Thankyou.
Make a Film using Art at The Chapel Reflective Resources: 29 August
Dear Bishop Street Members, Over the next couple of weeks we are showing an exhibition based on the Creative Faith postcard box resource designed and made by our art and spirituality worker Ruth Joy. While the exhibition is up we have been lucky enough to get some funding to create a short video about how this visual resource can be used by Methodist Churches around the District to encourage conversations about faith and God. To make this happen we need some people to help and wondered if you are free and willing to come along. The filming is happening on Wednesday 29th August and we are hoping to have four small groups of people to help us demonstrate how the cards can be used in different situations.
Whilst some people need to be willing to speak on camera, we also need people to simply be part of the group and take part in a simple guided activity. We will need a group of people in the morning from 10.30am to
12 noon to join in a simple activity in the cafe, some people to join in the midday service at 1pm to 1.30pm and some people in the afternoon from 1.30pm - 3pm.
If you think you would be able to come along please could you let me, Robin or Ruth know and let us know which time slot(s) you can make. We will be very grateful to everyone who can help us out with this and will give you a sample of the postcards as a thank you to use yourself at home or give to friends.
Look forward to seeing as many people as can make it on the day!
Grace and Peace,
FOCUS ON... HINDUISM: St Philips Centre, Thursday 13th Sept, 9.00am to 1.30pm.
PEOPLE MONTAGE: The photos that Esther has been taking in recent weeks, of our congregation, have now gone live on the Church website. You can see what a fine crowd we make at www.bishopstreetchurch.org.uk/html/about_the_church.html
Methodist Modern Art Collection Exhibition May-June 2019. An appointment has been made for a project coordinator for this exhibition: Bethany Piggott, who is an experienced Events Manager and has helped arrange Oxfam fundraising festivals and the Leicester Comedy Festival. She will work one day a week preparing for the MMAC Exhibition, either at the Cathedral or at Bishop Street MC. During the exhibition she will work full-time.
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A series of heritage videos is also available via Youtube. You can find them at the Bishop Street Church youtube channel (feel free to subscribe). Four short talks by Richard Gill on the origins of Leicester Methodism begin with ‘A sermon at Butt Close’, at https://youtu.be/x18ONeu0AoI (Follow the links to find subsequent videos.)
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