BISHOP STREET METHODIST CHURCH
SUNDAY 25th August 2019,
Reading for Sunday 25th August
Tea, coffee, squash will be available following the service.
Organist: Martin Briers
Flowers are given and arranged by
CONGRATUALTIONS to Ian and Val
Sunday 1st September 2019: CIRCUIT SERVICE
NEW ROTA for Sept to November: Please sign up on the ROTA SHEET as a welcomer or refreshments volunteer. Thank you.
HELP MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE TO A WIDE RANGE OF CHARITIES
“CARDS FOR GOOD CAUSES”
is looking for a “Pop up” Shop Managerin Bishop Street Methodist Church, Leicester. Mid-October to Mid-December.
Our seasonal “pop-up” shop sells Christmas cards and gifts to support local and national charities. If you are organised, enthusiastic and enjoy being part of a friendly team, running one of our shops is rewarding, sociable and fun. For this role there is a small remuneration paid in appreciation.
To find out more please contact:
VOLUNTEERS: Following the phenomenal growth of 3Generate, the annual event for Methodist children and young people, organisers are calling for more volunteers to come forward and ensure its continued success at Southport over the weekend 23-25 November.
Around 1,200 young people will be attending this year's 3Generate, the Methodist Children and Youth Assembly, where youth speak out and into the Church on the issues that matter to them. Organisers are looking to recruit volunteers to walk alongside the young people and to share their transformational journey.
You do not need to have previous experience in working with young people to take part. Details of how to apply and join the 3Generate team can be found on the 3Generate website.
CIRCUIT MEETING: Bishop Street is looking for someone to represent the church on the Leicester Trinity Circuit Meeting. There are three evening meetings per year, with three representatives from each of the 20 churches in the Circuit. You would join two other representatives from Bishop St. (Mary Gill and Tony Moore). Occasionally representatives may be asked to be on another committee, such as the Circuit Invitation Committee, when a minister's stationing matters are considered. Please contact Fran, Mary, or Alison Skinner (Church Council Secretary) if interested.
GHANA TRIP: The Methodist Ghanaian Fellowship in the UK is organizing a mission trip to Ghana from the 13th to 24th January 2020. The purpose is to fellowship and share ideas with ministers/lay people in Ghana; visit projects being supported by the Methodist Church in Britain and places of interest as well as explore the faith in the Ghanaian (African) context. We are inviting members from your circuit/congregations to be part of this unique experience. The total amount involved is £1,300 and this is for the flight, hiring of the coach and accommodation/meals. Further information from Rev'd William Davis: email@example.com
CIRCUIT MEETING: Bishop Street is looking for someone to represent the church on the Leicester Trinity Circuit Meeting. There are three evening meetings per year, at a meeting where there are three representatives from all 20 churches in the Circuit. You would join two other representatives from Bishop St. (Mary Gill and Tony Moore). Occasionally one of the Bishop St. representatives may be asked to be on another committee, such as the Circuit Invitation Committee, when a minister's stationing matters are considered. Please contact Fran, Mary, or Alison Skinner (Church Council Secretary) if you would be interested.
BISHOP STREET ONLINE VIDEOS
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.)
A Listening Ear: a volunteer listener is on hand on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, available through the Chapel Cafe. There are two 'slots' at 11am and 11.45-12.30. If you'd like to speak to a church member who's been trained in listening skills, please see the designated person sitting in the café.
LARGER PRINT copies of the Hymn-Book, Service Book and Bible are available from the welcomers.
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