BISHOP STREET METHODIST CHURCH
SUNDAY JUNE 3rd 2018
Organist: Martin Briers
Saturday 29th May: LEICESTER HERITAGE FAIR – 10.00-4.00. The Leicester Civic Society annual gathering of local Heritage organisations. Meet your local heritage societies, see their work, and talk to their members. Our Church heritage Room will be open
The Church Pastoral Team will meet after the service on Sunday June 3rd, over a bring-and-share lunch.
NEW ROTA FOR JUNE TO AUGUST: Please sign up on the ROTA SHEET : two welcomers and two people for refreshments each week to keep things running smoothly. Thankyou.
FREE BOOKLET: ‘Thy Kingdom Come’: a copy is available for each member or attender. Make sure you pick up and use your booklet which marks 9 days of prayer between Ascension (10 May) and Pentecost (20 May). Thy Kingdom Come is an ecumenical initiative to encourage Christians to pray for God's Spirit to move within the Church, equipping us to share God's love with others and to pay attention to how God is speaking to us today. The booklet is beautifully presented and uses pictures from the Methodist Modern Art Collection. Don't miss it!
WOMEN’S CONFERENCE: Saturday 9th June, 9.30am - 3.00pm: Women’s Conference to be held at Mayflower Methodist Church, LE5 5PE. The theme for the day is ‘Building Bridges’ within the Church, with young people, with care homes and the elderly. Tea and coffee on arrival, speakers, worship, bridge building activity, discussion, questions and feedback. Buffet lunch. For catering purposes, please book a free place by the end of May. Adelaide Kanu, Paulette Matthew or Jennifer Weston (email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com)
METHODIST WOMEN IN BRITAIN, LEICESTER TRINITY CIRCUIT SUMMER MEETING: Wednesday July 4TH, 2.00 - 4.00 p.m. Claremont Street Methodist Church, LE4: An opportunity to talk together about our respective groups. Tea and cake will be supplied!
CIRCUIT FAREWELL AND WELCOME SERVICES
The welcome service for our new ministers, Rev Jervis Daniel Yovan and Rev Derek McLean will be on Friday 24 August at Oadby Trinity, LE2 4LA, at 7.00 p.m.
Sing to God a New (Old) Song: On Thursday 14th June the Council of Christians and Jews (CCJ) are holding a meeting: Rabbi Mark L Solomon will speak on "Sing to God a New (Old) Song: The Music of Psalms in Jewish Worship". All welcome! Thursday 14th June, St James the Greater Church Hall (Entrance is behind the church) St James Terrace, Leicester LE2 1NA), 7:30pm - 9pm
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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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