Weekly Notices 26th January 2020

FLOWERS

The flowers this week are kindly given by Chris & John Gill in memory of the 100th Birthday of Lily Gregory.

SAD NEWS

It was with great sadness we share the news of the death of Mike Hall who passed away on the 16th January.  Details of Mike’s funeral have yet to be announced but we understand the service will take place at St. John’s, Meols.

CIRCUIT PRAYER DIARY

Copies of the February prayer diary are now available in the foyer.

IPAD COURSE

The next course begins on Friday, 31st January from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. in Room 3.  There are still one or two places available – phone Alan from Age UK Wirral on 0151 482 3456.  The cost is £25 for five sessions.

CARERS SOUP ‘N’ SUPPORT

The next meeting will be on Thursday, 6th February 12 noon until 2 p.m. when the topic will be “Looking after your mental health”.  The speaker will be Michelle Paton from Talking Together Wirral – an  organisation that provides a free confidential talking therapy service on behalf of the NHS.  Caring can be stressful as can losing the person you have been caring for.  You can refer yourself to this service or through your GP.

Sue Gladden         

SINGING CAFÉ

The next Singing Café at St. Luke’s, Hoylake is on Thursday, 6th February from 10.30 a.m. until 12 noon.  All welcome.

SERVICE AT THE DALES

The next Service at The Dales, Marine Park, is on Friday, 7th February at 2.00 p.m.

John Barnett

TEAMS4U SHOEBOXES

There is to be a thank you lunch on Saturday, 15th February at 12 noon at St. Michael’s Church Hall, 1 Gills Lane, Pensby.  The cost for the hot and cold buffet is £12 which includes coffee and a tip.  Please let me know if you wish to come.

Sally Brimble (tel: 625 8559)

MORNING WORSHIP – 16th FEBRUARY

Your help will be welcome!  Morning worship on 16th February will be next of our quarterly services with a mission/charity theme.  This one, led by Rev Viv Gasteen, will be on the theme of “Home Mission”.  If you would like to help with this service in any way, please let either Viv or Graham Gladden know.  We will arrange a short planning meeting nearer the time.

2020 VISION

The Liverpool District of the Methodist Church are holding a Vision Day on Saturday, 29th February from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Linacre Mission Linacre Road, Litherland, L21 8NS.

The day will be spent exploring together the themes of Vision, Discernment, Leadership and Mission & Growth.

Registration and refreshments from 9.30 a.m.  This is a free event – bring your own lunch.  Booking is required.  Go to: liverpoolmethodists2020vision.eventbrite.com

Details can be found on the poster in the foyer or pick up a card from the table in the foyer.

[Apparently to date only nine people from the Wirral Circuit have signed up so far, so please spread the word and make an effort to attend this Vision Day]

CHRISTIAN AID LIVERPOOL CONFERENCE

Advance notice - On Saturday 21st March Christian Aid are holding a Conference at the Liverpool Quaker Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.  Come and learn from local change makers about how to build a movement for global climate justice in your community.

See poster in the foyer or to find out more and register go to:

christianaid.org.uk/get-involved-locally/north-west

GOD IN LOVE UNITES US

Discussions took place recently at Greasby Methodist about the Methodist Church’s Report on Marriage and Relationships.

Sufficient copies of the report are now available in the foyer for everyone to have a copy.  Every church is asked to encourage their congregations to study it and meet together to discuss its contents. 

A meeting to share together views and comments will be called in due course.