ROYSTON METHODIST CHURCH, Queens Road

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Help us, O Lord,

to show how sweet it is to love you,

to bear with you,

to weep with you,

and for ever to rejoice with you;

through Christ our Lord.

Amen

 

 

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For details of Sunday Services, click here: Services

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General Notices

Please remember in your prayers – anyone who is going through a time of sadness, anxiety or undergoing medical treatment.

April's hymn – STF 308 – On the journey to Emmaus with our hearts cold as stone.

The Evening Service arrangements will change from the end of May. From June, there will only be one service a month, this will take place on the last Sunday of each month.

New Data Protection Regulation – Would anyone be willing to assist Joan Munden and Nick Keep in carrying out the work involved.  Please contact Joan Munden if you are able to help. Tel: 241217.

 

Come and celebrate ministry during an Ordinand’s Testimony Service at Church – on Thursday 24th May at 7.00pm.  Preacher - Revd. Jongi Zihle (London Chair) - Ordinand – our very own Revd. Charity Nzegwu.  Refreshments will follow the service. Everyone welcome.

Kath Prime – We are all so sad to lose our dear friend Kath who gave up her courageous fight last Sunday. Please remember her family – Alison and Steve, Julian and Lydia and Kath’s grandchildren, her brother and sisters and all her many friends.  Kath’s funeral will be held on Monday 30th April at Cambridge Crematorium at 12 noon –to which you are welcome to attend, this will be followed by a Thanksgiving Service at Church at 2.00pm.  Refreshments will be served after this service. Alison and Julian would like to thank everyone for their support, cards and kind messages over the past few months and especially for this past week.

Monday 7th May – May Fayre in Priory Gardens – We will need cakes and plants to sell on our stall.  We will also need helpers to set up the marquee before the start of the Fayre and helpers to serve on the stall.  Please see Tess for details and look on the notice board for sign-up sheet.  This is an opportunity for our Church to engage with the community and is always a happy event. This year proceeds will be donated to the Royston Rotary Memory Cafι.

Facebook – we have a facebook page for the Church, the link is facebook.com/roystonmethodist.  If you are a facebook user, please go to the page and click on the “Like” button on the main picture at the top of the page.  There is also a link from the Church website.

 

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Diary Dates

Monday 16th April – 3.30 – 5.00pm – Monday Club

Tuesday 17th April – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Friday 20th April – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Saturday 21st April – 10.00am to 10.45am – Andante

Saturday 21st April – 10.30am to 12noon – Coffee Break

Tuesday 24th April – 7.00pm – Stewards Meeting – in the Blue Room
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Tuesday 24th April – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Thursday 26th April – 7.30pm – EldonThursday – Please note change to programme – That’s Life - Bob Hayzen will be introducing an evening of music, poetry and anecdotes featuring family and friends.  Our special guest will be JANCIS HARVEY a well-known folk singer and song writer who has appeared on radio, BBC TV and other TV stations on many occasions. Her songs can be heard in schools, churches, concert halls and just about everywhere there is an audience who appreciate her gentle playing style and singing voice.   Please take a look at Jancis’ website – www.jancis-harvey.co.uk    Please come along and support this event which will be held in Church.  There is no charge for this entertainment but a retiring collection will be held in aid of Home-Start Royston & South Cambridgeshire.

Friday 27th April – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Saturday 28th April – 7.30pm - Concert with Cracked Voices – a new classical song cycle from composer Jenni Pinnock and writer Graham Palmer, ordinary people, extraordinary lives.  Giving voice to forgotten local characters and folklore from the lost Celtic goddess to WW2 POWs on Royston Heath.  This concert will include the premiere of Meridian School’s Cracked Objects.  Tickets from Sue Walter – Tel: 01763 243815, priced at £8, £5 concessions.

Monday 30th April – 1.30 – 3.30pm – Craft ‘n’ Chat

Tuesday 1st May – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Tuesday 1st May – Ladies Group – Outing

Friday 4th May – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Saturday 5th May – 6.30pm – A District Celebration – at St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Angel Hill Bury St Edmunds, IP33 1LS – with guest speaker Revd Loraine Mellor, President of the Methodist Conference. This is a free event with refreshments included. If you would like to go please contact Joan Germany. Come and share in a wonderful celebration!

Sunday 6th May at 12.15pm – Sunday Lunch

Tuesday 8th May – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Thursday 10th May – 7.30pm – EldonThursday – Hinduism by Prakash Sharma.  Hinduism as a religion is widely either not understood or it is misunderstood by many, including Hindus who follow the religion.  Tonight Kash will try and shed some light on what Hinduism is and what it stands for, its fundamental principles and its practices.

Friday 11th May – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Saturday 12th May – 7.30pm - Concert – An Enchanted Evening with Felici – who will be performing a wonderful selection of opera and operetta favourites in the first half and a delightful selection of Musical Theatre hits in the second half of the evening in the presence of the Town Mayor, Cllr. Vera Swallow.  Tickets at £10 (including refreshments) from Sue - Tel: 01763 243815 or email walter962@btinternet.com or www.ticketsource.co.uk/royston-methodist.church. Proceeds to be shared between the Methodist Church and the Royston Town Mayor’s Community Trust Fund.

Sunday 13th May – INFORM DEADLINE FOR JUNE ISSUE – Please e-mail items for inclusion in this issue to inform@royston-methodist.org.uk

Monday 14th May – 3.30-5.00pm – Monday Club.

Tuesday 15th May – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Friday 18th May – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Sunday 20th May – 6.30pm – Circuit Easter Offering Service – at Wesley.

Monday 21st May – 1.30-3.30pm – Craft ‘n’ Chat.

Tuesday 22nd May – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Thursday 24th May – 7.30pm – EldonThursday – Home-Start.

Friday 25th May – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Tuesday 29th May – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Friday 1st June – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Tuesday 5th June – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Tuesday 5th June – Ladies Group – Walk and a meal.

Friday 8th June – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Monday 11th June – 3.30-5.00pm – Monday Club.

Tuesday 12th June – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Thursday 12th June – 7.30pm – EldonThursday – Andrew Reed and me with Pat Morritt.

Friday 15th June – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Tuesday 19th June – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Friday 22nd June – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Monday 25th June – 1.30-3.30pm – Craft ‘n’ Chat.

Tuesday 26th June – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Thursday 28th June – 7.00pm – EldonThursday – BBQ with Dave and Tracy.

Friday 29th June – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Tuesday 3rd July – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Tuesday 3rd July – 7.30pm – Ladies Group – AGM and Supper.

Friday 6th July – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Monday 9th July – 3.30-5.00pm – Monday Club.

Tuesday 10th July – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Friday 13th July – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Tuesday 17th July – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Thursday 19th July – 7.00pm – Worship Planning Meeting – in the Eldon Room.

Friday 20th July – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Tuesday 24th July – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Friday 27th July – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Monday 30th July – 1.30-3.30pm – Craft ‘n’ Chat

Tuesday 31st July – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

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Church Stewards:  Dave Aggett, Jeff Maddin, Audrey Hinnells and Paul Harris

 Safeguarding Officer: Richard Elcock

All Notices to Tracy Aggett by Monday evening please.

Minister – Revd Charity Nzegwu, 68 Melbourn Road, Royston, Tel: 01763 241803

www.royston-methodist.org.uk