ROYSTON METHODIST CHURCH, Queens Road

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For details of Sunday Services, click here: Services

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General Notices

Our Minister – is on leave and therefore unavailable until 11th February. In her absence the Church Stewards will address all issues and enquiries.

Serving our Church – In anticipation of the Church AGM, the Stewards are urgently seeking nominations to fill vacancies on the Church Council.  We also seek volunteers to go on to the Sunday morning crθche rota.

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

The February hymn is – StF 261 – Transfigured Christ.

The Parish Church will be holding a Taizι Service in our Church at /5.30pm on Sunday 10th February.  Everyone welcome to attend.

Used stamps - I am still collecting used stamps for Fairtrade Exchange. If you have any that we could send, you can either give them to me or there is a box in the Church Office. Thanks - Jennie Harris.

Lent Lunches – This year the Lent Lunches will be held on Wednesdays: 13th, 20th & 27th March, and 3rd & 10th April, from 12 noon to 1.30pm in the Church Hall of St. Thomas’ Roman Catholic Church as normal.    Offers of help in the kitchen, providing soup, or organising the tables and chairs would be welcome – please let me know by email any of the dates you could help and I will choose which we can offer from your replies. Thank you, Joan Munden

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.

 

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Church Stewards:  Jeff Maddin, Paul Harris, Mel Cooper
& Richard Elcock

 Safeguarding Officer: Richard Elcock

All Notices to Tracy Aggett by Monday evening please.

Minister – Revd Charity Nzegwu, Tel: 01763 241803

www.royston-methodist.org.uk


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Diary Dates

Saturdays – 10.00 to 10.45am – Andante (see note above)

Saturdays – 10.30 to 12noon – Coffee Break (see note above)

Friday 8th February – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Friday 8th February – 7.15pm – Tunes ‘n’ Spoons – An evening of favourite music chosen by you with delicious desserts.  For tickets £8 (£5 for 16 and under), please contact Sue Walter.  For more information contact Richard Elcock.  Proceeds to be shared between Church funds and Home-Start Royston & South Cambridgeshire. If you would like to choose a piece of music (Classical, opera, operetta, pop, jazz etc) to be played during the evening, please contact Richard by phone or email or use the form in December / January INFORM

 

Sunday 10th February – following the morning service – Annual Meeting – in the Worship area. This is an open meeting to which everyone is welcome to attend. Anyone seeking election to an office within the church must be a church member, as must be the person, or persons nominating them.  Please speak to Revd Charity Nzegwu or a steward if you require a nomination form.  We urgently seek nominations for a new Church Steward for 1 year from May 2019.

 

Sunday 10th February – The Parish Church will be holding a Taizι Service in our Church at /5.30pm on Everyone welcome to attend

 

Monday 11th February – 7.30pm – Pastoral Meeting, Blue Room

 

Tuesday 12th February – 11.15am – Bible Appreciation

 

Wednesday 13th February – 10.00 am – Parish Church Communion – in Church

 

Thursday 14th February – 7.30pm – EldonThursday – We welcome back our very good friend Revd Barbara Garwood - with a talk - A Many Splendored Thing  …………and we look forward to hearing what she has to say.

 

Friday 15th February – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Friday 15th February – 4.00pm – Community Events Meeting – at 33 Melbourn Road, Royston

 

Sunday 17th February – 3.30-5.30pm - Messy Church on the theme of Love. Led by Alison Clark – there will be science experiments as well as the usual music stories, craft and a meal.  FREE family fun for all ages.

 

Tuesday 19th February – 11.15am – Bible Appreciation

 

Friday 22nd February – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

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

 

Tuesday 26th February – 11.15am – Bible Appreciation

 

Wednesday 27th February – 11.15am – Midweek Communion – in Church.

 

Wednesday 27th February – 7.30pm – Church Council, Eldon Room
            Please note change of date

 

Thursday 28th February – 7.30pm – GDPR Team Meeting – in the Blue Room

 

Thursday 28th February – 7.30pm – EldonThursday – Be Careful what you wish for – with Mandy House. Come and hear the fascinating story of the restoration of the derelict St. Bartholomew’s Church (about one km. N.E. of Buntingford) by Mandy and her husband and its renaissance to their new home.

 

Friday 1st March – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Friday 1st March – 2.15pm – Women’s World Day of Prayer – in Church – Churches Together in Royston and The Women of the Adriatic country of Slovenia invite you to share in this the largest Christian Ecumenical Celebration in the World with a slice of human witness and an urge for greater inclusivity.

 

Sunday 3rd March – 12.15pm – Sunday Lunch

Tuesday 5th March – 11.15am – Bible Appreciation

 

Tuesday 5th March – 7.30pm – Ladies Housegroup Visit to the Leys School Chapel with Revd Meharry

 

Friday 8th March – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Tuesday 12th March – 11.15am – Bible Appreciation

 

Thursday 14th March – 7.30pm – EldonThursday – Meridian Musicians

 

Friday 15th March – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Sunday 17th March – 3.30-5.30pm - Messy Church on the theme of “Our Wonderful World”.

 

Tuesday 19th March – 11.15am – Bible Appreciation

 

Friday 22nd March – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Tuesday 26th March – 11.15am – Bible Appreciation

 

Wednesday 27th March – 11.15am – Midweek Communion – in Church.

 

Thursday 28th March – 7.30pm – EldonThursday – Desert Island Discs – with Revd Colin Smith

 

Friday 29th March – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Tuesday 2nd April – 11.15am – Bible Appreciation

 

Tuesday 2nd April – 7.30pm – Ladies Group – Craft with Joan Munden

 

Friday 5th April – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Sunday 7th April – 12.15pm – Sunday Lunch

Tuesday 9th April – 11.15am – Bible Appreciation

 

Thursday 11th April – 7.30pm – EldonThursday - Theatre Lighting (Small) - with Joe Daintrey

 

Tuesday 16th April – 11.15am – Bible Appreciation

 

Friday 19th April – Good Friday

 

Sunday 21st April – Easter Sunday

 

Thursday 25th April – 7.30pm – EldonThursday – Pyramids and Sandstorms - with Joan and Ray Munden

 

Friday 26th April – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Friday 3rd May – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Sunday 5th May – 12.15pm – Sunday Lunch

Tuesday 7th May – 7.30pm – Ladies Group – Garden Inspirations with Lamorna Thomas

 

Thursday 9th May – 7.30pm – EldonThursday – Essex & Herts Air Ambulance

 

Friday 10th May – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Friday 17th May – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Thursday 23rd May – 7.30pm – EldonThursday – Shirley Valentine with Jenny Gibbs - Jenny travelled alone to Turkey in 1993 at the age of fifty and soon found herself living in an inland mountain village, where the villagers spoke no English and still lived a traditional way of life, and where Jenny still lives for part of each year to this day. Her talk traces her adventures from leaving her English home to her arrival in her mountain village and her discovery of a completely different and fascinating way of life.

 

Friday 24th May – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Friday 31st May – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Sunday 2nd June – 12.15pm – Sunday Lunch

Tuesday 4th June – 7.30pm – Ladies Group – Walk and Meal in Grantchester with Audrey Hinnells

 

Friday 7th June – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Saturday 8th June – Tea at The Queen’s

 

Thursday 13th June – 7.30pm – EldonThursday – Visit to St. Bartholomew’s Church, Layston

 

Friday 14th June – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Friday 21st June – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Thursday 27th June – 7.00pm – EldonThursday – BBQ with Dave and Tracy Aggett

 

Friday 28th June – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Tuesday 2nd July – 7.30pm – Ladies Group AGM and Supper

Friday 5th July – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Sunday 7th July – 12.15pm – Sunday Lunch

Friday 12th July – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Saturday 13th July – 2.30pm – Robin Walker

Friday 19th July – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Friday 26th July – 9.15am – First Friends baby & toddler group

Sunday 4th August – 12.15pm – Sunday Lunch