ROYSTON METHODIST CHURCH, Queens Road

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Eternal God, as a holy priesthood

 may we offer to you this day

a true and spiritual sacrifice.

May our prayers and praise

and the oblation of our lives

be acceptable in your sight;

through Jesus Christ our Lord.

Amen

 

 

                                 

 


 

 

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.

Please note that this week, 23rd – 27th October, is Revd Charity’s study week. If you need to contact her please use email for non urgent queries. Please refer more urgent matters to the Pastoral or Steward Teams. Thank you.

The October hymn is – StF 183 Praise to the God who clears the way.

Monday 23rd – Friday 27th October – 9.45am-12.30pm – Razzamatazz Robots Holiday Club – ideal for 4-11 year olds with John Hardwick and the Wyatt family. Crafts, games, bible stories, songs and puppets.  Free Admission.  If you are able to help please see Gill Grainger or Richard Elcock.

Light Party - This year Churches Together in Royston and District are again holding the Light Party on Tuesday 31st October (5:30pm – 7.00pm) as a fun alternative to Halloween trick or treating. This is the 10th year we have held this event and as always we need volunteers to make it happen. Help is needed in the following areas - Helping to prepare and serve food and drink, Running a ready-prepared craft activity or fete style game, Face painting, Welcoming and stewarding, Praying during the event.  Also: Setting up in the afternoon - from 3pm, Clearing away – from 7pm.If you are able to help please sign-up below or contact Helen Tobiss (lightparty@ct-royston.org.uk) or 01763 243774. You must register in advance to help

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

Saturday 21st October – 10.00 to 10.45am – Andante Singers

Saturday 21st October – 10.30 to 12noon – Coffee Break

Monday 23rd – Friday 27th October – 9.45am-12.30pm – Razzamatazz Robots Holiday Club – ideal for 4-11 year olds with John Hardwick with the Wyatt family. Crafts, games, bible stories, songs and puppets.  Free Admission.  If you are able to help, please see Gill Grainger or Richard Elcock.

Tuesday 24th October – Bible Appreciation, Eldon Room – 11.00am

Thursday 26th October – 7.30pm – In Church – EldonThursday – Cambridge Refugee Action Group – with Elliot Carmichael-Brown. Come and meet Elliot and hear about this group of volunteers who live in and around Cambridge working to help the refugees in Northern France and elsewhere. They send regular convoys to the camps and also aim to raise awareness of the situation, fundraise and organise donations of clothing and other items. All the money they raise goes towards providing aid in the refugee camps or supporting the convoys. They are just a part of a growing movement of people in Cambridge and the UK who want to do something to help those displaced by war and persecution.   Elliot will be able to provide an update on the current refugee situation in Calais, Dunkirk and Paris as well as CAMCRAG's activities.

Saturday 28th October – 10.00 to 10.45am – Andante Singers

Saturday 28th October – 10.30 to 12noon – Coffee Break

Monday 30th October – 1.30pm – Craft’n’Chat, Eldon Room.  We will be preparing for the Christmas table decorations and making them at our November meeting.  We are looking for any of the following items for the table decorations: Tall thin candles (preferably red or green), Pine cones or similar, Baubles or other suitable Christmas decorations.  If you can provide any of these please let Anne Brown, Gill Grainger or Joyce Goodall know, especially if you need us to collect them. As always, new members are welcome.  Activities vary from month to month but there is always a warm welcome, a cuppa and Fairtrade cookies on offer as well as plenty of chat.

Tuesday 31st October – Bible Appreciation, Eldon Room – 11.00am

Tuesday 31st October – Ladies Group visit to Cambridge Arts Theatre

Tuesday 31st October - 5.30-7.00pm - Light Party - This year Churches Together in Royston and District are again holding the Light Party as a fun alternative to Halloween trick or treating. This is the 10th year we have held this event and as always we need volunteers to make it happen. Help is needed in the following areas - Helping to prepare and serve food and drink, Running a ready-prepared craft activity or fete style game, Face painting, Welcoming and stewarding, Praying during the event.  Also: Setting up in the afternoon - from 3pm, Clearing away – from 7pm.If you are able to help please sign-up below or contact Helen Tobiss (lightparty@ct-royston.org.uk) or 01763 243774. You must register in advance to help.

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Thursday 2nd November – 7.30 for 7.45pm – Churches Together, Eldon Room

Friday 3rd November – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Saturday 4th November – 10.00 to 10.45am – Andante Singers

Saturday 4th November – 10am-12 noon – Packing Shoeboxes in Church.

We are coming up to shoe-box time.  Please come and help on Saturday 4th November  from 10-12 noon in the church.  Tea and coffee with biscuits will be provided as usual. Can you please bring small toys etc to fill the boxes, which we will also provide. Each box costs £5 to post, so, if you wish to make a donation towards the cost we would be grateful.  A list of ideas will be hanging up in the church entrance to help you.  Last year was amazing so let's see what we can do in 2017.  Pam.

Saturday 4th November – 10.30 to 12noon – Coffee Break

Sunday 5th November – 12.15pm – Sunday Lunch

Tuesday 7th November – Bible Appreciation, Eldon Room – 11.00am

Thursday 9th November – 7.30pm – EldonThursday – Continuing Work in India – Rev Joy & Geoff Levine

Friday 10th November – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Saturday 11th November – 10.00 to 10.45am – Andante Singers

Saturday 11th November – 10.30 to 12noon – Coffee Break

Monday 13th November – INFORM DEADLINE FOR DECEMBER/JANUARY ISSUE – inform@royston-methodist.org.uk

Monday 13th November – 3.30 to 5.00pm – Monday Club

Tuesday 14th November – Bible Appreciation, Eldon Room – 11.00am

Tuesday 14th November – 7.30pm – Church Council Meeting

Friday 17th November – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Saturday 18th November – 10.00 to 10.45am – Andante Singers

Saturday 18th November – 10.30 to 12noon – Coffee Break

Tuesday 21st November – Bible Appreciation, Eldon Room – 11.00am

Tuesday 21st  November – 7.30pm – Church Council Meeting – Eldon Room

Wednesday 22nd November – Stewards Meeting, Blue Room – 2.00pm

Thursday 23rd November – 7.30pm – EldonThursday – Desert Island Discs – Rev Charity Nzegwu

Friday 24th November – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Saturday 25th November – 10.00 to 10.45am – Andante Singers

Saturday 25th November – 10.30 to 12noon – Coffee Break

Saturday 25th November – Paul Field Concert

Monday 27th November – 1.30pm – Craft’n’Chat, Eldon Room

Tuesday 28th November – Bible Appreciation, Eldon Room – 11.00am

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

Saturday 2nd December – 9.30am to 12noon – JMA Bazaar & Coffee Morning

Sunday 3rd December – 12.15pm – Sunday Lunch

Sunday 3rd December – 3.00pm – Guides Carol Service

Tuesday 5th December – Bible Appreciation, Eldon Room – 11.00am

Thursday 7th December – 7.30pm – EldonThursday – Christmas Party with Andante Singers

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

Saturday 9th December – 10.00 to 10.45am – Andante Singers

Saturday 9th December – 10.30 to 12noon – Coffee Break

Monday 11th December – 3.30 to 5.00pm – Monday Club

Tuesday 12th December – Bible Appreciation, Eldon Room – 11.00am

Tuesday 12th December – 7.30pm – Ladies Group – Carols in Church

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

Saturday 16th December – 10.00 to 10.45am – Andante Singers

Saturday 16th December – 10.30 to 12noon – Coffee Break

Tuesday 19th December – Bible Appreciation, Eldon Room – 11.00am

 

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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