ROYSTON METHODIST CHURCH, Queens Road

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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.

August’s hymn – StF 660 – Called by Christ to be Disciples.

Make Lunch – 11.00am - 2.00pm – are you able to help at the Make Lunch sessions to be held at The Old Bull Inn, Royston during the school summer holidays? Here are the dates - Monday 23rd July, Thursday 26th July, Monday 30th July, Thursday 2nd August, Monday 6th August, Thursday 9th August, Monday 13th August, Thursday 16th August, Monday 20th August, Thursday 23rd August, Tuesday 28th August (due to bank holiday on Mon), Thursday 30th August and Monday 3rd September. If you would like to volunteer, please contact Davina Calbraith: sdcalbraith@outlook.com

Saturday 1st September - Churches Together in Royston and District - Retreat Day to Clare Priory - £20 per person to include tea/coffee am and pm plus a soup and roll lunch.  Transport to and from Clare will be by private car (approximately 45 mins from Royston). We will meet at St Thomas of Canterbury/St Mary’s School car park 10am, return by 5pm.  Please let Tracy Aggett know if you would like to attend by the end of July – Tel: 243376 or email or book on the sign-up sheet on the church noticeboard. We need your commitment to come on this day of prayer and reflection and to know if you are able to offer lifts (please say how many spaces would be available).

Royston Methodist Church in the Swim - Once again we are delighted that we have been invited to take part in the Rotary Club of Royston SWIMATHON. This will take place at the Leisure Centre, Woodcock Road, Royston on Sunday evening October 14th. We are looking for 6 swimmers to make up a team to swim in relay for 55 minutes. (Note in relay! You are not expected to swim continuously for 55 minutes).  This is a sponsored event from which 50% will go to the Rotary Club of Royston Trust Fund and 50 % will go to U.N.C.L.E.  This will be our 5th year of taking part and has proved to be a very enjoyable way of spending an hour or so on a Sunday evening as well as raising money for a charitable cause at the same time.  Please see Brian Norwood for details.

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

Saturdays from 11th August – 10.00am to 10.45am – Andante

Saturdays – 10.30am to 12noon – Coffee Break

Sunday 5th August – 12.15pm – Sunday Lunch

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

Monday 20th August – 1.30-3.30pm – Craft ’n’ Chat

Sunday 2nd September – 12.15pm – Sunday Lunch

Sunday 2nd September – 6.30pm – Barbara Garwood’s Farewell Service at Wesley Church

Monday 10th September – 3.30-5.00pm – Monday Club

Thursday 20th September – 7.30pm – Property Meeting – Eldon Room

Saturday 22nd September – Royston Fringe – Blue Skies Big Band Concert in association with the Rotary Club of Royston

Monday 24th September – 1.30-3.30pm – Craft ’n’ Chat

Wednesday 26th September – Circuit Meeting

Thursday 27th September – 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.

Friday 28th – Sunday 30th September - Royston Fringe
           
Friday 28th September – Henrietta Ward
            Saturday 29th September – Zimbabwean choir, no tickets
           
Sunday 30th September – Jazz in the afternoon
            Sat 29th / Sun 30th – Art Exhibition and Competition display

Tuesday 9th October – 7.30pm – Missions Committee Meeting – in the Blue Room

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

Monday 15th October – 11.00am – Pastoral Meeting – in the Blue Room.

Saturday 20th October – 10am – 12 noon – Shoebox morning in Church.

Monday 29th October – 1.30-3.30pm – Craft ’n’ Chat.

Tuesday 13th November – INFORM DEADLINE FOR DECEMBER / JANUARY ISSUE – Please e-mail items for inclusion in this issue to inform@royston-methodist.org.uk

Thursday 15th November – 7.30pm – Church Council Meeting – in the Eldon Room.

Saturday 17th November – Concert with Dave Bilboourgh

Sunday 18th November – Pastoral Sunday

Monday 26th November – 1.30-3.30pm – Craft ’n’ Chat.

Saturday 1st December – JMA Coffee Morning & Bazaar

 

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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, 68 Melbourn Road, Royston, Tel: 01763 241803

www.royston-methodist.org.uk