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.

Lent Group – We will be holding a Bible Study group, looking at the Book of Nehemiah this Lent (beginning the week of 24th February). This is in association with Churches Together and will be part of a number of groups in the town studying the same guide, enabling people to meet ecumenically. More details of dates and times will be issued in the notices in February.

Lent Lunches – This year the Lent Lunches will be held on Wednesdays: 4th, 11th, 18th & 25th March, and 1st April, from 12 noon to 1.30pm in the Church Hall of St. Thomas’ Roman Catholic Church as normal. We will be hosting the lunches on 25th March and 1st April. Thank you, Joan Munden

Pastoral Training Session – from 10am - Saturday 28th March, 2020 – to be held in the Eldon Room or Church – on the subject of ‘Social Prescriptions’ led by Joanna Byers (when GPs prescribe an alternative treatment to drugs e.g. membership of a gym, attending a fitness class, joining ‘Slimming World’ or Weight Watchers).

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:  Paul Harris, Mel Cooper, Richard Elcock,
Sarah & Peter Charlton, James Hindley

 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
Saturdays – 10.30 to 12noon – Coffee Break

Sunday 9th February – 11.30am (following the morning service) – Annual Church Meeting.  Please ensure you put this date in your new diary and do your utmost to be present on the day. The Annual Report is being compiled and will be available shortly. Elections will take place for one or more new stewards and for four or more representatives to the Church Council. You are asked to prayerfully consider standing or nominating someone for these very important appointments. Nomination forms are available at the back of church. Please ask the stewards if you need more information about these roles.

Tuesday 11th February – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Wednesday 12th February – 11.15am – Parish Midweek Communion

Thursday 13th February – INFORM DEADLINE FOR MARCH ISSUE

Thursday 13th February – 7.30pm – EldonThursday – An Evening with Roger Gibbons.  Please note that this session will be held in Church - Roger is one of our regular organists at the church and tonight he invites us to join him as he performs many of his favourite pieces including popular classics and songs from the shows.

Friday 14th February – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Sunday 16th February – 3.30-5.30pm – Messy Church.

Sunday 16th February - 5.30pm – Royston Parish Church - Taize Service of Meditation – to be held in the Eldon Room (please use side entrance).  You are most welcome to join us.

Monday 17th February – 4.00pm – Worship Planning Meeting – This is open to all members of the congregation and you are welcome to attend

Tuesday 18th February – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Wednesday 19th February – 11.15am – Parish Midweek Communion

Friday 21st February – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Saturday 22nd February – Curry Night at 6.30pm for 7.00pm.  A variety of curries and accompaniments will be served, followed by dessert.  Please bring your own choice of soft drinks. Tickets £10 from Sue Walter, 01763 243815, or e- mail walter962@btinternet.com  Proceeds to Refurbishment Fund.

Monday 24th February – 1.30pm – Craft ‘n’ Chat

Monday 24th February – 7.30pm – Church Council Meeting

Tuesday 25th February – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Wednesday 26th February – 11.15am – Parish Midweek Communion

Thursday 27th February – 7.00pm – Please note 7.00pm start - EldonThursday – Red Cross – First Aid with Jimmy Connelly.  We are looking forward to this demonstration of first aid by the British Red Cross. Jimmy Connelly will show simple ways for safely treating falls, burns, heart attacks etc. We all need help and guidance to remember the correct treatments. We encourage you to attend and ‘be prepared’ for a safer future.

Friday 28th February – 9.15 to 11.15am – First Friends

Sunday 1st March at 12.15pm – Sunday Lunch

Tuesday 3rd March – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Tuesday 3rd March – 7.15pm – Ladies Group in Eldon Room

Wednesday 4th March – 11.15am – Parish Midweek Communion

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

Tuesday 10th March – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Wednesday 11th March – 11.15am – Parish Midweek Communion

Thursday 12th March – 7.30pm – EldonThursday.  In their 40th Anniversary year we are pleased to welcome the Buckden Handbell Ringers - ten people – twenty hands with over fifty handbells and a repertoire of classical music, through ragtime and popular music from shows and films.  For tickets at £5 to include tea/coffee and biscuits contact Sue.  Proceeds in aid of the RMC Refurbishment Project.

Friday 13th March – INFORM DEADLINE FOR MARCH ISSUE

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

Sunday 15th March – 3.30 to 5.30pm – Messy Church

Tuesday 17th March – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Wednesday 18th March – 11.15am – Parish Midweek Communion

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

Tuesday 24th March – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Wednesday 25th March – 11.15am – Parish Midweek Communion

Thursday 26th March – 7.30pm – EldonThursday – Joint Public Issues with Rachel Lampard

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

Saturday 28th March – 10am – Pastoral Training session – to be held in the Eldon Room or Church – on the subject of ‘Social Prescriptions’ led by Joanna Byers (when GPs prescribe an alternative treatment to drugs e.g. membership of a gym, attending a fitness class, joining ‘Slimming World’ or Weight Watchers).

Monday 30th March – 1.30pm – Craft ‘n’ Chat

Tuesday 31st March – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Wednesday 1st April – 11.15am – Parish Midweek Communion

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

Tuesday 7th April – 7.15pm – Ladies Group – Indian Culture with Rama – in Eldon Room

Thursday 9th April – 7.30pm – EldonThursday will attend the Maundy Thursday Service

Friday 10th April – Good Friday

Sunday 12th April – Easter Sunday

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

Sunday 19th April – 3.30 to 5.30pm – Messy Church

Thursday 23rd April – 7.30pm – EldonThursday – Games Night with James and Laura

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

Saturday 25th April – Auction of Promises

Monday 27th April – 1.30pm – Craft ‘n’ Chat