ROYSTON METHODIST CHURCH, Queens Road

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For details of Sunday Services, click here: Services

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General Notices

Please pray – for Charity and her family as the date for her ordination draws near. The process involves a great deal of time, commitment and devotion and we pray that both she and her family will cope with the demands.

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

June's hymn – StF 381 – Holy Spirit, breath of heaven.

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.

You are cordially invited to Rev Charity Nzegwu’s ordination dinner party which will take place on Saturday 7th July at Mercure Letchworth Hall Hotel, Letchworth Lane, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3NP from 6.00pm till midnight. Please RSVP to Enita Chiwara – 07944 640289 or Mrs Mafura – 07903 289599. A contribution of £30 will be required for each person to pay towards your meal.

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).

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

Friday 22nd June – Mini Music Fest – 7.30pm – join us for an evening of music showcasing the talent of young musicians from Royston Saturday Morning Music School and Roysia Middle School.  For Tickets contact Sue on 01763 243815.   All proceeds in aid of Love Music Help Musicians UK

Saturday 23rd June – 10.00am to 10.45am – Andante

Saturday 23rd June – 10.30am to 12noon – Coffee Break

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

Tuesday 26th June – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Wednesday 27th June – 7.30 to 8.45pm – Bible Study in Church

Thursday 28th June – 7.00pm – EldonThursday – BBQ with Dave and Tracy – at 52 Sun Hill, Royston, Herts, SG8 9AX – everyone welcome.  Please put your name on the list on the Church notice board, call Dave or Tracy on 243376, or email Tracy on tracy.aggett@btinternet.com to book your place - please indicate if you need help with transport on the night – and also if you are able to help by providing a salad or a pudding.  If you are able, please bring a chair with you.  The cost on the night will be £5 and if the weather is bad, please check with Dave and Tracy after 5.00pm on the day, as to whether this event will go ahead.

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

Saturday 30th June – 10.00am to 10.45am – Andante

Saturday 30th June – 10.30am to 12noon – Coffee Break

Sunday 1st July – The Ordination Service for Revd Charity Nzegwu, at Barnabygate Methodist Church, Newark.  This takes place as part of the Methodist Conference 2018 in Nottingham.

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

Saturday 7th July – 10.00am to 10.45am – Andante

Saturday 7th July – 10.30am to 12noon – Coffee Break

Sunday 8th July – 12.15pm – Sunday Lunch

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

Tuesday 10th July – 11.00am – Bible Appreciation

Wednesday 11th July – 7.30 to 8.45pm – Bible Study in Church

Thursday 12th July – 7.00pm – EldonThursday Planning Meeting – at 52 Sun Hill, Royston.  We shall be meeting to plan the programme for 2018 / 2019.  If anyone has any ideas for one of our evenings or knows of a speaker we could contact, please let Tracy know

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

Saturday 14th July – 10.00am to 10.45am – Andante

Saturday 14th July – 10.30am to 12noon – Coffee Break

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

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

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

Saturday 21st July – 10.30am to 12noon – Special Coffee Break – at 52 Sun Hill, Royston, SG8 9AX – in aid of Home-Start Royston & South Cambridgeshire. Everyone welcome, we will enjoy tea/coffee and home-made cakes. We will have some tables and chairs on the driveway for those who are not able to manage the steps into our back garden. If you are able to help by making some small or a large cake, please let Tracy know.

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

Saturday 28th July – 10.00am to 10.45am – Andante

Saturday 28th July – 10.30am to 12noon – Coffee Break

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

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

 

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

 

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.

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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