BISHOP STREET METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday 18th November 2018
Tea, coffee, squash will be available
Organist: Martin Briers
Flowers from Remembrance Sunday were arranged by Anne Doblander
PASTORAL VISITORS: c12.30, after today’s service, Sunday 18 Nov, there will be a Pastoral Committee with Bring and Share lunch.
ROTA FOR DECEMBER to FEBRUARY: Please sign up on the ROTA SHEET : two welcomers and two people for refreshments each week to keep things running smoothly. Thank you.
VIDEO: You can see a 3 minute video about the night shelter at www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuTtgz_D-As
FUNDRAISING: If you are looking for a fun evening out which will raise money for the Winter Night Shelter, then come along to the fundraising meal and auction taking place on Wednesday 21st November from 6.30pm at St Philips Church, Evington. Tickets are £15 per head, all proceeds from the meal will go to the WNS. Please let you friends and family know. More details from Salma RavatL T: 0116 44 22 007. One Roof Leicester need to raise some £25,000 to cover the costs of this year’s shelter programme. If you, or anyone you know, might be able to help with that, further information is available at https://www.oneroof.org.uk/donate or phone Salma Ravat on 0116 4422007
CHRISTMAS MUSIC: Dates for your diaries for the run-up to Christmas:
Monday Dec 17th: Sing Christmas – 7.00-8.00pm. Join with the Radio Leicester Broadcast as we sing along in Town Hall Square.
Thursday Dec 20th: Lunchtime Organ Music and Carols, 1.00-1.30, with our Organist, Martin Briers.
Saturday Dec 22nd: Christmas Hymns and Carols with Shiv Patel, Saturday Morning event with a young local organist.
Sunday Dec 23rd: Our Sunday morning Carol Service. 10.45am
TALK IN THE CHAPEL: Date to be confirmed, but we are hoping Neil Crutchley will be giving us a 6.15 Thursday talk with recordings on Handel’s Messiah.
BASKETS AVAIALBLE: The Flower arranging team have found that we have a selection of surplus baskets that are free to anyone who can use them. See Dee after the service to see what there is.
CARDS FOR GOOD CAUSES: The Christmas Card Shop will be open 10.15 - 3.45 each weekday and Saturday until mid-December. Please take fliers and circulate the information where you can.
SYSTON METHODIST CHURCH are keen to point out that ‘Christmas is Coming’, and are inviting everyone to join Singing for Fun for an evening of Christmas carols, festive music & mince pies on Tuesday 4th December, 7:30pm at Syston Methodist Church, High Street, Syston. Free entry with retiring collection for Church funds & Rainbows Children’s Hospice.
BISHOP STREET ONLINE VIDEOS
A series of heritage videos is also available via Youtube. You can find them at the Bishop Street Church youtube channel (feel free to subscribe). Four short talks by Richard Gill on the origins of Leicester Methodism begin with ‘A sermon at Butt Close’, at https://youtu.be/x18ONeu0AoI (Follow the links to find subsequent videos.)
A Listening Ear: a volunteer listener is on hand on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, available through the Chapel Cafe. There are two 'slots' at 11am and 11.45-12.30. If you'd like to speak to a church member who's been trained in listening skills, please see the designated person sitting in the café.
LARGER PRINT copies of the Hymn-Book, Service Book and Bible are available from the welcomers.
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