BISHOP STREET METHODIST CHURCH
Sunday 10th March 2019
SUNDAY 17th March 2019
Lectionary Readings for Sunday 10th March
Tea, coffee, squash will be available following the service.
Organist: Martin Briers
INSPIRATION EVENING This evening 10th March
ROTA for March to May: Please sign up on the NEW ROTA SHEET :
Collect for Purity (to Londonderry Air no. 350)
PRESIDENT’S VISIT: The visit to Leicester by the President and Vice-president of the Methodist Conference, on Sunday 17th March will include a 10.30am service here at Bishop Street, for Methodists from across the two circuits. Please come along to enjoy a service in fellowship with Methodists from 32 churches in our locality. Alongside the President and Vice-president, the service will include Holy Communion, a Zimbabwean choir and the Birstall Orchestra.
JOB OPPORTUNITY – ARTS ENABLER: Do you think God and the Arts belong together? If so we’d like to hear from you!
Engage with artists and creators who can provide exhibitions and experiences; Develop and facilitate Arts and Spirituality work at Bishop Street Methodist Church. Communicate well through social media to reach new audiences. Ideally we are seeking someone already well-connected in Leicester/shire networks. An enhanced DBS check will be required for this post.
Hours: 7 hours a week for 2 years.
Application deadline: Midday on Monday 11th March 2019
COFFEE MORNING at MHA Aigburth Residential Care Home. Saturday 16 March 2019 10am until 12.30pm. Spring garden walks, Cake & produce stall, plants, The Pound Stall*(!) Admission £3 to cover coffee/tea and biscuits (refills) in aid of Aigburth Amenity Fund. If you would like to get further involved with the work of supporting our local MHA please come to our AGM at Aigburth on Wednesday 20 March at 7pm in the Treetops Lounge.
The ‘Friends of Aigburth’ would value additional supporters at £10 a year (to enable extras and activities for residents). Cheques to ‘Aigburth Amenity Fund’, Stephen Bird, Membership Secretary, 8 Hawthorne Grove, Oadby, LE2 4ED will be warmly received.
ONE ROOF LEICESTER: Fundraising evening. Red Leicester Choir are holding an evening of song and dance on Saturday March 30th at 7.30 to 10.30pm in the Ukrainian Hall, Hinckley Road / Fosse Road South, Leicester, LE3 0QD (see noticeboard for more information.) They are in need of a couple of volunteers to help prepare food on the Saturday morning at the Perfectly Edible (formerly the Real Junk Food Project) at West End Neighbourhood Centre. Also they need a few items for the raffle. If you would like to help prepare food, can donate items for raffle prizes or would like to purchase tickets please contact Veronica on 0116 270 3143 directly.
DISTRICT SAFEGUARDING MORNING: Saturday 6th April 2019, 9:30am-1:00pm at St Andrew’s Methodist Church, Harlestone Road, Duston, Northampton, NN5 6AB. A conference to look at safeguarding issues and best practice, led by the Safeguarding Team with the District Chair and with input from external speakers. Open to anyone who would like to attend, (note: it does not replace foundation and advanced module training.) There is no charge but you do need to book as there is an upper limit for numbers. For more details email the Church office.
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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