Church Prayer – Burtonwood

We pray for all those on our Prayer List, the other 2 Churches in Burtonwood and the 3 Nursing homes. We pray for all those who use our premises throughout the week. Bless our Sunday School children and their teachers; it is a joy to see them on Sundays.
Minister: Revd. Martin Wood.

Post expires at Saturday December 16th, 2017

Church Prayer – Bold Street

Dear Lord, we come into this moment to pray for the people, friends and family of Bold Street as they prepare for the season of Advent and the year to come. Remind us to be thankful for the year that has passed and to be grateful for the support of our church family. Amen
Minister: Revd. Linda Bishop.

Post expires at Saturday December 9th, 2017

Christmas Cards Post Box

The post box is now out in Church for your cards. Please can you write surnames on the envelopes and sort them alphabetically, then can you please put an elastic band around them before you put them in the box.
Cards can be collected on Sunday 17th December

Post expires at Sunday December 17th, 2017

Children’s Christmas gifts

 

Next Sunday is the start of advent and we will be collecting new toys and games for children at Christmas time.  If you would like to assist then please place your gifts under the tree.

If you wrap your gift then state if the present is for a boy or girl as well as the age range.

Let’s bring a little happiness into a child’s Christmas.

Post expires at Saturday December 2nd, 2017

Sing For Fun

The Sing for Fun held a wonderful corned beef hash supper and concert last Saturday 25th November with everyone enjoying the food and the singing.

The concert raised over £370 for Church funds and the re-decoration project.

 

Joan received a special thank you after announcing she has elected to retire from leading the group for so many years, “I need a rest”, she said.

Post expires at Saturday December 2nd, 2017

Church Prayer  –  Ashton

We pray this morning for the members and friends of Ashton Church and for their minister Revd Iris Musgrove. Bless the ministry of this church in its discipleship and outreach, that all those in the community of Ashton Church may encounter the love of God in the witness of the people

Post expires at Saturday December 2nd, 2017

Church Prayer – Antrobus

Please pray for our continuing Christian presence in out village. We particularly thank God, in our rural setting, for the end of another year’s bountiful Harvest. Bless our Men’s Sunday celebrations at the end of November. Help us to inspire hope in our friends and neighbours as we move towards the Christmas season.  Despite the winter weather approaching it’s always a warm season in the community as we join in many social events and think of us when we set out on our carol singing, bringing God’s cheer to every home in the village.
Minister: Rev David Easton

Post expires at Saturday November 25th, 2017

Church Prayer  –  Wesley

Please pray for Wesley Church St. Helens.  That we can be strengthened in our support of members who are going through difficult times, with illness & hospital stays. We ask for blessings on our re-launched Friday coffee morning, “The Tea & Coffee Pot”, and for the members involved in running it.
Minister Rev. M. Wood

 

Post expires at Saturday November 18th, 2017

PeerTalk support group facilitators needed.

Can you help?  The minimum commitment is 3 weeks per quarter on a rota basis. No professional qualifications necessary, full training is given.  PeerTalk Warrington meets every Monday evening 7—8:30pm, at The GateWay, 89 Sankey Street, Warrington, WA1 1SR.  It offers a friendly and confidential space to share and be heard,  No need to book.  Just come along.  More info at www.peertalk.org.uk/index.php/support-groups

 

Post expires at Saturday November 18th, 2017

Bold Street Methodist Church are seeking to appoint a live-in church caretaker / cleaner

Bold Street Methodist Church are seeking to appoint a live-in church caretaker / cleaner, working 20 hours per week, flexibly over 6 days. Provisional start date of February 2018. Closing date: 8th January 2018. Interviews to be held on 27th January 2017. Further details from: Karena Cuthbert, karena.cuthbert@ntlworld.com or Warrington 243668. Appointment subject to enhanced DBS

Post expires at Monday January 8th, 2018

The Balfour Declaration

Tonight at 7.30 pm at Stockton Heath Methodist Church, Warrington.  After the evening service a 20 minute film will be shown marking the centenary of The Balfour Declaration.  This was a promise made to the Palestinian people on November 2nd 2017.  The film provides some background to the current situation of hardship and injustice which the Palestinian people suffer on a daily basis.  After the service there will be time to have refreshments and then the film will be shown followed by an opportunity for short discussion.

 

Post expires at Sunday November 12th, 2017

Church Prayer  –  Trinity

Pray for Trinity Church and everyone who uses the premises through the week. For Day Care who provide food and companionship, Midweek worship reaching out to people across the different faiths, Trinity Kings Cross is working with families throughout Halton, the Knit and Chat group, Child Contact group, Widnes Foodbank and Halton Carers who all provide support to those who need it.
Minister: Revd Jenny MacGregor.

 

Post expires at Saturday November 11th, 2017

Church Prayer  –  Sutton

We ask your prayers for Sutton Methodist Church.  For those who are willing to help with the Thursday afternoon tea club and those who attend: and for those who do not attend.  We lift before God the workers at the monthly breakfasts and give thanks for those at neighbouring churches who come to offer their support as well as those who cook, serve, wash-up and staff the various stalls.
Minister: Rev Martin Wood

Post expires at Saturday November 4th, 2017

The Balfour Declaration

The Balfour Declaration on Sunday November 5th at 7.30 pm at Stockton Heath Methodist Church, Warrington.  After the evening service a 20 minute film will be shown marking the centenary of The Balfour Declaration.  This was a promise made to the Palestinian people on November 2nd  2017.  The film provides some background to the current situation of hardship and injustice which the Palestinian people suffer on a daily basis.  After the service there will be  time to have refreshments and then the film will be shown followed by an opportunity for short discussion.  Please invite friends and all who may be interested in understanding some of the events which have led to the difficulties which Israel / Palestine faces today. Further details please see contact information in the paper version of the Church Notices from 29th October.

Post expires at Sunday November 5th, 2017

Festival Of Remembrance at the Parr Hall

Festival Of Remembrance at the Parr Hall on Saturday 4th November at 7:00pm.  Tickets £10 (under 16: £5).  Warrington Male Voice Choir, the Combined Bands of the Lancashire Artillery and the Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment and the Service Cadet contingents.  Drumhead Service of Remembrance & Reflection.  For further details Festival of Remembrance

Post expires at Saturday November 4th, 2017

Christian Retreat Day

Christian Retreat Day on Friday 24th November from 10:00am to 16:00pm at Don Orione Farmhouse, 2 Walthew Green (Off School Lane), Roby Mill, Nr Up Holland, Lancashire WN8 0QT. For more details please see the poster and the form on the notice board.

Post expires at Friday November 24th, 2017

Philippa Hanna Christmas Acoustic Concert

Philippa Hanna Christmas Acoustic Concert at The Heath Methodist Church in Runcorn. It is on Friday 8th December, doors open 7pm and tickets priced at £12.50 available now from www.ticketsource.co.uk/theheathmethodistchurch. It’s going to be a fantastic evening to get you ready for Christmas and a wonderful gift idea! Philippa is a truly gifted contemporary Christian singer. All profits will go to CAP (Christians Against Poverty).

Post expires at Friday December 8th, 2017

Church Prayer – Stockton Heath

Church Prayer – Stockton Heath – We pray for the ministry of this church in the community and pray all will experience the love of God in the witness and fellowship of the church. We pray for our work with children and young people especially. We pray that the alterations we are making to our church will enhance our worship and fellowship. We pray Lord, that those considering roles within the leadership and life of the church are given your guidance, strength and encouragement to step up to the challenge.
Minister: Rev David Easton

Post expires at Saturday October 28th, 2017

Church Prayer – St. Philip’s

Please pray for St. Philip’s as they move in faith to reach out to the community; in and out of the school and through the new garden project. Pray for Sarah and Pete as they lead, that they may have energy and enthusiasm. Pray for June as she seeks to engage younger families into the life of the church and give her renewed good health to be able to carry out her varied tasks. Pray for the church for revival and renewal.
Minister: Rev Sue Smith.

Post expires at Saturday October 21st, 2017

Film Night & Hot Pot Supper

On Friday 10th November, you are invited to a film night and hot pot supper.
7pm for 7.30pm.

The film is “A Street Cat Named Bob”.

Tickets, £5, in aid of Room at the Inn and Y project.
For more details please see the poster on the notice board.

Post expires at Friday November 10th, 2017

Church Prayer  –  St. James’

Please pray for our Sunday School & Junior Church and their leaders, that numbers may increase and our young people continue to learn of the love of Jesus. We give thanks for the continued ecumenical work that occurs within Rainhill village and ask a blessing upon our minister, Jenny, and other church leaders in the village as they continue to develop ecumenical outreach within Rainhill High School.
Please pray that we might understand God’s vision for us at St James.
Minister: Revd Jenny MacGregor.

Post expires at Saturday October 14th, 2017

Circuit visit by Revd Loraine N Mellor, President of the Methodist Church

The Revd Loraine N Mellor, President of the Methodist Church, and a previous Superintendent of the Sankey Valley Circuit will be visiting the circuit.

On Saturday 6th October Revd Mellor will be chairing a conference at Padgate Methodist Church at 2.30pm
On Sunday 7th October Revd Mellor will preach at Stockton Heath’s evening service at 6.30pm

Post expires at Saturday October 7th, 2017

Church Prayer – St. Martin’s

We pray this morning for the members and friends of St Martin’s Church and for their minister Revd Sue Smith. Bless the ministry of this church in its discipleship and outreach, that all those in the community of St Martin’s Church may encounter the love of God in the witness of the people.

 

Post expires at Saturday October 7th, 2017

Church Prayer  –  Sankey Valley Methodist Circuit

As we enter a New Year in Church life we welcome Linda and Julie as they come to join our ministry team.  This new year sees us move to a more team based approach to ministry across four clusters in one Circuit.  We prayer for ministers and churches relating to each other and new ways and pray that the Holy Spirit will work amongst us to enable growth and revive the mission of the churches of the Circuit.

 

Post expires at Saturday September 30th, 2017

Church Prayer – Prescot & Whiston

Church Prayer – Prescot & Whiston.  We pray for all those members of our Church, past and present, who have been involved in the planning for the redevelopment of the property. With God’s help we hope to soon be able to move forward with our plans for the future. We also pray for our ecumenical partners as we worship together today. Minister: Rev Sue Smith

Post expires at Saturday September 16th, 2017

Jam Jars

Do you have any small jam jars: about 90 – 200 gram size that Rixton Church can have please? If so, either give them to Kit or leave them on the produce table in the hall by 24th September. Thank you

 

Post expires at Sunday September 24th, 2017

Rev David Woosley

It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of Rev David Woosley on 4th September. He was a Superintendent Minister of this Circuit for 13 years and will be fondly remembered by many. It was a peaceful passing. Please remember Joyce, Jenny, Sue, Ray and the rest of the family. His funeral will take place on Thursday 14th September at 12:30pm at South Chapel Landican followed by Claremount approximately 1.15pm. If anyone wants to go Kit is going to the Church but not the Crem beforehand so please let her know if you would like a lift.

Post expires at Thursday September 14th, 2017

Urgently Needed for the Food Bank

The following items are urgently needed for the food bank:

Sugar, Cream Crackers, Jam, Rice Pudding, Custard, Meat and Fish Paste, Coffee, Tinned Spaghetti, Juice, Jelly, Cordial, Angel Delight, Evaporated Milk, Sponge Puddings, Chocolate and Sweets, Toiletries (in particular mens) and household items. 

Post expires at Sunday September 17th, 2017

Mad Hatter’s Tea Party

In aid of the 28th Warrington Scout Troop on Saturday 30th September between 1.30pm and 4pm will be held in the Church hall. There will be afternoon tea, a craft stall and a tombola. Tickets are £8 available from Adam, Wendy or Eric. Children under 5 are free.

Post expires at Saturday September 30th, 2017

Harvest Festival

This year we thought it would be nice to decorate the Church with fruit and vegetables along with dried goods. Obviously for this to happen we will need donations and they will need to be brought to Church for Saturday 16th September. We will be having a bring and share lunch after the Harvest Service where the fresh fruit and veg will be auctioned off and the monies raised used to buy more items for the food bank. Everyone is welcome and we hope that as many people as possible will join us at this special time of thanksgiving and celebration of Gods goodness and provision for us. For any more information, please see Jean.

Post expires at Sunday September 17th, 2017