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NOTICES

GENERAL NOTICES
Inside Redbourn Methodist Church looking towards the pewsMarch 2019

The Retreat Association Icon will be visiting and will be on display at All Saints Berkhamsted between 11 and 25 March 2019. It is based on the story of the Woman at the Well. All Saints have some specific events planned during this time and the Icon will also be on display at other times for people to see it. Please see the poster at the back of the church or the article in the Spring 2019 Methlink magazine for more information.

Dates for your Diary: Please note the following dates - further information will follow in due course:

The Annual Church Meeting will be held on Wednesday 15 May at 7.00pm at the church. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Revd Mmasape Zihle's Testimony Service, ahead of her Ordination in June, will be held at Redbourn Methodist Church on Thursday 23 May at 7.00pm.
Revd Mmasape Zihle's Ordination Service is scheduled to take place during Methodist Conference in Birmingham on 30 June. Further details and information on obtaining tickets will be published on the Methodist Church Website in due course.

A farewell BBQ for Revd Mmasape Zihle will take place after the morning service on Sunday 7 July 2019.
Circuit Farewell Service for the Revd Mmasape Zihle, Revd Vindra Maraj-Ogden and Deacon Angie Allport will take place on Sunday 14 July at High Street Methodist Church Harpenden. Time to be confirmed.

Circuit Welcome Service for Revd Andrew Brazier and Revd Stuart Dyer will take place on Sunday 1 September. Time and location to be confirmed.

Harvest Supper and Quiz at Redbourn Methodist Church on Saturday 21 September from 6.00pm - details to be confirmed. Our Harvest Festival Service will be on Sunday 22 September.

Preachers for March:

3 March 10.30am Revd Mmasape Zihle
6.30 United service at St Mary's Church - Choral Evensong

10 March - 10.30am Revd. John Fellowes

17 March - 10.30am Dr. Roy Swanston
Fellowship Sunday

24 March - 10.30am Revd Mmasape Zihle -
Holy Communion

31 March - 10.30 Ms Jenny Harris -
Mothering Sunday

Weekly Prayer Diary: We pray for:-

3 March - Pre-School - the leaders, helpers and children who attend

10 March - Worship - Stewards and wroship stewards who help to organise our worship

17 March - Thursday Fellowship - The leaders and members

24 March - Premises - The property Committee and all who clean the church and maintain the premises and grounds

31 March - Redbourn Churches Together - Those who help us to work together as Christians

In Redbourn Churches prayers will be offered for the people who live in these roads during the weeks beginning on the following Sundays:

3 March
Downedge Bassett Close Blackhorse Lane Wheatlock Mead Harding Close Lynsey Close

10 March
East Common Ver Road Dunstable Road Rickyard Meadow Cumberland Drive Linden Road

17 March
Brooke End Apple Tree Grove Aysgarth Road Silk Mill Road Flint Copse Crecy Gardens Cavan Road

24 March
Vaughan Mead The Park Harpenden Lane Woollams Ver Meadow Luton Lane Aubrey Lane

31 March
For all the residents of Redbourn, their families and friends and those who are employed here

REGULAR ACTIVITIES

The Wednesday evening bible study group. All are invited to come and explore the bible with Rev. Mmasape Zihle every Wednesday evening at 7.30 - 8.30pm in the church. Using scripture knowledge, reasoning, tradition (faith and methodist) and experience, we will all contribute to our learning and understanding

The Coffee Morning is held on the second Saturday of each month in the Garden Room from 10.00-12.00 noon. This month it is on Saturday 9th March

Thursday Fellowship - meets in The Garden Room at the Church on Thursdays at 2.30pm

ROTAS FOR MARCH 2019

3 March
Coffee: Sandra Brimley & Brenda Evans
Door: Helen Vereker
Reader: Sandra Brimley
Counting: Elaine Piesse & Angela Jordan

10 March
Coffee: Angela Jordan & Betty Murphy
Door: Pip Weston
Reader: Steve Fishwick
Counting: Christine Clow & Steve Fishwick

17 March
Coffee: Pip Weston & Fiona Collins
Door: Fellowship
Reader: Doreen Cosier
Counting: Derek Dewdney & Doreen Cosier

24 March
Coffee: Sarah Matthews & Helen Vereker
Door: Sandra Brimley
Reader: Susan David
Counting: Elaine Piesse & Christine Clow

31 March
Coffee: John Watson & Carole Pickering-Watson
Door: Angela Jordan
Reader: Sandra Brimley
Counting: Christine Clow & Debbie Sutherland