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NOTICES

GENERAL NOTICES
Inside Redbourn Methodist Church looking towards the pewsMay 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 May:

5 May - 10.30am Miss Linda Hillier

12 May - 10.30am Mrs Lesley Parsons

19 May - 10.30am Revd. Mmasape Zihle

26 May - 10.30 Ms Jenny Harris

Weekly Prayer Diary: We pray for:-

5 May - Preachers - the ministers and local preachers who lead our worship and preach each week

12 May - Readers - those who read the bible to us in worship

19 May - Circuit Staff - Mmasape and the other ministers and staff in our circuit

26 May - Redbourn Churches - The leaders and congregations of St Mary's Parish Church, ChristChurch, Redbourn and St John Fisher Catholic Church

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

5 May
Ben Austins Totton Mews Coopers Meadow Saberton Close New Forge Place Getrude Peake Place

12 May
Mansdale Road High Street Crouch Hall Lane Flamsteadbury Lane Pondsmead Beechfield Close

19 May
Stephen's Way St Matthew's Care Home Crouch Hall Gardens Fish Street Farm Shepherd's Row Bettespol Meadows

26 May
St Mary's Close Waterend Lane Holts Meadow Brache Close Crown Street Piper's Close

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 11 May

Thursday Fellowship - meets in The Garden Room at the Church on Thursdays at 2.30pm. Everyone is always welcome.

ROTAS FOR APRIL 2019

5 May
Coffee: Fiona Collins & Betty Murphy
Door: Pip Weston
Reader: Susan David
Counting: Derek Dewdney

12 May
Coffee: Pip Weston & Debbie Sutherland
Door: Debbie Sutherland
Reader: Debbie Sutherland
Counting: Elaine Piesse & Angela Jordan

19 May
Coffee: Sandra Brimley & Angela Fishwick
Door: Sue David
Reader: Steve Fishwick
Counting: Christine Clow & Steve Fishwick

26 May
Coffee: Debbie Sutherland & Helen Vereker
Door: Pip Weston
Reader: Helen Vereker
Counting: Pip Weston & Derek Dewdney