We shared the Windows of Light from one of our congregation on Sunday, today we share the windows that have been created at the church. Pictures are taken from inside.
More details have been posted on the Ashford Churches Noticeboard on Facebook.
The following prayer was written 9 years ago by Revd Gary Homewood, who served in the circuit when it was the Ashford Methodist Circuit rather than the now enlarged South Kent Methodist Circuit. Shared with his permission.
Circuit Advent Service Next Fri at 7pm at Wye.
Carol Concert Hamstreet, 16th Dec. See poster for details.
Robin’s Course entitled ‘How we got the church’ continues on Tuesday evening at 7.30 at Shadoxhurst.
Christmas Cards we invite people to place a card on the black board next to the communion table We have decided to aim to collect £150 to buy 10 goats. If we exceed this figure we can throw in a few chickens! Please pass your donation to David, making sure he knows it is for the Christmas appeal.
Christmas Eve Morning service only – AAW crib service with children helping with readings and prayers. Philip asks if people owning cribs can bring them along (small or large) together with the figures. No evening service.
Circuit Advent Services Fri 1st Dec at 2.30 at Elham and/or Fri 8th Dec at 7pm at Wye. See board for details.
Christmas Concert at Lyminge on Sat 2nd Dec at 7.30pm. See poster for details.
Quiet Day at Rye Methodist Church on Thur 30th Nov, starting at 10.30am. See poster for details.
New Course Robin is leading a course entitled ‘How we got the church’ (details on the notice board), at Shadoxhurst on Tuesday evenings, 7.30 to 9, It doesn’t matter if you missed the first one- you are still very welcome. If you need a lift let Robin or Lesley know.
Christmas Card Collection People have shown enthusiasm for a cow, goats or hens but we shall decide together next week. To help you there are some suggestions extracted from the three booklet; these are on the table by the coffee queue for you to peruse.
Children in Need Jonathan is making cakes to sell next Sunday for Children in Need. You are also invited to make cakes to sell. Remember to bring money!
Robin is leading a course entitled ‘How we got the church’ – details are on the notice board. It will be held at Shadoxhurst on Tuesday evenings, 7.30 to 9, starting this coming Tuesday. If you need a lift let Robin or Lesley know.
Christmas Card Collection Would people be interested in donating towards a goat, chickens, cow …. as we have done twice before. Look through the booklets (Christian Aid, Oxfam and All We Can) on the table. We can make a decision at the AGM.
Pam Read’s funeral is on Mon 20th Nov at 12.30pm at Cade Rd followed by committal at 2pm at Bybrook Cemetery. There are refreshments at Cade Rd after the service .
Sunday 26th Nov Joint service, here, followed by AGM. Please make an effort to attend this important meeting.
New Course Robin is leading a course entitled ‘How we got the church’. It will be held at Shadoxhurst on Tuesday evenings, 7.30 to 9, starting 14th Nov. If you need a lift let Robin or Lesley know.
Christmas Card Collection Would people be interested in donating towards a goat, chickens, cow …. as we have done twice before. Look through the booklets (Christian Aid and Oxfam) on the table. We can make a decision at the AGM.
Sunday 26th Nov Joint service here followed by AGM. Please make an effort to attend this important meeting.
Today This morning’s service will be led by Barbara Lunn and the evening service by Jim Wilson.
Next Sunday The morning service will be at Kennington and is a 10am service. The evening service will be Holy Communion and led and Rev P Luscombe
Tues mornings Morning prayers continue at 10am
Fri mornings Coffee mornings here every Fri.
Sunday 23th September. The church will be decorated from 4pm on Saturday 24th September, please come along and help if you are able.
Gifts of tinned goods will be received at the Harvest Services to be passed along to Ashford Food Bank and the Women’s Refuge.
There will be a harvest lunch, please book TODAY with Rachel or email her.
Please return your JMA boxes to Rachel as soon as possible. JMA will be celebrated alongside our Harvest Festival.
Macmillan Coffee Morning
Friday 29th September will be the Macmillan Coffee morning here at the church from 10am until 12noon. All are welcome to come along and support Macmillan with plenty of cakes to buy and eat.
The service on Sunday 22nd October will be at the John Wesley School and led by Rev Loraine Mellor the President of the Methodist Conference.
In a change to the planned service on Sunday 20th August, there will no longer be a service at Cade Road United Church at 10:30 am. The congregation are invited to attend the service at the Kennington United Church at 10 am instead.
Today This morning’s service will be led by Philip and the evening’s service by Paul.
Next Sunday morning’s service will be led by David Smith and the evening service by Colin Pearson.
Action for Children Lenore & Eddie need your collecting boxes now!
Church meeting Maundy Thursday, 13th April, starting at 7pm and followed by a service and meal (possibly soup).
Easter Day breakfast here at 9am. Give your name to Rachel if you want to come.
Easter Day Sunrise service on Wye Downs at 7am.
Robin’s course on reading the bible forwards will begin on 19th April at Shadoxhurst. See notice board by the hatch for poster with greater detail.
Advance notice Easter Offering Dedication Service on 30th April at Wye at 4pm. Philip is the preacher.
Toilet Twinning Philip suggested that it would be a good idea to twin the new disabled toilet with one in a developing country at cost of £60. Philip would like to hear from anybody who would be interested in contributing.