Welcome to Holy Communion at Buckland Brewer Methodist Church
Sunday 14th June 2015 – led by Rev Stephen Hill
Today is Methodist Homes Sunday
Welcome to all to our time of worship & fellowship this morning – There will be tea & coffee after the service – All are Welcome
Methodist Minister – Rev Ken Morgan – Kendor, Torrington, EX38 7BU – 01805 628041
Anglican Rector – Rev Wendy Mitchell – The Rectory – Woolsery EX39 5QF- 01237 431160
Today’s Lectionary – Psalm 92:1-4,12-15; Ezekiel 17:22-24; 2 Corinthians 5:6-17; Mark 4:26-34
Sunday 21st June – 11am – Methodist Church – Julia Spencer
– 9.30am – Parish Church – Morning Prayer (BCP)
Sunday 28th June – 11am – Methodist Church – Muriel Gammon
– 9.30am – Parish Church – Holy Communion (CW)
Every Friday from 10.15am – 12noon – Coffee Morning at Parish Church Schoolroom
Every Friday’s– Buckland Brewer ‘Bumps & Babes Toddler Group meets in the Buckland Brewer Methodist Church Schoolroom from 9-45am-11-45am
Buckland Community Shop from 7.30-6pm each day and 8am-1pm on Saturdays in Old Vestry
North Devon Foodbank Collection Point in Community Shop
Young persons (11+) Drop In on Thursday’s during Term Time at 7pm in Chapel Schoolroom
THIS EVENING – Thornhillhead Methodist church continue the celebration of their 185th Anniversary with a concert by South Molton Circuit Choir at 7pm with Rev Ken Morgan as Chairman followed by a Finger Buffet .
THIS EVENING – United Methodist & Anglican ‘Songs of Praise Evening’ in Alwington Methodist Church at 6.30pm
To mark the 185th anniversary of Thornhillhead Chapel and the 200th Anniversary of the founding of the Bible Christian movement, Diane Barron together with Gill Badcock have produced an illustrated booklet which contains much new information on not only the Chapel building but on the Circuit events which took place in the Chapel and on Thornhillhead Moor and the many individuals who have been involved in the Church life over the last 185 years. The booklet will be launched at the Church Anniversary on the 14th June or can be obtained by phoning Diane on 01237 474483 or Gill on 01237 421461. The booklets cost £5 (plus postage if applicable).
Tuesday 16th June – Local Preachers Support Group Meetings at 7.30pm at the home of Julia Spencer
Wednesday 17th June – Community Shop Shareholders AGM from 6.30-7.30pm in Methodist Church Schoolroom
Thursday 18th June – Torridge Circuit Meeting at Black Torrington Methodist Church at 7.30pm
Friday 19th June – Torridge Methodist Circuit Eisteddfod at 7pm at Torrington Methodist Church
Sunday 21st June – Rev Graham Thompson, Chair of the Plymouth & Exeter Methodist District will be leading Chapel Anniversary services at Bideford, High Street at 10.30am & Black Torrington at 6pm. (He has been booked to take ours in 2017!)
Monday 22nd June – Fete Meeting at 8pm in Buckland Brewer Methodist Schoolroom
Wednesday 24th June – Buckland Brewer Annual Parish Meeting at 8pm in Village Hall with Guest Speaker, Devon County Councillor Barry Parsons. Tea & Coffee available
2015 Fete & Garden Show on Saturday 11th July – a ‘Pot & Potato’ are available to Grow a Pot of Potatoes – cost £1 from Trevor Mills on 01237 451314 or David Blight on 01237 451785
Saturday 18th & Sunday 19th July – Buckland Brewer Open Gardens & Flower Festival in Parish Church – more details to follow
Saturday 16th August – Annual Sankey Evening at 7pm in Buckland Brewer Methodist Church
We bring all these events – our Churches, Ministers, Local Preachers & all those who hold leadership positions in our churches and all that we now who need the love & comfort of Jesus Christ – to You our Lord and Saviour
We hold in our prayers the East Anglia Methodist District and also the Methodist Churches in the United States, Canada, Mexica, Puerto Rico & El Salvador.
We remember today those working for peace & stability in Iraq, Syria, Gaza, Israel, South Sudan, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Nigeria, West Africa & many other places around our world – for those who flee their homes as refugees.
On Tuesday 2nd June the Methodist Church Council met and agreed to move forward with weekly joint services with the Anglican Church starting in July. Further discussions took place at a joint meeting which followed the Church Council. This has to be discussed at the next Methodist Circuit Meeting on 18th June and then further details will be given.
Methodist Collection for Sunday 7th June (Chapel Anniversary) was £85 in Collection Envelopes and £155 loose cash for the morning & Concert – Many thanks to all who helped in any way for the Concert.
The Collection today is for Methodist Church & Circuit Funds
Methodist Cleaning & Coffee/Flowers
Cleaning – Sat 20th June – Rosemary Sanders – Coffee – Sun 21st June – Sylvia Evans
Buckland Brewer Parish Website – www.bucklandbrewerparish.org.uk
Torridge Circuit Website – torridgecircuit.co.uk
Buckland Brewer Methodist Church has a Facebook page – just log into Facebook & type Buckland Brewer Methodist Church