If you are you thinking of coming to church for the first time, or the first time in a long time you will be very welcome!

Find out the answers to common questions you may have HERE.

 We look forward to seeing you as everyone is welcome here.

SUNDAY MORNING WORSHIP AT 10.30AM

14 APRIL 2024 - COFFEE CHURCH WITH ALISON GRIFFIN

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Droitwich Methodist Church Notices

Sunday 14th April 2024

 

Sunday 14th April 10.30 – COFFEE CHURCH    Alison Griffin - to worship with is on YouTube click HERE

                                                                            

FUTURE SERVICES at DMC

 

Sunday 21st April 10.30am        Morning Worship - Rev Mary Austin - Holy Communion

Sunday 28th April 10.30am       Morning Worship and Annual Church Meeting - Rev Mary Austin

Sunday 5th May  9.00am                Rise and Shine (an interactive monthly session for children under 10 and their 

                                                                families).

                            10.30am       Morning Worship - Anne Yelland

                          5.00pm       Easter Offering Circuit Service at DMC – Anne Martin

Hymn Books and Bibles:

If anyone would like to take a hymn book and/or a Bible into a service please ask one of the stewards who will point you to the right bookshelf in the Entrance Hall or the Wesley room.  Large print hymn books are available.

Readings For Coming Week 

www.methodist.org.uk/our-faith/the-bible/a-word-in-time/

 

REGULAR EVENTS

 

MONDAY FELLOWSHIP – Next meetings: Mon 15th April - Our favourite tunes. We meet at 2.30 pm in the Wesley Room. All are welcome.

 

WEDNESDAY COFFEE MORNING 10.30am each Weds in the Wesley Room. We look forward to seeing you.

 

COME AND SING will next meet on Wednesday 17th April - Everyone is welcome to come and join us from 2-30pm to 3-30pm in the Wesley Room.  No singing experience required, just enthusiasm and a smile! All ages welcome from 7yrs to 107yrs. For further info. contact Margaret Saunders. (Come and Sing does not meet on the 4th Wednesday of the month as Craft Games and chat meet).

 

CRAFT, GAMES AND CHAT (Next meeting 24th April) Come and join us, bring your own crafting, or join in with the jigsaw puzzles, games or just enjoy each other’s company and make new friends. Tea coffee and cake are always available. Donation just £2. Everyone welcome. Contact Anne Martin 771086 or Sylvia if you need more details.

 

BABY AND TODDLER GROUP (term time only) - Thursdays two sessions 10-11.30am and 1-2.30pm.

For more Info, please contact Sarah at droitwichcfw@btinternet.com

 

THURSDAY FRIENDS. Next meeting Thursday 2nd May – Canal Trip on Pamela May.

 

Welcome café is open each Friday, in the Wesley Room, in term-time from 3.30 to 5.20 approx.  If you can spare time to make drinks and give a friendly welcome, even if it's only for one Friday, I'd love to hear from you, so that this outreach to our community can continue. Karen Nicol or Church Office

 

Ladies Night - There will be no Ladies Night in April. Our next Ladies Night will be on Friday 3rd May.

 

PRAYER CHAIN - our church offers prayer support through the prayer chain. Prayer requests are handled with sensitivity and care and circulated to our prayer volunteers. Coordinator, Sylvia Marsh: 775246; email randsmarsh@btinternet.com

 

The Eco team are trying to develop the area around the felled tree at the side of the Wesley room. If anyone has any low growing plants that they can split and donate e.g. hebes, cowslips, wildflowers, snow drops, aquilegia, Joseph’s coat of many colours, we will be extremely grateful. Please leave any donations by the benches in the garden and alert one of us.

Thank you for your continued efforts in re-cycling, greeting cards, stamps, empty ink cartridges and pill packets.

Please note that we are no longer collecting crisp packets. They can be taken to either Tesco or Morrisons, where they have a large crate by the door. Thankyou. The Eco group - John, Geoff, Geoff and Jeff, Rob and Jean . 

 

 

OTHER NOTICES

 

FUNDRAISING FASHION SHOW - at church on SATURDAY 20th APRIL at 2pm. The cost is £7 including a glass of non-alcoholic prosecco. The show is put on by COLOURS and will commence at 3pm, the clothes will be mainly high street brands at 50% off or more.  If you would like a ticket, please contact / see Sandra Drain or Mary Stanbury or ring 07905295228 or the church office 07922949791. Please encourage your friends or neighbours to join us - you need to buy a ticket before the date.

 

Annual Church Meeting (ACM)

Notice is given that the Annual Church Meeting will take place at 11.30 on Sunday April 28th.  All are welcome please make every effort to attend this important meeting.  Only current church council members are entitled to vote on any appointments.  The meeting will be Chaired by Rev Mary Austin. The agenda will be circulated nearer the time with a set of reports outlining the work of the Church over the last 12 months.

 

Great Worcestershire Garage Sale - Saturday 8th June 2024

Do you have something that is taking up space in your home but is still usable?

We are looking for almost anything to sell to raise funds for the church.

It will be in the ‘open air’ at the front of our house in Blackfriars Avenue so no books or clothes please.

Anything not sold will be returned to you as we do not have room to store it (you can always donate, anything unsold, to a charity shop or future church sales)

Look out for further information nearer the date.  Anne and Tony Martin

 

Further items of interest from CTiD, around the Circuit, DiSTRICT and Beyond:

 

More than welcoming: Engaging with South Asian Communities - We are delighted to have Revd Inderjit Bhogal speak to us about how to be "more than welcoming: engaging with South Asian Communities”. This is in conjunction with the South East District and is open to everyone across the Connexion but places are limited.

The event takes place on Tuesday 30th Apr 2024, at 19:30. It is an online event. Please book your place here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/more-than-welcoming-engaging-with-south-asian-communities-registration-776334787247

 

Volunteering for 3Generate is open! - This year we need to grow the team by 25% and want to encourage everyone in churches to consider getting involved. We are asked to share the following information with those in the District who may be interested?  Here’s Jude Levermore, Head of Mission, sharing why volunteering matters:

https://vimeo.com/927939067   There is a particular need for village hosts and the youth support team. Why not share the postcard (attached) with others in your church and circuit and encourage them to consider joining the team? Check: Join the delivery team for further information.

 

CHURCH WEBSITE: http://www.droitwichspamethodistchurch.co.uk/

FACEBOOK: https://en-gb.facebook.com/DroitwichMethodistChurch/

Family Worker: - Sarah Jessop droitwichcfw@btinternet.com

REV MARY AUSTIN - mary.austin@methodist.org.uk

 

office:

Contact Janet Staley on the church office mobile 07922949791 droitwichmethodistchurch@btinternet.com

 

THE NEXT CHURCH Notices

 will be on Sunday 28th April 2024. Any items for inclusion in the notices to be received by WEDNESDAY afternoon, please, to Elaine Humphreys Email: dmcnotices@btinternet.com