SUNDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2019

 

10.45am. Morning Worship, with the Gideons

6.30pm at St Philip & St Paul with Wesley

No evening service here

Lectionary Readings:

Genesis Ch 45: v 3-11, 15(P 50)

Psalm 37: v 1-11, 39-40 (P 563) 1 Corinthians Ch 15: v 35-38, 42-50 (P 1156)

Luke Ch 6: v 27-38 (P 1034)

 

Flowers: Mr & Mrs D McCrea

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Verse for the week:

Jesus said, “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned . Forgive, and you will be forgiven.”

Luke Ch 6: v 37 NIV

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CRECHE during the service. Toys are available in the vestibule for our younger congregation, and as the service is relayed in that area, parents and friends need not feel excluded. Beginners (3-5) and Primary (5-7) meet in their own rooms & Juniors (8-11) in the main hall.

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TUESDAY 26 FEBRUARY

8.00pm. Wesley Guild. Literary- The Praise Group.

THURSDAY 28 FEBRUARY

9.15am. Iona Worship

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FOOD BANK  Thank you for your continuing support. In short supply at the moment are nappies(size 5 or 6) shampoo and toilet rolls.

Another way to support the Foodbank-40 pence for 40 days during Lent. See poster in vestibule for details.

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NEXT WEEKEND- FIREFEST 1-3 March at Leyland Road Methodist Church. Please see programme of events in vestibule.

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EASTER OFFERING 2019, LONGER TABLES, LOWER FENCES The Easter Offering Service this year is at Crossens on 28 April at 6.30pm. There is information on the notice board about the history of the service.

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3GENERATE 2019/22-24 NOVEMBER AT PONTINS If you would like to become involved, or know of a young person who would like to go, please see poster in vestibule with more information.

WORLD DAY OF PRAYER Friday 1 March at St James’ Church, Lulworth Road at 11.00am. Praying for Slovenia- A Service for Everyone.

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SOUTHPORT TOWN PRAYER MEETINGS Tuesday mornings 7.30-8.30am.

February’s venue is Lakeside Church.

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CHAPLAIN REQUIRED There is a vacancy for a chaplain at MHA Hatherlow

House in Southport. 10 hours per week. See poster in vestibule giving full details.

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REQUEST FOR DOOR STEWARDS-Service of Celebration for the life of Flur McDonald, Friday 1 March at Leyland Road Methodist Church.

Flur McDonald, who died recently aged 24, was an occasional attender at some Methodist churches in Southport. Her funeral service will be held at 12.30pm. on Friday and as a circuit it is a privilege for us to be able to support her family at this time by hosting the celebration for her life. We are seeking about 8-10 door stewards to assist, to be available at Leyland Road from about 11.45am. on Friday. If you are able to assist please contact Paul Gray at Leyland Road on 07711 317447. Thank you.

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BIRKDALE CHURCHES TOGETHER ALPHA COURSE This begins on Thursday 21 March, 7.30pm. at St Peter’s Church. If you would like to be involved with running the course there will be team meetings on Thursdays starting 28 February (7.30pm at St Peter’s) to watch the training video, have a go at small group discussions and to pray together. There will be cake!

Please pray for the Alpha Course, the team guests, Mission events and other events where invitations will be given out and pray also for the opportunity to invite someone to attend the course. More information from Kate Greaves.  kategreaves81@gmail.com

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SUNDAY 3 MARCH 2019

SUNDAY BEFORE LENT

 

9.00am. Revd Patrick Evans. Holy Communion

10.45am. Mr Derek Taberner

 

6.30pm.Firefest at Leyland Road

Revd Rob Cotton

No evening service here

 

Lectionary Readings:

Exodus Ch 34: v 29-35 (P 94)

Psalm 92: v 1-4, 12-15 (P 600)  1 Corinthians Ch 15: v 51-58 ( P 1157)

Luke Ch 6: v 39-49 ( P 1034)

 

Flowers: In memory of Mary Harris

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