The Methodist Church, Sandbach

Wesley Avenue, Sandbach, Cheshire, CW11 1DG



Minister: Rev’d Jeremy Tresise
E-mail: tresisejn@hotmail.co.uk
Telephone: 01270 750078 (please note that this is not a contact number for Sandbach Foodbank)

Online at: www.sandbachmethodist.org.uk

SUNDAY 13TH JANUARY

10:30amMr Bryan Glassonbury.
The Welcomers are Linda Smith and June Davies, the Flowers have been given by Jean Ford, the Reader is Joy Wade and the Organist is Karen Foster.
Please join us for tea or coffee in the Wesley Centre after the service.

This week, in our groups, meetings and homes, pray for Christian Aid’s work with six long term partners in Iraq. Pray that those who are most vulnerable – displaced people, refugees and host communities – would be strengthened to better cope with crises and live peaceful lives together.
Pray for support for our partner REACH, who have been responding to the Iraq and Syria refugee crises. Give thanks for the psychosocial support provided through REACH for children such as Lava and Hammoudi, who were refugees from Syria to Iraq in 2013. Pray that wherever they are now, they would be safe and that their lives are flourishing. [From the Christian Aid Prayer Diary.]

Pray also for Sue Hitchinson’s pastoral group: Peter and Pam Clewlow; Linda, Rachel and Lucy Gibbs; Cynthia Kelly; Peter, Ros, Elizabeth and Sarah Mason; Mary McLean; Ken and Rose Mary Shirley; Alan and Maureen Sumner; Sue Charlesworth; Graham, Andrea and James Townsend; Lis, Joseph, Nathaniel and Nicholas Tresise. Amen.


This Week:

Tue 15 Jan2:00pmIndoor Bowls.
Wed 16 Jan2:00pmCraft and Chat.
Thu 17 Jan9:30am to 11:30amBaby Group.
9:45amMidweek Worship ~ led by Norma Stolworthy.
Fri 18 Jan9:30am to 11:30amStepping Stones Toddlers.
Sat 19 Jan9:30amMission Area Prayers ~ at Ettiley Heath.
10:00am to noonCoffee Morning.

From the rosters for today:
StewardsDavid Wharton (vestry) and Linda Jones (door).
Offertory countersDavid Wharton and Karen Foster.
AV operatorNicholas Tresise.
CoffeeJohn and Jean Eaton and June Davies.
This week:
Church cleaningPeter Mason and team.
Saturday coffeeBryan, Barbara and Rob Glassonbury.
Next Sunday:
StewardsCynthia Kelly (vestry) and Linda Jones (door).
WelcomersLinda Jones and Dave Allen.
FlowersAnita Geer.
ReaderArranged by the Justice and Peace Group.
OrganistRob Glassonbury.
Offertory countersCynthia Kelly and Stuart Blackwell.
AV operatorNicholas Tresise.
CoffeeAnne-Marie Newrick, Ann Horsfield and Michael and Sylvia Miller.

SUNDAY 20TH JANUARY

10:30amLocal Arrangement.

There will be a retiring collection for All We Can on January 13th and 20th (today and next Sunday) following the appeal for the Indonesian Tsunami.


As the Sunday and Saturday coffee rotas are soon to be compiled, I have a request to all new members who would like to be included to please let me know as soon as possible if they are willing to join the happy band. Many thanks Barbara G. Tel 01270764113.


We had a food parcel recipient who is need of a washing machine. If anyone can help, please speak to Karen Foster or send an email to sandbachfoodbank@gmail.com.


Items for next week’s news sheet to Andrew Stolworthy by 7:00pm Friday please
12 Park House Drive, Sandbach, CW11 1YW ~ 01270 767660 ~ andrew@stolworthy.me.uk



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