No Messy Church in August – we’re on our holidays!!!
Instead, you are invited to the Annual General Meeting of
Messy Church@St Andrew’s
It’s on Saturday, August 6th at 4.00pm in St Andrew’s, lasting about an hour.
We will be discussing ideas for the future and explaining how we do the finances.
Please come and join us.
There will be a chance for you to ask questions and have a chat with us.
Refreshments will be provided
The next ‘proper’ Messy Church will be on Saturday 3rd September at the usual time of 2.30pm
Next meeting is on Monday 6th June at 18:45 @ Costa Coffee Prestwich, Unit 4 Radius, Longfield Center, Fairfax Rd, Prestwich. Manchester M25 1AY.
.Alan Saunders is coming back to Espresso to tell us all about his new role as trustee of Manchester City Mission (MCM). Hear the challenge that MCM are having – in providing somewhere to sleep and support for the most marginalised in our society.
In this time of austerity how can MCM find the resources to do God’s work in building the Kingdom?
At St Paul’s with Prestwich Methodist Churches
This year, we welcome special guest speaker Anthony Delaney,
SPEAKER at major festivals and lecturer in ‘Transformational Leadership’.
LEADER of the Ivy network of churches, New Thing Europe and Director of various charities including Light.
AUTHOR of several books including Diamond Geezers, OMG! and Work It Out.
BROADCASTER weekly on UCB Radio, also features nationally on BBC Radio.
17.30-18:30 Cold buffet
19.00-21.00 Session 1 – ‘Solitude’
14.30-17.00 Session 2 – ‘Community’
17.15-19.00 Evening meal
19.00-21.00 Session 3 – ‘Ministry’
Each session includes a time of contemporary worship and teaching in a relaxed, informal atmosphere.
Prayer ministry will be available
There is no charge for the event!
Instead, an offering will be taken and any surplus given to a local charity.
Our homegroups provide opportunities for spiritual growth in an atmosphere of fellowship and support. Each group lasts about 1½ hours; the evening groups start at 7.30 pm.
Tuesday: at Janet Wood’s house (fortnightly at 1.30 pm); phone her on 0161 792 4694, mob 07763575203 or email@example.com
Wednesday: usually at Anne Rockley’s house (fortnightly); contact details: mob 07834154840 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Would you like to start a homegroup? You could host one – or run one yourself. Which ever way there is lots of support and help available in the parish to get you started. Contact Lisa on 0161 792 5362 or email@example.com
Other groups which meet regularly are:
Alpha: Every Thursday from 7.30 – 9.00pm. in the Rectory. Weekly study course in Christianity from April 7th. Each session will last 90 minutes, with teaching and discussion. See the article above for more information. To book in, or to ask any questions, please contact Lisa Battye on 0161 792 5362 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org
Time Out: an afternoon (from 1.30pm) craft/discussion/leisure group on Tuesdays (fortnightly) at Eileen and Chris’ house :- 5 Moorside Road, Kersal. M7 3PJ. Contact Eileen on 0161792 9960 or 07752882245 or email email@example.com
Young People’s Group: A group for young teens (11-16) which takes place every Wednesday at Eileen and Chris’ house :- 5 Moorside Road, Kersal. M7 3PJ. between 6.30 and 8.00pm . Led by Chris Chen. For details phone Chris on: 07400 160108 or email him at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Men’s Group: Meets on the first Tuesday of each month, usually at the Rectory, led by John Battye on 0161 792 5362 or email email@example.com
You’ll find a warm welcome at any of our groups – give it a try!Read More