This week’s news

Welcome to this morning’s service Our speaker today is Michael Chambers and the service leader is Paul Gymer.

Tea and coffee will be served in the back hall after the service.

A prayer meeting, to which everyone is invited, is held every Sunday morning from approx 10.00 am -10.15 am in the upstairs room. We would encourage all who are taking part in the service and youth activities to attend.

 

Prayer  Rachel and Andy Mugford are available if you would like someone to pray with you after the service. The Home Groups Philip and Anne’s group will meet at Ann and Terry’sPhilippa and Jeremy’s group – contact Philippa and Jeremy for details.The Friday group will meet at Paul and Lucy’s.Shirley’s group will meet at Ken and Ellen’s. (sorry I think I was a week ahead last week!)

Methodist Church 29th November from 10.am – 12 noon Messy Church/Craft Morning. The morning is free and children of all ages are welcome. The Church’s Christmas Fayre will be running at the same time, so parents are welcome to stay and have a cup of tea/coffee and mooch around while the children are being creative.

Speaker booking Gill Springett does a great job booking our Sunday morning speakers but she would like someone to help her with this task. If you feel you could assist Gill please have a word with one of the elders as soon as possible..

The Town Carol Service will be held at the URC on Sunday 14th December at 4.30pm.

November Missionary offering The offering for the Bible Society amounted to £565.68 which was rounded up to £600 If you wish to use the Church at any time, please check with one of the Deacons to make sure it is ok. Please then contact Sheila Little to check availability in the diary.

All requests to borrow items from the church should be agreed by one of the Deacons. If you are not sure who they are, their photos and names are on the board in the side entrance hall. A note should also be made on the list in the back hall when the item is borrowed and when it is returned.

Maldon Food Bank If you wish to contribute there is a box in the entrance hall for donations of food. Items suitable for Christmas hampers are also required.

Children and Young People’s Groups on Sunday mornings.

On the first Sunday of the month we all stay together in Church. On the remaining Sundays the children join the first part of the service, then go to separate parts of the building for their activities. We have three groups:

Mustard: an Early Years group, with crèche, downstairs in                  the Back Hall.

Pepper: a Junior group, for up to secondary school age, upstairs in the Green Room.

Salt: a group for School Years 7 to 11, upstairs in the Youth Room on the 2nd and 4th Sunday of each month.