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Newsletter, 10 July

Romans 15 v 13 "May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit."

The AGM is being held today. It will be held after the 10:45 am service, It would be great to see as many as possible there.

Services and Events

July 17th: 9.15-John Bennetts; 10.45-Rev Ward.

On 24th July: Rev Loraine Mellor, the Chairman of the District, will be the preacher at a combined service at 10.45.

August 28th: The last service at Gulval at 11 am. Chapel Street will be closed on that day, so that we can come together at Gulval to support them and mark the occasion together.

For Prayer

  • The people of Ukraine and the situation there.
  • Mary Holland is still in Camborne/Redruth hospital and needs prayer.
  • All of our Church family who are unwell or housebound.
  • Those of our Church family who have Covid.

What’s On

  • There are weekly concerts in the Chapel on a Wednesday at 12.30 until Oct 5th. July 13th - Nick Beach (violin), Tanya Lord (Piano): Beethoven, Elgar, Saint-Saens.
  • Coffee Morning, July 16th: Andrea and Mark Hotchkin work with BMS They are attending the coffee morning and giving a talk about their work in Bardai. The coffee morning starts at 10.30 am. Andrea and Mark will hopefully talk about their work at 11 am. Please come and support them. (Andrea is Marie Hazell’s daughter).
  • There is a Gospel event taking place in Falmouth on Tuesday the 9th of August 2022. It will be a day focused on Gospel Music, with workshops taking place throughout the day and a big concert with three Gospel choirs in the evening.
  • Methodist Women in Britain, Cornwall and Isles of Scilly: Penmorvah Experience from 21st-23rd Nov or 23rd-25th Nov. The details are in the Foyer,

Thanks

  • To Karen for all her hard work, which is continuing in the forecourt.
  • To all the cleaning teams.
  • To all who donated to Steve Wild’s retirement present.

Circuit News

Alison Gunderson is retiring as Circuit Administrator on 31st July after many years of excellent service. The Circuit are planning a presentation. Contributions can be given to Paul Symons (any cheques should be made payable to Chapel Street Methodist Church and marked AG on the back) by 17th July at the latest. We will also put a donation tin in the foyer if anyone would like to donate today. Contributions can also be made direct to the church bank account. Please contact Paul Symons for details.

We have a new Circuit Administrator. Tania Bird is a member in the Lizard and Mounts Bay Circuit. This is an answer to prayer.

First Aid Boxes

If you use anything from the first aid box or find something missing, please inform Val Hocking so she can replace items asap.

Please don't forget to log any medical incident, no matter how small, in the log book in the foyer.

The Foyer

We love to see people stay for coffee and tea after the service. Could we use the whole Foyer or the Church so that it makes it easier for those serving and should prevent accidents.

Help Needed

  • We have an URGENT need for a Church treasurer.
  • Is there anyone who would like to go on the rota for doing teas and coffees after the morning 10.45 service please, It is once every 5 weeks?

Truro Cathedral choristers and four primary schools have created this lovely sung blessing to support the Archbishop of Canterbury's mission to bless people in their everyday lives. They would love us to share it, or make it our own by writing a new verse. You can enjoy it at The Choristers’ and Schools’ Cornish Blessing to welcome Archbishop Welby and bless our communities.

 

Please could you contact Doreen at doreen.hocking@btinternet.com with anything for the newsletter. Thank you.

Published at 7:30 on 10 July 2022

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