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Below, you will find news items concerning the Square Methodist Church, and the groups that are associated with it.

Items are arranged in date-received order, newest first, so once you reach something you have already seen, you can stop reading! 

 

Below, you will find news items received from external organisations, that may be of interest.

Items are arranged in date-received order, newest first, so once you reach something you have already seen, you can stop reading!

25 November: Advent message from Claudia

Claudia has sent us this message for Advent.

25 November: Don't forget our Festival of Carols

We will be holding a Festival of Carols on 9/10/11 December, and would like your contributions to make the event a success. Please see our What's On page for fuller details, and forms where you can sign up to participate.

24 November:  Administrator(s) Required

Our church is currently run by a very small crew of volunteers, who consequently are overloaded, which is not good for them! 

We are therefore looking to recruit a part-time, paid administrator, initially for 8 hours a week. 

And of course, if you can offer some voluntary time to help administer the activities of the church, that would also be most welcome.

In either case, please contact the stewards in the first instance.

18 November: Church Christmas Card

It’s that time again. I will be compiling the Square Christmas Card again this year. Please start thinking about your contribution and send them to me as soon as possible. Any donations you wish to make should be in a marked envelope and added to the collection plate. I have not worked out the last date for sending your message but it will be mid-December so don’t delay.
Jan Rollings

18 November: Church Anniversary Lunch

We would like to invite you ALL to a bring and share lunch after our Church Anniversary service on the 27th November. Contributions need to be suitable for a cold buffet - perhaps you could bring a dish which means a lot to your family or in your heritage?
We want to truly celebrate our church family here at The Square!
If anybody is able to help set up beforehand and clear away afterwards please, that would be lovely, thank you.

11 November: Youth Club

We are excited to announce the launch of a new youth club (name yet to be confirmed) on a Friday evening between 6pm-8pm. Young people between the ages of 11-18 are welcome to attend. If you would be interested in joining the leadership team for this venture, please contact Rev Claudia Lupi. We are aiming to start in the new year.

The Youth Club will he held on the last Friday of each month.

3 November: Rev Ebute Obiado

We will be having a service of thanksgiving and celebration of life for Rev. Dr. Ebute Obiado (BD MA Ph.D) at 11am on Friday 11 November.
Service is welcome to all as we celebrate the life of our beloved supernumerary minister.

2 November: Prayer at the Square

Ivor has suggested we reinstate the monthly prayer meeting on the first Monday of each month.  With this in mind, we are planning to meet and pray on Monday, 7th November at 7pm in the vestibule.  This meeting is open to everyone; all are welcome.  Ivor has mentioned he is happy to offer lifts if you are otherwise unable to go.

We hope to be able to share in prayer with you.  If you have any prayer requests, we are happy to receive them.  Hope to see you there!

Also available on Zoom - Please see the link in the Square Support Group on WhatsApp, or contact someone who is in that group.


 

25 November: Message from MHA 

Christmas is the time when we celebrate God coming into our midst. For many people, this is a joyful time with family and friends but it can also be isolating for those in later life. Having a cup of tea with some friendly faces, taking a day out, or just chatting on the phone during the festive period is a wish come true for many.

To read more, see the full message from MHA (Methodist Homes).

18 November: Sending Love to care homes in Luton

Sending Love poster +Luton Methodist Churches would like to deliver a message of love to each care home resident in Luton. Please click on the poster for full details of how you can help.

 And if you want to knit a heart, here's the pattern.

18 November: Fund for Human Need Newsletter

Read the Fund For Human Need Newsletter #3 here

3 November: Book by Stephen Poxon

A Pleasant Year with Father Brown +Our good friend Stephen Poxon would like to announce the release of his new book: 'A Pleasant Year with Father Brown'.
365 daily devotional readings from the Father Brown stories, each matched to a Bible verse and a prayer.
Published by Darton, Longman and Todd, ISBN 978-1-915412-06-5.
Available in the UK to begin with, then in America and internationally in due course.
'A Pleasant Year with Father Brown' can be ordered online - at Eden.co.uk for example - or in any bookshop.

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