WMC: April 2019
On Sunday 24 March we were very pleased to welcome Matthew Forsyth back to talk about the work of All We Can (Methodist relief and development). Matthew had been invited to lead our worship some time ago and his visit coincided with the news of the terrible aftermath of Cyclone Idai in Africa.
The emergency envelope appeal that the church held on behalf of All We Can to alleviate the flooding disaster in Malawi has so far raised £927 of which £771 was gift aided, which will increase the total to about £1,120.
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Wantage Methodist Church collections for Christian Aid week raised a total of £447 of which £402 was gift aided. The money has been sent to Christian Aid who should eventually receive £547.50 with their gift aid reclaim. This total does not include donations sent directly to Christian Aid by individual church...
From the Manse.....Celebratory events, both locally as well as nationally will form the backdrop to the special Bank Holiday weekend this month to honour the Queen's Platinum Jubilee.This jubilee celebrates an unprecedented and unparalleled achievement and one that is unlikely to be repeated, 70 years as a reigning monarch!Browsing in an independent book store the other day, my...
Our church will be hosting the next Clothes Swap on Sat 21st May in the hall.Why shop when you can swap?Bring clothes, shoes and accessories you no longer wear and swap them for something you'll love! (No underwear, swimwear, nightwear or earrings please.) To take part bring at least 1 clean and presentable item to swap. You can take away as many items as you bring in, extras can be...
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