WMC: July 2017
Milton Methodist Church was packed on Sunday 2nd July for the special Circuit Service to commission our two new Community Chaplains to Great Western Park (GWP) and to bless the motor-home, "Hope" which is their peripatetic base.
The service was led by Revd Katherine Pickering, with the sermon given by the Northampton Director of Mission, Revd Jill Marsh.
Sarah and Libby the new Community Chaplains both spoke about their new roles and were commissioned by Revd Keith Underhill, the Circuit Superintendent.
Family, friends and ecumenical colleagues and partners helped to swell the numbers at this service, a special occasion that gave us the opportunity to celebrate the culmination of many years hard work and planning being finally realised.
Everyone was then invited to go out into the car park for the final part of the service, in which "Hope" was prayed for and blessed, with the sprinkling of water from Rosemary sprigs.
Please pray for Libby and Sarah in their work and for all those who live, work and play on GWP.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
From the Manse.....Back in my Infant School days when Halloween was something that was done 'over there' in America, I can still recall singing along with my friends; "Remember, remember, the fifth of November" as we looked forward to the excitement of bonfire night.At that young age I didn't know how the rest of the rhyme went "Remember, remember, the fifth of...
Alan and June Grunwald have offered to run another zoom quiz, with the help of Ian Sturt from Grove, The quiz will be held on Friday, 20 November at 7.30 pm. The quiz will be low brow with some short rounds with some time to break out in groups and have a zoom chat. If you would like to quiz, please email June so that she can send a zoom invitation...
16 people came to the first Worship on Wednesday on the theme of Harvest. The next Worship on Wednesday will be on Wed 4 November, starting at 2 pm. This time the theme will be Remembrance. The photo was taken by Chris Worth and is a cross in memory of Chris' great-grandmother's brother. The Worship on Wednesday, will again be a short time of reflective words, images and music all...