Webteam: August 2017
Dear ALL at Halmer End
How are you all? How are the celebrations going? WOW where has that year gone!!!
I moved to Yorkshire a year ago yesterday and what a year it has been. The start of new groups, challenges, excitement and growth.
Over the summer holidays, I have been involved in:-
I am forward to September to new groups happening monthly to start. I am starting a drop-in once a month on Friday nights for 11-16s and a youth fellowship group once a month on Sunday evenings.
I am also holding a 15+ film night in September — unsure of the film yet though — this helps with the family side of my role.
We have a new minister joining us this September, Barbara Fairburn, from another circuit within our district and we have had 2 leave 1 a deacon and 1 a minister to pastures new.
It has been great to see and hear from you all. Great to see how Ryan is getting on with his course — which brings me to say I too have been put forward to do the whole local preaching course (not only the worship leaders bit), which is exciting and I had my first assessed whole service a couple of Sundays ago which went down great — fantastic feedback too. I am doing the assignments as we go along with each module. I am currently on module 2:2 but will soon be at a speedier pace come Thursday — so hoping I will fit it in.
For those on Facebook you can follow (if you would like to what I'm doing) on either my facebook wall or Silsden Methodist or Airedale Methodist circuit.
But to end I do miss you all and thank you for your support and continually pray for you and ask about how things are going.
You may also be interested in
Heritage Talk at Englesea Brook Chapel and Museum — Sat. 15th Sept.Dr. Jill Barber will give the next Heritage Talk at the Museum on Methodists, Miners and the Minnie Pit.This will be from 10.30 am until 11.30 am with drinks served from 10.00 am. On the 12th January 1918 156 men and boys died in the Minnie Pit disaster in Halmer End.Dr. Jill Barber looks at why so many miners were...
Harvest ThanksgivingHalmer End Methodist Church will be holding a Harvest Thanksgiving Service at 3.00 pm on Sunday 9th September when the preacher will be Mr. Arthur Ford from Audley.There will be special consideration of our environmental responsibilities in this service.After the service the Harvest Produce will be sold and the proceeds of sale will be for the Newcastle Food...
Coffee Morning & Plant SaleColin and Mary Bielby will be holding a Coffee Morning on Friday 28th September with the sale of perennial plants and books in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support and the local Douglas Macmillan Hospice. This event is at 18, Megacre, Wood Lane, ST7 8PA from 10.00 am until 1.00 pm as part of the "World`s Biggest Coffee...
Halmer End Methodist Church Hall