Week in the Church

Monday 25th 10am Ladies Badminton
Tuesday 26th 9.30am Toddlers+
2pm Afternoon Guild
Garden Safari: Colin Millington
Wednesday 27th 2.30pm Meeting to discuss
& 7.30pm Same Sex Marriage
Thursday 28th 7.45pm Mixed Badminton
Friday 29th 10am Over 60s Keep Fit
7.30pm Fury

NOTICES for Week Commencing 25th September 2017
1. Flowers provided by Avril Lock and arranged by Fiona McConnell
2. Meetings to discuss Same Sex Marriage will be held on Wednesday in Church on 27th September at 2.30pm and 7.30pm in the Church, led by Revd Dr Nick Jones

3. Dates for your Diary – Afternoon Guild Coffee Morning 7th October 10am – 12noon Donations for the raffle would be appreciated.

4. Prayer Breakfast Saturday 14th October 8.30am at Our Lady and St John, if you can help prepare or say Prayers please let Avril or Selena know as soon as possible

5. Please could you ensure that tables and chairs are returned to the hall storage room after use Thanks.

6. Coffee Rota: any volunteers for Sunday morning coffee rota would be greatly appreciated, please see Selena if you could help

7. Notices for next week – please notify Selena in the Church office by Wednesday.

Upendo Orphans Support Project

Several years ago the women of the Kilifi Methodist Church in Kilifi, Kenya became concerned at the growing number of children begging on the streets of Kilifi – a phenomenon not previously known in this small Kenyan town on the coast of East Africa. They realised that more and more of the children were losing their parents due to AIDS, and although most were taken in by other family members, the poverty level here meant that the families just could not feed the extra mouths.

Today, 56 such children are being looked after by these women due to their extraordinary determination.

The project is run by a women’s group from Kilifi Methodist Church but supports children of all beliefs: it is essentially humanitarian in its work. Find out more about the woman behind it all, Grace Mzungu, and her supporters via the website.

A number of our members at Heswall URC supports the work of Upendo by monthly subscriptions.

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