Week in the Church10th December 2018

Monday 10.00am Ladies Badminton

5.30pm Rainbows

6pm Brownies

7.30pm Guides

Tuesday 9.30am Toddlers+

7.30pm Elders Meeting

Wednesday 7.30pm Scouts

7.30pm Evening Guild Christmas Party

Thursday 5.45pm Beavers

6.45pm Cubs

7.30pm Advent Bible Study

7.45pm Mixed Badminton

Friday 10am Keep Fit for the over 60s

7.30pm URC Youth

NOTICES for Week Commencing 10th December 2018

1. Flowers: provided by Margaret Meecham & arranged by Mo Wilkinson

2. Advent Course will continue on Thursday 13th Dec 7.30pm led by Revd Dr Nick Jones.

3. Carol Singing: (a) Grange Nursing Home 6pm 12th December

(b) Heswall Churches Together outside Linghams 10.30am on 15th December with Port Sunlight Lyceum Silver band

(c) Tesco 10am to 12noon Thursday 20th December. Please sign the list on notice board.

4. Cleaning – If anyone could spare an hour or two a month to help clean the Sanctuary and entrance hall, then please contact
Linda Ford. I am drawing up the rota for 2019 and the more people available then the less each one has to do! Thank you

5. Maroon sweater found in church 2nd December, please collect from office.

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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