WORSHIP & PRAYER

Update  link from Caldy Valley regarding Worship - please click into link

"NEW"  VINE AT HOME  -  24th October 
Please find attached this week's Vine at Home. This week Tim reflects on the Job reading …Even as we pray for a better world, the dawning of a new morning, we recognise it is our responsibility to be a part of that…

Vine at Home pdf 24/10/2021  Vine at Home word 24/10/2021  

"NEW"  A night of worship led by Resound Worship, whose unique album 'Doxecology' focuses on creation, ecology, climate crisis and Christian hope.
Monday 1st November, 7.30pm at Northgate Church, Chester CH1 4EF

Resound Worship are a songwriting collective, with writers drawn from local churches throughout England. Northgate Church in Chester are delighted to be hosting the team as they begin their UK tour of the new album, 'Doxecology'.
The Doxecology collection is the result of a two-year writing process. It began as a response to the growing climate crisis and the recognition of a disconnect between these real concerns and the language and content of our songs in church. How do we sing about what's going on in the world around us in a worship context?
Joel and the team will explain their heart behind this unique collection of songs, and lead us in worship as we sing them.
This tour is in partnership with A Rocha UK 'Caring for God's Earth', and coincides with the UN 'COP26' Climate Change Summit in Glasgow.
Tickets are free (but please register through Eventbrite via the link below) a retiring collection will be held if you would like to contribute towards the cost of hosting the event.
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/resound-worship-doxecology-live-in-chester-tickets-173354155947

FOREST CHURCH  Dates for your diaries for the next few months.  Gatherings will take places at 4pm on the following dates:  7th November        12th December

Information on the location will be notified nearer the time or, alternatively, contact Rev Jo on  jo.brown@methodist.org.uk

"NEW" UPDATE - RESURRECTION CHOIR - CANCELLATION

Following on from last weeks'notice, sadly the Resurrection Choir of St Petersburg have had to cancel their UK tour and so the concert at Hoole on 27th October will not be taking place. All still welcome for Concert & Cake on the 24th!

Hoole Methodist Church, Chester would like to invite you to:
Sunday 24th October 3.00pm – CONCERT & CAKE – Admission Free, followed by refreshments
with Angie & John Evans, featuring music on a dancing theme (Waltz of the Flowers, Jamaican Rumba, Blue Danube Waltzes etc.)
Also, Hamilton Street Choir Fellowship meet on Friday evenings 7.30pm – 9.00pm, and would welcome some new members (you don’t have to worship at Hoole to sing with us on Fridays)
Now is an ideal time to give us a try as we begin to prepare music for Christmas.  Further details from John Evans 07939 645688

Christian Aid United Service
'Singing for Climate Justice' 4pm on October 17th at Vicars Cross URC - please see attached flyer for more information.

'WORSHIP AT HOME' SERIES OF SERVICES FROM CALDY VALLEY

We are continuing to send out a weekly service sheet by post and email which we can use together when we are unable to gather for worship. It will also be posted on the Welcome page each week, and previous services can be found in our Library of On-line services.

REGIONAL PRAYER CONVERSATIONS

The regional team are facilitating several conversations around prayer alongside the connexional Tuesday prayer meeting. You can find more here
https://www.methodist.org.uk/our-work/our-work-in-britain/evangelism-growth/year-of-prayer/
If you are free and would like to attend one of the regional prayer conversations -  Tuesdays at 11.45 - the details are in the flyer attached and you can book to receive the invite by emailing Rob in the District Office at the email below

NWMannNetwork@gmail.com

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Previous notices



LINKS TO OTHER LOCAL ONLINE WORSHIP RESOURCES

Wesley Methodist Church, Chester offer a live-streamed service every Sunday morning from 10.15am https://www.facebook.com/wesleychurchcentrechester/live

Dial a Reflection


Rev Jo Brown from Tarvin offers a weekly recorded Bible reading and reflection

01829 708930 (Charged at Local rate)

North Cheshire Methodist Circuit

For news of other worship opportunities from around the Circuit check out these links:

Website:        www.northcheshiremethodists.org.uk

Facebook:    https://www.facebook.com/NCMethodists/

YouTube:       https://www.youtube.com/NCMethodist


OTHER WORSHIP RESOURCES FROM AROUND METHODISM & THE URC

Dial a Prayer 

FREE phone lines for prayers and news from the Methodist Church

Listen to a prayer: 0808 281 2514

Listen to news: 0808 281 2478

Content is updated weekly on Thursday afternoon

Methodist Church and a Year of Prayer    Be part of this movement of prayer as we ask the Holy Spirit to help us be a growing, evangelistic, inclusive, justice-seeking Church of gospel people. Join others across the Methodist Church to pray together every Tuesday from 12.45 to 1.00pm Visit the website for more information: https://www.methodist.org.uk/our-work/our-work-in-britain/evangelism-growth/year-of-prayer/

URC Mersey Synod offer links to online services  -  https://www.urcmerseysynod.org.uk/virtualservices.htm

The Methodist Church website has lots of resources for worship and prayer, links to streamed worship from places such as Westminster Central Hall and Wesley's Chapel, a weekly service that can be printed out, plus resources to help with daily prayers and devotions. So do please check them out from the many links below:

https://www.methodist.org.uk/our-faith/worship/singing-the-faith-plus/seasons-and-themes/worship-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/

Wesley's Chapel London with live-stream from the chapel   Sundays 11am   ww.youtube.com/channel/UCUAUqhmhevz5sqhh72LIMxA 

Swan Bank Methodist Church in Burslem, this worship is studio based  Sundays 10:30a.m. www.youtube.com/user/SwanBank and www.facebook.com/swanbank/

Sthie ('At home') - To join in a very different worship experience, try Sthie ('At home') from the Isle of Man. Join in live on Sundays by joining a Facebook group. For details see www.andyfishburne.com/2020/03/15/sthie-at-home-online-worship/ 

You can watch previous live-streamed videos at www.youtube.com/andyfishburne

Morning Prayers - daily Monday to Friday

10:00 Monday-Friday - from Wesley’s Chapel London: www.youtube.com/channel/UCUAUqhmhevz5sqhh72LIMxA

08:30 Monday-Friday - from Wesley House Cambridge: www.facebook.com/wesleycambridge 

Resources for following the prayers and readings are available at: www.wesley.cam.ac.uk/prayer-space/ 

Methodist Women in Britain

Please find below information on resources for use individually or in groups available from the MWiB website.  Follow the individual links to find out more:

World Federation Officer (and Vice President of the Conference) Carolyn

Lawrence and the Global Relationships team have put together a short
service highlighting the problems faced by some of our World Church
partners in the current coronavirus pandemic and how the Methodist
Church in Britain is responding. The service also provides an
opportunity to contribute to the World Mission Fund, which won't this
year receive the usual generous donations from the Easter Offering.
https://mwib.org.uk/index.php/2020/09/02/covid-19-special-easter-offering-service/

Living in Tune with our Planet: Former President Sandra Goodwin has
written a service focussing on issues of climate change, with stories of
how churches and communities around the world are responding positively
to the crisis. We hope you will find it informative, inspiring and
challenging.
https://mwib.org.uk/index.php/2020/09/08/living-in-tune-with-our-planet/


PAUSE FOR HOPE

Prayer request sent in by Marion Needham - member Hamilton St and Trustee Pause for Hope.

For more information visit www.pauseforhope.org.uk

Pause for Hope