WORSHIP & PRAYER

**NEW** VINE AT HOME

This week's reflection and intercessions are written for us by All We Can.

As they reflect on the gospel reading they encourage us to think about …What are the ‘ordinary’ things, practices, habits, life-choices, resources, relationships that you have…which might be (or become) extraordinary…

Vine at Home 25/07/2021 pdf       Vine at Home 25/07/2021 word

**NEW*Farewell Service for Rev Dr Christine Dutton Is available on the North Cheshire Methodist Circuit YouTube channel for those who would like to catch up please visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XQn5DEl6_FI

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

**NEW*FOREST CHURCH

Coming this Sunday 25th July - North Cheshire Forest Church second in person gathering of 2021. Don't forget your essentials - Bible, chair/picnic blanket, refreshments, sun hats and sun screen! Please book in with Jo before Friday 23rd July to attend the service this Sunday.  Email:  jo.brown@methodist.org.uk


SUNDAY WORSHIP AT CALDY VALLEY RESUMES

Caldy Valley Church resumed public worship on Sunday 23rd May.
We now hold services on the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month.
Covid-19 restrictions are still in place so seating is limited; please contact us if you would like to attend.
There is also the opportunity to share online
Sunday Worship on Zoom with friends from other local Methodist and United Reformed Churches. 
To book a place at church or receive the Zoom link please email: caldy-valley@btconnect.com

'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

Spiritual sustenance when isolated

During this time of 'lockdown' the Methodist church has supplied a page (link here) which signposts you to resources to help nourish your spiritual life. These are mostly resources that are provided centrally.

The Revd Dr Jonathan hustler, Secretary of the Conference, has written a message for the Church as we enter another lockdown. Read 'Putting our hand into the hand of God'


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/

Methodist Central Hall Westminster  Sundays 11.00 a.m. https://mchw.live/

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