Ryhall Methodist Church – Aug 2022

Rev William Booker: williambooker10@gmail.com Tel: 01778 380195 

All welcome to all our worship and events. If you’re “just looking”, you are very wel-come – just come along or get in touch. 

CHILDREN’S SUMMER HOLIDAY CLUB FOR PRIMARY SCHOOL AGED 

CHILDREN. 3RD, 4TH & 5TH AUGUST, 1.30 – 4.30P.M. 

Free (donations welcome but not expected). 

Theme: METAMORPHOSIS – how all living things change shape through our lives. 

Arts & crafts – Songs & music—Drama & stories—A nature walk—Planting & sowing 

Meeting animals—Jesus and change 

Come to our METAMORPHOSIS morning service on Sunday 7th August and see what we have been up to, followed by a picnic. 

Limited spaces. Priority to Ryhall CE Academy pupils and Ryhall residents. 

Questions? Call Charlotte on 0797 606 4410 

Booking forms from Ryhall CE Academy Office or book here: https://tinyurl.com/RyhallSummer 

A team from the Ryhall churches (St. John’s and Methodists) are enjoying Open the Book – acting out Bible stories at the school. If you would like to join it, or find out more, please ask William. 

SUNDAY WORSHIP FOR AUGUST. Services start at 10.30 a.m. 

Aug 7th – Preacher: Rev William Booker 

Aug 14th – Preacher: Philip Jones 

Aug 21st – Preacher: Chris Ballard 

Aug 28th – Preacher: Moyra Collins 

We still need to care for each other’s safety in respect of Covid. 

ONLINE SERVICES– Our Circuit now has its own YouTube channel. For Sunday worship or daily Evening Prayers, please search YouTube for STAMFORD METHOD-IST CHURCH AND CIRCUIT. You can also access them on Facebook (Stamford Methodist Church and Circuit) or join the Facebook group, “Ryhall Methodist Church.” 

NO COFFEE, CAKE & CHAT in August. Next one on Thurs, Sept 1st, 10a.m.-12. All welcome – meet others and relax over a cuppa with cake. Bring a friend – always more than enough to go round! 

NO GOOD VIBES in August. Next one Sat Sept 10th, 10a.m.-12. a kind of Commu-nity Gospel Choir for Ryhall. Acapella, harmonies, enjoyment. No need to read music. Find your voice at Ryhall Methodist Church (back hall). 

NO BIBLE STUDY & PRAYER GROUP this August. In Sept, Thursdays, 8th and 22nd, 2p.m. 

We have a lovely, warm small hall for community groups to let, though no alcohol is allowed – contact Iain Cameron: 01780 752218 

Ryhall to Epworth Pilgrimage, Tues, Aug 30th – Sat, Sept 3rd, 2022 

WHERE? To The Old Rectory, Epworth, north Lincolnshire, birthplace of John and Charles Wesley and home for their upbringing. Their dad was rector of Epworth parish church, often absent, and their mum, Susannah, (had 19 children, 10 survived infancy) brought them up. She taught her own and other village children round her big kitchen table, and tried to encourage in them her own deep faith and love for God. John and Charles went on to start the Christian renewal movement that became known as Methodism. It started round Susannah’s kitchen table! 

This year two of us will walk this pilgrimage, leaving Ryhall Methodist Church at 8.30a.m., to arrive at Epworth on Friday, 75 miles later. 

We invite you to join us on the Saturday at Epworth Old Rectory for a picnic, a service and a guided tour of the Old Rectory. 

The pilgrimage has 3 aims: 

Pray on the way (and be open to whatever God brings) 

Connect with the Wesley brothers (singing our hearts out I hope!) 

Raise money 50/50 for Christian Aid and Ryhall Methodist Church development fund towards a new kitchen. You can sponsor us through Stamford Methodist Church GO FUND ME account – details on Circuit website and Facebook page. 

We will post a short daily video about our progress, which you can watch via the Cir-cuit website, Ryhall Methodist Church Facebook page, or on Youtube, if you enter EPWORTH PILGRIMS 2. 

Hope to see you there on Sat, Sept 3rd. 

God bless you. 

William 

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