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Church Family News for July 2018

Church Family News for July 2018

Love Your Neighbour Month in July at the church.  Reach out to others, with Eyre Square Summer Care before the service, also by calling to your neighbours where you live and saying hi, by praying for those around you etc.  Little acts and lots of love!

Holy Communion Service, Sunday 1st July, all welcome.

Clean up Morning on Saturday 7th July, 10am – 12 midday, come along and help tidy the church, inside and at the back and fix things.  Thank you to Nicholas for organising this.

Treasure Hunters Kid’s Club, Tuesday 24th – Saturday 28th July, 10am- 12 midday, for all primary school children.  If you would like to help or take part as a leader or helper please speak to Vicky.

Wednesday 18th July, Council Meeting at the manse, 7pm – 9pm.

General

Praise Group meets for practice every Saturday from 5pm – 6pm at the church, all are welcome. Please speak to Eunice for more details.

Prayer Time for the persecuted church (Church in Chains Galway) happens the first and third Friday of the month, 8pm – 10 pm. Please speak to Ajoy or Chitra for more information.

Children are welcome to attend Sunday school after the Offering.

Parents of young children (under 3’s) are welcome to use the small side room during the service, where there are toys and where one can hear the service through the sound system. Parents/ guardians must supervise their child/ children in the room at all times, also during the tea/ coffee time. All parents/ guardians must fill out a consent form if their child is going to Sunday School.

There are parking vouchers on the announcement board. If attending the church, please take one and put it on your dashboard if parking in an on- street car parking space near the church (Harbour Car Parking spaces only) and you will not need to pay for a parking ticket while at church on Sunday morning. (Only park in designated car parking spaces or your car may be clamped!)

 

Church Family News for June 2018

Church Family News for June 2018

Holy Communion Service, Sunday 3rd June, all welcome.

Ignite Youth Group Summer Break Gathering, 7pm, Friday 1st June, meeting in Salthill.  Leaders Meeting on Friday  22nd June at the manse 5pm- 7pm.

Treasure Hunters Kid’s Club, Tuesday 24th – Saturday 28th July, enrolment to begin soon for all primary school children.  If you would like to help or take part as a leader or helper please speak to Vicky.  Leaders and helpers are invited to meet on Saturday 2nd June from 4pm – 5pm at the church.

Special Council Meeting to discuss the Consultation review on Wednesday 13th June, 7.30pm at the church.

Praise group gathering, Saturday 16th June, 2.30pm – 4.30pm.  Venue to be confirmed.

General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland, Belfast, Monday 4th – Friday 8th June.  Rev Helen and John Hong to represent our church at these meetings.

Conference of the Methodist Church in Ireland, Derry/ Londonderry, Wednesday 13th – Sunday 17th June.  Silvia Dube to represent our church at these meetings.

Church Lunch, Sunday 24th June, after the Service, please bring food/ drinks to share.

Local Gathering Groups

  • City Centre  – Wednesday 20th June, 7.30pm, meeting at the church.
  • Clarinbridge/ Gort, Wednesday 27th June, 7.30pm, at Maeve’s house.
  • Knocknacarra, Thursday 28th June, 7.30pm at Jeanette and Vincent’s house.
  • Ballybane/ Doughiska Local Gathering Group starting this Summer, details to follow.

General

Praise Group meets for practice every Saturday from 5pm – 6pm at the church, all are welcome. Please speak to Eunice for more details.

Prayer Time for the persecuted church (Church in Chains Galway) happens the first and third Friday of the month, 8pm – 10 pm. Please speak to Ajoy or Chitra for more information.

Children are welcome to attend Sunday school after the Offering.

Parents of young children (under 3’s) are welcome to use the small side room during the service, where there are toys and where one can hear the service through the sound system. Parents/ guardians must supervise their child/ children in the room at all times, also during the tea/ coffee time. All parents/ guardians must fill out a consent form if their child is going to Sunday School.

There are parking vouchers on the announcement board. If attending the church, please take one and put it on your dashboard if parking in an on- street car parking space near the church (Harbour Car Parking spaces only) and you will not need to pay for a parking ticket while at church on Sunday morning. (Only park in designated car parking spaces or your car may be clamped!)

Christian Aid Cake and Coffee Morning

Church Family News for May 2018

Church Family News for May 2018

Holy Communion Service​, Sunday 6th May, all welcome.

Sunday School Teachers and Helpers meeting​ on Sunday 6th May after the service.

Ignite Youth Group​, meeting on Friday 4th and Friday 18th May, 7.30pm at the church. Leaders planning meeting on Friday 4th May at 6pm.

Christian Aid Fundraising Day,​ Coffee and Cake Morning, Crafts and Music workshop, Saturday 12th May, 11am- 3pm. More details to follow. If you would like to help at it or can bring something for it, please speak to Maeve.

Church AGM​ after the Service on Sunday 13th May, all welcome.

This Summer we will run a ​Kid’s Holiday Bible Club​ at the church. If you would like to be involved please speak to Vicky.

Presbytery Event- ‘Engaging with the issues in light of the Referendum​’, Worship Time, Biblical Reflection and Q&A Discussion, Sunday 6th May at 7pm at Lucan Presbyterian Church. All Welcome.

Knocknacarra (With Shantalla/ Salthill) Home Group​ meeting on Wednesday 16th May at 7.30pm, at Vincent and Jeanette’s house.

Sunday 20th May, we welcome ​Mrs Josephine Masawi​, Lay Preacher Methodist Church in Ireland.

Church Council ​Meeting, Wednesday 9th May, 7.30pm at the church. Further details of events and services this month to follow.

General

Praise Group​ meets for practice every Saturday from 5pm – 6pm at the church, all are welcome. Please speak to Eunice for more details.

Prayer Time ​for the persecuted church (Church in Chains Galway) happens the first and third Friday of the month, 8pm – 10 pm. Please speak to Ajoy or Chitra for more information.

Children are welcome to attend ​Sunday school​ after the Offering.

Parents of young children (under 3’s) are welcome to use the small side room during the service, where there are toys and where one can hear the service through the sound system. Parents/ guardians must supervise their child/ children in the room at all times, also during the tea/ coffee time. ​All parents/ guardians must fill out a consent form if their child is going to Sunday School.

There are ​parking vouchers​ on the announcement board. If attending the church, please take one and put it on your dashboard if parking in an on- street car parking space near the church and you will not need to pay for a parking ticket while at church on Sunday morning. (Only park in designated car parking spaces or your car may be clamped!)

Christmas Announcements

The Lord is Risen indeed! Hallelujah! Easter Events and Services


Family Fun Easter Egg Party (Friendship Club), Wednesday 12th April, 3pm – 5pm
. All welcome for food, fun and free chocolate eggs! Leaders meeting Tuesday 11th April 5pm at the church.

Wednesday 12th April, Readings and Prayer for Holy Week, 7.30pm – 8.45pm. Wednesday 19th April, Resurrection readings and praise, 7.30pm – 8.45pm. (No Wednesday Bible study 26th April)

Special Good Friday Walk behind the cross with Readings/ Stations of the cross. Ecumenical Gathering, beginning at 12 midday at St. Nicholas’ Collegiate Church of Ireland and following on to the Augustinian Church. All welcome to this special time of song and prayer and readings, as we witness together.

Easter Sunday, The Lord is Risen Indeed! We join together at 11.30am for a special Holy Communion Family Service, celebrating and rejoicing in the Resurrection!


Other services and Events on in April 2017

Sunday 2nd April we welcome Mrs Josephine Masawi, Lay Preacher, Methodist Church in Ireland to lead our service of worship.

Clean-Up Morning, Saturday 1st April (first Saturday of the month), 10am- 12 midday. Thanks to all who took part.

Palm Sunday and Special ‘God’s Mission Our Mission’ Service , Sunday 9th April, 11.30am. We welcome Rev Dr Julian (Jools) Hamilton. Discussion and Church Lunch afterwards, all invited to join in.

Ignite Youth Group, meeting at 7.30pm on Friday 7th and Friday 21st April, for fun and fellowship, as we grow more in our walk with Jesus. All teenagers welcome to come along.

More church news and announcements to follow during the month.

Church Family News for March 2017

ALL are very welcome today, thank you for joining with us!

There will be tea/ coffee served after the service. Please stay if you can.
If you are new, please feel free to fill out a blue Welcome Card, or if you would like a visit please indicate to the minister.


Services and Events

Holy Communion and Baptisms, Sunday 5t h March, 11.30am.

Ignite Youth Group , meeting at 7.30pm on Friday 3r d of March for fun and fellowship, as we grow more in our walk with Jesus. All teenagers welcome to come along. (Not meeting on Friday 17t h March). Big Weekend Away Friday 24t h Sunday 26t h March.

Clean-Up Morning, Saturday 4t h March(first Saturday of the month), 10am- 12 midday.

Council Meeting, Wednesday 8t h March, 7.15pm.

World Day of Prayer Service on Friday 3r d March, 7.30pm. All welcome.

Wednesday Bible Study on Wednesday 8t h and Wednesday 1s t , 15t h , 22n d and 30t h March, 7.30pm – 9pm. All welcome.

Confirmation Classes for Teenagers and Adult Full Membership Classes , both happening in March. Speak to Helen for more details.

Open Door starting back on Saturdays soon. Please speak to Helen or Nicholas for more information.

On Sunday 26t h March we welcome local Bible Teacher and visiting preacher, Mr. John Shelton, who will lead our service.

More church news and announcements to follow during the month.


General

Sunday morning Service at 11.30am each week.

Praise Group meets for practice every Saturday from 5pm – 6pm at the church, all are welco me. Please speak to Eunice for more details.

Prayer Time for the persecuted church (Church in Chains Galway) happens the first and third Friday of the month, 8pm – 10 pm. Please speak to Ajoy or Chitra for more information.

If you have a prayer request for the Prayer Chain to pray over, please contact Helen, on 0864677888.

Children are welcome to attend Sunday school after the Offering.

Parents of young children (under 3’s) are welcome to use the small side room during the service, where there are toys and where one can hear the service through the sound system. Parents/ guardians must supervise their child/ children in the room at all times, also during the tea/ coffee time. All parents/ guardians must fill out a consent form if their child is going to Sunday School.

There are parking vouchers on the announcement board. If attending the church, please take one and put it on your dashboard if parking in an on- street car parking space near the church and you will not need to pay for a parking ticket while at church on Sunday morning. (Only park in designated car parking spaces or your car may be clamped!)

 

Nollaig Shona agus Beannachtaí na Féile!

Greetings from Galway United Methodist Presbyterian Church.  May you know God’s transforming presence and deep peace as you approach this Advent season and Christmas time.

  • Advent Bible Study – every Saturday of Advent, 10.30am- midday, starting the 26th November, with Mr. John Shelton of Emmaus Scripture School
  • Church Christmas Party – Saturday 10th December, 5pm- 7pm.
  • Nativity Sunday, 11th December, 11.30am
  • Friendship Club Party, Wednesday 14th December, 3-5pm
  • Carol Service, 18th December, 11.30am
  • Christmas Day Service, 10.30am
  • New Year’s Eve Watch Night Service, 31st December, 11.30pm
  • New Year’s Day Service with Holy Communion, 11.30am
Please join us over the Advent Season as we celebrate the coming of Jesus-Emmanuel, God with us!

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on His shoulders. And He will be called Wonderful Counsellor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.”

Isaiah 9:6

Student Lunch

Some pictures of student lunch. February 28th.20160228_134512 20160228_141414 20160228_141502

The President of the Methodist Church in Ireland visited our church

The President of the Methodist Church in Ireland Rev. Brian Anderson’s visited our church during 14th March.IMG-20160314-WA0005 IMG-20160314-WA0004 IMG-20160315-WA0001

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