Wallingford Methodist Church of

Wallingford Methodist Church
Rev Katherine Pickering
01235 813242
Sunday Aug 3rd
10.10am Prayers in the Lounge
10.30am Paul Williams
6.30pm Rev Richard Bittleston
You can find more details about our church life in The
Messenger, a copy of which you can obtain from the
The church is fitted with an induction loop; please switch
hearing aids to the T setting.
The children normally join us for the first part of the
morning service and then leave for Junior Church. There
is a crèche for very young children. When there is a
communion service the children go straight to Junior
Church and join us later for communion.
If you would like a particular subject to be included in our
prayers, please place your request with the steward, (if
you want prayers for an individual please make sure you
have their permission first)
Steward – Sarah Ifill
Loving Hands (knitting group)
Boys’ Brigade - Anchors
Boys’ Brigade - Juniors
BB Company & Seniors
Coffee morning
BB & GA Summer camp
Sunday Aug 10th
10.30am Michael Howlett
Andrew Lockley
For Your Prayers
 Those folk who have recently left our Circuit for
whatever reason.
 Paramedics and Ambulance Drivers who attend us in this
 All those who have been recently bereaved
Four Notices from Katherine
Sunday 3rd August – Katherine and Ian invite you all for Tea in
the Garden between 3-5pm at the Manse, 50 Lydalls Close,
Didcot OX11 7LA. Parking is available in Lydalls Close and also
in Manor School car park, opposite the Manse. We will be
grateful for any cake donations or extra folding chairs!
Monday 4th August - Thanksgiving Service at 2.30pm at
Wallingford Methodist Church for David Kershaw, who died on
18th July. David was very well known for his dedicated service in
this Church and Circuit as well as for his commitment in many
different ways in the town and local community. He is
remembered with affection by many people and will be greatly
Carol Eyre's husband, Brian, died on 28th July. His funeral service
will be at our Church on Wednesday 13th August at
11am followed by burial at Wallingford cemetery.
Joyce Knowles died on 25th July and a Thanksgiving Service will
be held at our Church on Friday 15th August at 1pm, following a
private cremation in the morning. She was a regular worshipper
here for many years and during that time was involved in a
number of ways, including Friendship Group, and Junior Church.
She was also active in the community in Wallingford.
Methodist Prayer Handbook 2014/2015
The new handbook may now be ordered. Please sign your name
on the list on the Notice Board. The cost this year is £4.
Dora Smith
Dates for your diaries
Thursday 21st August – Tea in the garden at Delia & Philip
Burns’ home, 12 Sinodun Road, Wallingford OX10 8AB, from 35 pm.
Saturday 30th August, Trinity Church Abingdon, welcome to
Rev. Ian Griffiths and his wife, 3.00pm
Saturday 13th September - Jumble Sale, 2.00-4.00pm
Wed/Thurs 1-2 October – Love Beyond, a musical. It is the
story of the Bible as never seen before through an uplifting and
spectacular musical experience that will stay with you forever.
This highly acclaimed musical is on for two nights only, October
1 & 2 at the SSE Arena, Wembley.
If you, or a group from your church would like to go, please
contact Helen Carter as soon as possible and definitely before
Monday 11 August. The production received a sustained
standing ovation at its premiere performance at the Brighton
Centre in October 2013.
If you would prefer to receive your notices by email please let me
have your email address.
Notices for next week to Barbara Kershaw  01491 837363;
[email protected]lemail.com, or put them in the small brown
box in the atrium by noon on Thursday. Barbara Kershaw