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*FREE* ENGLISH LESSONS Our Church is part of an ecumenical project based at the Catholic Parish Centre on St Alban’s Road, where free lessons are offered to anyone who needs help with learning English. (All levels: Beginners-Advanced). During the past year, our group has welcomed people from an amazing variety of countries - Greece, Spain, Libya, Bulgaria, Germany and Venezuela.
 
The lessons will start again after the Christmas break on 13th January 2020. We meet every Monday afternoon 1.30pm - 3pm and every Monday evening 7pm- 8.30pm during term time. If you know anyone who might be interested in attending, please tell them about us. They can just come along to a lesson- no need to book in advance. ALL NATIONALITIES WELCOME!


ACTION FOR CHILDREN – LEAGUE OF LIGHT COLLECTION BOXES
Please could you let me have your boxes for emptying at the beginning of January 2020. If you cannot get to church, I can arrange to pick up the boxes from you - ring me to arrange a time. Thank you. Shirley Eade (Tel.789217)

UNSOLD FOOD ITEMS

The Tesco table with donated unsold food items that have reached their sell by date but not there use by date will be at the back of the church each Sunday. Please take any items for yourself or to pass on to others. There is no charge but if you wanted to make a donation, it will go to the Benevolent Fund.



We are a caring church, but it is sometimes easy to assume that we are already aware of people in need of support. If you are aware of someone who might appreciate a visit (and/or some flowers), or of a situation that requires a pastoral response, please have a word with one of the Stewards.

Better to be informed twice than not at all!



FROM GROCERIES TO GETAWAYS GO TO EASYFUNDRAISING AND HELP RAISE MONEY FOR OUR CHURCH If you are on-line shopping for a holiday, travel, groceries or anything, please remember to buy through Easyfundraising and help raise funds for our Church.   There are over 3,000 shops and sites on board ready to make a donation; these include Amazon, John Lewis, Argos, Debenhams, Ticketmaster, Aviva, Marks and Spencer, the trainline, Sainsbury's, holiday companies and so on – it doesn't cost you a penny extra!

It's as easy as 1, 2, 3... 1.  Go to https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/churchrdmethodist/ and join for free. 2. Every time you shop online, go to easyfundraising first to find the site you want and start shopping. 3. After you’ve checked out, that retailer will make a donation to our church for no extra cost whatsoever! There are no catches or hidden charges and the church will be really grateful for your donations.
PLEASE CONTINUE TO SUPPORT US THROUGH EASY FUNDRAISING
Thank you to everyone who has been supporting us through Easyfundraising. If you’re shopping on-line, please remember that there are over 3,000 shops and sites ready to make a donation, including Amazon, Marks & Spencer, Sainsbury’s, Next, B&Q, John Lewis, Expedia, Ebay, Aviva, thetrainline and thousands more.
Go to
https://www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/churchrdmethodist/ and join for free.

CHURCH FUNDRAISING BOXES
The quarterly collection for members of the congregation who have a Church collection box is taking place next Sunday. If you haven’t brought your box today, please bring it along next week. Empty boxes can be collected from the Church Café area on Sunday 9th February.

IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTICE

To prevent any risk of accidents or damage, will all organisations please note that under no circumstances must any chairs or other items be placed in front or on top of any of the Church heaters, nor within 10-12 inches at the side of the heaters.  This notice must be observed and adhered to at all times. Thank you for your co-operation.

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