Holy Habits: Deeper into Prayer July to September 2018

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Deeper into Prayer will be led by members of the Crofters Spirituality Group at the invitation of the North Yorkshire Coast Methodist Circuit.  Crofter members include qualified Prayer Guides and those experienced in leading people to explore and deepen their prayer life.  ‘Crofters’ is an ecumenical group who request that sessions are advertised locally and ‘open’ to anyone wishing to participate.  

Each session will be 90 minutes long (including refreshment time) and will ‘stand-alone’ but there will be maximum benefit if the full course is attended.  

The circuit is providing the venues and hospitality for a 6 week course + 1 introductory session and 1 closing session. We are very grateful to the churches listed below who have responded so generously to the request to host sessions.

We offer each session twice in a week, held in different areas of the circuit and at different times of day i.e. 1 during the daytime and 1 evening session, to give the opportunity for as many people as possible to attend.  Hospitality and refreshments will be provided by the hosting church.  

Week 1Circuit Introduction to ‘Deeper into Prayer’ to include refreshments and a short act of worship at Westborough Methodist Church

Tuesday 3rd July 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Week 2‘Who is God’ led by John McGlinchey and Diane Robinson

Wednesday 11th July from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm at Emmanuel St John’s LEP
Thursday 12th July from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at Filey Methodist Church

Week 3‘I have loved you with and everlasting love’ led by Joyce Bell and Pam Beattie

Tuesday 17th July from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at Northstead Methodist Church
Thursday 19th July from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm at Snainton Methodist Church

Week 4 ‘God in all things’ led by Chris Dyson and Madonna House

Wednesday 25th July from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at Queens Street Methodist Church
Saturday 28th July from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at Fylingthorpe Methodist Church (an extra ½ hour has been added to allow participants to bring a packed lunch if they wish to spend longer in this beautiful spot.)

August will be a ‘meditation month’ of local prayer events: walks/pilgrimages/retreats/labyrinths etc to be arranged by the local churches, with invitations to members of other churches to join in, please advertise your event via the circuit notices.

Dates, times and venues for Sessions 5-8 will be announced shortly.  (Poster attached).

 

Vacancy for Circuit Financial Officer

North Yorkshire Coast Methodist Circuit

www.northyorkscoastmethodist.org.uk

are seeking to appoint a

CIRCUIT FINANCE OFFICER ( part time)

For 15 hours a week.

The circuit office is based in Westborough Methodist Church, Scarborough. (open Tuesday- Friday 8.30am to 1.30pm)

We are looking for someone to provide and ensure effective recording and reporting of all financial transactions of the Circuit and its various funds.

We are looking for someone with some finance qualifications and experience working in an office environment.

Attendance at evening meetings may be required

Salary £10.34 per hour

Closing dates for applications midday on 22nd June, 2018

Starting date From 1st August 2018

For more information please contact Rev Jane Carter 01947 810587

Application Packs can be obtained from and returned to:

Rev Jane Carter

​​​​​c/o North Yorkshire coast Methodist Circuit Office

​​​​​Westborough Methodist Church

​​​​​Scarborough

​​​North Yorkshire

YO11 1TS

​​​Or email jane.carter@methodist.org.uk

 

 

Circuit Celebration of Peter’s Ministry

 

As you will know by now Rev Peter Cross will be leaving the circuit in August to take up his appointment as Superintendent in Beverley.

It has been agreed by the Circuit Leadership Team that we will hold a Circuit Celebration of Peter’s Ministry with us at his final service in the circuit on Sunday 29th July 2018 at 6:30 pm at Westborough. 

Prior to the service there will be an opportunity for people to attend a Bring & Share Afternoon Tea at Westborough from 4:30 pm, all are welcome.

Sing Along with the Filey Fisherman’s Choir

Please come and joins us for a Sing Along with the Filey Fisherman’s Choir who will be singing at Irton Garden Centre on Wednesday 23rd May at 7:00 pm.

As a Christian choir, we are taking our faith in song outside of the Church.  Admission free!  Song sheets available. All welcome.

If you enjoy singing, please lend your voice to support this initiative, and have an enjoyable evening.

Holy Habits: Fellowship

On Monday 21st May join us at Burniston Methodist Church for café style ‘Seasons of our Soul – Memories’ with Julie Fairweather.  Doors open at 1:30 pm for a 2:00 pm start.  (Notice attached).

On Sunday 24th June join us at Westborough Methodist Church for an afternoon of fellowship led by Rev Jane Carter:

Devotions and have a go a from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Bring & share tea from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Worship from 6:00 pm to 6:45 pm

Boyes cake stall for Christian Aid

The Christian Aid Cake Stall will be in Boyes from Tuesday 15th May to Friday 18th May from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm and Saturday 10:00 am to noonish depending on available stock. Lots of Churches and youth groups staff the stall so it would be lovely to have some customers.  Cakes are also needed so please get baking