Christian Aid concert: Westborough Methodist Church

A Cappella are holding a concert at Westborough Methodist Church on Saturday 8thDecember at 7:30 pm. The proceeds will all go to Christian Aid’s 2018 Christmas Appeal. Under the musical direction of Ralph Earwicker and with guest soloist Rev Mike Leigh, the group will be singing a varied programme of seasonal songs and carols.

The focus for the Christmas Appeal this year is ‘Peacemakers’. Peace, we know all too well, is broken every day – but it is also being built every day through the tireless work of peacemakers across the world. Funds raised will help bring peace to families affected by violence and conflict all over the world. For example, by supporting the work of Diana Abbas, a psychologist providing counselling at a children’s centre for young Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, children who are scarred by conflict in the homeland they have had to flee.

‘Blessed are the peacemakers for they will be called children of God’, Jesus told his followers. We can all be peacemakers this Christmas, locally in our community and family, and globally by supporting the Christmas Appeal.

Entry to the concert is by ticket (phone Chris Garforth 01723 882159) or donation at the door (suggested minimum £5).

Chris Garforth, Chair, Scarborough Christian Aid Group.

Christmas Memorial Service

If you have lost a loved one recently, or a long time ago, and feel that loss especially at Christmas, please come and share in our Memorial service at Westborough Methodist Church on Sunday 9th December at 3:00 pm. We shall have a short time of sacred and secular music, readings and reflections.

There will also be an opportunity to write a personal message on a Christmas gift tag and hang it on the Memorial tree during the service.

There will be no charge and no collection, but there will be refreshments afterwards if you are able to stay.

 

In case of any enquiries, please telephone 01723 374801 Reverend Pam Ward

Christmas Tree Festival: Cayton Methodist Church

On 8th and 9th December 2018 Cayton Methodist Church are holding their Christmas Tree Festival, the theme being ‘Angels’.

Saturday 8th December

Viewing of Trees from 11:00 am until 3:00 pm

Refreshments and Various Stalls

Soup and Sandwich lunch from 12:00 noon until 2:00 pm

Sunday 9th December

Rev Jane Carter will lead the service at 10:30 am

Coffee and mince pies and viewing of trees from 11:30 am until 1:00 pm

Please come and join us.