The Wiltshire United Area
LATEST NEWS, NOTICES
and PREACHING PLANS
Follow the links for the latest Preaching Plans:- July 2017 August 2017 Sept 2017 October 2017 November 2017
Follow the links for the latest Area Newsletters:- July 2017 August 2017
Click HERE for the latest Church Compendium, January 2017
10th – 17th SEPTEMBER
During the Methodist Conference earlier this year, it was made clear that the Methodist Church is in slow decline.
All our churches have been asked to pray for the renewal of the Church.
Our Worship Team are organising Prayer Stations within the Wesley Road Methodist Church.
The stations will focus on the rejuvenation of the Methodist Church. They will be set up after morning service on September 10th to be ready for use from 4pm on Sunday 10th followed by tea and cake.
During the following week the church will be open from 10am to 12 noon each day for prayer.
The stations will be taken down on 17th September after morning service.
The United Church Bradford -on Avon
will be welcoming the Moderator of the URC, Ruth Whitehead, to take our morning Communion Service, on 13th August.
Come and join us if you can, all will be welcome.
STUDLEY METHODIST CHURCH HALL
(Midway Calne / Chippenham)
7.30 p.m. SATURDAY 1 JULY
Parking at Studley saw mills. Refreshments
£2.50 p.p. - Teams of 4 max.
Supporting NCH ACTION FOR CHILDREN
Details Eric / Helen 01380 870922
Israel 2017 Pilgrimage Led By Revd. Peter Whatton
20th - 28th November, 2017
Rev Peter Has led numerous pilgrimages to the Holy Land, Turkey and Jordon.
He and his wife Ann also worked as Volunteers at The Garden Tomb in the heart of Jerusalem, so you will be in experienced Hands.
The tour takes in all the important Holy sites in Jerusalem, Bethlehem , Galilee and Nazareth. We have an experienced local Christian Guide a coach and all entrance fees and Gratuities are included in the cost which is £1495.
I would love to take you along we share in great fellowship, make new friends and have the Bible opened up to us in a most wonderful way.
If you are interested please contact me on 01225 971607
or e-mail email@example.com
WORLD CHURCH GROUP
COPA is the Area Project for 2015-2017.
Click HERE for the highlights from the December 2016 COPA newsletter
Two buildings and one people: the story of Methodism in Westbury
Revd Ward Jones has recently produced a 30 page illustrated history of Westbury Methodist Church entitled "Two buildings and one people - the story of Methodism in Wiltshire"
Copies can be ordered from Ward at a cost
of £5 plus a £1 for postage and packing.
The United Church, Trowbridge
We reported at the Area Meeting that the Church had agreed that we would be vacating our church premises.
We are now holding our morning worship at 10.30 in The Park Club in Trowbridge. We are looking to the future with faith and hope as we enter into this exciting new phase in our church life.
All are welcome t
Holt United Reformed Church
ANY OLD TOOLS?
Did you know that there is a
refurbishing workshop at the Holt United Reformed Church?
We are part of the small national charity, Tools For Self Reliance. All sorts of hand tools are refurbished to go into dedicated tool kits that go to projects in Africa. Such kits are for Carpentry, Bicycle Repair, Auto Mechanics, Shoe Repair, Electricians etc. We also refurbish Singer sewing machines and collect haberdashery items. We don’t ask for gardening tools but if any turn up, we try and sell them for funds. Any other tools donated will be gratefully received.
The workshop is open on a
Wednesday morning, 9 ‘till 12-30.
Contact Geraint Owen on 01225 752555 or search www.tfsr.org
for more information
|Melksham United Church, having recently been substantially re-furbished, offers the building for hire to other organisations. Please click HERE for a poster for hiring purposes and HERE for a brochure with details of accommodation and hiring costs.|
Calne Methodist Church
Click on the link for information about room hire.
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