Central Methodist Church Launceston

reaching out with Christ at the Centre

Weekly News, Services & Events at Central

Sunday 19th August
10.30am Family Service - Holiday Club with Revd Malcolm Jones
6.30pm Praise and Learning with Mr Chris Paxman
Monday 20th August
7.30-9pm Power Praise
Tuesday 21st August
9.30-11.30am Kernow Credit Union.
10am-12.00 Coffee Morning - Lions
10-11.30am Church open for private prayer
Thursday 23rd August
10am–12.00 The Stanbury’s drop in coffee morning - Tel: 777661.
7.30pm Alpha Prayer Support
Sunday 26th August
10.30am All Age Service - Mrs Jo Parsons
6.30pm 245 Revive - Mrs Maryanne Parsons
Events and Diary Dates
Vacancy: The Circuit is looking for a Treasurer/book-keeper, a role which can be divided between two people. Could you offer your time and skills to fulfil one or both of these roles? Full details of the post(s) are available from Revd Jo Smart or a Circuit Steward.
Our Circuit Covenant Service will be held at Coads Green chapel on Sunday 2nd September at 10.30am.
Christmas Child Appeal: I will be co-ordinating the collection of boxes for Christmas Child again this year. I have flat pack boxes available. Boxes will need to be completed by the beginning of November ready for collection, checking and distribution across the world. I look forward to your support this year and thank you for supporting Christmas Child over the past years.Irene Stanbury 01566 777661.
Church Family Outing Wednesday 5th September: Your Action Committee has arranged an outing for everyone in the church who is able to attend. On Wednesday 5th September we will travel from the Launceston Steam Railway on the 2.00pm train to New Mills Farm Park. A special fare and admission for both the rail trip and the Farm Park has been agreed at only £6.00 (with refreshments at  either the Farm Park or Railway Station at your cost). Return trains leave at 3.20pm or 4.20pm. We hope a good number of members and friends will be able to enjoy this outing. Please contact Angela Noakes (01566 773440) to book your tickets.
Action for Children / National Children's Home Collection boxes. Thank you to those who have already brought in their boxes for opening. If you still have one at home please could you let me have it at Central or hand it to one of the stewards and I will send off your gifts to this very worthwhile charity. Many thanks. Pat White.
Pearl of Africa Child Care Ltd thanks members and friends of Central for the generous and successful coffee morning which raised £311.15 for badly needed funding in Uganda.
Power Praise Monday 20th August. We will be meeting in the Dingley Hall at from 7.30 to 9.00pm. All are welcome to join on the time of worship and prayer.
Alpha Prayer Support Thursday 23rd August.Do come to share your thoughts and prayers as we continue to prepare for the Alpha course. We will be meeting at Mike and Val's house(772068) at 7.30 pm.
Christian Aid News: On Tuesday August 28th the Launceston Area Christian Aid Action Group will be holding a Coffee Morning & Bring Buy Sale from 10am -12 Noon. In addition to the usual stalls, a valuer will be present to look at any items you may wish to donate to the Silent Auction Event taking place in early November. Your presence and support will be most welcome.
An Invitation: Members and friends at Bude Methodist Church invite you to attend their Celebration Weekend beginning on Saturday 1st September at 5pm led by Rev Graham Thompson, [Chair Plymouth & Exeter Methodist District]. This will also be an opportunity to see our major refurbishment of the interior to provide a flexible worship space and upgraded facilities. A Bring & Share Supper will follow our Celebration Event. Then on Sunday 2nd September Morning Worship will be led by Deacon Debbie Marsh and there are plans for more activities during the day, yet to be confirmed. We do look forward to welcoming you all as we give thanks to God for His guidance and faithfulness throughout our Project.