Weekly News from Launceston Central
Thursday 21st September
10.00am- 12.00 The Stanbury’s drop in coffee morning-Tel: 777661.
3.00pm House group at Milltown farm
Sunday 24th September
10.30am Prayer Series with Baptism led by Mr Eric Rowland
6.30pm 245 Revive with the speaker Rev Dave Martin
Monday 25th September
2.00pm Bible study at Costa Coffee
Tuesday 26th September
9.30–11.30am Kernow Credit Union.
10.00 - 12.00 Coffee Morning-Cornwall Hospice Care
Wednesday 27th September
9.00am-12.00 Chattabox for under 5’s. £1 per child
Thursday 28th September
10.00am- 12.00 The Stanbury’s drop in coffee morning - Tel: 777661.
7.30pm Church Council
Saturday 30th September
10am -2.00pm Gift Day
Sunday 1st October
10.30am Harvest Family Service with Mr John Hill
6.30pm Traditional Harvest Festival Service with Revd Steve Wild
Events and Diary Dates
Church Council meeting is at 7.30 pm Thursday 28th September in the Dingley Hall.
Harvest and Gift Day: the church will be open on Saturday 30th September 10am to 2pm with quiet music and light refreshments. On Sunday 1st October Mr John Hill will take our morning Family Service and Revd Steve Wild will lead a traditional Harvest Service at 6.30pm. Monday 2nd October our Harvest Suppertea served from 6pm and at 7pm a Service led by Revd Malcolm Jones followed by auction of produce.
Harvest Gifts: due to the choir concert being booked for the Saturday of harvest weekend, your gifts of fresh produce or food bank items for the harvest festival need to be brought to the church on Friday 29th September. Thank you, Sue.
Earlier this year the Church installed a defibrillator on the wall of the Hall building. A Gala concert has been arranged for Saturday 30th September with the Launceston Male Voice Choir and the Canworthy Water Minstrel and Mini-Minstrels to help with the cost. Tickets are available from David Parish, members of the choir and Joan Helme.
The UNIT Skatepark at the Bridge Community Centre runs as a company within the Circuit. The delayed AGM for the year to 31.08.2016 will be held on Tuesday 26.09.2017 at the Bridge Church starting at 3pm. It is a meeting open to the public and you are invited to attend to hear reports and express views.
Notice from Stewards: it is important that we communicate to all who read Spotlight everything that is going on at Central. Not only our regular meetings and activities but also our spiritual renewal and vision. All will agree that great things are starting to happen here and Pat White, our correspondent, wants you to keep her fed with information. Phone her, tell her, email her or just give her a scrap of paper. She'll compose her article from all information she picks up. Also everyone is encouraged to submit reports and articles on Central events direct to Spotlight .
Launceston YFC Harvest Festival: South Petherwin Methodist Church Thursday 28th September 7.30pm. Everyone is invited to the Sunday School room afterwards for refreshments and entertainment.
Shoe Drive for Africa (to 8th October). If you have any old or unwanted shoes (no flip-flops or wellies) please bring them to Central and place them in the box in the church porch. Shoes in good condition will be sent to Africa, if not so good they will be recycled. Any money raised from the recycling will be used to buy new school shoes for children in Africa. The drive is organised by The Gambia Fellowship Association and Seed Sowers (working in Malawi). Further details from Andrew Baker 772821.
From the treasurer: Please note that the old one pound coins are not legal tender after 15th October and the bank will not accept them unless they are in bags of £20. Please raid your piggy banks and put them in the collection before that date!
Come and see this powerful period drama 'All This And Heaven Too' starring Bette Davis and Charles Boyer on Thursday 5th October at 7.30pm in the Hall. Ice creams in the interval. Donations for Central Funds.
Care for Calais are asking for the following items as they are prepare a delivery to France to help the many refugees living rough as a result of the closure of Refugee Camps. Please bring these items to Central?s Church Hall to Room 6 (First room on your left at top of stairs) from next Tuesday September 26th onwards, for a delivery at the end of September, and further deliveries during the Autumn.
Priority Items Sleeping Bags (preferable Winter ones and waterproof ) Blankets, Socks and Gloves, Warm waterproof winter coats, Toiletries and toiletry packs, Waterproof trousers,Thermals, and Bin Bags.