Teddington Methodist Church & Community Centre

  • 1 Stanley Road
  • Teddington
  • TW11 8TP

020 8973 1880
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News and Notes

Sunday 9th June

10.30am Methodist Homes Service Led by Mark Gilks

Readings: Mark 4:30-32, 1 Samuel 25: 23-35.       


Sunday 16th June

10.30am Café Church Service Led by Rev David Innes 

News & Notes The next edition will be 16th June. Items should reach Sarah at newsandnotes@teddingtonmethodistchurch.org.uk by 9am on Friday 14th June. If you would like to receive News & Notes by e-mail, please let Sarah know. 

General Information & News 

Visitors and those new to Teddington Methodist Church A leaflet “Teddington Methodist Church – A Warm Welcome for the Whole Community” is available on request. We welcome anybody who may wish to become a member of TMC. 

Churches Together in Teddington. Please pray for Teddington Memorial Hospital. 

Circuit Prayers: Please pray for

Teddington Methodist Church and for Charity Coffee Mornings and Volunteers.

Hackney and Stoke Newington Circuit.

North Korea – interaction with the outside world is not permitted, but foreign charities can operate so there are many Christians present and able to make a difference through their loving generosity. Pray that help will reach hungry, desperate people. 

Vacancy: Lay worker (families and community) 20 hours a week.

Teddington Methodist Circuit wishes to appoint a Lay worker (families and community) whose principal role will be to support the five circuit churches in delivering a range of projects designed to promote more active participation by children and their families in church life. Building on an existing foundation of well-established groups, but with the scope to plan fresh initiatives in response to identified need, the postholder will be expected to provide direct leadership and support to volunteers who help deliver these services.

For more details, please see https://www.tmcc.org.uk/vacancy.htm 

General Church Meeting Sunday June 30th, 2024, after the morning service The Church Stewards and Congregational Representatives to Church Council for the year starting September 2024 are elected at this meeting. Please consider whether you could become involved. Contact a Steward if you would like more information.

Nominations may be made by email, post or phone to Sue Morrell* or by signing the list on the noticeboard in the narthex.  All nominations require a proposer and a seconder – you may nominate yourself, and I am happy to second any agreed nominations. It is an obvious requirement that the nominee has to agree to their nomination.

All current Church Stewards and Congregational Representatives need to be nominated afresh if they wish to continue.

Copies of the Agenda reports normally presented at the meeting and minutes of the previous GCM will be circulated in advance to current Church Council members or may be obtained from Sue Morrell*.

*Sue can be contacted by email at teddingtonmethodistchurch@gmail.com 

Dates for your Diary 

Weekly coffee mornings in the church on Saturday mornings 10.30 - 12.30. Do come and spend time together over coffee and cakes/scones. If you would like to run a coffee morning to raise money for a charity of your choice, please speak to Gill or Sue. 

Tuesday 11th June 2pm or 5pm. Peace & Tranquillity at Oak Lane Cemetery, Twickenham find out more about the wildlife, plants and people. All ages welcome. Lead by Paul Leonard FRSB with Friends of Oak Lane Cemetery, TW1 3PA. Part of National Cemeteries Week 

Fridays 14th and 28th June Friday Fellowship meets fortnightly. 

Saturday 15th June a show by the Belly-dance Group The Jewels present, “A Journey through Dance”. An exciting Belly dance Showcase... Suitable for all ages. The Belly dancers meet each week in church and to show their appreciation they are giving us a cabaret of dance. Tea and cake will be served.  Do bring your friends.   TICKETS Suggested entry price: £10 (donations to Whitechapel Mission for the homeless). Pay at door. Refreshments. Concessions available. 

Wednesday 19th June 11am Genesis Bible Study Group meets every fortnight. 

Wednesday 19th June SING A NEW SONG - an opportunity to explore some new songs and hymns for worship led by David at Sunbury Methodist Church on at 8pm. Do come along and join in. 

Saturday 29th June Hampton Choral Society:  at 7.30pm  - Maurice Durufle  - Requiem,   John Rutter  - Requiem at St James's  Church, Hampton Hill.  Tickets £15 available from Gill Jackson or at the door.  Several of our congregation sing in this choir. 


News and Notes 09.06.24.