Teddington Methodist Church & Community Centre

  • 1 Stanley Road
  • Teddington
  • TW11 8TP

020 8973 1880
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Sunday 19th May 

10.30am Morning Service Led by Rev Allison Waterhouse 

6.30pm Communion Service Led by Rev David Innes

News & Notes The next edition will be 19th May. Items should reach Sarah Waine at newsandnotes@teddingtonmethodistchurch.org.uk by noon on 16th May. 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 in the narthex. We welcome anybody who may wish to become a member of TMC. 

Prayer requests If you have someone you would like prayers for, please write the details on the sheets on the table at the back of the church. Details will be given out in the service. 

Church Flowers The beautiful flowers given by Margaret and Jim Birrell last Sunday were received by Sandra Blower and Colin and Annick Souter with many thanks. 

Churches Together in Teddington: Please pray for St Michael’s Church 

Circuit Prayers Please pray for East Molesey Methodist Church and Hurst Park School.  Please also pray for The Gambia – More religious freedom and friendly relations between Christians and Muslims than in most Muslim countries. The Gambia briefly became an Islamic republic in 2015, but has now returned to the Commonwealth. Pray for creative ways to support Christians in more isolated areas. 

Circuit Book Club This will be held on the fifth Friday of each month which occurs only four or five times a year! Dates for the coming year are the 31st of May, 30th of August and 29th of November.  Meet at Sunbury Methodist Church in the large room of the Brooker Annexe (this is accessed via the West Door, to your left as you face the building from the car park), at 7.30pm and please bring food to share. The first book will be "Becoming" by Michelle Obama. 

The annual thank you afternoon tea for workers with children and young is on the 19th May 3-4.30pm at Teddington. Sandwiches, scones, cake, tea and coffee to say thank you for all the work you do. If possible, let Cathy know but don't worry if you can't, just turn up - there is always plenty of food. 

Volunteers needed for Teddington Tots. Could you spare an hour or so to help local families with young children?  Could you make and serve coffee/tea to the parents, grandparents and carers who come to our Toddler group?  Could you come on Tuesday or Wednesday about 9.30am to have an enjoyable morning with other people?  If you can help or want to know more please speak to Gill Jackson. 

Dates for your Diary 

Sunday 12th May Christian Aid - Big Brekkie. Breakfast of toast, croissants, coffee, and orange juice will be served at 10am before the 10.30am All Age Worship Service. Please see posters for more details. Volunteers are needed to help prepare and serve the breakfast. Please speak to Cathy Trevelyan if you are able to help. 

Sunday 12th 10am-12pm and Wednesday 15th May 6-8pm Teddington Bowls Club Open Days Grove Gardens Teddington TW11 8AS. Beginners and Juniors welcome. Equipment provided but wear flat soled shoes or trainers. More information from Gerrard tel 07517524144.

 Friday 17th May The next Friday Fellowship will meet at 11.00am in the Garden Room, with access from the garden on the Stanley Road side.  All are welcome to join us for an hour of fellowship over a cup of tea/coffee followed by a look at a piece of Scripture and prayers. 

Friday 17th May Prayer Walk at 2pm led by David Innes. 

Saturday 18th May Christian Aid - Big Brekkie at Hampton Methodist Church 9.15 -11.15am 

Saturday 18th May London District’s Moving Stories Project 2 – 5pm at Wesley’s Chapel and Leysian Mission. See poster in the Narthex for more details 

Saturday 18th May Plant Sale and Cake Sale at 10am. Please start thinking about what seeds you might plant or cuttings you could take. Please bring along your delicious cakes on the day.  People love homemade cakes! 

Saturday 6th July an afternoon tea party to raise money for 'Nailed it!' (Hanworth's project for girls aged 11-16) and Macmillan Cancer Support. 3pm at Hanworth Methodist Church. We will also be saying farewell to Naomi at this event, who will be leaving the circuit in August to serve as a probationer minister in North Kent. Please contact naomioates@hotmail.co.uk if you would be willing to bake a cake. 

News and Notes 12.05.19