Teddington Methodist Church & Community Centre

  • 1 Stanley Road
  • Teddington
  • TW11 8TP

020 8973 1880
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News and Notes

Next Sunday 18th April 

10.30am Service Led by Rev David Innes

News & Notes The next edition will be 18th April. Items should reach Sarah at newsandnotes@teddingtonmethodistchurch.org.uk by 9am on 15th April. 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. 

Prayer requests We remember May  who is in Roehampton Hospital and is feeling isolated.  Judith and David  who are struggling at home. Judith goes to hospital twice a week for blood transfusions. If you have someone you would like church prayers for, please get in touch.  

Church Flowers Palm Sunday on 28 March was our first service in church this year.  Pam and Brian Kent provided the flowers to celebrate their wedding anniversary.  The flowers were given to Denise and Robert  who both took part in their wedding service. The flowers on Easter Day were given by Claire and Gill.  They were given to Gwen, Lesley and Sarah. If you would like to provide flowers for church please speak to Gill. 

Churches Together in Teddington: Please pray for Sacred Heart Church.

Circuit Prayers: Please pray for

Sunbury Methodist Church.

Daybreak and Lazers (young people).

Equipping, Calling Going Seminars.

Sao Tome and Principe – cocoa exporter.  Very high unemployment.  The population is Catholic, but there are many social issues.  Pray that the church may experience renewal that changes people’s lives. 

Zoom Services We are hoping to run Zoom from the church building during the services. More details will be sent by email. Please join between 10.15am and 10.30am.

The Zoom log in details, which are not necessarily the same each week, will be sent by email.

To dial in to listen to our Service from a landline (for those without internet access) please get in touch. 

Congratulations to Adam and Rachel on the birth of Finn on 25 March.   Cathy and James are the proud and happy grandparents. 

FOCUS NEWSLETTER.  The next edition of Focus will be a Spring/Summer edition and the deadline for contributions is Thursday 13th May.  Our special topic this time will be 'Something positive from the last year'.  Even though the year has been tough we may have found unexpected positive things in our lives.  What could you share on that topic?  Just a sentence or two is fine or something longer.  Also please think of other items like articles, reflections, poems, jokes, photos (with permission), etc.  We will continue with book reviews, so how about sending a short review of a book you have recently read?  Contributions to Helen at focus@teddingtonmethodistchurch.org.uk.  Thank you 

A Moment of Dishonour? Date: 14 April Time: 7.30pm - 9.00pmThe UK Government’s Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities (Sewell) Report has generated a great deal of debate within society and the Church since aspects of it were launched on 31 March 2021. This webinar will be an opportunity to hear from some of the keenest minds in Church and society on this report, and for you to share your opinions on these issues. For more information go to https://ctbi.org.uk/webinar-a-moment-of-dishonour/ 

Bible Month Date: 8 May Time: 10.30am - 1.00pm The keynote speaker at this year’s Bible Month event is Dr John Moxon. Dr Moxon will share recent thinking about the Gospel of Mark which has brought this book centre stage. The event is being held online this year and is free to attend. Click https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/getting-behind-the-text-tickets-148324313013? to book or for further information. 

WhatsApp Group If you have a smart phone and would like to join our WhatsApp group please get in touch. 

Zoom Informal Zoom meetings are at 11am on Saturdays. If you need the log in details please ask Sarah. 

Methodist Church dial a prayer and podcast Listen to a prayer: 0808 281 2514. Listen to news: 0808 281 2478 

Dates for your Diary 

Saturday 24th April TMC Zoom Quiz 7.30pm Led by David with Cathy providing some “in the dark” questions! The Zoom log in details will be sent by email. Please join us for what looks to be a fun and interesting social event for our church family! 

Friday 30th April Circuit Book Club meets again on Zoom on Friday 30th April at 7.30.  We will be discussing Dan Walker’s book, Remarkable People. If you would like to join us, contact Jill Fraser at jill16ml@aol.com


News and Notes 11.04.21