What's On: Weekly Notices & information about other events

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STOP PRESS
St Andrew’s is hosting the Emergency Winter Night Shelter for homeless people on Sunday nights.
If you are available to help with this please speak to Joyce Jarman asap.


Don’t forget to book Sunday 25 February in your diary for our Church Visioning Day and return your REPLY SLIP to the box at the back of the Sanctuary. Thank you.

Murder Mystery February 2018: who killed Abdul? For some photos of the event go to the Photo Galleries page in the menu at the top of this page.

St Andrew’s is supporting Water Aid again this Lent by collecting jars of change.
Fill a jar with change & bring it to church on Easter Sunday.
Extreme poverty won't end until everyone, everywhere, has clean water, decent toilets and good hygiene.



Minister
Our Minister: Rev Mindy Bell
SUNDAY FEBRUARY 18
1st Sunday in Lent
10.45 Worship with Communion led by Rev Mindy Bell

12.30 Zimbabwean Methodist Fellowship

16.30 Worship in Urdu

18.00 ~ 20.00 Slough Teens helping with Night Shelter

18.30 Worship with Communion led by Rev Sonia Hicks @ Ledgers Road Methodist Church, Ledgers Road, Slough. SL1 2RL

Today's Readings:
Genesis 9:8-17
Psalm 25:1-10
1 Peter 3:18-22
Mark 1:9-15



Copies of the Lent Study book are still available at only £3 each. Suitable for individual study every day during Lent.
Group materials available as a free download from Churches Together in Britain and Ireland.



EVENTS THIS WEEK
FEBRUARY.
LENT GROUPS BEGIN THIS WEEK

Monday 19
10 ~ 11.15 Lent group @ St John’s

Tuesday 20
11.00 ~ 15.00 Create & Craft Drop in. All are welcome.

18.30 ~19.30 BB Anchor Boys
18.30 ~ 20.00 BB Junior Section

19.30 Thames Valley Voices

19.30 ~ 21.00 Lent group @ 278 Long Furlong Drive, Slough. SL2 2PR

Wednesday 21
17.00 ~ 18.00 Rainbows
18.30 ~ 20.00 Brownies

19.00 Fun raising dinner @ Langley Toby Carvery.
Please bring an extra £1 for church funds and do let Estelle know if you are coming

19.30 ~ 21.00 Lent group @ St. Mary's Church of England, Church Street, Slough. SL1 1PJ

Thursday 22
10.00 ~ 11.30 Lent group @3 Daventry Close, Colnbrook SL3 0PW

19.00 ~ 21.00 Guides

19.30 ~ 21.00 Lent group @7 St Laurence Way, Slough. SL1 2BW

Friday 23
18.30 ~ 21.30 BB Company/Senior Section

19.30 Friday Fellowship
For details of venue contact Henry: stranraerhb@msn.com or 07888 898748


All notices for Sunday FEBRUARY 25
to Jenny by 20.00 on THURSDAY FEBRUARY 22
01753 521862 or jenny@sturg.co.uk Thank you.


SUNDAY FEBRUARY 25
OUR VISIONING DAY
10.45 Morning worship led by Rev Mindy Bell & Rev Conrad Hicks
Lunch will follow the service with further discussions after lunch.
This important day is an opportunity to share together in looking to the future.
Please make sure you have returned your reply slip.

12.30 Zimbabwean Methodist Fellowship

16.30 Worship, including Communion, in Urdu led by Rev Mindy Bell

18.30 Worship led by Liz Tottingham @ Ledgers Road Methodist Church, Ledgers Road, Slough. SL1 2RL



Please scroll down for information about future events.


Have you got an email address?
Please send it to va.mullix@talk21.com
or give your details to Veronica Mullix at church.
This will help with communication and receiving information about
church events, notices, etc. by email.
Thank you.



Please put an item for ‘Slough Foodbank’ on your shopping list each week
See more information about Slough Foodbank here.
Can you help by donating each week?
There is a collection bin at the back of Church.
There is a huge demand by people in crisis in Slough
and more and more organisations are signing up to be involved
in this ecumenical project.
In October 55.2kgs were taken from St Andrew's to the warehouse and on 31/12/17, 99.0kgs.
Please continue to do what you can to help.
Please buy one item at least for Slough Foodbank
every time you go shopping.


Methodist Women in Britain
Visit the website MWiB and find out how you can get involved.


The Rainbows need a good assistant Guider to help. Rainbows are 5 - 7 year old girls and they meet on a Thursday from 17.45 - 18.45. We need an assistant or the Rainbows may have to close. There would be training and the support of the other guiders who are happy to stay and help if we can find another assistant. Anyone who thinks they might be interested please speak to Joyce Jarman.


FUTURE EVENTS
Tuesday 20 February
Church Council: Date changed. See below.


Friday 2 March
Women’s World Day of Prayer @ Salvation Army
Service at 10.30 (coffee served from 10.00) see poster @ church for details


Saturday 3 March
District Study Day for preachers and anyone else: 'Mark’s Gospe'l @ Redhill Methodist Church.
Poster and fliers in vestibule @ church.


Monday 5 March
Anyone wishing to go to ‘Daffodil Day’ at Westminster Central Hall @ 14.00
may like to travel on the coach that will be going from the circuit at a cost of £13 per person.
Please speak to Shirley Brooks to reserve your seat.


Tuesday 6 March New date!
19.30 Church Council


Tuesday 13 March
19.45 Circuit Meeting @ Ledgers Road Methodist Church, Ledgers Road, Slough. SL1 2RL


Tuesday 20 March
10.30 Thames Valley Journeymen. Details tba


Saturday 24 March
MWiB District Day @ Tonbridge. See poster @ church for details
'Titfers, tatties and toilets. Life in Bolivia, a land of contrasts'
Speaker: Mrs Sandra Goodwin, National President, MWiB



OTHER NOTICES
Have a look now at the Circuit Diary for events happening at other venues in the Thames Valley Circuit.
The Circuit Preaching Plan can also be found there.


For information about exciting Methodist news from across the country, read 'The Buzz'.
You might be inspired to start something in Slough!





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