Webteam: March 2017
The Easter Offering 2017 dedication service, will be held at Promenade Methodist in Douglas on Thursday, the 11th of May at 7.30pm. The theme this year is "Shine like Stars" (Philippians 2:15), and it will feature stories from nationals in mission appointments (NMAs) in Brazil, Ghana and Pakistan, whom the World Mission Fund supports.
Each one is shining the light of God's love and hope into a challenging environment as they engage in God's mission in their own locality. The worship will encourage us to consider how we might learn from these NMAs and find new ways to "shine like stars" in our own communities, and discover the light of Christ in others.
This service provides an opportunity for a Circuit to gather and celebrate God's mission activity in the wider world. It includes the dedication of the Easter Offering — all of which goes to the World Mission Fund of the Methodist Church in Britain and Ireland, supporting 65 Partner Churches overseas.
Please either bring monies from the Easter Offering to the service, or send a cheque to the MWiB Treasurer, Ann Craine, 6 Elm Bank, Glen Vine IM4 4FF. Please make the cheque payable to 'The Methodist Church World Mission Fund'.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
Bonds of perfect charityHow Action for Children brings fullness in abundanceOur work, which comes in truly various forms, reaches children and young people across the UK. It is, therefore,quite challenging to convey in a few word show we make a real difference. However, a closer look at just one of our almost 600 services can do just that. Tafarn Newydd Children & Families Service,based...
We have just had an amazing time, making space for God to speak and touch our heats, minds and souls. Sulby Methodist Church acted as host, and various organisations provided prayer stations for guests to use around the church. We enjoyed worship together, a Taize style pilgrimage, and late night star-gazing astronomy outside. Thanks to everyone who helped put it all...
The Methodist church at Onchan celebrated its Chapel anniversary on the last weekend in January with two key events: a Mission to the Onchan Precinct, popularly known as Village Walk, and a Burns Supper.Rev Steven Wild, chair of the Cornwall district and a past President of the Methodist Conference, led the mission and preached at the two anniversary services. In the unrelenting wet weather of...
Sulby Methodist Service
Promenade Methodist Church