Dundee Methodist Church

16 May 2010

Next Sunday: 23 May 2010 - Pentecost

11 am
Worship led by Mr Keith Pearson

We give the assurance of our thoughts and prayers to all who are unwell, awaiting or undergoing treatment, or anxious or grieving for the loss of loved ones.

Christian Aid Week

Our support is invited for all events and collections during this week - as throughout the year. As our link person, Margaret will be happy to receive and forward money from anyone whose “door-to-door” envelope has not been collected, from envelopes available in Marketgait, or any other donations.

Date & timeVenueDetails
Sunday 16th May, 7.30 pm St Salvador's Church, St Salvador Street, DD3 7EW “Songs of the Scottis Reformatioun 1560” : The Lindores Consort. Tickets at door - £5 / concessions £4. See poster.
Thursday 20th May, 7.30 pm Dundee Methodist Church, “L” Circuit Leadership Team
Friday 21st May, 12 noon - 1.30 pm YMCA 151 Brook Street, Broughty Ferry (opposite “M&S Food”) (map) Broughty Ferry Churches Group Christian Aid lunch. Soup - a good selection each week - is served with bread & cheese, followed by coffee for £2, in support of this ecumenical aid, relief and development charity. There is also opportunity for meeting old friends and making new ones. A warm welcome is extended to Ferry Folk, people popping out from Dundee, and other visitors.

Support other Organisations

Scottish Bible Society

Our support through the Bible-a-Month Club is invited for work in May for work in Kazakhstan. See noticeboard for more information. Our prayerful attention is drawn this week to

  • work among survivors of Cyclone Nargis in Burma;
  • SBS Bicentenary project in north-east Brazil;
  • introduction of E100-Bible reading resource in New Zealand;
  • Jesus All about Life campaign in Australia, also “God's Story for the Outback” multimedia pack for indigenous children.

Forthcoming events

Date & timeVenueDetails
Saturday 29th May, 1 pm St Paul's Cathedral, 1 High Street, Dundee Music at St Paul's: Matthew McAllister - guitar. Tickets £3 adults / £2 children - tea & coffee served after. See poster on noticeboard, www.stpaulscathedraldundee.org.
Saturday 5th June, 7.30 pm St Paul's Cathedral, 1 High Street, Dundee Doncaster Wheatsheaf Singers “Singing for Pleasure” at a charity concert in aid of Dundee Barnado's. Tickets £7 / children £3, from Mrs V McEwen (phone 01382 641060) or at the door; refreshments provided.
Saturday 19th June, 10.30 am - coffee served from 10 am Dundee Methodist Church General Church Meeting. There will be election of Church Stewards and representatives to the Church Council - please consider this prayerfully and give any nominations to the Rev Mary Patterson or a Church Steward.

Prayer Points for this week

  • preparations for 'Edinburgh 2010' from 2nd - 6th June;
  • planning for District Resourcing Day in Perth on 12th June;
  • members of the Circuit Leadership Team;
  • CAHL providing support for 50 students with learning difficulties in mainstream Lebanon schools (BibleLands);
  • projects in the West Yorkshire District (Methodist Homes);
  • The Leprosy Mission's promotional work;
  • Bible Society work in Kazakhstan;
  • we pray with and for the peoples of Kenya and Tanzania (WCC Prayer Calendar);
  • we remember fellow Methodists in Chippenham (Bristol District) and in Aberdeen (North of Scotland Mission Circuit).