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News in the Hackney Methodist Circuit

Circuit Meeting

We have a Circuit Meeting on Tuesday 25th June at 7pm at Stoke Newington High Street. If you are a member of the Circuit Meeting, please do your best to attend this important meeting in the life of our Circuit.

Financial help available

We have been told about financial help of up to £250 available for people who don’t have access to public funds. If you need help or if you know of someone who could benefit, please come to Clapton Park Methodist Church – to the Food bank on Tuesdays or Wednesdays 11am – 3pm – run by the Shepherdfold Ministry. For further details please contact Joycelyn: 07814 571016

Saturday 8th June – 3 events happening

Festival of Sport, Culture and Food will take place between 10am and 6pm at Broadwater Farm Park, Adam Road, N17 6HE. Celebrating our Unity in Diversity Through Sports – Come and share in this day with Methodist language congregations and fellowships. Click the link above for more information

Summer BBQ will take place 1-5pm at Shern Hall Methodist Church, Shernhall Street, Walthamstow/Whipps Cross E17 9HX – Methodist Women in Britain invite you to this BBQ. Contact Helen Cornick for tickets (£10 for adults, £5 for children 5-17 years). Click the link above for more information

On Saturday 8th June at 11am at Dalston the Circuit Leaders of Worship and Local Preachers Meeting will take place at Dalston Methodist Church.

Circuit Day – Saturday 1st June

We are having a Circuit Day on Saturday 1st June facilitated by Rev Stephen Poxon for us to explore our blessings and needs as we look to the future as a circuit. This day is primarily for members of the Circuit Meeting and Church Councils, and a few others who have been invited to attend. We are meeting at Stoke Newington High Street from 10am – 3pm.
Please bring a packed lunch for yourself and a little to share. Drinks will be provided.

Wesley Day Celebrations – Friday 24th May

You are welcome to join in with celebrations of Wesley Day on Friday which are taking place in other parts of London. Click on the link for further information

Wesley Day with Wesley’s Chapel and Methodist Central Hall, Westminster | Friday 24 May | from 10am
This Wesley Day join Wesley’s Chapel for morning service followed by a pilgrimage to St Pauls, then refreshments and songs of praise at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster.

Hackney Half Marathon – Sunday 19th May

Please note that on Sunday 19th May there will be some travel restrictions in Hackney due to the half marathon. You can find details of the route and the roads which will be closed below.

Dalston Church Anniversary

On Sunday 12th May, Dalston Methodist Church celebrate their Church Anniversary. The preacher will be Rev Dr John Lampard. You are welcome to join us for the service at 11am.

Prayers in the Circuit

We meet for prayer on Tuesdays 1pm at Stoke Newington High Street and on Zoom on Wednesdays at 10am

Join Wednesday Prayers: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82977408302 or phone 0203 481 5237 – Meeting ID: 829 7740 8302

Come and join us. All are welcome.

Annual Leave

We have various members of staff on Annual Leave from 15th April – 28th April as follows:
Rev Paulo will be off until Tuesday 23rd April

Helen Cornick will be off from Friday 19th April – Sunday 28th April, although will respond to urgent messages between Friday 19th and Monday 22nd April (not necessarily immediately)

Abena Adofo will be off until Friday 19th April

Circuit Service – Easter Offering Dedication Service

On Sunday 14th April at 11am, we will have a Circuit Service at Green Lanes Methodist Church, Stoke Newington, N16 9BN. The theme of the service is ‘Let Justice Roll‘, and we will hear stories from the World Church and from the UK – and reflecting on the words of the prophet Amos. The service will be led by Helen Cornick. Come and join us.
The Easter Offering Service will also be pre-recorded, and available on Zoom at 11am.