Newsletter 15th September 2013

  • The charities we will be collecting for at harvest will be MRDF (using the gift aid envelopes) and World Child Cancer which improves cancer diagnosis, treatment and care for some of the world’s poorest children. Donations to be placed in a box at the back of the church before 28 September. Water Aid collections will now hold yearly at Easter.


  • Anyone interested in helping to decorate the church for Harvest please speak to Sue Lloyd.


  • Harvest Festival lunch on 29 September will be cold meats, cheeses and salads various with hot harvest puddings – crumbles and cream/ice cream for a minimum donation of £5 per headSign up sheet is in Oasis: please sign up. Any offers of help, especially with puddings, gratefully received by Sue Lloyd or Gillian Mansbridge. Thank you.


  • Everyone is welcome to share in our annual Service for the Bereaved – In Loving Memory on 22nd September at 4pm.  It is a simple service of appropriate hymns, readings and verses set around the reading out of names which have been given to be remembered and the lighting of candles.  Refreshments are served after the service and there is time to talk with others.  If you would like to join in the service this year please contact Sally Lunson (01923 842543) or at admin@nmc.totalise.co.uk giving your name, the name(s) of the person (s) to be remembered and the number of people who will be coming. We look forward to sharing with you.


  • This year at NMC, we will have a Christmas Greetings for Charity tree at our annual Christmas Tree Festival. The idea is that each person can write a card out to the whole church (as opposed to selected individuals) and make a donation to a named charity using the donation box provided.


  • The new reading rota for September & October is on the notice board in Oasis.  Please sign up for those dates you are available to read.  Thank you.


  • See poster in Oasis for details on Hope for London on 11th October at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster. Worship led by Hillsong; Word by Andy Frost; Incognito (BGT semi-finalists). Ticket enquiries: 02076545378. Complimentary tickets available from www.crossinglondon.co.uk/launch

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