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Sunday 8th December


8.30am  Holy Communion - Rev Christopher Sandy

10.30am  Morning Service will be led by Mrs Jane Fulford

This is our annual Gift and Toy

Service and it is also a parade Service

Everyone is invited to these Services


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PLEASE NOTE there is no FUSION MEETING on Friday 6th December



A leaflet giving the following details in full is available from the leaflet racks at the entrances to the building

PLEASE HELP YOURSELF




CHRISTMAS at BENFLEET METHODIST CHURCH



SATURDAY 7th December

CHRISTMAS BAZAAR  10am to 1pm   Entry Free



Sunday 8th December

8.30am Holy Communion

10.30am TOY AND PARADE SERVICE to be led by Mrs Jane Fulford


12.30pm Christmas Lunch £10 Children £5.  


Booking closes 1st December



Sunday 15th December 


  10.30 Alternative Praise and Worship Service (Including Holy Communion) - Rev Chris Sandy


 6.30pm  Allegro's Christmas Concert.  Tickets £10 (children free) from Rob Gray (01268 751303)



Tuesday 17th December 12noon

"Light Worship" - Short service followed by "Light Lunch" in the Welcome Area  (£4) at 12.30pm


Friday 20th December

7.30pm Carols Round the Christmas Tree followed by refreshments

Collection for Cancer Research UK


Sunday 22nd December

Morning Service to be led by our Worship Leaders


Christmas Eve

4pm Christingle Service with Fusion

11.30pm Holy Communion for Christmas Eve to be led by Rev Dr Martine Stemerick


CHRISTMAS DAY

10.30am Family Service - Rev Peter Perowne

12.30pm Christmas Day Lunch (Book by 15th December with John Stokes 01268 750532)


The free monthly NEWSLETTER for December is now available.

Copies are in letter racks at the front and rear entrances to the building.



The Circuit Plan for the December to February quarter is available from the Church 

Stewards now.  



For details of our MONTHLY NEWSLETTER please see the page headed NEWSLETTER.

 

The Welcome Area, at the front of the Church, is open for refreshments (tea/coffee and biscuits) every weekday morning from 10am to 12noon. 

 Coffee Mornings take place every Saturday (again from 10am to 12noon) in aid of various charities or for Church funds. 

 

There is a Church Family lunch on the second Sunday of each month at 12.30pm 

Bookings can be made on the list found on the Notice Boards at the front entrance but please give at least one week's notice. 

If, having booked, you find you are unable to come, please notify the chefs as soon as possible.  

 The telephone number will be on the signing-in sheet.


Various other activities take place occasionally and details of these and other community events are available on our Notice Boards.

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FOOD BANK has been established in Southend for some time now.  We are pleased to be associated with it and we have continued to be grateful for gifts received.  There's a box just inside the front Welcome Area doors (accessible from the High Road) into which suitable goods can be placed.  The Welcome Area is open every day from 10am to 12noon.  Generally long-life foods, canned and dried goods are most acceptable.
The FOOD BANK is particularly in need of provisions at present.  Any help you can give will be appreciated.

Our own small food bank for those needing food supplies is adjacent to the front church garden.  Please take what you need and leave a donation if you can.

We are also a Reception Point for good used clothing and toiletries which are taken regularly to the Whitechapel Mission.  There is a box for such goods in the Welcome Area which is open as above.
 
ALL GOODS ARE GRATEFULLY RECEIVED - THANK YOU FOR YOUR HELP.

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FUSION YOUTH @
Benfleet Methodist Church

From 13th September 
FUSION YOUTH
For young people in school years 3 to 6 
Every Friday 6pm to 7.30pm (except holiday times)

NEW 
FUSION PLUS for young people in school year 7 and above
from 7 to 8.30pm - every Friday

XBox, craft, tuckshop, pool table, table football, competitions 
and much more

£1 entry fee

Contact not yet available



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