Immediately a rooster crowed. Then Peter remembered the word Jesus had spoken: “Before the rooster crows, you will disown me three times.” And he went outside and wept bitterly.
This event took place from 26th November to 29th November at Hinckley Methodist Church and schoolrooms.
Many thanks to everyone who helped make this event successful. We had an excellent weekend and raised £1863.21. to be shared between church funds and Red Cross Emergency Response Team Volunteer.
Results – Wreaths
1st W6 Carols and Choir boys – Marlene Whitmore.
2nd W1 Crackers and Coin – The Shipley Family
3rd W7 Candy Canes – Bowls Leicestershire Amy Rose Squad
1st S3 Cupcakes for Christmas – The Craft Club
2nd S4 Cinderella – The Pantomime Company
3rd Carpen -tree ( Joseph & Jesus) – Barwell Methodist Church
1st J12 Clocks counting down to Christmas – Olivia Molyneux
2nd J2 Monday Beavers – Candles and Crackers for Christmas – Monday Beavers
3rd J9 Cub Camp – Monday Cubs.
This is from the 1930’s for the Primitive Methodist Circuit of that time. Circuit churches – Hinckley, Earl Shilton, Barlstone, Barwell, Newbold Verdon, Stapleton, Stoke Golding and Sutton Cheney. Each Church has a Society Steward and in most cases, an Assistant. I shall investigate these names later. Services – Sunday morning & evening, Sunday schools, midweek services, Ladies Guild and C.E. is probably Christian Endeavour. The numbers refer to the right hand column numbers against names. 1. Frank Collen – preacher 1909-42 3. William Bird – 1874-1943 14. Frederick George Hartshorn (1885-1960) – my Granddad.
William Freer is the Great Grandfather of another member of Albert Rd.
Last day today. What have been the highlights?
Back to the Bible, forward to the world:
Inaugural address of the Methodist President
Newly elected Vice-President lays out four new building blocks for Methodism
“Methodism provides us with four building blocks of faith, derived from the writings of John Wesley,” Gill said. “These are scripture, reason, tradition and experience. But Wesley too was a man of his time, and Britain is a very different place now from what it was in the 1700s. Gill Dascombe suggested that scripture, science, culture and community should be the blocks upon which Methodists build their faith.
Membership statistics are a ‘challenge to the Church’, says General Secretary
The General Secretary of the Methodist Church is encouraging Methodists to rise to the challenge of falling membership figures.
Methodists step up to the challenge of the Covenant
The Methodist Church has made a commitment to taking a major step forward in its relationship with the Church of England.
Get serious about mental health, young Methodists urge Church
Young Methodists are challenging the Church to take mental health issues seriously, and are calling for children’s and youth workers to receive relevant training.
Boobs aren’t news, says Methodist Conference
The Methodist Conference has today pledged its support for the No More Page 3 campaign, and is asking all of its members to sign the campaign’s petition.
Church marks 20 years since genocide in Rwanda
Methodist Conference receives report on same-sex marriage
Methodist Conference celebrates vital role of chaplains in today’s Forces