​Upminster Methodist Church

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Can you spare a little time to help your church community? Every little helps!


Now that we have at last been able to reopen our church, and look forward to resuming all the activities we have shared, we are inviting you to join us in making this possible. We are a community of different talents and gifts, who come together to serve God and our neighbours; but we have reached a point where some of us are no longer able to continue in the ways they have done this, often over a long period. We offer our heartfelt thanks for all the ways they have enriched our church life together. Now we urgently need others who can join us, in any way – however large or small - to continue to support each other and the people around us, by giving a little of their skills and time. Please consider whether any of these might apply to you: I could offer a bit of DIY / decorating know-how to a group helping to maintain the church premises I am into technology and social media, and could help those working on the church’s ongoing communication with the community, and delivering online worship I enjoy meeting people, and I’d like to take turns in helping to welcome people coming to Sunday worship, or to our Gateway community I’m not sure where I’d fit in, but I’d like to help, and I have a bit of time I could offer, on a regular or occasional basis If any of these might include you, please contact upminster.stewards@gmail.com or speak to any of us in church on a Sunday morning, and we can put you in contact with the right people. Please give this some thought and prayer: the more, the merrier, and whatever you are able to offer will be most welcome! Thank you! ​​

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This Sunday 16/1, 10am service ** IN PERSON ONLY **

Worship during the pandemic

Prayer of the Week

May we never feel forsaken, O Lord, whether in the quietness of our resting, in the storms of the
day, in the cares of the world or in the journey of life. Amen.

Søren Kierkegaard (1813-1855)


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  • Mask wearing: With effect from 10th December 2021 everyone using a place of worship or ancillary buildings must wear a face covering by law.
    The Government guidance as to when individuals may be exempt is on its website, and this does include the person leading worship or giving a reading.
    Masks may be removed to sing but must be replaced afterwards. Those wishing to sing at
    UMC without a mask should sit themselves at the front of the church.
    Thank you for your co-operation in this matter.

  • Staying informed of updates: Regular updates are also posted on our facebook pageand via the Methodist Church website.


Update on Foodbank Donations Effort​


Dear everyone!

This New Year message is sent with a huge heartfelt thank you to you all for supporting the local
Foodbank. 


We ended 2021 in style as I made 3 full car journeys to the Rainham Trussell Trust Foodbank -

they were beyond grateful to see supplies!

Our final week of 2021 saw 138.02kg of food donated, which means at the close of 2021, we have donated a total of:
3,338.26kg


Thank you so much to all of you for your incredible generosity and goodwill, providing so many valuable supplies to those in need. 

The foodbank will be continue to be open as always, and we shall continue our weekly deliveries throughout 2022.


But for now, I wish you and your families a happy and peaceful New Year,
Best always, 

Joanna Marie Skillett


Details of our streamed services 

Upcoming Sunday morning services:

Note: *AAW = "All Age Worship" = service aimed at families

             
23rd January - Rev Rohama Asif - Covenant Service and Communion

30th January - Ricky Bull

6th February - Tim Banks
13th February - Rev Rohama Asif - AAW
20th February - Rev Joseph Ribeiro - Communion
27th February - Mrs Joan Pugsley


Last updated 15 Jan 2022

​Upminster Methodist Church

Our friend Keith Dutton

Suggestions for worship opportunities and how to help others in worship can be found here. These include streamed services and service sheets to be printed at home.​

We welcome you to join us at Upminster Methodist Church
for our Sunday or Mid-week services. Join either in person or online
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This week's services & dates for your diary:​

  • Saturday 15 Jan, 9:30am - SATURDAY PRAYER TIME TOGETHER - ZOOM ONLY
  • Sunday 16 Jan. 10am morning service - Rev. John Chambers - IN PERSON ONLY 
  • ​Sunday 16 Jan, 12pm: Rev Joseph Ribeiro service,  ZOOM ONLY
  • Sunday 16 Jan, 2:30pm: SUNDAY AFTERNOON REFLECTION SERVICE - ZOOM ONLY
  • Sunday 16 Jan, 7pm: SUNDAY EVENING CONTEMPLATIVE SERVICE - ZOOM ONLY
  • Wednesday 19 Jan, 7pm: Bible studies and Prayers - ZOOM ONLY

List of upcoming services 

* a warm welcome to our online community *

No Zoom Service this Sunday morning

Reporting positive Covid Cases

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All current guidance from the Methodist Church regarding the coronavirus and devotional material can now be found here. Recent updates include information on how to ensure we support those in isolation safely, especially when making deliveries.

Sunday 16 Jan 2022

Coronavirus Guidance

* a warm welcome to our online community *

Foodbank Donations Update