St Martin's Methodist Church

Weekly Notices Around the Circuit & Beyond


Updated 20/11/2023

The Hall is available for hire for meetings and parties and is very heavily booked.  Book early to save disappointment. Also, please note that the Hall is not available for hire on Sundays because of the Church's own use.

Something to think about:

The News from the Middle East is not only full of the most desperate conflict, but very conflicting in our minds and hearts.  There seems to be right and wrong on both sides, with the innocent on both sides suffering unimaginable suffering.  We can pray for peace but our words may sound hollow.  Maybe silence is all we have and the occasional and remarkable acts of human kindness?

St Martin’s Methodist Church

 The service on Sunday 19 November will be led by the Rev Tony Morling at 10:30 a.m.

Advent Prayer

The first Advent Prayer Session will take place on Saturday 2 December, 3pm here at St Martins. These sessions arise from discussions at our recent Church Council, the first prayer initiative will be a session of reflections and prayers for the advent season, to last about an hour.  Please join us if you can. If you want to know more, please see Helen Westcott.

Quiet Day

Jersey Association for Retreats, are holding the next quiet day on Saturday 25 November between 9:45am and 4pm at our Church hall, Rev. Dawn Saunders will be leading the day. The cost including lunch is £25.00, if you would like to attend please contact the office; or tel: 877517 for an application form.

 Paul’s letter to the Philippians

You’re invited to a six-week exploration of Paul’s lovely letter to the Philippians: More than Happiness, which begins on Monday October 30th, 2.30pm at Ebenezer Methodist Church Trinity. This will run for 6 weeks finishing on Monday 4th December with mince pies. Helen Higginson and Rev Tony will be leading the discussion, with the hope of inviting people from all our Circuit churches. Arrive at 2.15pm for teas and coffees, and finish promptly at 3.30pm- and no prior knowledge is required, and no question too big or too small! There is plenty car parking, so why not give yourself a pre-advent spiritual boost.

Kairos Advent Concert

The concert is being held on Saturday 2 December at St Helier Methodist Centre, music from the Amity singers and readings and drama from Cathy. Doors open at 7pm, concert starts at 7:45pm, tickets £15.00. The event is to help raise funds for their trip to Bolivia in March 2024, where they will be supporting ‘Project Suma’ which supports women transitioning out of the sex-trade.

Fairtrade AGM

The Fairtrade Jersey AGM will be held on Tuesday 21 November, 6.30pm at Coopers, Castle Quay. Please confirm your attendance to Tony Allchurch to assist with arrangements for the meal to follow the business.

   Next Week

    Next Sunday there will no service here at St Martin instead there will be 10:30 a.m. Methodist services at Georgetown, SHMC, Bethesda, St Aubin and St Ouen to which you will all be most welcome.

In Memory of Marion Labey

Photos in memory of Marion Labey

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