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Cake and Kindness

Do you feel lonely? Do you just want somewhere to go to meet people and chat?

A new venture for us is 'Cake and Kindness', where you can come along, have free tea or coffee, some home made cake and just chat to people. No charge, no membership fees, we meet every Monday from 2pm to 3.30pm - just drop in and join us.


Covid-19

The Government has now removed all legal requirements concerning Covid -19, but the national Methodist Church has re-affirmed its responsibilities to protect all users of all its premises. It is now up to individuals to decide for themselves what level of protection they wish to take for themselves, but we ask, that anybody who visits our premises continues to protect those who are more vulnerable.

Test and Trace have told us to remove all notices / QR Codes, and the need to register your presence in the building, but we do ask that you use the hand sanitiser. Whether, or not, you continue to wear aa face covering is up to you, as well as how close you stand to others, but please do respect other people's wishes, which may not align with yours. 

Singing is now permitted during a service.


House Group has now started once a month on Wednesdays. Look in the weekly notoces for details of the location  and dates (but hey are usually the last Wednesday of the month).


Online Prayer Meeting - We meet at 7pm every Wednesday via Zoom for about 15 minutes to prayer, for the work of our church, for the needs of our members, the needs of others and the world. Details of the link can be found in our Weekly Notices, or just ask.

Online services

So that all three of his Churches can continue to worship, our Minister Rev Dr Calvin T Samuel broadcasts on his YouTube channel. You can join him on Sundays at 9.30am as a member of an online Covenant Community, and/or on Tuesdays at 7pm for Bible Study.
The online services are not just for Methodists - anybody can join in, and you can do this by connecting with Calvin's Channel at 
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCB0LbZcq6qTwfXYhLAdZu2Q?fbclid=IwAR3lwCxiudK5Q77lk6IQ_BYA1igRVNVTiMgDO7evlPLbrPTEZxnOAXFbd4Q

To make it easier, you can use this QR code:


Weekly Notices are still being produced and can be sent to your Inbox. Contact Mike Sims if you want to receive them this way,

Our Facebook Group has all the up to date information about what is happening in Rochford Methodist Church in greater detail. We also have a Facebook Page for more general information.


Fund raising:

We are always open to ideas for fund-raising ideas in order to develop our services to the community at large, especially if you have the idea and carry it through. If you do have an idea, please run it past the Stewards and you will have all the support we can provide. We are especially interested in activities that can involve people from outside our church membership.

Our Treasurer has several schemes under way and you can donate money at no extra cost to yourself by subscribing to Easyfundraising. The Church can receive a donation from organisations when you buy online. Find out more at www.easyfundraising.org.uk.
Donations always accepted direct by BACS transfer, either as a one-off or as a regular donation.
We also have an Ebay 'shop' where we can sell donated goods. Good quality stuff, please, to Heather who will deal with the displaying, etc.


GDPR

You can find the most up to date version of our Privacy Policy via our GDPR page.


 

'Off menu' items of interest relating to the administration of the church exist on this website. If you want/need access to them, contact Dave who will give you the necessary details.

These items are:

  • Our Certificate of Employer's Liability Insurance which is required to be publicly displayed under the Employers' Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Act 1969;
  • Our Church's Security Policy;
  • Our Safeguarding Policy;
  • A printable copy of 'When I Die . .' (a booklet to help your family by leaving instructions about what you want at your own funeral).

As usual, all services, activities and meetings are open to everybody, whether or not you are a member of our (or any) church.


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