Notices

‘Blue Christmas’ Service at Greenford   (30/11/21)
There will be a ‘Blue Christmas’ service at Greenford led by Deacon Theresa Simons-Sam on Saturday 18th December at 6.30pm. Please come and bring a friend for a time of reflection, relaxation, hymns, readings and music before the busyness of Christmas. Refreshments will be served after the service.
 

Drivers for Ealing Foodbank - Urgently Required!   (25/11/21)
Ealing Foodbank is looking for new drivers to join their team. This involves:

  • Picking up donations from Ealing supermarkets on a Wednesday morning and delivering to the Foodbank warehouse in Hanwell
  • Picking up from the warehouse in Hanwell mid-morning and delivering to the Foodbank centres - Monday (Greenford), Tuesday (Northolt), Wednesday (Perivale)

Volunteers need to use their own large capacity car or small van and be able to lift crates of food. If you are interested please contact Hilary Padmore on 07802 560469 or register your interest in the ‘Give Help’ section of the Ealing Foodbank website – go to https://ealing.foodbank.org.uk/


Iris Axon Concert Series at Acton Hill   (25/11/21)
The next concert in the Iris Axon Concert Series at Acton Hill is on Sunday 5th December at 4.00pm. Poppy Beddoe (clarinet) will be accompanied by Roelof Temmingh (piano) in works by Brahms, Schubert, Fauré and Bach. “We feel that the clarinet lends itself beautifully to imitating the voice. We have chosen some of our favourite lieder to accompany the transcription of the Bach Chaconne. We want to display the various imitative qualities of the instrument.”

Programmes at the door £5.00 concessions, £6.00 adults, £2.00 children.
 

Ealing Charity Christmas Card Shop   (02/11/21)
The Ealing Charity Christmas Card Shop is back this year at Christ the Saviour Church in Ealing Broadway (opposite M&S). The shop will be open from Tuesday 9th November until Saturday 18th December Monday – Saturday from 10.00am to 4.00pm selling cards, calendars and wrapping paper from over 30 national and local charities. Being run by volunteers, 100% of the selling price will go to charity. This year, Christmas stamps will also be on sale.
 

Circuit Bible Studies   (30/09/21)
Circuit Bible Studies are continuing in person at Greenford on Wednesdays and online on Thursdays. All groups will be continuing to study the story of Elijah in 1 Kings 17-19 & 21 and in 2 Kings 1-2

Greenford:      Wednesdays 6th and 13th October at 2.30pm followed by a ‘drop-in’ time until 4.30pm
Online:            Thursdays 30th September and 7th October at 2.00pm and 8.00pm,and 14th October (2.00pm only) and 21st October (8.00pm only)

Please contact Rev Rachel Bending or the Circuit Office for the Zoom link for the online sessions.


Christians Together in Central Ealing Climate Change Events   (23/09/21)
This Autumn the UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) in Glasgow to discuss how the world plans to reduce and eliminate emissions of climate changing gases. To help us understand the issues surrounding climate change and how we should respond as Christians, Rev Sue Male as chair of Christians Together in Central Ealing is organising a one-off event at Ealing Green Church and zoom study groups on climate change and the environment.

Monday 4th October at 7.00pm for 7.30pm at Ealing Green Church - “Climate Change and the Churches” with Rev Dave Bookless
All welcome – no need to reserve a place – just turn up.

Caring for Creation” ecumenical study groups on zoom u can also watch this event live on Youtube – here’s the link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCivxvKEQE3KgK9UlVdZfy

Mondays 11th and 18th October, 1st, 8th and 15th November - Morning group at 11.00am, evening group at 8.00pm, sessions will last about 1 hour 15 minutes.

Contact Rev Sue Male for the Zoom link to join these groups
 

Examen Sessions   (21/09/21)
Deacon Theresa leads our Examen once a month on the last Monday of each month from 7.30pm. During our sessions we will thank God for the gifts of life and the past month and ask Him to allow us to see the month as we have lived it and in light of God’s will. Dates for Examen until the end of the year are:

Monday 27th September
Monday 25th October
Monday 29th November
Monday 27th December 
         the Christmas Examen will provide opportunity to reflect as we give thanks and usher out 2021, and prayer for the New Year 2022!

All sessions start at 7.30pm and should finish by about 8.45pm

If you'd like to join the Examen sessions, please contact Deacon Theresa at simons.samt@gmail.com for the Zoom link.
 

Coffee and Cake at Hanwell   (21/09/21)
It’s Wednesday morning..... Fancy a coffee or a cuppa and some home-made cake and a chat in convivial company? Then drop along to Hanwell Methodist Church. Every Wednesday from 15th of September from 10.00am – 12.00pm in the Centenary Room at the front of the church. No charge – donations welcome. Enjoy!