Latest News (Page 7)

Latest News (Page 7)

Latest News from St Mary’s East Molesey

Annual Church Meeting – 18th April

All are warmly invited to attend our Annual Church Meeting this coming Monday evening – 18th April at 8pm. Two particular highlights will be: reviewing our vision as a church in light of the latest research into church growth, and; hearing more about the exciting plans for church usage, in particular for a cafe and soft play facilities. Click here to see the agenda and papers.  Some hard copies will be available on the night  APCM Papers.

Newcomers Lunch – 17 April

All those who have joined St Mary’s since the summer are warmly invited to a bring and share lunch to help us get to know one another.  Bring your whole family and something to share!  Sunday 17 April – following the 10.30am service

Bishop Sandy Millar to speak at St Mary’s

We are delighted to welcome Bishop Sandy Millar to speak at St Mary’s on Palm Sunday. Sandy practised for 10 years as a barrister before being ordained into the Church of England, joining Holy Trinity Brompton (HTB) as a curate and becoming Vicar in 1985. He oversaw the growth of HTB to the largest church in the Church of England and was responsible for leading Alpha from a small local parish resource to one used by thousands of churches around…

The Money Course starts

The CAP Money Course is starting on Monday!  The course provides support to those in the community who are struggling with debt and debt-related problems.  CAP is an amazing opportunity for us to build bridges into the local community, providing much needed support and showing God’s love in a practical way.  If you or anyone you know could benefit from doing the course, please do get in touch with Matthew Frost at matthew@mkfrost.org.uk.  Monday 22 February 7.30pm | St Mary’s. …

Feed – Guest Speaker

The first Feed of 2016 is on 7 February with an ambitious session: The Entire Bible in One Hour!  Thom Jee, who after getting a 1st in History at Oxford University went on to teach in a secondary school in the Midlands with Teach First, is now studying Theology at Cambridge University and is in the process of getting ordained. Whilst at Oxford he was responsible for leading the Christian Union’s outreach efforts. He is coming here to St Mary’s to tee up our…

Connect Groups Launch!

This past week our 2016 Connect Groups have been launching and both Connect Women and Connect Gifts have had about 20 people at their first meeting which is really exciting.  There’s a great range of Connect Groups to choose from – please click here for more information and to sign up: Connect Groups 2016

Vision for 2016

150 people attended St Mary’s on Vision Sunday including 75 adults and children at a bring and share lunch when Minister Richard Lloyd shared details of the 12 mid-week Connect Groups launching at the beginning of 2016.  You can listen to Richard’s talk again online. The three priorities for 2016 are Developing Connect Groups (click here for more information on Connect Groups), Developing creative usage of our newly remodelled church building for the benefit of the community and Developing our…

Vision Sunday

Please join us for our Vision Sunday service on 10 January when Richard will be sharing the Vision for 2016.  All are invited to stay on after the service for a family friendly bring and share lunch, during which we will hear from some of the Connect Group leaders about the vision for their groups during the coming term. We hope everyone will be able to join in.

Christmas 2015

We look forward to seeing you at our Christmas services. We would love to welcome as many as possible, especially if you are new to St Mary’s. If you are a regular then please take this opportunity to invite friends and neighbours along. We will be serving mulled wine and mince pies after our Carol service and before both our Christingle services. There will also be breakfast at 10am before the Christmas Day service at 10.30am. All are very welcome.…

Celebration Evening

On Saturday evening we held a service of thanksgiving including an address from the Right Reverend Andrew Watson, Bishop of Guildford, followed by drinks and canapés celebrating 150 years of the current church building and the official launch of the remodelled space. 180 people came to help us mark the occasion, a wonderful representation from the congregation and local residents as well as representatives from a number of organisations who have provided funding for the transformative work that has taken place…