Circuit Project: Cheshire Search and Rescue June 2016 — December 2017
When the circuit project began, the target of £10,000 seemed a very long way away. However, although there may have been a few doubts along the way we have reached our target! At the recent Circuit Meeting at Wesley Methodist Church, St John's Street, Chester, Superintendent Minister Rev'd Neil Stacey presented Cheshire Search and Rescue with a cheque for £10,589. The money will be used to buy new radios for the team helping to make them more efficient and to find people quicker.
Every church in the circuit has made a contribution to help us reach our target. Some of the smaller churches having raised amounts much greater than their size would suggest.
The number of events used to raise money varied enormously. Collections were taken at circuit services and individual church events from Easter, through the summer via harvest to Christmas. Events involving food, as you might expect in any Methodist Church were considerable. There were several soup lunches, a safari supper, special meals and a large number of coffee mornings with all sorts of biscuits and cakes on offer.
There were quizzes, bring and buy sales, a treasure hunt, music events: choirs and concerts and instrumental performances plus an auction of promises held at Hoole last September which beat all expectations!
A huge 'well done' must be extended to everybody who has had anything to do with the raising of money for 'Cheshire Search and Rescue'. Whether a big or small amount was raised at your event, we extend our grateful thanks. It is all the more remarkable as most churches continue to raise money for many other charities as a matter of course throughout the year as well as for the Circuit Project.
Helsby MC WA6 0AQ — "Thank God it's Friday" — Circuit Worship Service
Helsby Methodist Church Friday 25th March
6.30pm Tea followed by Service at 7.30pm
Frodsham MC WA6 6BA — Frodsham Methodist Church Spring Plant Fair
Saturday 26th May 2pm — 5pm
Spruce up your garden with young plants and cuttings!
Hanging Basket Tutored Workshop at 2.30 & 4pm
All materials provided at a charge of £15 per person.
10 places per session limit.
To reserve your place email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tea, coffee & cakes available.
Uniting Church in Garden Lane CH1 4EW — Community Coffee Mornings 10.30am — 12 noon
Admission £2 includes Fairtrade tea or coffee & a cake or scone
Saturday 2 June in aid of
Hospice of the Good Shepherd