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PRAYER FOR UKRAINE

Kiev

image of Kiev: Grigoriy Bedenko


This week's Newsletter  

What’s On weekly
readitSunday      For circuit plan see Congregations 
                  On-line services available all week
                  Young people meet at Poplar during the morning service
                  Youth Zoom online with Laverne John (07306 517477)  5 - 6 pm
Tuesday      Morning Prayer 08.00   
Thursday     2pm at QVSR, with Poplar Church. Call in for tea and chat
Saturday     Circuit Morning Prayer 08:00


QVSR Cafe at 2pm on Thursdays   You are invited for tea and chat with friends and neighbours from Poplar Church, QVSR, Circuit Churches and anyone else who would like to call in.  Revd Cameron (QVSR Chaplain) will be there and you will be made welcome! 
(It's a nice cafe with a selection of fare at very reasonable prices)


A prayer written amongst the conflict in Ukraine, as part of Refugee Week 2022, from All We Can:

God of all grace,
Amidst all that we don’t understand,
Surrounded by images and stories of violence and conflict,
We stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Ukraine,
and all who live in fear this day.
Our prayers of lament are also prayers of empathy,
And prayers for a peaceful resolution,
Prayers for a world where there is no more war,
No more suffering, no more needless death.
This day, and every day, grant us your peace.

Amen.



News of our next All-age Fun Day with the Church's Young People, Zacchaeus members and everyone else!

Friday 12th August 2022
Details to be finalised and will follow later, but keep the date



Queen's Platinum Jubilee
Thursday 2nd June

Bethnal Green Church
All ages, all comers. 


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Sunny tea party


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Zacchaeus project has returned to Bethnal Green
A full day's programme will continue to run on Tuesdays at Bow

See the Zacchaeus website for details
Find us on Facebook  
@zacchaeusMCTH

Call 020 8983 1568 or 07712 332324 or email 
Debbie for more information




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John Wesley's Chapel, House and Museum website

The Chapel and Museum is  open for visits Tuesday to Saturday from 11.00-15.30.   The Georgian Town House is not always open for unbooked visits and it is always best to check before coming any distance, as a shortage of stewards can occasionally force unexpected closure of the site.

Don’t miss our temporary display ‘Wesley the Correspondent’ in the Museum.

Would you like to volunteer as a Heritage Guide?  Training Given. 
Contact Museum Curator:
museum@wesleyschapel.org.uk




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From the Whitechapel Mission:
Our doors will be open every day during 2022
We have been helping Londoners to help people who are rough sleeping since 1876, meeting the specific needs of each man and woman who walks through our doors.

Based in the Methodist circuit, we are a volunteer led work with very few staff, but this does not mean we are a small organisation.

First, we help people by meeting immediate needs: food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. In our recovery programmes, we address deeper needs for life-skills and job-skills training, and addiction recovery. We measure our progress against four criteria which indicate to us that a life has been transformed from homelessness to hope: connection to family, commitment to sobriety, a job and a place to live, and a plan for the future.
The Whitechapel Mission is called to serve the men and women caught in the cycles of poverty, hopelessness and dependencies of many kinds, and to see their lives transformed to hope, joy and lasting productivity. We promote the concept of being part of the Mission and taking ownership of the Mission. Any and all who come are welcome.
See more under Congregations and the Mission's own site



Tower Hamlets Circuit is registered for the Easyfundraising site, which means you can raise money for the church when you buy online via Easyfundraising

1. Register as a user and choose “Methodist Church in Tower Hamlets” as your cause
2. Go to easyfundraising.org.uk first when you buy online. Find the retailer’s name, click through to their site and shop 
3. The church gets a percentage of what you spend

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