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Offington Park Methodist Church exists to live the Good News of Jesus in word and action and to build an inclusive community where everyone can come and fulfill their God-designed potential.

 

NEWS

KEVIN'S PIER TO PIER RUN  
21st October 

Here are 3 things for you to consider:
1)    Signing his sponsorship form in the Foyer. 
2)    Coming to greet him home at Worthing pier - expected arrival time around 12.15
3)    Come to church for a soup and fruit lunch at 1pm.  Please sign up on the sheet in the foyer if you intend to come to lunch.

All proceeds are for Worthing Refugees.
 
DIARY FOR THE WEEK
 
MEMORIAL SERVICE
SUNDAY 29 OCTOBER
3.30pm

All are invited to attend this service.
You are welcome to bring a white flower with you for every person whose memory you treasure.
If you would like the name of a loved one who  has passed away read out at the service, please complete a form which can be found in the foyer.
 
STAY & PLAY
Wednesday 25 October
10am—12 noon

Toys, crafts, refreshments for children of all ages with parent/carers
 
SAFEGUARDING - CREATING SAFER SPACE 
We had a good turn out last Friday for the Refresher Course.  Thanks to all who attended.  

There are still others who need to take the Refresher Course who completed the Foundation course in 2013.  There are also some new workers with children and 
vulnerable adults who need to take the Foundation Course. The dates of the courses are: 

6 November at 2pm - Foundation Course at Rustington Methodist Church
6 November at 7pm - Refresher Course at Rustington Methodist Church
25 November at 9.30am - Foundation Course at Christ Church, Chichester
1 December at 7pm - Refresher Course at either Southwick or Goring.  Venue will be 
decided shortly.  
If you need more information or want to know if you need to do the course, please see Joy Barnes.

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LOVE IN A BOX
Time to start collecting all those little bits and pieces for the shoebox appeal!  Please bring your filled box, between 29 October and 14 November.  We would be really grateful if you did not bring them in any earlier than this as we don’t have anywhere to store them!  Thank you.
Leaflets are in the foyer advising what to put in the box.

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PAINT! ART  CLUB
for all mediums
Thursdays  10am—1pm
7th September —21 December 2017
4th January—6th April 2018
No joining fee! Just £3 per session (includes refreshments).  Contact Jenny Guy on 200184 or  ask at the Church Office for more info.

 
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EVENING SERVICES will be held in the church from now onwards, unless otherwise stated.  Please note that the second Sunday of the month will be Messy Church at 3.30pm and the fourth Sunday of the month will be café style at 6.00pm.  Everyone welcome to attend all these services!

Offington Park Methodist Church now has a Facebook page.  Please visit the page, ‘like’ us and ‘share’ any of our events!

ROOMS FOR HIRE

We have rooms available for hire at very competitive prices, either on a regular basis or for one-off use eg children’s parties.  Please contact the Church Office on 01903 205722 for details.

Please note: no alcohol is permitted on Church premises.

GETAWAY CLUB

for Carers and Toddlers - See the link below or click on the link on the Children and Youth page

SPOTLIGHT - The monthly magazine from Offington Park Methodist Church.

The latest issue of "Spotlight" is available by clicking the link at the bottom of the page.   

 

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Services for Sunday 22nd October 2017

    10:30am:               
    Preacher:     
Rev Dawn Carn

                              With baptism of Liam Thomas Treston Macaulay

    6:00pm:        Cafe Style
    Preacher:      Rev Dawn Carn    
    

 

   

 

Please see Church Stewards if you need any help.

 

  • Although there is no crèche, children aged 0-2 are welcome to play in the Children’s Chapel with their parents during the service.
  • Blast Off! (for children 3-11 years) and Take Off (11+) meets after the first part of the morning service, unless it is an "all-age" service.  The team, who have all been DBS checked, would love to meet you.
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  • Fairtrade coffee is usually served following the 10:30am service. Please stay and enjoy a time of friendship and fellowship.
  • We have  a Fairtrade stall and catalogue in the foyer.
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  • People are available should you wish to talk to or pray with someone after the services.
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  • The Church is available for private prayer and for the opportunity to light a candle during office hours.

 

Please pray ….  

God of all, let there be peace in our hearts, and peace in your world.

Amen

 

 

SERVICES FOR SUNDAY 29TH OCTOBER

10:30am      All age Worship
Preacher:    Mr Adam Cook
                  
 

3:30pm        Memorial Service
Preacher:    Rev Dawn Carn

 

 

 

 

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O.P.M.C. CONTACT DETAILS:
Church Office: South Farm Road, Worthing, BN14 7TN  (01903 205722)
Email: office@offingtonpark.org.uk
Website: www.offingtonpark.org.uk
The office is open: Monday - Thursday 9AM-12 Noon
Minister: Rev Dawn Carn   (Day off: Monday)             

 
For information about Baptisms or Weddings please contact the Church Office

 

Please note that our car park can only be accessed from BROOMFIELD AVENUE. There is no vehicular access from South Farm Road.  To find the car park, enter the post code BN14 7RY into your SatNav.