changes throughout August
Wednesday and Half Hour With Jesus
with be paused during August to
give everyone involved a break.
They will begin again in early September.
will continue on Facebook and Youtube with a number of Local Preachers.
Services can be viewed via either of the links below
will be continuing every Wednesday
evening so please continue to pray for those involved.
every Monday, Wednesday and Friday
(full details below)
Leadership had been working towards the
re-opening of church in early September
assuming the approval of a proposed Open Church Meeting on 20th
However with the new lockdown measures and uncertainty of the position
plus guidance from District, that meeting has now been postponed. As
soon as we know any further details we will communicate them, but, as
through this whole pandemic, the priority is to keep everyone safe.
is on annual leave from 1st - 18th August.
Please pray that he and Jill have a peaceful and refreshing holiday.
If you need to contact
church or in an emergency whilst Ian is on leave,
please contact a member of the Leadership Team
Stuart and Abby Samuels
Stuart, our former Youth and
Children’s worker at S Chad, has been
accepted for ordination
training for the Church of England at
Trinity College, Bristol.
He will be following a one year course,
starting mid September, and he and Abby
will be living in a house owned by
Trinity for their time there.
We pray for God’s blessing
and provision as they begin a new
chapter of their journey together
Chad's new Dial Up
July 27th and
until early September
you like to briefly catch up with friends, hear a short word
of encouragement, followed by a short prayer?
If so, dial in for 'Soul
Monday, Wednesday and Friday @ 7pm
it might be best to ring in at 6.50pm so that you can chat with others.
begin at 7pm prompt and last no more than 5 mins.
Snack'' call 0330
336 0036 and
then when asked input the PIN:
986616 and wait to be connected.The cost of calling is a standard call to a geographic 01/02 number, even when
calling from a mobile. This effectively makes the call free to people who have a
monthly minute bundle as the calls are deducted from the inclusive minutes.
The devotionals are taken from Soul
Fuel by Bear
Jones' 'Thought for the Week'
All We Can
shares Volunteers Manager, Tim Baker's blog,
reflecting on the Presidential theme for the year; The
Best of All, God is with Us.
You can help All We Can respond to the
global crisis here.
Methodist Conference has voted overwhelmingly to implement a new
for Evangelism and Growth. The God
for All strategy
commits the Church theologically, culturally, and financially to deepen
its mission to be a growing, evangelistic, justice-seeking,
and inclusive Church.
strategy is the result of a year-long consultation across the Connexion
involving more than one hundred large groups and thousands of individual
conversations with leaders, practitioners, and ecumenical partners.
the context of declining Methodist Church membership numbers, God
prioritises helping new people become disciples of Jesus, starting
hundreds of new churches, and raising up new lay and ordained leaders to
join God in engaging diverse rural, urban, estate, and suburban
communities across Britain. The strategy also focuses significant energy
and resources on developing the role of young evangelists, serving
communities experiencing marginalisation, expanding the Church’s
digital presence, and helping Methodists live out their
faith in everyday life.
for All will
launch in September with a focused Year
that will offer
the Church’s work to God.
More details here
Methodist Weekly Podcast is
for S Chad throughout Covid-19
update from Allan Gibson
As you cannot
attend church at the moment, your weekly donations to church may be kept to
one side and put in the collection when the church re-opens to everyone.
Some who use offering envelopes may have already chosen to fill/seal each
week's envelope during lockdown and intend to submit multiple envelopes when
the church re-opens.
Others may have put money aside and intend to put it in a single offering
envelope when normal Sunday worship re-commences.
However, IF YOU DO INTEND TO INCLUDE SEPARATE WEEKLY GIFTS IN A SINGLE
OFFERING ENVELOPE, PLEASE MARK THE ENVELOPE MULTIPLE
give to church through a monthly standing order /direct debit; lockdown has
already resulted in an increase in gifts by this route. If you are
interested in setting up monthly giving via your bank account, please contact
Allan on: 0161 627 1961 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
for further information.
HELPLINE FOR THOSE IN
helpline below is available for those who are isolated with no family,
friends or neighbours who can help
them get food and other essentials.
The line is open
9am to 5pm Monday to Friday
2pm Saturday and Sunday
The helpline can also be
used for help with urgent prescription medicines, if your pharmacy can’t
NHS Mental Health Helpline: 0333 200 4339
Are you on some kind of benefits or struggling financially
and living in the North Chadderton area
Would a food parcel help you out?
If so then why not go along to
Chadderton Community Church
Garforth Street, Chadderton OL9 6RW
11am to 1pm
Fare Share is a scheme which
offers food parcels
at a very low cost to those who have some financial need.
The Fare Share Cafe provides
free refreshments in a friendly and safe atmosphere, an opportunity to find
support and the place to pick up your
food parcel. Those wanting to use the
scheme must show evidence that they are on some form of Income Support,
Allowance or Credit.
information: 07842 207 498
Any donations for
are welcome by prior arrangement
Please call 0161 622
Coronavirus Assessment Hub
The Integrated Care
Centre, on New Radcliffe Street, will now care 24/7 for patients
with potential Coronavirus symptoms
(it is now closed as a walk-in centre). The centre will provide advice over the phone, video calls and
face-to-face consultations or GP home visits when appropriate.
The service is only
for people who have Coronavirus symptoms and are unwell,
but do not need emergency care.
Access to the service is via your GP or after contacting NHS
When contacting 111 go online first to https://111.nhs.uk/
GP practices are open and can be contacted over the phone or
A new digital Mental Health
service and support has been launched across Greater Manchester which
includes SHOUT a confidential 24/7 text service that offers advice on a
range of issues.
Text GMOldham to 85258