Exminster Methodist Church, Main Road, Exminster EX6 8BT
Email email@example.com, Minister: Rev Julian Albrow, Telephone (01392) 255791
The weather was not so good on Shrove Tuesday but we were delighted to welcome a lot of people to try a pancake or two. The lunches were arranged in conjunction with friends at St Martin’s. There was a great response to the request for helpers and we thank you all for your support and interest. We estimate that approaching 120 pancakes were cooked on this occasion! We are pleased to report that a total of £281.05 was donated for Shelterbox, the disaster relief charity. Thank you.
Lent Course An afternoon ecumenical Lent course is now underway in our hall on Tuesdays starting at 2.30 pm. It is being led by the Rector, Rev John Williams from St Martin’s. The course title is 'On the Third day' and is one of the York Courses. You are invited to come along.
The Cross Each Sunday during Lent we continue to add a symbol to the rough cross (made from the trunk of the Christmas Tree), such as a palm branch, a purple robe, a crown of thorns, thirty pieces of silver etc. to remind us of the events of Easter. On Palm Sunday we plan to use Palm Crosses made by young people in The Gambia. At the Good Friday Service of meditation and reflection, led by Julian we hope to be joined by a number friends from the Exeter Methodist churches, nails will be driven into the cross. On Easter Day everyone is invited to bring a flower or flowers to transform the cross. After the service, the cross is carried outside and placed by the road.
Easter Greetings Together with our friends from St Martin’s Parish Church, we are aiming to deliver Easter Cards to almost every home in Exminster. There are now over 1.900 homes in Exminster.
Exeter Male Voice Choir – concert cancelled. Due to the expected adverse weather the decision was taken to postpone the concert. Once a new date has been arranged we will advise everyone.
1,500 Angels Have you seen or heard of the knitted Christmas Angels? They are made using a simple knitting pattern or can be crocheted. The aim was to knit 1,000 angels by the next (10th) Exminster Christmas Tree Festival in December. The target has gone up! Our group of knitters are now hoping to knit 1,500 angels. These will then be given away with a small message attached. Can you help please by knitting some during 2018? Knitting patterns are available. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org Double knitting or four-ply wool is also needed please. Thank you
Regular Booking Organisations
Exminster Gardening Club, Exminster History Society, Monkey Music