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To become a congregation building a family
for the community

A home of Methodist ministry in the Swartkop Valley and surrounds
Together a Transforming Discipleship Movement

  • SUNDAY 11 aPRIL, 2021



    For a transcript of Rev Nardus Nel's sermon

    THE CALM AFTER THE STORM...

    Please click on 'News' above


    SUNDAY 11 APRIL 2021 - NO SERVICE THIS SUNDAY
      
    10.00am  Youth - meet with Nomsa
    10.00am  Navigators - meet with Rike
    11.00am  Young Adults group - meet with Nomsa
     
     
    DATES TO DIARISE
     
    Next Service :   18 April at 10.00am
     
    Prayers every Tuesday from 9 - 10am, open to everyone.  We remember the needs of our church & members. Prayer needs can be phoned in to Lyn Laue on 082 799 9948.
     
    Nardus is on leave from 25 April to 7 May 2021.
     
     
    See end of notices for upcoming service dates and times
     
     
    PRAYERS FOR THOSE FOLK WHO ARE SICK AND IN NEED
    (Pleas
    e message Gaelene or one of our Care Team if you know of anyone needing prayer)
     
    Boake Family - continue to pray for the Boake family.
    Chantal van Staden - Had major back surgery recently and is doing well.
    Brian Day - surgery for his back has been postponed and he asks for our prayers for healing.
    Rae Todd - may decide to have radiation treatment on her pituitary gland for a condition called Acromegaly.
    Philip de Bruyn - brother of Maureen de Bruyn, is recovering at home and is doing well.  Please continue to pray for him and Dalmae - that the infection will clear completely.
    Monty Fawdry - Brother of George, suffers with advanced emphysema.
    Jean-Pierre (Nardus’ 22 year-old nephew) - is at home and doing self- dialysis while awaiting a kidney donor.
     
    PRAY FOR THOSE RECEIVING TREATMENT FOR CANCER
     
    Darryl Moss; Neville Westwood; Violet Ngcobo; Quinton (friend of Jacqui van Wyk);  Daniel Singery (friend of the van Eeden family);  Anne (Lynn Gilbert’s sister); Leonie (Joan Els’ sister), Michelle Bosch (friend of Rae Todd), Johnnie Bekker, son of Maria Bekker.
      
    OUR PRAYERS FOR THE ELDERLY
     
    Betty Parkin; Soekie Peel; Lettie Roberts; Joey Hauslmaier; Louise Bremmer; Pam Boreham; Peter Wakefield; Barry Dugmore; Elsie Marshall; Yvonne Suttie; Norma Webster; Barbara Kerry; Alison Peckham; Gloria Brown
     
                           
    PRAYER CHAIN  Please Whatsapp Jenny Pereira on 082 937 9309 for urgent prayer requests.
      
    GENERAL PRAYERS FOR
     
    • Our local Police at the Prestbury Police Station.
    • For all those who are battling with being isolated from family and friends due to Covid, especially over the Easter period.
    • Pray for women who are victims of gender-based violence who can see no way out of their circumstances, especially here in South Africa.
    • Pray for the victims who have suffered terrible trauma during the attacks on Palma in Mozambique
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     CHANGE OF ADDRESS
    Elsie Marshall is moving from Amberfield to live with her son and daughter-in-law at 12 Woodburn Road, HOWICK at the end of March.
      
    H A P P Y   B I R T H D A Y
     
    We wish Baden Pitchers a very happy birthday for the 10th and Mathew Clark who turns 70 on the 11th.   May God bless you on your birthdays.
     
    THANKS
    Received from Project Gateway for our donation of clothing :
    Thank you for the donation received yesterday.   I can confirm that the donation was given to our Care Program that is overseen by our social worker who assists the community in need.  God Bless you. Regards, Merle Perumal - donation co-ordinator (Project Gateway
     
     FOOD CUPBOARD

    We are still handing out groceries - mealie meal, sugar, rice, dry soup powder, soap, tea, oil etc. to a few people who still come to the door.   We thank our WA for packing more “Jars of Hope” for handing out to the needy who come to our doors.
      
    WOMEN’S AUXILLIARY NOTICES
     
    1.   The WA is still collecting toiletries for our Sunnyside folk who appreciate your donations tremendously.
    2.   *** WA Recycling Project ***
    Please collect bread tags, milk and maas bottles and lids, small yoghurt containers and all No. 2 plastic.  Important - please wash and place them in the box in the church hall.
      
    LOST A LOVED-ONE DURING THE PANDEMIC ?
     
    Prestbury Methodist Church invites you to tie a white ribbon to the hedge outside our church in memory of a loved one who has died during this pandemic.   If you would like to speak to someone about your loss you can make contact on 033-344 1202 or by emailing office@prestburychurch.co.za
     
    UPCOMING SERVICES
     
    18 April at 10am    Morning Worship - Rev Nardus Nel
    2 May at 10am       Morning Worship -  Preacher to be confirmed(No Holy Communion)
    16 May at 10am     Morning Worship with Holy Communion - Rev Nardus Nel
      
    SOCIETY STEWARDS
     
    It has come to our attention that some of our congregation do not know who their Society Stewards are,  Please note that there are posters with their names and photos 
    1. The foyer
    2. The back of the hall
    3. On the office door
    4. On the ‘About’  page of Prestbury Methodist Church website. Visit   www.prestburychurch.co.za/?about
     
    The church leadership wishes to acknowledge and thank you for your faithful tithing throughout lockdown.
     
     

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