KMC Newsletter — Friday 26th June

On Sunday 28 June (on our website KIDZONE service is available from 9.45 am, followed by Sunday Morning Worship at 10 am..

Following this worship please join us at 10.30am in ‘The KMC Coffee Lounge’ from the comfort of your own front room for a Zoom meeting.

KMC is now on You Tube! Search for KMC and you will find past services and songs from our worship group.

Methodist Conference is meeting online this year from 25 Jun – 02 Jul more information online at:-
You can follow livestream at:
From 14:15 Saturday 27th June for opening of Conference & induction of
President 2020-21: Revd Richard Teal (15:00), Vice President 2020-21: Mrs Carolyn Laurence (16:15).

 Covid-19 : Further to the letter sent with last week’s newsletter : Government guidance was amended again this week, and the Methodist Church’s advice remains that churches stay closed. We have also received advice from a colleague of Cath Applewhite who is an Intensive Care Medicine Consultant who replied
” I think it would be difficult to warrant reopening Church with the
present governmental guidance being in place”.
We are moving forward with our plans and now have floor stickers and pavement signs asking people to keep a ‘safe distance’ to allow for any
amendments to distancing. All the measures will enable us to be as safe an environment as possible for people in the coming months.

Bible Month 2020 invites churches and individuals to engage with the Book of Ruth over a four week period. This event is now hosted by LWPT, with the Methodist Church continuing as a key partner. For information on Bible Month, visit

 Funeral arrangements for Dr John Preston
Jan & family would like to invite you share in the celebration of John’s life which will be available at the following web link.
Login / Order ID: 37978
Password: fqnefnma
The funeral will be held on Wednesday 1st July, 3pm at Vale Royal Crematorium, family flowers only please, but donations can be made to the
NSPCC through Dodgson & Bell Funeral Directors.

HOPE CENTRAL: If you would like to donate money to The Welcome/ Hope Central Food Bank, which can then be spent on the foodstuffs that they are short of in any particular week, please do so via the link:

Prayer themes for June

As we continue in isolation, fearing illness and even bereavement, unsure about finances and employment and sometimes unable to pray, we thank you Jesus that in our despair, you delight to creep on us. May your presence flood every corner of our lives, and of all who seek You now, bathing
us with light and love and joy, despite our present circumstances. Amen.

Prayers for this week
Please pray for all those who are unwell, for those preparing for surgery or receiving treatment and for those going through other significant life events.
We pray for Hannah Webb, Brendan, Liz McGrath, Betty Howes,
Kate Walker, Kate Wilkinson, Pete Thompson, Sarah McKechnie,
Margaret Rimmer, Alison Maynard, Hilda Hewitt.
We pray for Jan Preston, daughters Laura, Jenny, Kirstie & Zoe as they prepare for John’s funeral on Wednesday 1st July at 3pm and we ask for your comfort at this time.

We pray for the family of Maureen Ryder following her funeral on 20th June, especially her children Stephen and Caroline.
Also for the family of Phil Worsley (son of Dorothy) following his funeral on Wednesday 24th June. Please pray for his wife Pauline and children Jill, Kay and Helen.
We ask for comfort for all who are bereaved and for all who are socially isolated.
We pray for those on our long term prayer list:
Suzanne, Corinne, Christine, Margaret

Manchester and Stockport District
Extracts from weekly bulletin: 25th June 2020
Virtual Quiet Days from Chapel in the Fields
27th Jun, 22nd Jul & 11th Aug 10:00-15:15 via Zoom,
on “Pondering the Psalms”
Please book by email to:

A FREE phone service to hear prayers and news
from the Methodist Church has been launched.
Listen to a prayer: 0808 281 2514
Listen to news: 0808 281 2478
Content is updated weekly on Thursday evening

Action for Children Sunday
This year Action for Children Sunday is on 12th
Free online advice for parents
Online resources to support children and families.
Our Coronavirus (COVID-19) – advice and support brings together a wide range of topics categorised by subject matter and by children’s ages (i.e. 0 to 5 years, 5 to 12 years and 13 years and above). We also offer free and confidential live chat with our parenting coaches.
Action for Children has launched a Coronavirus Emergency Appeal to help provide essentials to the most vulnerable families we support across the UK and those potentially affected in the future.  Thank you.

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