Welcome to Copplestone Methodist Church
Copplestone Methodist Church—Mission Statement
As a Church …
Our purpose is to enable all people to respond to the invitation to
follow Jesus Christ as Lord and Saviour.
We aim to reach out and share God’s love and grace in our local
community, serving people of all ages.
Through prayer, worship and Bible-based learning together, we seek
to be Christ-centred people, led by God’s Spirit, committed to growth
and equipped for mission and service.
Sunday 5th April 2015
Our offertories will be taken during the welcome time (prior to first
song). If you are a visitor please do not feel obliged to give,
simply pass the gift bag to the next person.
Rev John Wiltshire
The Manse, Chulmleigh Rd, Morchard Bishop, Crediton, EX17 6NZ.
T: (01363) 877281 M: 07899629022 E: [email protected]
Heather Castle (01363) 82289
Brian Glover (01363) 84413
Ian Pinhey (01837) 83357
Roy Sambles (01363) 773556
Sean Schofield (01363) 84927
Children & Families Worker:
Sean Schofield (01363) 85451. M: 07527 101219
E: [email protected]
Booking of Church Premises:
Maureen Burlton T: (01363) 881154
Bekki Friend by Thursday 6pm please. T: (01363) 83415
E: [email protected]
We welcome you as you join us today for our services of
praise and worship. If you would like any help or advice
please speak to a Service Coordinator or Leader, or to our
Minister Rev John Wiltshire.
Prayer Requests: Nick Townsend M: 07842 610330
E: [email protected]
‘Missed last week’s notice sheet—you can now download on our website’
To view our circuit website: www.ringsashcircuit.org.uk
Thought for the day
“Jesus paid it all”
Isaiah 53 v 5
Our services today:
Easter Sunday Celebration with Rev John Wiltshire
Evening Worship with Brian Glover
THIS WEEK’S CHURCH EVENTS:
Wednesday House Group 2 at Martyn & Bekki’s home
Copplestone Community Choir
Defibrillator awareness and training in the community room
Our services next Sunday:
Morning Worship with Heather Castle
Youth Church: Creche (0-4yrs), Kidzone (4-11yrs), Grid (11yrs+)
Evening Worship & Communion with Rev John Wiltshire
Children and Families Work prayer request
Please pray for the children during their Easter holidays, that they
will have fun during this time, but also that they will remain safe
Children & Families Worker
DATES FOR YOUR DIARIES:
Mid-Devon Christian Retreats - Day Apart with the Lord - arranged by Heather
Castle. Venue: Bow Gospel Hall. Wednesday, 8th April, 10.00 am to 3.30
pm. Speaker: Dick Bell. There is a charge of £6.00 which includes a cooked lunch.
If you don't come regularly please phone Heather on 01363 82289 or 07802
577256 to book (for catering purposes). People of all ages are most welcome to
this time of worship, fellowship, teaching and refreshment.
Devon Men For Christ. Prayer breakfast on Saturday April 11th at Copplestone
Methodist Church 8.30am cost £6.00. Speaker Mr Harry Gillick.
PLEASE book soon—Ken Grant 01363 877269 or David Hawkes 01363 82471
Lifespring—The Passion of the Christ—Monday 13th April
7.15pm for tea/coffee, film starting at 7.30pm and finishing at 9.30pm
Please note that this film is rated for 18 years and above
For more information please contact Lindsey Martin on 01363 84912
Hi all, by the time you read this I shall be in Cambodia! I’ve set up a blog
which I will update as often as I can so you can see what I get up to. The
link is: http://www.mytripblog.org/ and search for ‘Steph Lunn’.
Thank you all for your prayer support. Steph xx
Our Holiday Club 2015 will be held during the week of the 27th July. We are having a
planning meeting on Wednesday 29th April at 7.30pm in Sean’s office for those who
would like to be on the Core Team. If you are able to help but do not want to be on the
planning team then there will be a sign up sheet nearer the time to volunteer for different days. Pleases speak to Hannah P for more details.
At an extraordinary Church Council Meeting on 29 March 2015 it was agreed unanimously that the church should make a gift of £1,000 to the Vanuatu Disaster Appeal.
To all existing or potential worship leaders: You are invited to a Familiarisation
Day at Wonford Methodist Church, Exeter, 10.00-15.30 hours (10.00 coffee for
10.30 start – lunch provided). You need to book by 11 April 2015. The aim of
the course is to let you know about the new training pathways for worship
leaders and preachers in the Methodist Church and to describe the process,
roles and requirements of the new Worship Leading and Preaching course
which will begin nationwide from September.
You will have an opportunity to ask questions and seek answers; hear an
overview of the new training pathway; and develop an understanding of the
You can book a free place by calling Alison Ball on 07799 902385 or email
Alison on [email protected] Or you may like to talk to Roger
Steer on 01363 84429 or email him at [email protected]