Alton Webteam: August 2015
In the coming week the Prayer Handbook will be encouraging us to pray with Christians in West Africa, Britain and Ireland. The theme for next week's A Word in Time Bible studies is Prayer and Prudence written by the Revd Dr Richard Clutterbuck.
Walking for Change
Starting on the 13/14 November, Christians across England will be partaking in a Pilgrimage2Paris, calling on world leaders to agree a fair, ambitious and legally binding climate change deal in Paris at the UN climate talks on 27 November. More information can be obtained from the link. http://pilgrimage2paris.org.uk/
Video Thursday: DoTheDadDance
A new campaign in aid of UNICEF UK is raising money for less privileged children, through encouraging dads to film themselves dancing. Contact the Methodist Church for more details.
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Harvest Celebrations began on Saturday evening when folk from the Parish of the Resurrection joined Alton Methodist Church at the annual Harvest Supper. Thanks to the catering team all enjoyed an excellent meal. The Quiz Master organised several quizzes to strain the brain followed by a little more lighthearted entertainment with a couple of cartoons. The evening was rounded off with a thought...
When the Anchor Boys and Juniors of 2nd Alton Boys' Brigade met on Friday, they were thinking about Harvest, but more particularly about those who did not have enough to eat. They had all brought along food donations, and Ian Dane from Alton Food Bank was there to receive them.He told them about the work of the Food Bank in the town, and then set then the challenge of finding the "Best...
Great fun was had at the Animal Encounter! Unusual animals, good food, good company and fun activities.A participant wrote: "I wish to express my most sincere thanks to all those concerned in making my day on 7th August — such a memorable occasion. The lady who brought the animals was a joy to listen to and I would never have believed I could hold each one except the snail and the...