Alton Webteam: January 2018
1. The Mystery of Everything, written by Hilary Brand is a Lent course based on the film 'The Theory of Everything'
and will take place at the home of Liz & Jacob George (& another venue if oversubscribed!) on Wednesdays at 7.30pm. The dates are as follows:
28th Feb (watching the film)
7th , 14th, 21st, 28th March — Group discussion
The course uses film clips, Biblical study and group discussion to "explore ways in which the mysteries of the universe and of everyday life — and the acceptance that we have more questions than answers — can reinvigorate our faith and spiritual journey."
Further details and copies of the book available at: https://www.amazon.co.uk It is not essential to have a copy of the book!
It would be helpful to know in advance if you intend to come — so that we can plan to facilitate all who would like to attend.
Please sign up at the Methodist Church or RSVP Liz George 88721 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
2. GAP Lent Talks: Eye Witness News
These will take place on Thursday evenings 7.30pm Alton Assembly Rooms The dates are as follows:
22nd Feb Week 1 — The beginning of the Good News
1st March Week 2 — Jesus and the Galilean Ministry
8th March Week 3 — Moving out of Galilee
15th March Week 4 — Entering into Jerusalem
22nd March Week 5 — The Resurrection and beyond
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