Future events at East Didsbury
Future Events here and elsewhere in the Manchester Circuit
The last MONTHLY LUNCH raised £50; many thanks to all who helped. The next
lunch will be onThursday 25th October, 12noon for 12.30pm.Tickets are £6.50 from
Ken Whittaker or Jean Thickbroom. These must be bought or ordered by 1.00pm
on Sunday 21stOctober.
FELLOWSHIP MEETING-Tuesday 16thOctober at 7.45pm at 412 Parrs Wood
METHODIST WOMEN IN BRITAIN-Manchester and Stockport District. 'Singing
The Faith'.Speaker: Mrs Anne Wilde, on Thursday 18thOctober, 1.30pm to 3pm at
Central Hall, Oldham Street, Manchester - all welcome.
THERE WILL BE A SHORT COMMUNION SERVICE AT 'THE LIMES' at 2 p.m.
on Thursdays,18th October,22nd November and 13th December. All are
welcome to come and share in this ministry.
DIDSBURY GOOD NEIGHBOURS are looking for volunteers to help in the
community. If you are interested, please visit the website
www.didsburygoodneighbours.com and complete an application form. If you
would like to refer a Didsbury resident for help or support, please contact Marie
Greenhalgh, Project Co-ordinator, Tel: 434 3835 or Mobile 07749 504298 and
she will arrange an assessment visit. Office Hours 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday to
ADOPT-A-COP New topics for prayer from our local Police Force:
* Theft from vehicles around the Tesco/Parrs Wood area during afternoons and
* Youths causing annoyance in Fog Lane Park between 19.00 and 03.00,
* Alcohol-related anti-social behaviour, particularly noise and rowdiness from
people leaving licensed premises in Didsbury Village - Wilmslow Road between
23:00 and 01:00.
Our Local Team is: Inspector Dave Nutsey; Sergeant Mark Rowland; P.Cs. Kerry Godsell,
Stephen McGonigle, Jacob Hunt; P.C.S.0s Rebecca Hardman, James Halling, Carol
USED POSTAGE STAMPS I have a contact who can give used postage stamps
to the Genesis Centre at Wythenshawe Hospital. If you are interested, please
pass them to me at church.
Thank you. Ann Johnson
SOUP & FRUIT LUNCHES , at 12.30 p.m., will be held on the first Wednesday
of each month.
YOGA on Wednesdays at 1.00 p.m. Our new teacher, Claire Pickin, runs several
groups in the Sale area. Claire is used to running groups for those who are used to
doing chair yoga as well as those who are happy to do floor exercises, so all are
welcome. Please contact Kath Simpson if you are interested
ALADDIN' AT THE PLAZA It's panto-booking time again. Tickets are available
for 'Aladdin' starring John Altman at The Plaza on 6th January, 2013 at 2-30 p.m.
Adults are £13, Children £9. Please let Hazel Hicks know if you would like
'A CONCERT FOR CHRISTMAS' Cheshire Light Opera(the group that provided
the memorial concert for Sheila in March) are performing Showstoppers from
Opera, The Shows and The Musicals with Christmas and comedy songs atThe
Festival Hall, Talbot Road,Alderley Edge, 7 p.m. for 7.30 p.m. on Friday and
Saturday, 7th and 8th December. Seating is cabaret style at tables and there will be
a bar. This is a regular sell-out event so book early. Tickets £13. For Tickets
(or to book a table)telephone Eileen on 0161 488 4704 or 01948 880413.
THE CIRCUIT OFFICE HAS MOVED to Unit 8, Wesley Enterprise Centre, Royce
Road, Hulme, Manchester M15 5BP. Tel: 0161 226 27012
SUNDAY CLUB MEETING Sunday, 14th October, after Service in the Sunday
School room - a short meeting (30 minutes) to confirm the rota until December.
JOINT WORLD MISSION MEETING at East Didsbury on Monday, 15th
October Speaker: Mrs. Jenny Went.
'THE LIMES' The next Communion Service will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, 18th
MITZVAH DAY is a day of kindness which originates in the Jewish community
but crosses boundaries of faith. This year, on the 18th November between
10 a.m. and 4 p.m., volunteers will hand out leaflets outside the Co-op on Burton
Road asking people to buy something for a person in need. If you are willing and able to give an
hour of your time distributing the leaflets, please contact Rev. Anne Pilkington
For more information see Stuart Wild
CHURCHES IN DIDSBURYare holding a Quiz Night at 7 p.m., Wednesday, 17th
October, at the Metropolitan Hotel, Lapwing Lane/Burton Road. We need teams of
6 people to make a good representation from our Church. It is a general knowledge
quiz. If you would like to be involved, please contact Anne Wilde: 434 7866
email@example.com as soon as possible. It should be fun! Thanks.
'A CONCERT FOR CHRISTMAS' Cheshire Light Opera are performing
Showstoppers at The Festival Hall, Talbot Road,Alderley Edge, 7 p.m. for 7.30
p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 7th and 8th December. Tickets £13. telephone
Eileen on 0161 488 4704 or 01948 880413.
NAZARENE THEOLOGICAL COLLEGE will be hosting their annual Didsbury
Lectures on 'Christian Holiness and the Holy Trinity' at 7.30 p.m.each evening
22nd to 25thOctoberby Thomas A. Noble, Professor of Theology, in the J.B. ,
Michelle Robinson, Didsbury Community Church