Order of Service
10.30 a.m. Morning Worship led by Rev Andrew Sails
Welcome and Notices
Hymn 106 “God whose Almighty Word” (see screen)
All Age Ministry: Debra Myhill
Hymn 256 “When I needed a neighbour” (see screen)
Leader: Let us share the peace
Adults: The peace of the Lord be with you
Children: And also with you
Leader: Go in peace
[Young people leave for their own sessions]
Readings: Romans 5:1-5 (p 1132)
Matthew 28:16-20 (p.1001)
Hymn 415 “The Church of Christ” (see screen)
Hymn 681 “Community of Christ” (see screen)
Prayers of Intercession and Lord’s Prayer
Hymn 88 “Praise to the Lord” (see screen)
Please return the red Christian Aid envelopes you received with your service sheet
These can be placed in the collection basket along with your normal gift, this week or next week. There will also be baskets for Christian Aid donations at the back of the Church and over lunch
Following morning worship, coffee will be served as usual, together with a “Bring and Share” buffet lunch. All are invited to stay and share – you can share even if you did not bring!
Following lunch we gather at 12.30 p.m. for our General Church Meeting.
All are warmly invited to stay for this meeting and participate in questions and discussion. Only those who are on the roll of full members may vote,
but everyone is invited to share fully in all other parts of the meeting.
Mint Methodist Church - General Church Meeting
Sunday 26th May 2013 12.30 p.m.
Copies of the full agenda papers, with Annual Reports, are available on line here at the Mint website,
or hard copies may be collected from the back of the Church.
The meeting will conclude by 2.00 p.m. at the very latest
1. Welcome and opening devotions
3. Minutes of previous meeting
4. Matters arising not otherwise covered
5. Annual Church Report
The meeting is invited to receive the report.
We will not be going through the document section by section, but this is an opportunity for any member of the meeting to raise comments or concerns about any aspect of the report or the life of the Church.
The General Meeting is largely a consultative rather than decision making body, but where matters are raised, they will be referred to the Church Council and/or sub groups of the Council for further discussion and action
6. Any other specific matters raised by members of the meeting
(as notified to the Chair at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting)
7. The Church Meeting resumes with Appointments and Elections
(NB Only those on the roll of full Church members may vote in these elections):
(a) Church Stewards
(b) Congregational Representatives to the Church Council
8. Closing devotions
Hymn 69 “Ye holy angels bright” (see screen)