With weather forecasts predicting warm sunny weather this weekend take the opportunity to join us on our community walk! We meet outside Uplyme Church at 11:30am on the second Saturday of the month – TOMORROW! It’s a great way to get out, get active and meet new people or have a good time with those you are already friends with. We recommend you wear appropriate clothing and footwear and dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead.
This Sunday is the first Sunday of lent and is the first in a series of talks based on the people who met Jesus at the cross. This week – Judas: the traitor who sold Jesus. Readings are Matthew 26:14-25, 30, 31 47-50 and 27:3-5. The morning worship is at 10am and Junior Church IS on. Everyone meets at the church then the leaders will take the Children to Mrs Ethelston’s and bring them back in time for refreshments. The Evening worship is at 6pm and is a more traditional and reflective service. Communion will be held at the evening worship this week.
Don’t Forget that tomorrow is Women’s World Day of Prayer! This year Women’s World Day of Prayer is Praying for Egypt. The WWDP service, written by Christian women, is held on the first Friday of March each year. All are welcome to attend – men, women and children. The selected country, this year Egypt, and its people, becomes the focus of the world’s prayers on the day itself. Uplyme Church is open from 11am for prayer, chat and coffee, at 12:30 we will all be getting to know each other at a bring and share lunch (all welcome) and from 2pm there is group worship followed by tea and cake!
Celebrate the beginning of lent. This Wednesday Uplyme Church will be holding an Ash Wednesday Service at 7pm.
This Sunday the theme is “The Transfiguration”. The reading is Matthew 17:1-9. Junior Church is on during the morning worship (10am). The children will meet at the church with the rest of the congregation and the leaders will take the children to the school and bring them back at the end in time for refreshments. The evening worship is at 6pm and is a more peaceful and reflective worship. Communion will be held at the morning worship.
X-plosion Youth Club is holding a SKITTLES night at the Ship Inn, Axmouth to welcome Kate Woolven, the new priest in charge of Uplyme and Axmouth Churches. It is being held on Friday 28th February 6:30-9pm (ish!) £2 for young people, £5 for adults, including some tasty chips! Please let Brenda or Val know if you would like to come. Bursaries are available and lifts can be provided.
Brenda Soldan 01297 553269
Val Hatcher 07540 801454
This Sunday’s theme is do not worry! The readings are from Matthew 6:25-34 and Psalm 136. It is an all age worship and Junior Church is NOT held this Sunday. Communion will be held at the evening worship. The evening worship is at 6pm and is a more peaceful, traditional and reflective worship.
This year Women’s World Day of Prayer is Praying for Egypt. The WWDP service, written by Christian women, is held on the first Friday of March each year. All are welcome to attend – men, women and children. The selected country, this year Egypt, and its people, becomes the focus of the world’s prayers on the day itself. For more information visit WWDP. Uplyme Church is open from 11am for prayer, chat and coffee, at 12:30 we will all be getting to know each other at a bring and share lunch (all welcome) and from 2pm there is group worship followed by tea and cake!
All the Dioceses in the South West are supporting a CARBON FAST this LENT to reduce out carbon emissions. Register online at www.thecarbonfast.org this lent! Conserve heat, reduce travel, shop locally, use low energy lights and efficient appliances! There are so many ways to reduce your carbon emissions and it does so much good, not just for you, but GLOBALLY. Register today!
Thank you to everyone who supported our Quiz in aid of our Uplyme Zambia Water Project. It was a great night, despite Robin’s team winning and we raised over £350. Special thanks to Darren our quizmaster for keeping us in order and challenging our little grey cells. If you would like more information as to the great work your wonderful support allows please visit www.connected.tearfund.org/en/choose_a_partner/zambia_-_boreholes/
The results of the quiz are:
|uplyme crazy gang
|six sausage suppers
|a bit bizzare
|pig sty here
|paws for thought
|high five ways