Deadline for items for inclusion in notice sheet: Wed 12 noon. Email: office[at]plattchurch.org
Christmas hosting international studentsWould you be able to host an international student or two in your home over Christmas? Many international students are in Manchester over Christmas, but it can be a lonely time, with many facilities closed that would normally be open.Friends International aim to link up students with local families. To offer hospitality you can speak to Sabine Stockton or someone at the welcome desk in church, or email office[at]plattchurch.org.
Ministry2Business Lunchtime Carol Services - Thurs 20th Dec
M2B’s annual city centre Lunch Time Carol Service will be hosted this year at The Methodist Central Hall in Manchester’s famous Northern Quarter.
When: Thursday 20th December, 1.05 - 1.50pm
Where: Methodist Central Hall, 4 /5 Oldham Street M1 1JQ
Cost: Free, no need to book just turn up on the day.
This is an excellent festive event to start your Christmas. In a central location (just a minutes’ walk from Piccadilly Gardens), with phenomenal music, an engaging short Christmas talk and an interview with Manchester entrepreneur Lisa Tse: it’s an experience not to miss.
More info at www.ministry2business.co.uk or please contact Pete Horlock
St Clement’s Church Administrator (Maternity Cover)
We are looking for a part-time Administrator for St Clement’s Church Office on a fixed term basis for up to 1 year from February 2019. The successful candidate will be a Christian who is well-organised with excellent IT skills. 16.5 hours/week. £7,722/year. If you are interested, please email a covering letter and CV to Paul Jump at paul[at]stclementschurchmanchester.org by Friday 4th January. For more information about the job, please also email Paul.
Why get ordained (in the C of E)? - Sat 2nd Feb
Thinking about full-time ministry? Considering ordination in the Church of England? Have questions about Anglican ministry? On February 2nd we are hosting a one-day event run by Oak Hill College which will explore issues and questions surrounding ministry in the Church of England.
For more information please see the attached flyer or visit https://www.oakhill.ac.uk/events/why-get-ordained-london-mancester to book your place.
Indentity and Worldview in Mission Conference - Thur 3rd JanManchester Centre for the Study of Christianity and Islam (MCSCI) is holding a conference early next year - Thursday 3rd - Saturday 5th January, at the Nazarene Theologcial College, Didsbury, Manchester.The subject is Identity and Worldview in Mission and they have invited speakers from the Middle East as well as those with considerable experience in this country.
Platt Spring Fair - Sat 11th May 2019
The next Platt Spring Fair will be on Sat 11th May 2019. More details to follow and you can also speak to Dave and Meg Fraser for more info.
How can I be prayed for?
Would you appreciate prayer for someone or something throughout the week? Please email our faithful pray-ers on prayerteam[at]plattchurch.org All requests will only go to our dedicated team and will of course be treated sensitively.
How can I contact staff?
Please see our website or email steve, paul, liz, sarah, tim, james, peter, ruth, jo, lydia, maria, ally, jamesg or michelle[at]plattchurch.org. Office tel: 0161 224 1123