“Let everything that has breath praise the LORD. Praise the LORD.” *

Services. All our services start at 10.30a.m. and everyone is welcome. Pray for all those who make our worship possible, thank God for those “standing in the gap” and remember to read the passages of Scripture in the plan.

1st July. We welcome Mr. Stephen Lamin back to our pulpit, Pearl is in the porch to welcome us, and Della and May are brewing up. Thank you for supporting the barbecue, and giving towards the upgrading of our manse and its grounds.

2nd July. Aglow International meets at Hesketh Bank Community Centre at 7.15 p.m., please book in with Judith for refreshments and dessert (£5) – see Sue or Emma for details. The guest worship leader is Vernon Fuller and the speakers are “The Bennetts – 3 generations of Aglow”.

8th July. Rev. Robinson is our preacher and the service includes communion. Sue welcomes us in the porch and Andy and Emma brew up. Also on the 8th in our circuit is the Open Gardens at Mere Brow, 12-5 p.m., and the circuit youth service in Banks school hall at 10.30 a.m..

Mission. Thank you for giving towards the work of the Methodist Church in Britain. Details of “where the money goes” are on the website and include initiatives in our District and area; as with MHA it is good to know our giving makes a difference locally.

10th July. Everyone is invited to our monthly prayer meeting, listen to the notices for more details.

Liverpool. Between 10th and 12th July ‘In Another Place’ presents “The Greatest Story Ever Told” in the St. George’s Hall. This is a ‘spectacular snapshot of the entire Bible with an Ark, a giant, a life sized whale, and much more’. Ask Richard, and see a trailer on, and the notices on the board for ticket and performance details.

14th July In King’s Gardens, Southport there is a FREE, full day of positive, uplifting live music of a variety of styles, and great food and speciality coffee as well as edible kids’ crafts and free inflatables. Philippa Hanna is one of the artistes at this fifth Sonfest music festival. Tickets are not required, just turn up with your picnic blankets and/or chairs between 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.. Please pray for the right weather, and that people will be drawn to this outreach.

15th July Mr. George Fox is our preacher, Mary is welcoming us in the porch and Karen brewing up.

Psalm 150 v. 6
“Praise the LORD, O my soul;
all my inmost being praise his holy name”

20th July. n Schools break up for summer; we are invited to our school’s end of term service at 8.50 a.m. in Banks chapel. The governing body has agreed to change the school uniform from September; you will see the present uniform if you look at the photos of recent activities on the school website.

Youth. Please pray for the young people in the area especially during the summer holidays, and for the planned outreach in Tarleton. Several churches in the area are coming together to make this happen under Alex’s leadership.

Children need to be enrolled in order to attend any of the three local holiday clubs. All the holiday clubs are on the theme “Shipwrecked … Rescued by Jesus”. Please tell people who might be interested, and pray that many children and families will be reached.
Monday 6th-Friday 10th August, 9 a.m.-12 noon for ages 5-11 at HBCC. For registration email
Monday 20th-Friday 24th August, 10 a.m.-12 noon for ages 12-16 at Hesketh Bank Methodist Church, Chapel Road. Register with Pauline – 879023.
Tuesday 28th-Friday 31st August, 9 a.m.-12 noon for ages 4-11 at Banks Methodist Church. Registration details to be announced.

21st July. Circuit leaders meet to pray at the manse, 9 a.m.

22nd July. We welcome Rob Johnson back to our pulpit. Della is in the porch and Pearl brewing up. We hope to have a bring and share lunch after the service – details to be announced – please bring or invite a friend.

29th July. Mrs. Jacqueline Ascroft is our preacher, Jenny welcomes us to church and Janet brews up.

“Happy Birthday” to Ed, who celebrates his birthday during August.

August 5th. Mrs. Emma Birkbeck leads our worship, Pearl is in the porch to welcome us and Sue is brewing up.
12th Mr. Pete Goulding is our preacher, Irene is in the porch and Della and May brew up.
19th Rev. Robinson is our preacher and the service includes communion; Mary welcomes us, and Nadine brews up.
26th Bank Holiday weekend. We welcome Mr. Paul Blackham back to our pulpit, Sue is in the porch and Emma and Andy are brewing up.

Listen to the notices for details of Refresh and Sunday School over the holidays and get your prayer letters and magazines from the table.

Praise. We learned recently that praise is Personal, Reasonable, Acceptable, Intimate, Sacrificial and Eternal **. This summer let us praise God for all He has done and all He is going to do for us as individuals, church and circuit. “God inhabits the praises of His people”.

Psalm 103 v. 1
Psalm 145 v. 2, Psalm 138 v. 1, Psalm 19 v. 14, Psalm 150 v. 1, Habakkuk 3 v. 16-18, Rev. 19 v. 1-10

Bible verse of the day

But you, man of God, flee from all this, and pursue righteousness, godliness, faith, love, endurance and gentleness.

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