Ignite Theatre – crowdfunding appeal

Ignite Theatre is a Glasgow based charity founded in 2010 by Aileen Ritchie, sister of our elder Alex Ritchie, to work with refugees and asylum seekers and other young people who have not had the best start in life or who are challenged in some other way, such as by autism.

They are seeking to raise £10,000 to fund a free weekly drama workshop programme and 3 public performances for Refugee Festival Scotland 2016.   Time is running out as pledges of financial support need to be made by 11.19 am on Thursday 2 June.  Please help if you can: further information can be found at http://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/ignite-theatre-201617/.

Hugh Price Hughes June Lecture

This year’s lecture series, held at Hinde Street Methodist Church, Hinde Street, W1U 2QJ, is entitled Thinking for Today’s World: “Faith in …”.

The final lecture will be held on Tuesday 14 June at 7.30 pm, and the speaker is Michael Wakelin, who is Executive Associate in Public Education for the Faculty of Divinity, University of Cambridge.  His theme is “Living as Christians in Multi-faith Britain and the Importance of Religious Literacy”.  Admission is free and all are welcome.

Service of Thanksgiving, Saturday 11 June at 11:30 am

This service is being held to remember and give thanks for those friends, family and loved ones who have been part of our lives but are now no longer with us.

During the service we will remember each by name and give thanks for all that made them special.  If you would like to include a family member, friend or loved one please give names to the Church Secretary.  There will also be an opportunity to view the Book of Remembrance kept at the back of the church, and to arrange for an entry to be made if desired.

After the service, light refreshments will be served in the church hall, for which all are welcome to join us.