It’s a question my work colleagues often ask me at this time of year. They automatically think that Lent is a time for abstinence. But Lent is a time of preparation – for reflection and sacrifice – before the rollercoaster of emotions we feel during Holy Week and the joy and celebration of Easter Sunday. […]
This year I have been following the Lent course ’40 Acts’, with varying degrees of success. Some acts are harder than others! I’ve been challenged by one act in particular… the act of hospitality. Martin and I have been hosting an Alpha group; inviting members of our church family into our home every week. The […]
During two Sunday services late last year I very much enjoyed the two expressive, worship dances performed by Carina’s Worship Dance Group. Thanks also to Carina for her solo expressive dance to “Mary did you know?” I wonder if you, like me, felt they helped you focus on worship? Gentlemen, Ladies and young people, would […]
Over the school holiday period, many of our regular Sunday Morning ministries take a well earned break. Our Music and PA team serve the church each and every Sunday morning and evening and we would like to take this opportunity to thank all those who enable us to sing songs and hear the messages. Sunday […]
Street pastors are trained, local church volunteers who offer practical help where they can. At the request of local police we are in the process of setting up patrols in Central Salford. They would be out in the afternoon to early evening, to care for, listen to and help people out on the streets. And […]
Reminder: This monday we meet together for our Members Meeting 7.00pm: Fish & chip Supper or cheese and onion pie – pre-order at the flip chart by the end of Sunday. 7.30pm: Tea and coffee available. 8.00pm: Meeting starts.
Morning Service, 19th February We are designating this service as a Celebration of Missions. Elmwood has a tradition of supporting missionaries both in the UK and all over the world. On Sunday 19th we have David Robinson joining us to share about his and Mary’s mission to Thai nationals living in the UK. It is […]
We all appreciate being able to hear the music and sermon on a Sunday morning, and that is thanks to our PA Team. Currently the team is just Jon and Jayne. To ensure we can hear the service, one or other is on duty every Sunday morning and evening – a huge commitment. Would you […]