This Week's News!

A very warm welcome to this week’s news!

TONIGHT – WEEK 6 OF THE ALPHA COURSE

Tonight at 7.30pm, we’re looking at, ‘Why and how do I read the Bible?’

COMING SOON - HANDBELL CHOIR!

Always wanted to make music but never learnt to play? Want to have fun, meet new people, and learn a new skill? Then, come along and try handbell ringing!

  • easy familiar tunes
  • full instructions
  • lots of laughter!
  • no prior experience required.

You just need to be able to count and to hold a bell.

Where? St Martin’s

When?

  • Mondays from 1.30pm-2.30pm
  • 4th, 11th, 18th, and 25th March

Places are limited so to reserve your place, please sign up here:

THE HOPE HUB AT ST MARTIN’S!

Continuing next Thursday and every Thursday from 10am-2pm at St Martin’s, a new partnership with The Hope Hub! A drop in service and 1:1 appointments are available for anyone wanting to know about

  • Universal Credit
  • Debt or Money Management
  • Homelessness
  • Training and other courses in cookery/living well and volunteering
  • Finding work or job coaching
  • Mental health services
  • Addiction
  • Tenancy or signposting/information

https://stmartinscamberley.churchsuite.com/events/qzbuugny

Enormous thanks to Gill Lowson and Julie for organising this!

THIS SUNDAY – FREE TASTY BACON ROLLS!

Come and join us on Sunday for free tasty bacon rolls and so much more at our Free Community Breakfast! Drop in from 10am-10.30am. We’d really love to see you!

FREE ONLINE AND COMPUTER SUPPORT

At this week’s Wednesday Cafe, Elliott and Sam team can help you with:

  • Setting up and using email,
  • Shopping online
  • Searching safely
  • Using Microsoft Office
  • Getting to grips with a new device
  • and much, much more! All for free!

FREE SIM CARDS

Elliott and Sam can also give out free SIM cards for those of us who:

  • Are 18+
  • Consider ourselves to be on a low income AND:
  • Have no/ insufficient access to the internet when at home, OR
  • Have no/insufficient access to the internet when away from home OR
  • Can't afford our current monthly top-up.

You will not be asked to prove your circumstances.

SIM cards automatically renew for 6 months, at which point you would need to approach Elliott and Sam for another SIM card. You can be supported for up to 12 months.

MOTHERING SUNDAY

Come and join us for our Mothering Sunday service at 10.45am on Sunday 10th March where we will be honouring all women and loving them deeply as always.

LADIES TEA PARTY

Ladies, the day before Mothering Sunday (Saturday 9th March), come and relax together at 2.30pm for a Ladies Tea Party. Please see Gemma Crouch or Hannah for further details.

FREE FOOD, FUN AND FRIENDSHIP FOR ALL SENIORS

Come and join us for Outlook – our free, fun group for Seniors on Wednesday 6th March from 2-4pm! With a lovely afternoon tea and a fun activity in a warm and welcoming atmosphere, it’s a real treat that’s not to be missed and loved by all! Come and join us!

PRAY FOR CAMBERLEY

Come and join churches across Camberley as we ‘Pray for Camberley’ on Monday 11th March at 8pm, with refreshments from 7.45pm, at Camberley Baptist Church.

MEN’S BREAKFAST

Gents, our next Men’s Breakfast is on Saturday 30th March at 8.30am. Many thanks as always to Steve!

BISHOP PAUL JOINING US ON EASTER SUNDAY!

Isn’t this wonderful! Please put this in your diary as we celebrate Easter together on Sunday 31st March. 10am for the Free Community Breakfast and 10.45am for our service for everyone. Exciting!

MAKING A MOSAIC AT THE NEURODIVERSE CHILDREN SUPPORTERS GROUP

On Monday 18th March from 10-11.30am, come and join fellow parents and carers for a cuppa and a chat with others who really understand and get what you're going through.

For the next 4 sessions we’ll be joined by a lovely lady called Tina who is going to show us how to make a mosaic. She will start us off and then we can multitask by chatting and doing our mosaic. At the end of the 4 sessions, we can keep our mosaic.

Please let Gemma know if you would like to take part as there are limited places to take part in the activity. If you don’t want to do the activity, then that’s fine, and you are still very much more than welcome to come along and chat as usual.

THE ALZHEIMER’S CAFÉ

Also, on Monday 18th March from 6.30pm-8.30pm, come and join fellow sufferers from Alzheimer’s with their carers and supporters for a great opportunity over a free meal to share our experiences and learn more about Alzheimer’s Disease.

MESSY EASTER CHURCH!

Save the date! Messy Easter Church is on Thursday 11th April from 4.15-5.45pm.

HELP KEEPING WARM - THE BLANKET BOX

We’re freshly stocked up with newly donated blankets, so if you’re struggling to keep warm this winter, then please help yourself to a warm blanket at St Martin's. Many thanks indeed for all of you who have contributed a warm blanket.

OUR PRAYER CORNER

Our Prayer Corner is looking very lovely with lots of prayers hanging on the Prayer Tree. You’re very welcome to hang your prayer on the Prayer Tree too, knowing that we will pray for you. If you wish, you are more than welcome to sit and pray on one of our new chairs in comfort and peace.

OUR SERVICE FOR EVERYONE!

Come and join us on Sunday at 10.45am. You are very welcome indeed and you’ll find:

  • Awesome kids & youth groups
  • An amazing Free Community breakfast beforehand
  • Great songs
  • An inspiring talk
  • Prayer from the heart for all
  • A great opportunity to make new friends, deepen friendships, serve our community & learn more about God’s amazing love for you!

You are so very welcome. We would love to see you!

QUIET COMMUNION BEFORE OUR SERVICE

Join us at 9.45am for our Quiet Communion service. It’s an oasis of tranquillity where you can touch base with God in peace at the start of the day.

SATURDAY CAFÉ

Come and join us from 10-11.30am for free tea, coffee, hot chocolate, and toast!

TUESDAY TOTS

Bring your pre-school children and enjoy meeting other parents and carers at Tuesday Tots from 9-10.30am whilst they have great fun with other little ones – all free!

WEDNESDAY CAFÉ

Come and join us from 10-11.30am for a good chat over good, free, tasty refreshments!

GREETING CARDS FOR SALE TO SUPPORT OUR COMMUNITY

Grab a bargain! The cards are beautiful. Pick up one for your loved one with all money raised going towards our work to love and support our wonderful community!

SONGS FOR THIS SUNDAY

  • Tell out my soul
  • In Christ alone
  • The goodness of God
  • And can it be

NEXT PCC MEETING

PCC: Tuesday 19th March at 7.30pm

FREE FOOD STALL

When you’ve finished your tea or coffee after the service, you can visit the Free Food Stall which we run in partnership with ODCoG at the Youth Centre. If you need help putting food on the table, then please come along from 12.30-1.30pm. Please take what you need to eat healthily.

MORNING PRAYER

You’re most welcome to join us in the Prayer Room on:

  • Monday at 10am
  • Tuesday & Wednesday at 9am
  • Saturday at 9.30am (before Saturday Café at 10am).
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