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HOPE 2018

 

 

There will be a “Music & Variety Concert with Hope 2018” held at the Village Community  Centre, Sea Rd.  Why not join us for an entertaining  evening with a mime artist and a variety of music, drama and song. Tickets are priced at £6 and are available from the Community Centre Box Office. 

 

 

HOPE 2018

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HOPE 2018

    The Hope 2018 initiative kicked off  with a well attended church service at the Milford  Baptist Church on Sunday evening 21st January hosted by Pastor David Hellsten, the Baptist minister.    The vision and plans for Hope 2018’s rhythm of mission throughout the year in Milford on Sea were clearly outlined. A youth band accompanied the enthusiastic singing and the main address was given by Revd. Dr Steve Brady, the principle of Moorlands College in Christchurch.  Steve was his usual inspiration and was very well received....

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New Minister

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Revd. Martin Keenan is currently Superintendent of the Bude and Holsworthy Circuit and in September will be taking up a position as the Minister in charge of the Barton Section of the Christchurch and Wimborne Circuit which encompasses the churches at Barton on Sea, Brockenhurst and Milford on Sea.  We look forward to welcoming Martin in September.

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The Mystery of Everything

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This Autumn, commencing on Monday 2nd October at 7.30p.m. and running for the  next five weeks will be an ecumenical study group meeting on the church premises and led by Revd. Ros Hollingsworth.   The Mystery of Everything is a new and original Lent course by Hilary Brand, which takes the multi-award winning film about Stephen Hawking, The Theory of Everything, as its starting point. The course explores ways in which the mysteries of the universe and of everyday life- and the acceptance that we have more questions than answers-can...

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One Hundred and still going strong

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One Hundred and still going strong

The Milford on Sea Methodist Church Lunch Club restarted in the autumn of 2011, since when it has gone from strength to strength.  It caters for people who live alone in the village and is held on the second and fourth Thursday of each month.  There are normally between 25 and 30 people who attend each two course lunch with coffee or tea to finish.  The Lunch Club Organiser is Margaret Boyce and she is ably supported by a team who help with setting up, prep, serving, washing-up and the collection and return home of some of those attending....

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Blowing Your Cover

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Blowing Your Cover

An evening meeting led by Michelle Goddard

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Community Responder

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Community Responder

On Friday 18th November, the Milford on Sea Methodist Church hosted a lunch to raise funds for the Milford on Sea Community Responders.  There were over 40 people who attended and enjoyed a two course lunch prepared by Margaret Boyce and her team, who run the twice monthly Lunch Club at the church. Two of the volunteer Community Responders , Conrad Curtis and Terri Newton came along and explained a little about their role and displayed the equipment hat they need to carry out their duties. Their current equipment is on loan from Ringwood and...

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Paul Boniface has died

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Paul Boniface has died

It is with  deep regret that we  announce the death of Paul Boniface. Paul was not only our organist but played for several choirs as well. He was  a very talented musician and a lovely person. He will be sorely missed. Paul’s Memorial Service will be at Milford on Sea Methodist Church on Friday 27th May at...

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Lymington to join with Milford

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Our friends at Lymington Methodist Church are ceasing to worship at All Saints in Lymington at the end of December 2015 but we are delighted to announce that from the start of 2016 they will be joining with us at Milford on Sea to worship.  Whilst it is always sad when worship comes to an end at any location it does provide opportunities for the members at Lymington to make new friends and to develop new initiatives.  We are all looking forward to working and worshipping together in the New Year.

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Challenge Ministries Swaziland

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Our Harvest Festival service  was enriched by a talk from one of the volunteers from Challenge Ministries Swaziland. This is a program to work amongst Swaziland’s most vulnerable children.  It works directly with Swaziland Social Welfare to welcome children into their care program. They are trying to provide a bright future full of hope for orphaned and vulnerable children. A collection was made for this work and together with the money from the Harvest lunch  and a donation from church funds £264 was sent to Challenge Ministries...

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Farewell lunch for Barbara

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Farewell lunch for Barbara

On 30th July the church hosted a lunch in celebration of all the support, guidance and pleasure that Barbara Jeffries has given to this church over the years that she has been its minister. Sadly for us Barbara is retiring in August and we will miss her greatly. The church presented her with a framed coloured photo of her four dogs and we wish her every happiness in her retirement .              

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