South Oxfordshire Methodists

Trinity Church Abingdon

Events

Mission Statement: "Serving God, serving each other, serving community. "

Dates for the Diary

Tuesday 31 October Silent reflections: St Michael’s, 7.30 - 9.00 pm. More information: Sue Sheppy susan.sheppy@btinternet.com.

Thursday 2 Nov at 7.45pm ABCD film society and Abingdon Quakers are jointly hosting a screening of Ken Loach's film "I Daniel Blake", which focuses on Daniel's struggles with the almost Kafka-esque bureaucracy of the Dept for Work & Pensions, as he attempts to avoid poverty and homelessness. There will be an introduction by Fran Bennett, former director of Child Poverty Action Group, and now Senior Research & Teaching Fellow, Dept of Social Policy and Intervention, Oxford University, and a collection at the end in aid of Oxford & District Action on Child Poverty of which Fran is a key member. All very welcome to the showing of the film, at the Health & Wellbeing Centre in Abingdon.

Friday 3 November, The Abingdon Bridge Big Band Concert 7.30 pm, Amey Theatre in aid of The Abingdon Bridge. Tickets (£10) are available from the Amey Theatre box office at: http://abingdonschool.savoysystems.co.uk/AbingdonSchool.dll/

Saturdays 4 & 11 November: JESUS and the JEWISH ROOTS of the EUCHARIST Unlocking the secrets of the Last Supper. St Edmund's Parish Centre 2 – 3.45 pm Two videos by Catholic Bible scholar Brant Pitre examining the Eucharist from a Jewish perspective and shedding new light on the Last Supper
Sat 4 Nov: The Manna, The Passover & the Bread of the Presence
Sat 11 Nov: When did Jesus drink the 4th cup of the Passover?
Free study guides. All welcome! Refreshments provided. For more details, please contact 01235 528528.

Saturday 18 November From Shadow, LIGHT: St Helen's Church, 7pm Choral concert exploring mental illness and the effect on composers and writers who suffered from such issues - including music by Bruckner, Rachmaninov, Gesualdo, Lassus, Holst, Elgar & Tchaikovsky. In aid of the Abingdon Bridge. Tickets are £10 and available from Mostly Books in Abingdon or www.voxcoelestis.co.uk

Tuesday 21 November, 7:30pm at Trinity Church: Abingdon Horticultural Society presents a talk by the famous gardener, broadcaster and writer Chris Beardshaw. The title of the talk is 'The Arthritis Research UK Garden', the design by Chris for the Chelsea Show in 2013 for which he received a gold medal. Tickets are limited, and must be reserved in advance (no entry at the door). The cost is £10 cash or cheque, and PLEASE ENCLOSE a stamped, addressed envelope when you apply to: Mrs Angela Hughes, 8 Isis Close, Abingdon OX14 3TA. Tel. 01235 529316. http://www.chrisbeardshaw.com/arthritis-research-uk.html