Church News – November 2020

I am pleased to let you know that the November edition of our Church News for Mountsorrel has just been published and is available to view here on our website at https://mountsorrelchurch.org/churchnews. If you would like a paper copy, you can pick one up in our Churches or leave me a message on 0116 429 9946 and I will put one in the post to you.

I would particularly like to highlight that details of our All Souls service for 1st November and a quiz night for 14th November are detailed in the newsletter along with notice about how the Christ Church Christmas Tree Festival will be going online this year.

I hope you enjoy reading the Church News.

Church at Home – Sunday 18 October 2020

Here is this morning’s recording of our Sunday Worship for our Mountsorrel & Swithland Church at Home congregation. The service is led by Mr Edmund Stacey and the preacher is Revd Darren Walker. The hymns sung during our worship have been omitted from the recording because of copyright issues. Nevertheless, we hope you enjoy worshipping with us in this way.

St Peter’s Church Mountsorrel – Annual Meeting

Congratulations to Ian Evans & David Bird who were elected as Churchwardens at Thursday evening’s Annual Meeting. Revd Colin said, “Both Ian & David have served as churchwardens for a number of years and I am delighted that they have agreed to continue in this role with the support of Mountsorrel parishioners.”

On the same evening, Mrs Val Doyle and Mrs Denni Christie were elected as members of the Parochial Church Council (PCC) to serve for three years.

Other appointments made on the evening include:

  • Mr Andrew Evans, Vice Chairman
  • Mr David Bird, PCC Secretary
  • Mrs Val Doyle, PCC Treasurer
  • Mrs Melanie Rowley, Safeguarding Officer for children & vulnerable adults

A moment of quiet was held in remembrance of church members who were unable to be present either through sickness and ill health or for any other reason. Words of thanks were expressed to all who had maintained the life and ministry of St Peter’s Church throughout 2019 and into this turbulent year; and prayers were offered for the future work and ministry of the parish. Copies of the annual report are still available on this website for those who would like to read it.

Christ Church Mountsorrel – Annual Meeting

Congratulations to Peter Hodson & Veronica Liquorish who were elected as Churchwardens at Wednesday evening’s Annual Meeting. Revd Colin said, “Both Peter and Veronica have served as churchwardens for a number of years and I am delighted that they have agreed to continue in this role with the support of Mountsorrel parishioners.”

On the same evening, Mrs Margaret Hampson & Mr Joe Hampson were re-elected as members of the Parochial Church Council (PCC) to serve for three years.

Other appointments made on the evening include:

  • Mr Edmund Stacey, Vice Chairman
  • Mr Peter Hodson, PCC Secretary
  • Mrs Val Doyle, PCC Treasurer
  • Mrs Melanie Rowley, Safeguarding Officer for children & vulnerable adults

A moment of quiet was held and prayers said in remembrance of church members who had died since the last annual meeting. Words of thanks were expressed to all who had maintained the life and ministry of Christ Church throughout 2019 and into this turbulent year; and prayers were offered for the future work and ministry of the parish. Copies of the annual report are still available on this website for those who would like to read it.

St Peter’s Church Annual Meeting

St Peter’s Church will be holding the deferred annual meeting on Thursday 15th October at 7pm. Because of the current Covid-19 restrictions, this will be a virtual meeting held over zoom. At this meeting, parishioners will appoint two Churchwardens, elect two members of the Church to sit on the Deanery Synod and two members to serve on the St Peter’s Parochial Church Council (PCC). We will also receive the annual report and answer any questions you may have about the life of our Church here in Mountsorrel.

Nomination forms for Churchwarden and PCC membership are available in the Church or by request and completed forms should be returned to Revd Colin Resch before the start of the meeting. If you would like an informal chat about the role of Churchwarden or PCC member, please contact Revd Colin Resch on 0116 429 9946.

To join the meeting, you will need to visit https://zoom.us and enter Meeting ID: 856-1274-6227 and Passcode: 500023 when prompted. You can also join by phone by dialling 0203 481 5240 and entering the same ID and passcode when prompted.

Copies of the agenda, previous minutes and the annual report are available by clicking here.

Christ Church Annual Meeting

Christ Church will be holding the deferred annual meeting on Wednesday 14th October at 7pm. Because of the current Covid-19 restrictions, this will be a virtual meeting held over zoom. At this meeting, parishioners will appoint two Churchwardens, elect one member of the Church to sit on the Deanery Synod and two members to serve on the Christ Church Parochial Church Council (PCC). We will also receive the annual report and answer any questions you may have about the life of our Church here in Mountsorrel.

Nomination forms for Churchwarden and PCC membership are available in the Church or by request and completed forms should be returned to Revd Colin Resch before the start of the meeting. If you would like an informal chat about the role of Churchwarden or PCC member, please contact Revd Colin Resch on 0116 429 9946.

To join the meeting, you will need to visit https://zoom.us and enter Meeting ID: 818-9188-8219 and Passcode: 264161 when prompted. You can also join by phone by dialling 0203 481 5240 and entering the same ID and passcode when prompted.

Copies of the agenda, previous minutes and the annual report are available by clicking here.

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