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Team TMC 2012 Roundup

It’s been a busy year for Team TMC - here’s a quick round-up of some of the events in 2012 ...
Table Top Sales 2012 saw the start of our monthly Table Top Sales.  Our stallholders have commented on the calm and peaceful environment our church provides and they’ve come back again and again!  Lots of people from the local community have supported us and it’s been great that passersby have seen the doors open and popped in to take a look at the church where they married or grew up!  We’ve also made a steady income to support the upkeep of our buildings and the aroma of bacon butties is never far away.
Charitable donations We’re always conscious of the need to support others and these are just some of our fund-raising efforts during 2012: £279.88 during FairTrade fortnight.£88.91 collection for Methodist Homes Sunday.£363.15 for Breast Cancer Care.£361.51 for Help the Heroes from our contributions to Thackley’s Diamond Jubilee Celebration.Community relationsWe’ve been working hard to develo…

Vision TMC

At a recent meeting a discussion was held about what happens at TMC and how it is and should be organised. The concept of Single Point of Contact (SPoC) was mentioned, designed to ensure that for any activity or duty, one person would be available to field enquiries or requests and to then assemble and direct a group of people to undertake whatever actions needed to be done.
Agreed next steps were to include a supplement in Shine, explaining what tasks are required to allow TMC to operate, inviting readers to consider prayerfully what we have missed, what else we need to do, and what activities each reader might be able to assist with. We should invite responses to any of the stewards. Our aim is for Church Council to ratify what we finally agree as a vision that is fit for purpose.
Identified activities included (in no particular order) the following: Church Council – to receive and approve strategy, proposals and initiativesStewards – to enable worship on a Sunday morning, inc. rota…

Christmas Services

Christmas Services
3.00 pm Sunday 16 December Family Nativity
The cash offering from this service will go to Action for Children

10.30 am Sunday 23 December Carol Service

7.30 pm Christmas Eve Candlelit Carol Service
Rev Sarah Jemison
The cash offering from this service will go to Bradford Soup Run

10.00 am Christmas Day Family Worship
Rev Phil Drake
The cash offering from this service will go to McMillan Cancer Support

You are warmly invited to join us.