Meet Sarah on Zoom – Tuesday or Wednesday

Sarah Smith joined the ministry team last week, and in normal times she would have been subjected to one of Norman's Q&A interrogations to help us to get to know her! Instead, Sarah is hosting 2 online sessions to introduce herself and answer any questions. These sessions are: Tuesday 31st March at 11am Topic: Meet Sarah Time: Mar 31, 2020 11:00 AM London Join Zoom Meeting by clicking this link just before 11am https://us04web.zoom.us/j/975606174 Meeting ID: 975 606 174 Wed...
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Share ‘n’ Wear donations suspended

Unfortunately, but not surprisingly, we have had to close the Share 'n' Wear area in church until further notice. We need to appeal to people NOT to leave donations outside the church, but to try to hang onto them until we are back to normal. We're finding that some people are using their time to clear out their wardrobes and kindly donating items to the project - we will be grateful to start receiving donations again, but urge folk not to leave bags of clothes or other items outside the c...
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Weekly Video Message – Sunday 29th March

Due to the Coronavirus outbreak we are not able to meet in person for services. Instead we have a weekly recorded message from one of the ministry team You may like to prepare for worship by watching the 'before' video before watching the message, then finish with the 'after' video’. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CMclLT_Hjghttps://youtu.be/QVYAFarnTAQhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pN4tPkX0MG0 #mc_embed_signup{background:#fff; clear:left; font:14px Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif; } ...
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A couple of favours – they’re easy!

A couple of favours to ask. 1. YOUTUBE We can get a customised YouTube channel address if we reach 100 subscribers (we are new so only have 3!). We have 102 members in this group so with friends and family we can easily do it) >> go to https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxKJUily9OKrEwv5IPjdiyw and hit SUBSCRIBE 2. EMAIL SUBSCRIPTIONS If you have friends who would like to receive our emails you can sign them up in 2 clicks. Go to the website at www.grantonchurch.org.uk and hit SUBSC...
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Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

You may remember us marking Holocaust Memorial Day back in January. We have received the following... "Thank you for organising an activity to mark Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) 2020. I am delighted to let you know that your activity was one of more than 17,000 activities, organised by around 4,500 diverse organisations across the UK. HMD 2020 was marked by more people than ever before, and at activities like yours people from all backgrounds learnt about the past, empathised more with others...
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Using ZOOM – some hints and tips

Almost everyone is new to video-meetings and some may  be a bit unsure about how they work and what to do. We've put together a few hints and tips to make them an enjoyable experience, whether meeting for Church, or meeting up with friends for a catch up.   LAPTOP OR SMARTPHONE?Overall, it's a far better experience, in large groups, to use a laptop if at all possible, rather than a smartphone - the larger screen allows you to see all participants. PREPARING FOR A MEETINGRemember that others will...
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Changes to Lent Thought for the day – #TFTD – 24th March

We may not be meeting for Sunday Services but that doesn't mean that Church is going to stop. It just means we'll need to be creative about how we learn, worship and pray together as a Church. From today our Thoughts for the Day will be a longer and include both a prayer and an action for you to do at home. These are to help us to connect with God and grow in our faith. Please read along with us and if you have any thoughts or questions of your own do share then with the Ministry Team or post...
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