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BOOK SALE

This week’s total raised from the book sale is €304.10 for church funds.

 

ADVANCE NOTICE OF SUMMER CONCERTS

Some of the congregation may remember a visit last year from a young student, Anna Szombathy, who played the harp during one of our morning services. On Saturday 4th May, at 7.00 pm, she will be performing again in the church, this time as part of a fundraising effort to raise money for new musical equipment. This is the first concert that she has ever organized and she would be very grateful for any support. Please do what you can to spread the word.The concert will feature music by Paul Hindemith, Marcel Grandjany, Camille Saint-Saens and Alphonse Hasselmans as well as Hungarian and Irish folk music. With special guests: Tomas Pujol Owens (violin), Kata Domahidi (cello), Péter Domahidi  (violin), TU Dublin Harp Ensemble, Fionn Ó hAlmhain  (uilleann pipes, flute, voice), Jack Ó hAonghusa (flute, bodhran) as well as students from the Athenry Music School.

 Maeve Coughlan will be returning to Rathgar to perform another concert on Sunday 12th May at 8.00 pm. . Entitled “Music in May”, it will feature songs by Henry Purcell and Bach cantata no. 82 “Ich Habe Genug” for soprano. Niall Kinsella will play the harpsichord with Andrew Robinson on the viol de gamba. 

 

LENTEN BIBLE STUDY

Our 6-week Lenten Bible Study continues on Friday 5th and Friday 12th April from 11.00 am – noon in the choir room. Please join us for coffee in the foyer beforehand. All very welcome.

 

EMERGENCY RELIEF APPEAL

 Rathgar Methodist Church will be making a donation to the emergency appeal on behalf of those affected by the recent cyclone in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe. If any of our members would like to respond individually, payments can be made by:


1. Justgiving

https://donate.justgiving.com/donation-amount?uri=aHR0cHM6Ly9kb25hdGUtYXBpLmp1c3RnaXZpbmcuY29tL2FwaS9kb25hdGlvbnMvY2Q0NDQ5NGFiNzJlNDU1OWE0MDdiNTMyMWYwNDhmNjY=>

 2. Cheque

 (Payable to Methodist World Development & Relief Fund) sent to World Development & Relief, Edgehill House, 9 Lennoxvale, Belfast, BT9 5BY. Please be sure to reference ‘Cyclone Idai’ in all donations.

3. Bank transfer

Account name: Methodist World Development & Relief Fund
Account number: 34646123
Sort code: 93-33-84
Swift/BIC: AIBKIE2D
IBAN: IE38 AIBK 9333 8434 6461 23

 

A NEW GREAT GRANDCHILD!

The congregation will be delighted to hear that Helen and George Sheppard became great-grandparents on 4th March with the birth of a son, James Joseph, to their granddaughter Rachel and her husband James Power. We send the whole family many congratulations and warmest wishes for lots of fun together in the future.

 

SUCCESS FOR RATHGAR NATIONAL SCHOOL HOCKEY TEAM

Pictured are the members of the Rathgar National School Hockey team.  There was great excitement when the boys won the Leinster Schools Division 3 Hockey cup.  Congratulations on your achievement!

 

Boys hockey

 

 

 

 

TABLE TENNIS CLUB IS LOOKING FOR NEW MEMBERS

The table tennis club which meets in our hall on Thursday evenings is looking for new members. If you or someone you know would like to play, just drop down after 8pm anyThursday.  We cater for all standards of play. Contact Max McNeill 086 3743285 for further information.

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