Rugby Methodist Church Centre

Experience, enjoy, share and proclaim the transforming love of God

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RMCC interiorIt's great to welcome you and introduce all that is happening in and around our church centre in the heart of Rugby.

There's always plenty going on at Rugby Methodist Church Centre and you are welcome to join us at our services, for a coffee in the Hub Cafe or other activities:

Field of Cloth of Gold Talk and Disco

Please note that due to unforeseen circumstances, the talk on the Field of the Cloth of Gold planned for Thursday 28 November has been cancelled. Also, the Disco planned for Saturday 30 November, will now be happening in the new year. 

Readiness 360 Survey

RMCC is one of 20 Methodist churches taking part in this online survey, which will help identify opportunities for strengthening our spirituality, our relationships with others, missional alignment and cultural openness.

Please use this link :  https://readiness360.org/login/, click login with the survey code 8159793654 and set aside 20 minutes to take the survey between now and 15/12/19 at midnight. Thank you

Advent Sunday Gift Service

Sunday 1 December at 10.30am

Traditionally, today we bring presents to share at Christmas. Suggestions are as follows:
Children of Prisoners - please speak to Miriam to make a gift
EMBRACE - toiletries, gloves, scarves etc
Family Hampers - please give donations to Emily or bring baked goods
CAP Hampers - Christmassy biscuits or chocolates 

Thank you!

Interactive Nativity - Follow the Star

We are looking forward to welcoming up to 250 primary schoolchildren for "Follow the Star", week commencing 2 December. This will be possible only with much help. There is a sign up sheet in the Foyer to help with the visits. Also, immediately after Morning Service on Sunday 1 December help will be needed and appreciated for moving chairs, erecting gazebos, putting up the stable and ironing costumes. 

General Election Meet and Quiz

Tuesday 3 December at 7pm, The Terrace Church, Railway Terrace

This is your opportunity to meet and quiz the General Election Candidates standing in our constituency ahead of the vote on Thursday 12 December.

Donkey Day and Christmas Fairextra mile logo

Saturday 7 December, 10am - 12noon

Come along to buy decorations, bargain Christmas presents and festive treats. And of course, to meet the donkey! All proceeds to Extra Mile.

Blue Christmas

Sunday 8 December at 6.30pm

A Christmas service of calm and reflection.

Carols by Candlelight

Sunday 22 December at 6.30pm

Our traditional service of readings and carols followed by seasonal treats in the hall. Everyone welcome.

Christmas Morning Service

Wednesday 25 December at 10.30am

A short, celebratory service for all the family.

Youth Cafe

Mondays 3.30pm - 5.30pm

Drop in for drinks, food, chat and games. School years 6 and upwards.

Wednesday Evening Prayers

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7pm at RMCC

27 November – Taize Communion and Healing Prayers
4 December – Follow the Star prayer areas
11 December – Soaking Prayer and Christmas Worship
18 December – Prayers for the Season

Garden Buddies

Fridays, 2-3pm at RMCC

If you would like to get involved in gardening at RMCC, Rugby Community Hub invites you to become a garden buddy. 

Donations of small pots for planting bulbs appreciated (thank you for the larger ones).

For further information, please speak to Miriam.

Recycling here!

We are supporting Clifton on Dunsmore Primary School in their bid to recycle tricky plastic items...

Don't throw out your old toothpaste tubes, trigger sprays or felt pens, but bring them to RMCC and we will pass them onto the school who send them to TerraCycle.

For a full list of suitable items please click here.
For information on TerraCycle please click here.

Angels

Calling all knitters
This will be the 4th year of making Christmas Angels and we are hoping we will knit enough angels to not only cover the Circuit but to give out in the town centres and around Houlton. 
Pattern available at the back of church.
Alternatively, click here for the pattern. 

The Hub Cafe

Serving teas, coffees, home-make cakes and light lunches.                            sizzling bacon

Open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays 9am - 2pm
and Wednesdays 9.30-11.30am

Wednesday Christmas Craft Group from 10-11.30am

Thursday morning Knitting Group from 10-11.30am
Knitting Christmas Angels then Bobby Buddies, or bring your own!

Baking Club

Mondays 9.30-11.30am
We will be baking cakes and other tasty treats to serve at the Hub Cafe. All welcome

Create Space

All children between 8 - 16 years are invited along to explore different themes of drama, dance, art and performance and work towards sharing these with others. Monthly on Saturday mornings from 10.30am - 12noon. Free. Contact Ruth for more information or to sign up. 

Praise and Bake

Meeting monthly on fourth Sunday afternoon at RMCC from 4-5.30pm

An opportunity to share Bible stories together and bake. £1 per family.

Prayer Time

Bible lightTuesday morning:
At 9am there is an opportunity to put aside our hectic lives and come together for prayer. Everyone is welcome to attend this simple service, following the Celtic Daily Prayer Book from the Northumbria Community.

Wednesday evening:
Different ways of praying will be explored on Wednesdays, from Taize to healing prayer, and prayer walks to soaking prayer. All prayers will start at 7pm and last about an hour. Please see the website's calendar for the weekly schedule and above for special events. 

The Chapel, Main Street, Newbold

photo of Newbold Chapel Click on the picture for more information.

 

Practical Information about RMCC

If you are new to our church,  just visiting or need directions you can find lots of useful information here.

Details of our regular services and information on weddings, baptisms or funerals can be found here, details of events here or head to our Facebook page for the latest information.

Contact details and forms for general queries are here....

The church building is available for hire and details are here...

RMCC is part of the Rugby and Daventry Methodist Circuit, comprising 12 churches: Bilton, Broadwell, Christ Church, Daventry, Dunchurch, Grandborough, Long Lawford, Lutterworth, Newbold, Paddox, RMCC and Wesley Road at Duffy Place. 

Rev Andy Hardwick is our Superintendent Minister, supported by Rev Jane Gaffney, Rev Charity Madenyika, Rev Dianne Bussey and Deacon Georgina Brooks.

Rugby and Daventry Circuit is part of Northampton District.

RMCC is part of the Methodist Church in Britain. Visit their website here.  

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