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					    WhAt’s oN At LMC...                                                                                                                                                                     LittLeover
    here at LMC, as                                   MoNdAY:
                                                      Littlesteps Preschool: Sessions on
                                                                                                          thursdAY:                                                                         Methodist ChurCh
                                                                                                                                                                                            Discovering, Declaring, Demonstrating the Kingdom of God
    well as our sunday                                                                                    LMC TOTS 10.00 – 11.30am.
                                                      Monday-Friday 9.15-12.00 term time.                 The group for parents and carers
    services we have a                                Live at Home Lunch Club 12.30pm.                    with babies and toddlers will be
    week full of worship,                                                                                 starting up again after the Open
                                                                                                                                                                                             OPEN DAY - SATURDAY 22nd NOvEMbER 10am-4pm
                                                      The base Youth Club 7.00-9.30pm.
    learning, support                                 Is led by George Wik and team for                   Day, on Thursday mornings,
    & encouragement.                                  young people aged 14-18.                            from 10.00 – 11.30am commencing
                                                      Mums’ Prayer Group 7.30-8.30pm.                     on 27th November. Come and
    Whatever age you are                              A group for mums of all ages to                     have a chat, enjoy a cup of coffee,
    sure to find a group that                         pray for their children & schools.                  and help your children play
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                “The silver is mine
    suits your needs...                                                                                   with an array of different toys                                                                                                                       and the gold is mine”,
                                                      tuesdAY:                                            and activities.                                                                                                                                       declares the Lord
    suNdAY:                                           Cubs 6.30-8pm. Is led by Ellen and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Almighty. “The glory
                                                                                                          We look forward to seeing you.                                                                                                                        of this present house
    Pre-Service Prayers for 1/2 an hour               is for 8 to 101/2 year olds.                                                                                                                                                                              will be greater than
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                the glory of the former
    at 9.30am and 5.30pm.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       house....and in this
                                                                              Our new cafe                thursdAY:                                                                                                                                             place I will grant
    Morning service is at 10.30am                                             opens next week!                                                                                                                                                                  peace”. Haggai 2:v 8-9
                                                                              Wednesday                   Fellowship Group 2.30-4pm.
    Followed by Refreshments                                                  9.00am-2.00pm;              A weekly group for men and
                                                                              3.30-5.30pm
    evening service is at 6.15pm                                              Thursday                    women. We have a short time of
                                                                              9.00am - 2.00pm
                                                                                                          devotions, followed by a speaker
                                                                              Friday
    Children’s Groups on Sunday:                                THE
                                                                              9.00am - 2.00pm             and concludes with refreshments.
    Creche : 0-3 years                                   ZACChAeus            Future
                                                                                                          brownies 6.15-7.30pm. Are led by
                                                         TREE
                                                                              deveLoPMeNts....

    Stars : 3-5 years
                                                                              Saturday & evening
                                                                              opening, internet access,
                                                                                                          Penny including games, crafts and
    Sparklers : 5-7 years                                  ...                conference catering,
                                                                              cafe church.
                                                                                                          fun for girls aged 7-10.
                                                                                                          beavers 6.15-7.15pm. Are led by Tish



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    Kids Club : y3 to y6
                                                      WedNesdAY :                                         and is for 6 to 8 year olds.
    Breakthrough : y7 to y9
                                                      Ladies bible Study 9.45-11am.
    KGB : y10 upwards                                 A term time meeting with a variety
                                                                                                          FridAY:
                                                                                                          Scouts 7.00-9.00pm. Are led by Mark
    All of our children’s clubs are led               of speakers leading interesting
                                                      studies on a wide range of topics.                  and is for 101/2 to 14 year olds.
    by experienced helpers in a fun
                                                      Come along and meet new friends,                    Guides 7.00-9.00pm. Are led by
    atmosphere.
                                                      all ladies welcome. Creche available.               Louiza and is for 10 to 15 year olds.
                                                                                                                                                         Join us for the party! For the past year the                                           Good NeWs iN 100 Words!
                                                      breakout Youth Club 7.00-9.00pm.                    This is only a quick snapshot of               Methodist Church on Burton Road has been                                               At this time of celebration, as we
                                                      Is led by George Wik and team for
                                                      young people aged 11-14.
                                                                                                          the week’s activities. More details            a building site passed each day by most of                                             look forward to re-establishing
                                                                                                          can be found at our Open Day.                                                                                                         our church programme, what is
                                                                                                                                                         Littleover! Out of the rubble of the rooms behind
                                                      house GrouPs meet in                                sAturdAY 22nd                                                                                                                         the motivation that lies behind it
                                                      homes on a Sunday, Tuesday or                                                                      the Church where so many community groups                                              all - what is it that we believe?
                                                      Wednesday evening. An opportunity                   NoveMBer 10am-4pm                                                                                                                     one verse from the Bible answers
                                                                                                                                                         met, you have seen the new building take shape.
                                                      to develop friendships as you
                                                      share, study and pray together.                     Don’t miss it!                                 Now our fantastic new community
                                                                                                                                                         buildings are complete - we want
                                                                                                                                                                                              There will be music, refreshments
                                                                                                                                                                                              in the cafe, games in the sports
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                that question, John’s Gospel,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                chapter 3 verse 16.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                “God so loved the world that He gave
                  JOIN US FOR THE CELEbRATION SERvICE AT 4.00pm ON THE OPEN DAY!                                                                         to invite you all to the opening     hall and activities for all ages,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                His one and only Son (Jesus, who died
        AND THE FOLLOWING MORNING FOR OUR FIRST NEIGHbOURHOOD SERvICE ON SUNDAY MORNING AT 10.30am                                                       party - Saturday 22nd November       because we are a church of all ages.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                for our sins to bring us back to God),
                                                                                                                                                         10am-4pm and our special Sunday
       ChristMAs WiLL sooN Be here... so why not come and join us and                                                                                    services over these coming weeks.    Ian Worrall                                       that whoever believes in Him shall
                                                                                                                                                                                              Rev Ian Worrall is the Minister of LMC.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                not perish, but have eternal life.”
       celebrate the true meaning of Christmas with our special family services.                                                                         Our Open Day Party will be a         Ian is married to Sue, a local teacher and they
                                                                                                                                                                                              have three teenage children. Originally from      this is our experience, and we
                                                                                                                                                         chance for everyone to look          South London, Ian has been in Christian
       LMC is part of the Derby Methodist Circuit, a founding member of         safeguarding. We have a strict policy and regard for keeping LMC a                                                                                              want to share it. Good News in
                                                                                                                                                         around the building and see what     ministry for 20 years, the last five in Derby.
       Derby City Vision and a member of the Evangelical Alliance. We also      safe place for people, especially children. All our children’s workers                                        Qualified as an athletic coach, Ian is still      every way.
       work closely with the other churches in Littleover - Haven Christian     and volunteers have been vetted through the usual checks now             LMC is all about.                    competing! He currently holds the veteran
       Centre, St Peter’s and Littleover Baptist Church.                        required for youth workers.                                                                                   records in Derbyshire for 100m and Long Jump.



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    eiGht YeArs… visioN to reALitY… quite A JourNeY



         deCeMBer 2007                                                  JANuArY 2008                                             MAY 2008                                              AuGust 2008                                                  september 2008                                             october 2008
         There is a time for everything, and a season for every         Except the Lord build the house, its builders labour     By wisdom a house is built, and through               One generation will commend your works to                    God has said “Never will I leave you, never will I         Now to Him who is able to do immeasurably more
         activity under heaven.....a time to build                      in vain. Psalm 127:v1                                    understanding it is established. Proverbs 24:v 3      another....and I will proclaim your great deeds.             forsake you”. So we say with confidence, “The Lord is      than all we ask or imagine....to Him be glory in the
         Ecclesiasties 3:v 1 & 3                                                                                                                                                       Psalm 145:v 3 & 6                                            my helper: I will not be afraid”. Hebrews 13:v 5-6.        church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               for ever and ever, Amen! Ephesians 3:v20.

    After eight years of planning and preparation,                                                                             our New building now has:                             “the first sense i had of Jesus
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               intercessor and worship leader in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Worth Ministries, an international
    our Building is complete. it has been a quite                                                                              • A New sports hall                                   was his overwhelming peace                                teaching and healing ministry
                                                                                                                                                                                     coming into my life” JoANie
    incredible journey.                                                                                                        • A New Café                                                                                                    based in Ripley/Derby.                                       We are a warm and friendly Ofsted
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            registered Preschool. We are looking
    God first spoke to us in the year                              In 2006 the final plans were passed,                        • 2 Function rooms                                   heather’s story
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               At LMC I have developed strong,                              forward to moving back to our brand
    2000 and called us to take hold                                and we needed a new injection of                                                                                                                                            lasting friendships and bonds                                new purpose built preschool room
    of the vision for a new building,                              funds before we could start.                                • 4 Meeting rooms                                    Moving to a new church can be                              of love with many of the folk. I                             at Littleover Methodist Church in
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            January 2009.
    to put our hand into His and go                                God assured us that He would                                • A Prayer room                                      quite traumatic to start with, as it                       value these friendships such a lot
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            We aim to provide a fun, safe,
    one step at a time. Over those                                 have His hand on this, and in                                                                                    takes time to settle in and feel part                      because as we travel through life,
    years we have known a series of
                                                                   some 5-6 weeks, over £600,000 was                           • dedicated                                          of the family.                                             we need like-minded, supportive
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            stimulating and caring environment
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            for your child to play, learn and grow.
    definitive moments, and God has
                                                                   given in gifts and promises. We                               preschool area                                     When i joined LMC over ten years
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               friends to walk beside us.                                   Our sessions are Monday-Friday
                                                                   eventually went to tender in the
    continually led us.                                            summer of 2007.                                             • refurbished                                        ago, i found that the warm and                             I am so grateful to our Lord
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            9.15-12.00 in school term-time.

    Originally we planned to focus on                              Tomlinsons were appointed,                                    Church sanctuary                                   friendly welcome i received made                           and Saviour Jesus Christ for the                             T: 07963 314745
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            E: littlesteps.derby@gmail.com
                                                                                                                               Now available for booking, contact                   the transition so much easier.                             opportunities He has given me
    the church itself and renovate the                             and moved on site last January.                                                                                                                                                                                                          W:littlesteps.derby.googlepages.com
                                                                   They have proved to be just the                             the administrator at the church office.                                                                         over the years, for the passion
    halls, but soon became aware that                                                                                                                                               I have had plenty of opportunities
                                                                   right contractors….excellent                                                                                                                                                He has ignited within
    we should concentrate rather on the                                                                                        Thank you!                                           to grow as a Christian over the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               me, to learn more
                                                                   workmanship and so helpful in all                           A project like this is down to many people, but      years at LMC. In the last couple of                                                                                     “probably the first place
    rear halls, the area through which                                                                                                                                                                                                         of Him and to be
                                                                   their day-to-day dealings with us                           as a church we want to record our thanks to          years I have been studying different                                                                                    where i have felt safe” GiLL
    we can best serve the community.                                                                                           Derby High School & Haven Christian Centre                                                                      led by Him to serve
                                                                   over the last 11 months.                                                                                         aspects and types of prayer,
                                                                                                                               for hosting us on Sundays. To Littleover                                                                        God’s people.                                                “a real sense of friendship...
    In 2002 we turned to Allan                                     And now we are here….the vision                             baptist Church, Carlton URC, Newmount &              meditation and contemplation.                                                                                           incredibly “alive” PAuL
    Joyce Architects, who designed
    Mickleover Methodist Church; we
                                                                   has become a reality.                                       Mickleover Methodist Churches for hosting
                                                                                                                               our various groups. Finally a big thank you
                                                                                                                                                                                    I have become involved as an                               Heather
                                                                   Walter
                                                                                                                               to our neighbours and all those who have
    are thrilled with the final design.                                                                                        patiently coped with all the distruption that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Goodbye to an old friend.
                                                                                                                               comes with a building site.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 The ash tree in front                            CoNtACt detAiLs
                                                    if God did exist what would you ask?                                       CoMiNG sooN!!!                                                                    of church has always
                                                                                                                                                                                            “Good Christian friendsawho of LMC,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 been feature                                     Administrator: Annie Winkler 365045
                                                    alpha.org                                                                  sports Club for Children                                                          but PeNNY
                                                                                                                                                                                            love me, warts and all”sadly for not much                             admin.lmc@ntlworld.com
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 longer. Recent surveys
                                                                                                                               over 50’s Club                                                                                                                     Minister: rev ian Worrall 342814 / 365045
                                                    THE ALPHA COURSE                                                                                                                                             have shown a marked
                                                                                                                                                                                            “the first sense i had of Jesus to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 deterioration                                    minister.lmc@ntlworld.com
                                                    explore the meaning of life                                                debt Counselling services                                    was his overwhelming peace listed tree
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 point that this
                                                    An evening with Alasdair Kay (Director of Derby City Mission) -
                                                                                                                               Come to our open day on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 is no longer safe. The
                                                                                                                                                                                            coming into my life” JoANiehave given                                 Youth Worker: George Wik 0781 7958186
                                                    ex-commando and French Legionnaire - sharing his story. Come and                                                                                             city council                                     youth.lmc@ntlworld.com
                                                    join us for the evening and find out more about our next Alpha Course.     saturday 22nd November to                                                         permission for the tree
                                                    Monday 12th January 7.15pm (Free buffet supper) The ten week               find out more about these and                                                     to come down. The loss                           our Church offers a place of worship and fellowship,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 of this special tree is
                                                    course will run on consecutive Monday evenings thereafter in church.       other exciting new activities                                                     entirely separate to the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  a place to find or develop your faith. Find out more at
    “i came on an Alpha Course, here at LMC 4 years ago and became a Christian - since then my life
    has changed for the better and i’m still coming here to worship” Paul - Age 34.
                                                                                                                               for the community.                                                                building scheme and will
                                                                                                                                                                                                                 be replaced in due time.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  www.lmclife.org.uk

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