• WELCOME TO MENSTON METHODIST CHURCH
    Main Street, Menston, Ilkley, West Yorkshire LS29 6NB
    Minister:
    Rev Tim Perkins    
    Lay Pastor (Discipleship & Outreach): Jo Dixon


    'Caring for all God's people through faith in Jesus Christ'



    Welcome to the website of Menston Methodist Church.

    If you live in Menston or nearby, are new to church or just browsing, we hope you will find the information you are looking for.   If you don’t, please use the contact form and we will respond to your query as soon as possible.

    Our calling is to respond to the gospel of God's love in Christ, to live out our discipleship in worship and mission and to offer care and compassion to all God's people, locally and globally, through the power of God's Spirit.

    There are many activities taking place within our Church, but the best way to meet us is to come to our main Sunday morning service at 10:30am.  All are very welcome, whatever your age or background.

    You will find us on Main Street in the middle of Menston.  We are easy to find, almost opposite the Malt Shovel pub!  There is a small carpark to the right hand side of the Church.  The building is wheelchair accessible.

    Our community café, Cornerstone immediately adjoins the main Church building.

    UPCOMING EVENTS ..........
     

    THE POWER AND THE STORY
    FIND OUT MORE
    Sunday morning preaching themes will
    continue from September 2017 with
    A Walk Through the New Testament
    including reading plans and study groups

     

    FRIDAY FRIENDSHIP GROUP
    Friday 19 January 2018
    2pm

    David Alred: Dolomites & Venice
    All welcome


     

    FRIDAY CLUB
    Friday 26 January 2018
    6pm to 7.30pm

    COFFEE MORNING
    Saturday 10 February
    10am to 12 noon
    £1.50 entry

    JUMBLE SALE
    Saturday 17 February
    2pm
    Entry 50p
     

    A STAG HUNT!
    Saturday 24 February
    2.30pm
    Singing, food & fun for all
    More information coming soon


    Please see weekly notices, Church Family News and Calendar
    for information on other events and activities.

    Please visit our Photos page.
    Latest additions:
    The Box Nativity 2017
    Friday Club at Marrick Priory 2017
    The Knitted Bible September 2017

    Friday Club at the Farm April 2017
    Easter Messy Church 2017
     

       

    Latest website additions:
    Friday Club at Marrick Priory 2017
    The Sun Club
    The Wednesday Group Programme
    Friday Friendship Group Programme

    The Power & The Story updated information
    Cornerstone News


     

    Sign up for E-Newsletters from:
    The Methodist Church and take a look at the new Wharfedale and Aireborough Methodist Circuit and the Yorkshire West Methodist District websites.
    CONNEXION:  The latest edition of The Methodist Church magazine.
    VIEWPOINT:  The December 2017 edition of the Circuit's look ahead to what's coming up.

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  • NEWS ..........


    FAIRTRADE FORTNIGHT:  26 February 2018 to 11 March 2018. 


    UNWANTED JEWELLERY:  Any unwanted jewellery (including broken and costume jewellery) can now be gifted to raise funds for the Alzheimer's Society.  Charlotte has envelopes available for any donations.


    RECYCLING:  Unwanted mobile phones (minus SIM card) and used inkjet cartridges can be donated to the British Red Cross - donation box on window sill just inside the Church side door.


    ACTION FOR CHILDREN:  We are delighted that a total of £892.37 was raised for Action for Children from donations given at our Christingle Service on 24 December and our Christmas morning service.  Thank you.


    REVERSE ADVENT CALENDAR: Thank you to all who responded to this worthwhile appeal.  Over 400 boxes of food, toiletries, etc were delivered to the Fellowship area at Burley Methodist Church which were then taken to the Red Cross in Leeds and Bradford.  Refreshments also helped to raise £150 for Refugee Support.


    TOY SERVICE:  We again supported Bradford Refugee Action with the donations from our Toy Service on 3 December.  Monetary donations totalling £68 went to The Salvation Army.  We are delighted that we were able to take two full car loads of toys, gifts and nappies to Bradford Refugee Action.  A big thank you to everyone who gave donations.


    VIVACE YOUTH CHOIR:  We are delighted that over £400 was raised for AWARE at the concert and afternoon tea held in the Church on Saturday 4 November.  Well done to everyone involved.


    SHOEBOX SUNDAY:  We again sent shoeboxes to Romania for the elderly.  These were blessed at our morning service on Sunday 5 November 2017.  30 boxes and donations totalling £255 were delivered to Jubilee Outreach Yorkshire. Thank you to everyone who brought a shoe box or gave a financial donation.


    APPOINTMENTS:  We are delighted to announce two new appointments - Lay Pastor (Discipleship & Outreach): Jo Dixon.  Caretaker/Cleaner: Julie Jennings.  We look forward to working closely with Jo and Julie.


    CORNERSTONE CASHIERS NEEDED: If you or anyone you know might be interested in offering a couple of hours fortnightly to man the till in Cornerstone, please speak to Tim Kelly or David Brown.


    VIVACE YOUTH CHOIR:  Do you enjoy singing and entertaining and are aged 8 and over?  If so, you would be welcome to join our Vivace Youth Choir.


    CORNERSTONE IS RECRUITING VOLUNTEERS:  Would you like to help in our friendly community cafe.


    NEW SUN CLUB LOGO:  We are pleased to announce our Sun Club now has its own logo, developed from the ideas of our Sun Club children.


    FOOD CONTRIBUTIONS NEEDED BY ST VINCENT'S Please donate any spare tinned or dried goods (or toiletries) which will be used to support individuals and families in situations of extreme need.  Donation bins in Cornerstone and the Church foyer.


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