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 ..........
CORNERSTONE: There will be carol singing in Cornerstone, led by the Church Choir, at 10.30am on Thursday 28 December. Cornerstone opening hours over the Christmas period.
NATIVITY SERVICE: Our Nativity Service was held in the main hall Cafe Style on 10 December and led by the Sun Club. We were delighted that so many of our members and children together with friends and family members came, despite the cold weather, and participated in the service including The Box Nativity!
REVERSE ADVENT CALENDAR: Wharfedale Refugee Response is again organising a Reverse Advent Calendar in aid of the British Red Cross in Bradford. Add one item of non-perishable food or toiletries to a box each day during Advent starting on 1 December 2018. The boxes need to be taken to Burley Methodist Church on Thursday 4 January 2018. If you will have a box to take please let Charlotte know nearer the time.
TOY SERVICE: We again supported Bradford Refugee Action with the donations from our Toy Service on 3 December. Monetary donations 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 are again sending 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.
RECYCLING: We are now collecting used ink jet cartridges and mobile phones (please remove SIM cards). We cannot take ink tanks or cartridges which have been previously refilled. There is a box for these on the window sill by the side door from the carpark. All proceeds will go to the Britsh Red Cross.
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.