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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.
Following Government guidelines we regret that all Church services and meetings on our premises are suspended until further notice. In order to keep our community safe, the Church will not be open for private prayer. Let us remember in this difficult time that God is present in all places at all times.
Cornerstone is also closed.
Please take time to read:
Deacon Liz Day's Pastoral letter of 3 July 2020
Rev Shannon DeLaureal's Pastoral letter of 29 July 2020
Rev Lesley Taylor's Pastoral letter of 23 July 2020
Rev Tim's Pastoral letters of 15 July 2020, 8 July 2020, 1 July 2020
Rev Tim's Blogs of 17 May 2020 (Some thoughts on Rainbows!), 26 March 2020 (Journeying through Covid-19)
RE-OPENING OF CHURCH BUILDINGS
An important message from our Chair of District, Rev Kerry Tankard, about the re-opening of church buildings. Please take time to watch it: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=563630701259110
WORSHIP FROM HOME:
Please click on the links below for Worship from Home Service Sheets, Resources and online Services:
SUNDAY 16 AUGUST 2020
The service can also be watched and service sheet downloaded from the Burley Methodist Church website: https://www.burleymethodist.org/sermons
ADDITIONAL ONLINE SERVICES:
SOUL TRAINING EXERCISES:
Just as during this time of social distancing and self-isolation we are encouraged to find ways of continuing to do physical exercise, so it is important for our spiritual health for us to find ways to train our souls. Soul-training exercises are simple exercises that we can practice in order to enable us to become more aware of how God is at work within us and the world. The exercises included in this section are taken from two books by James Bryan Smith, “The Good and Beautiful God” and “The Good and Beautiful Life”. They may need to be adapted slightly in some instances to take account of our current context. However, simply taking one exercise a week and practicing it as often as you are able to will help you to know more of God’s peace and grace in your life: Soul Training Exercises
THE METHODIST WAY OF LIFE:
We have recently been considering as a church/circuit how we might use the Methodist Way of Life resource in our small groups. Perhaps now provides an opportunity for you to remind yourself of it each day and to reflect upon one of the questions.
UPCOMING EVENTS ...........
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